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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295 (Downtown)
912-233-3131
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Ranked #87 of 768 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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English first
Edmond, Oklahoma
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115 reviews 115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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85 reviews 85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

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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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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Asia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I agree with an earlier October 2014 3-star review of this place. I've eaten here on several occasions spanning a multi-year period. Usually, colleagues want to go with me because they know I speak Greek and have experience with Greek cuisine. Also, this business is in the enviable position of being the only place on the Savannah riverfront area offering... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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229 reviews 229 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I feel a bit mean giving this 3 blobs but the food was just that. Generous portions and tasty enough but nothing different from any other mid price Greek Restaurant. The location on River St is great. The old streets covered by the ballast stones from the old ships and the free tram running along outside. Our waitress was one... More

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Oviedo, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Such a cozy atmosphere but the food was wonderful. I never ate egg-lemon soup! Wow this was delicious. The staff was very friendly and service was quick and prompt. I highly recommend this cafe on 5 East River Street, Savannah Ga.

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Bradenton, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Restaurant was nice inside. Proprietor came out and talked with us and offered us a complimentary glass of wine. Server was extremely pleasant. Food was good.

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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
Cuisine: Greek

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