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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295 (Downtown)
912-233-3131
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Ranked #92 of 772 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Soldotna, Alaska
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

It was a pretty cold raw day on River Street in Savannah. We ducked into the Olympia Café. He had a yummy hot chocolate and I opted for a body warming Mexican Coffee. Friendly folks, great looking pastries, and perfect drinks.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Relaxed atmosphere with friendly service in simple, warm surroundings. We managed to get a table for three easily on a busy Friday night. Several large parties also seated. Our meal included the best fried calamari we have ever had, great lamb chops, and excellent lemon chicken. Outstanding service. Overall the best quality to price ratio we have found in Savannah... More 

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San Marcos, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The location can't be beat: It is on the riverside in Savannah. The service is excellent and the place is warm and friendly. The food was typical Greek and quite good. It was a nice way to spend our last evening in Savannah.

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100 reviews 100 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

For beginners, I enjoy greek food so I was quite excited to eat at this cute greek restaurant on the river walk. Cons: The service we had was quite lacking. She did not seem too interested in being at work or in providing great service. Pros: The food! Vegetarian gyros (veggies galore) was SUPER delicious!! So many options for vegetarians.... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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115 reviews 115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We liked the lemon chicken served with lemon potatoes and rice. Our waitperson was very helpful. The restaurant has gluten free offerings. The menu is typical Greek and extensive. Prices are very reasonable for the area.

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Sandy Run, South Carolina, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were staying on the River Street and this was an easy walk for an early dinner. The food was great and enough to take left overs for another meal. Our server was knowledgeable about the menu and was very efficient, without constant interruptions. I would definitely recommend this restaurant

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A taste of the Greek islands on Historic River Street. Opens at 11 am to 10 pm. Excellent Greek menu items. We had Gyro sandwiches, which consists of beef/lamb/veal wrapped in pita bread, topped with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and tzadziki sauce, & French fries. YUM! We will be back!

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Minneapolis
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was a nice find on the touristy River Walk of Savannah. We had calamari and shrimp and both were prepared in a very light dusting of seasonings and were deep fried. Both were delicious.

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Dayton, OH
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped for lunch at the Olympia Cafe and were not disappointed. We were seated promptly and were served by a very pleasant waitress. The sandwiches were plentiful and tasty, and they were served hot. Overall a very good lunch at a reasonable price.

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Winston, GA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

You wouldn’t think of going for Greek when you’re on River Street in Savannah, with its abundance of pubs and seafood, but the fact that there was no wait when we stopped by Olympia Café speaks to the fact that many are overlooking a true gem by the water. Our hostess seated us right away in the dark, cozy confines... More 

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Additional Information about Olympia Cafe

Address: 5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
Phone Number: 912-233-3131
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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