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Olympia Cafe

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5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As we walked down the river we were lured in by the fantastic aroma. The calamari was tender and delicious. We sat outside and enjoyed the view. They could use a wider selection of draft beer. Food and service was excellent. We will be back.

Thank AuntV
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was excellent. Not only the food was good, but the waitress and the chef Nick (who I believe was the owner), gave us an extraordinary customer service. My wife has a really restricted diet with gluten free, dairy free and more because of allergies with our two months old daughter. The chef was gracious enough to come out... More 

Thank Juan Manuel M
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My third trip to Savannah, and I make it a point to come here every time. Start with the soup, don't forget the salad, then partake in the extensive menu! I'm a gyro fan, and it doesn't get better. Never had to wait, friendly staff, quick service.

Thank Cowtears
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here with a friend, the food was very good and they had plenty of Gluten free items on the menu. They will even bring out gluten free bread before your meal. As an appetizer we had grilled octopus. It was very good. My meal was the Gyro plate with fries. ( they have a designated GF fryer). My... More 

Thank Natalie A
San Salvador, El Salvador
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there because I was meeting up with a cousin. The hummus was great and the gyro reminded me of my college times in europe.

Thank olacayo89
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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153 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked out a dozen + places before picking Olympia. Very typical Greek atmosphere, excellent service, wide menu choices. Had lemon chicken, and spanikopita, both excellent. Sides were very good as well.

Thank Joanfam3
Pikesville Maryland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sweetheart and I took a friend here Monday night for dinner and were absolutely enchanted. The atmosphere, the service and the food were stellar. We started with ouzos and appetizers, progressed to delicious main courses, and had divine desserts. The appetizers were the least of it. Two of us had stuffed grape leaves and one had the flaming sausage... More 

Thank SmilingGourmet
Edgewood, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my absolute favorite restaurant to bring visiting friends and family too. The whole atmosphere is inviting and comfortable. While the food IS incredibly delicious (I'm picky about my hummus and I highly recommend it!) service always makes a place for me, and it is outstanding here! We are always greeted with friendly faces and have never had any... More 

Thank booklvr2
Macon, Georgia
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very authentic Greek cuisine. Excellent food and excellent service. Tad bit pricey but so worth it !

Thank Milinda_Georgia
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from Chicago we take our lamb gyro seriously. These were delicious. Have never had one with feta before and it was a cool change. Our server Katy was excellent.

Thank chicagoam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?