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Hofer's of Helen

8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
+1 706-878-8200
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and friendly staff. I recommend the homemade German potato salad. It was delicious. A variety of pastries and gifts are also available to purchase.

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful selection. Lunch was fresh and large quantity. Great place! Limited parking in the back. Open for breakfast and lunch. Bring your dogs and eat out on the covered porch.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a great time with friends who were very familiar with authentic German food. The food was delicious and just the right temperature.

Thank pilotgarrett
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was great and came out quickly!! Worth every rating. Authentic German food worth checking it out

Thank melaniec1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always like to have breakfast at Hofer's before leaving Helen. The best Belgium Waffles ever! Omelets are delicious, too.

Thank GailConyers_Georgia
Ralph H, Owner at Hofer's of Helen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting us and your review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice spot for breakfast that gets pretty busy. Good bakery selection and tasty treats. Has some more authentic German options.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Growing up, Years ago, I’m in my sixties, Hoffer’s was located in Atlanta. They sold deli and bakery items but did not have a restaurant. We used to get the prepared “Po boy” sandwiches which were delicious. They are still the same only twice the...More

Thank UGA_guy_Athens_GA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh me, oh my!! Humungeous, delightfully-airy and best+ever cr puff I've ever tasted ! The pastry wasstuffed with about 4 inches of cream ; not overly sweet ! I bought two over three days one (for the road). Additionally, the fresh Breads aroma filled the...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch one day and a mid-afternoon snack another day. The Ruben is excellent, as is the German potato salad. The service is some of the best in Helen. The bread is great, and the German pretzels are superb. The pastries are all tempting....More

Thank NCLouise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hofer House is a nice little bakery/cafe. Even though I did not try the bakery, everything looked scrumptious. What I fell in love with was the cafe. I was promptly seated in a calm atmosphere. The server made sure I had everything I needed and...More

Thank drc0625
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21 May 2018|
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Response from VacaNate | Reviewed this property |
Eat early (fiveish) and there is no wait.
18 November 2017|
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Response from Niallmcl | Reviewed this property |
Quite reasonable and good size portions. Lets face it, when the food is good it's worth it
15 October 2017|
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Response from Ralph H | Property representative |
We serve on Sundays starting at 12:30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-8200
  • E-mail
Hofer's Bakery & Cafe is an Authentic Bavarian Bakery and Cafe located just north of town center in Helen Georgia. European Cakes, Pastries, and "Old World" Breads compliment our delicious Breakfast and Lunch served in our relaxing dining room. We offer both German and American food favorites to satisfy the taste of all customers. Visit our "Gift Vault" where you will find many unique imported foods and gift items. Mail order service is available. Our outdoor Biergarten (located on our covered front deck) is open summer and fall (weather permitting) featuring delicious food, Beer and Wine and live music entertainment. Please call visit our website for more information
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