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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295 (Downtown)
912-233-3131
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Ranked #68 of 767 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Clemson
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in to eat lunch on a hot Saturday afternoon.  We were greeted quickly and seated right away.  The restaurant wasn't busy.  We ordered and received our food .  We had blackened chicken sandwiches and fries.  The sandwiches were average the fries were like ones you would get in a cafeteria.  We finished our lunch and was given our... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a very casual, family owned spot with great service and affordable food. I pop in all the time for a quick gyro salad. The portions are large and the price are good. The management might consider an update to the interior, which is clean and tidy, but looking a little dated. You must try the kalamar; it truly... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had a falafel pita served as a salad and a cheeseburger with fries. Both were delicious! We chose to sit outside because the weather was beautiful and we were able to watch the ships go by. Our waitress was attentive and nice. The meals were good portions and value.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stopped in for dinner on my own. I was seated quickly and a server was out right away (though there were only a few tables occupied at the time). I ordered a cup of the avgolemono, fried shrimp with steamed veggie medly, and galatoboureko (custard in phyllo) for dessert. Kourtak retsina for beverage. The soup had nice chunks of chicken... More

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Long Island, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Excellent greek food. Start off with Flaming Cheese first thing under appetizers, lovely greek tradition. great atmosphere, and the staff are really friendly. The owner is always around and meeting people which makes it more homely and welcoming. had the grilled lamp chops which were prefect and the vegetarian gyro.

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s.ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Olympia Cafe is located at 5 E. Water Street. The service was good and I like the atmosphere. I had the Kalamari with a Greek Salad that was very good nice size portion and tasted wonderful.. My son ordered the Chicken Kabob dinner. He loved it. It must have been good because if it isn't pizza or burgers he... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Ok, let me put it this way to you, this place it a ripoff. First of all, I am Greek and I know what good Greek food should be like. This place it not it. Me and My wife went and paid over $50.00 and it was crap. A Gyro for $10.00 with out french fries come on know. We... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Flounder stuffed with crab and shrimp. Delightful! Good service! Make a reservation and where you can see the river traffic.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This place had pretty good food and the service was great! The location is great, right off of River Street. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone in Savannah or coming to visit Savannah.

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Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Nice stop on the riverfront for a quality and inexpensive greek meal. quirky greek style atomsphere, quick service.

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