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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyro” (76 reviews)
“greek salad” (62 reviews)
“baklava” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Greek, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant about two years ago and were warmly served wonderful food, we even met the owner. This time while visiting with friends we were somewhat let down. The waitress was unenthusiastic and did seem willing to help with my husband’s food allergies...More

Thank vjmsuma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While vacationing in Savannah, our family stopped in here for dinner on a whim while dodging a storm and ended up having a wonderful meal! The dolmades were the best I’ve ever eaten and my husband had a falafel pita which he said was delicious....More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and great service. Food was really good and not too expensive. Staff were very friendly and professional

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Calamari in town. Food was good. Server was new but did a great job taking care of us. We left full and feeling good. On our list to visit when we return next year.

Thank mark f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I have frequented this restaurant many times and we have never been so disrespected by a food service employee until today. My coworker and I ordered gyros for the crew this morning and brought them back to our restaurant. The employee working...More

Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Greek food then this is the place for you! I had a simple Gyro and it was Amazing. They had the house specials & the Owner makes the Specials himself! Real Greek food made by a Real Greek man who really cares...More

Thank Rocky W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best things I’ve eaten since being in Savannah was the grouper. It was suggested by our waiter and he couldn’t have been more right!! I highly recommend it. If I wasn’t still full from Mrs. Wilkes at noon, I would have finished...More

Thank AmburJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever my wife and I venture to Savannah we end up on the waterfront having lunch at the Olympia Café. The café on the river makes for a great lunch venue. We kept the fare light and split a large (massive really) Greek salad and...More

Thank dscottw2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch with friends that had been there before and my girlfriend was dying to try to the Opa! It is a cheese app that they light at the table and it is a neat show, pretty tasty also. The rest of the...More

Thank Amy B
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed the OPA! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Olympia restaurant for dinner. Our waiter, Demitrious, was wonderful. We ordered the red snapper for two and it was delicious.

Thank Natalie W
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you so much!

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18 August 2017|
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Response from zkirbs | Reviewed this property |
Full bar, Liquor in addition to beer and wine
17 August 2016|
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Response from cinibun2 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry just saw this message, I really don't know as I had lunch I would think they have website. Food was very good , and that says a lot for such a touristy place.
4 October 2015|
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Response from Steffi-Zeeva | Reviewed this property |
There was three of us, we had the full course sampler dinner that wasn't on the menu. A couple of adult beverages each and we got out of there a little over $100.00. I tried some things I never knew existed and very glad I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-233-3131
  • E-mail
Olympia Cafe has been a Savannah landmark for over 20 years. Located on historic River Street, we only serve fresh, local seafood and homemade Greek specialties. Our Whole Snapper and Kalamari are famous! We also serve 32 Flavors of Ice Cream and housemade Greek desserts, along with Espresso and Cappucchino and a large selection of Greek wines.Join us for impeccable service and delicious food while watching the ships make their way to the sea.
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