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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gyro” (64 reviews)
“greek salad” (53 reviews)
“baklava” (24 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

The Olympia Cafe is located in one of our favorite locations; the River Street area of Savannah Ga. My wife and I were in Savannah for a little get away and the Olympia was just down from our hotel. We stopped in for a "lite"...More

Thank MandV1964
Reviewed 3 days ago

While on vacation from NY, We were recommended to this restaurant by a local. This restaurant was outstanding. First we started with one of their special appetizers, Saganaki. This is a cheese dish that they serve flambé, while we all shout " Opa" We had...More

Thank Sallyfp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really Greek, this eatery has 3 venues. There is a full service table restaurant, carry out store, and gelato shop. The cuisine is authentic and includes many fish offerings. The proprietors work the kitchen and floor. The staff are friendly, personable and fun. Dishes are...More

Thank moosaki
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ordered this today because it was real crab not imitation crab. The only crab part in my sandwich with A $23.00+ bill were the feelers with no meat just shell. I told the waitress she apologized. When the meal was over and I had finished...More

Thank DLHaynes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in for a bit of a lighter fare for lunch in a nice spot with charm and this cafe fit the bill perfectly. Had a very good Gyro (and even pronounced it properly), wonderful Cabernet & great enthusiastic service. Definitely recommend and plan...More

Thank ChrisR451
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gyros are huge and a perfect taste of Greece. While visiting, a uniformed person came in and the staff refused to allow them to pay. That is a class act! I will continue to support this business.

Thank nikki371
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate it so much ! Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the most expensive place we ate in Savannah, but the one we remember best for good Greek food and a lively atmosphere on the river. We shared a sampler of Greek specialties and a very good grilled red snapper. A good price for a...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the blackened chicken Greek salad and it was delicious. Fast friendly service make this a sure bet.

Thank mcronin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a fantastic meal and atmosphere this is the place to eat at a great price. The employees are great and very attentive to the customer needs. Top notch place in Savannah Georgia well run by two owners Nick and Vasilie. Will be...More

Thank 649randallp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a Greek restaurant, one would expect better. The service and location are excellent; but the food is questionable. Pepper with olive oil ... the pepper was not fresh ... it came out of a can. We ordered fries. These were not freshly cut, they...More

Thank Rexx1
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snoopy1860
How much do the dinner prices average?
18 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.
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Allycat143
I didn't see any prices on the website menu. What kind of average prices are the meals here?
5 October 2015|
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Response from iperspazio | Reviewed this property |
The Greek dishes are usually very simple and inexpensive, the prices are usually low and there are no surprises. Often when I travel I look for Greek restaurants, dishes simple and natural, to avoid the pasta dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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.