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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice dinner along the river and came upon the Olympia Cafe. Menu has all the Greek classics from gyros and lamb shanks to souvlakia and fish with everything in between. I ordered the lamb shank and was pleased with it....More

Thank Ryeman127
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have the red snapper dinner and it was delicious. One of the best meals of my life! Gina was our waitress and she steered us towards the fish. She was wonderful

Thank ROSEr87
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been going to Olympia Cafe for years, it's the go to place for good Greek food in Savannah. Our waitress tonight left much to be desired especially when she confronted us after paying our bills and questioned the tip 15%+ we left for her....More

Thank fairclda
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

1st time having Greek ordered the lamb shank and the lamb was really good but not liking peas or rice or anything else on plate so kinda of a miss there. The 2nd dish was lemon chicken and that was pretty well done. Good atmosphere...More

Thank Nadia T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had fish and chips and the chicken sandwich and it was really good. Service was also good. Nice scenery right on river street.

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

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived a little bit later in the evening, but the staff didn’t miss a beat. The hostess must’ve seen us walking in through the window and had our menus ready to go as soon as we walked in. The waitress was wonderful as well...More

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

Thank you very much ! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and lots of visual eye candy to watch as the many different types of food are coming out of the kitchen. We witnessed a beautiful cheese appetizer being lit on fire multiple times during our recent dinner and it was magnificent! The Greek...More

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

Thank you ! Next time please enjoy a Saganaki (Flaming Cheese)! You will love it..

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gyros and salads here were delicious! The staff was awesome and even took the time to teach us some Greek! 😄 If you're wanting some good Greek food, please check out the Olympia Cafe!

Thank AuntieShrew993
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you! Hope to see you again for more great food and fun!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Souvlaki was ok, but so called "Greek" salad was a shame! Recipe: half slice of tomato, one squeezed olive, lettuce, onion, and a lot of garlic dressing... good luck!! We paid ca$h... I didn't get the receipt... go figure! The location is the only A,...More

Thank navigator_360
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, we are sorry your experience did not live up to expectations. Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a local and this is always one of my top picks for dinner! They have the BEST tzatziki and feta in town! Love this place!!

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

Hi local! Thanks so much and hope your'e back soon!

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Questions & Answers
18 August 2017|
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Response from zkirbs | Reviewed this property |
Full bar, Liquor in addition to beer and wine
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.
5 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, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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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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