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Olympia Cafe

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5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My sisters and I have eaten here before and it was good. We decided since we missed Greek Fest, we still needed to eat some Greek food while in Savannah, so off to Olympia we went. The atmosphere was better than remembered and the food!!! Our server was knowledgeable about every question on the menu. Well spoken, articulate and attentive.... More 

1 Thank Cindy D
Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say?! The owners Nick and Vassili,aka-Vass,are Greeks from Greece,not Greek-Americans. I grew up in Athens,Greece during my formative years from age 4 -to-13,and know what it means to be Greek,cook Greek,both my parents are born amd raised in Greece,Sparta and Athens, and so for me to eat Greek,and to accept no substitutes when it comes to Authentic... More 

1 Thank Harry B
Lexington, South Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gyro and dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) truly awesome! Small, but great service, server's knew the the menu and had great suggestions.

Thank chrisdangar
Brooklyn, New York
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to the unfortunate aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Olympia came through for us when nearly absolutely nothing was open the day after the Hurricane. The GYRO I had was delicious.

1 Thank TheImmortalFrankster
Greenfield, Massachusetts
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164 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soft serve or hard ice cream choices. Had peaches and cream frozen yogurt. Yummy! Available in cone or bowl.

Thank Biblib3
Martinez, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food Service is always friendly Great view of the river at front of restaurants Authentic Greek food Love the pastichio and saganaki Not a fan of the dolmades but everything else was delicious

Thank CNBL1980
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place does not look like much from the outside but is actually very nice inside. We all really did enjoy our meals but, honestly, they were no better than "average" for Greek food. If not in Savannah, where everything is expensive, I would say we overpaid for what we got. The service was good and the atmosphere was nice... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Olympia is close to the Hyatt Regency. It is authentic Greek food with homemade Baklava. The price is affordable. The service was excellent!

Thank GApeach909
Cisco, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy real Greek food this is the place to go. The Feta is made in house, the dressing is amazing. The Greek salad is the best I have ever had. We had a wrap to go with it and it was way more that we could eat. We eat here every time we're in town.

Thank Desiree B
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance. BF loved his lamb chops I ordered the trio. I didn't love it. Honestly I make a better spinach pie. The pasta and eggplant portions weren't a hit for me. The rice and peas were delicious as were the roasted potatoes.

Thank Shabbysign03

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large 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
  • Neighborhood: 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?