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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyro” (71 reviews)
“greek salad” (58 reviews)
“baklava” (26 reviews)
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Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I were very chagrined after going to one restaurant after traveling all day, tired and hungry, would not take or order of come to our table. So we left that restaurant and found The Olympia Cafe. It well made up for the...More

Thank JJ R
Reviewed 2 days ago

It may be unfair to judge a restaurant only on an appetizer but before ordering a full meal my wife now order an appetizer and if the appetizer is good we stay for a full meal (this way if the appetizer is mediocre or worse,...More

Thank Laurence S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must. You have to try a lamb chop and the very fresh fish cooked to perfection. The owner remains very involved w/the business and is a pleasure. Lots of pride in what they do here.

Thank ARevieweahh
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for this! We appreciate it very much and hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt like I was in Athens again....Such a nice place. You can tell that everything cooked there is handmade...We tried the octopus...out of this world and the fish (red snapper) another wonderful dish to try. You can do the walking by the river and...More

Thank Canca B
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely wonderful food, from lamb shank to Greek pizza and everything in between. The dolmades will almost make you weep. The spanakopita is both light and creamy. Mr. Nick, the owner, is a great host. With an ice cream shop attached, but a serious Greek...More

Thank Stan K
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! We are proud of our Dolmades! Have a great season!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we had was really great there. The snapper for two is truly more than two can eat and was cooker perfectly, The veggies were fantastic and the coffee was good and strong. The owner was passionate about what was going on. At first I...More

Thank Jim M
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Love this! Thanks so much for your feedback and sharing your experience with us. We hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally a gyro very close to the decisions ones we had in Athens, Greece. Bread was terrific, meat was flavorful, take out service was quick.

Thank slehr1971
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You walk in and it does look like such a traditional North American Greek restaurant, not a bad thing. For openers, the service was excellent, very friendly and helpful. Food was good and being Greek has many vegan/vegetarian options. Quite enjoyed the Greek wine and...More

Thank JazboOttawa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Savannah for a day and picked up Greek food. We had bern here two years ago and the food is still excellent.

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this restaurant is well located on River St. Ambiance is acceptable but the menu is very good. As I did not eat seafood for which the place is well known but several dishes were very tasty and as good as those eaten in Greece.

Thank janly j
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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, Romantic, Groups
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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