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Hofer's of Helen

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8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
+1 706-878-8200
08:00 - 06:00
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed breakfast and everything we had was delicious. We stopped back on our way out to pick up the deli meats that my husband had enjoyed for breakfast and dessert. Staff was very helpful!

Thank Ambbmdb2
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, quick and friendly service. Especially enjoyed the Reuben sandwich and cheesecake. We will come back next time we are in Helen.

Thank hookem1978
Williams, IN
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The bakery was wonderful! We had a variety of the baked goods between our group and everything was good. Even the day old bread basket was still good! The chocolate croissants were amazing!

Thank CD P
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

French a onion soup and the bakery items were amazing! The rest was just ok. The service was excellent and food quick. Get an eclair!

Thank Indra W
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When we got there the hostess was sort of rude and we stood there while she was on her phone. Service was very slow and the place was not busy at all. My wife's food was undercooked, actually the vegetables were raw. They offered to cook again but by the time it was supposed to be about done we had... More 

Thank Rick S
Ralph H, Owner at Hofer's of Helen, responded to this review

Hi Rick - Thank you for visiting us. We work hard to provide great food and excellent service. I take all complaints seriously and will look into this. I hope you give us another try next time your in Helen. More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love love this resturant!! First visit I had the German pancakes and my husband had biscuit with bratwurst gravy. Yummy!! Next visit had a great meal knock wurst, spätzle soup pretzel dumpling .. Outstanding food.. Service was great first visit second visit the server was awful.. We expressed our feelings to the checkout desk in the front.. Bought lots of... More 

Thank swaulters
The Villages, Florida
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the brat on pretzel bread and the soup of the day and half sandwich. Very good service and attentive. Food was fast and warm. Don't miss the bakery on the way out. Ended up with a large soft pretzel and two German chocolate cookies. Going bac for breakfast on the way out of town.

Thank DiverDavidLTC
Porters Falls, WV
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167 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had walked the length of the town and we decided to take a break before heading back to our hotel; Hofer's was where we made our about face. What a wonderful pick. The pastry counter was full of great looking items and our only problem was deciding what we wanted to go with our coffee. The... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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241 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this restaurant based on reviews on this site and others. Stopped in for lunch on a day trip to Helen. The meal was delicious! I had the Jager Schnitzel and my husband had the Wiener Schnitzel. Both meals were delicious. The pretzel roll that accompanied the meal was outstanding as was the red cabbage that was a side... More 

Thank Sarah R
Alpharetta, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch with friends and enjoyed some good quality German recipes. All of us enjoyed the fare and it was prepared and served quickly and was reasonably priced.

Thank lmaton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
American, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?