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Fred's Famous Peanuts

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Address: 17 Clayton Road, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: 7068783124
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Cute little place with large selection of jams, juices and of course boiled peanuts!

Stopped here from Unicoi into Helen. Super friendly owners that offer samples so you know what you are buying. Delicious peach cider (yum) and boiled peanuts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Stopped here from Unicoi into Helen. Super friendly owners that offer samples so you know what you are buying. Delicious peach cider (yum) and boiled peanuts.

Thank TravelsWithKids44
Belleview, Florida
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Great little roadside stand with lots of samples, delicious pork rinds, boiled peanuts, cider, jams, and so much more! We even picked up some local pottery (mugs) at great prices! We'll be back!

Thank MooFam4
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

From payments to pork rinds to jerky it was all excellent. Good prices and tasty treats. We thoroughly enjoyed it and packed up goodies to take back to the family.

Thank Melissa B
Lexington, South Carolina
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This is a very small place on the side of the road. However, it is a good place for a picture or two and to get some good boiled or roasted peanuts. My father also got some pork rinds.

Thank TheSouthernTravelers
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

An old store outside of Helen offers every variety of peanuts you can think of, along with local apples, ciders, preserves, T shirts, hats, and rockers too. Take your photo with the "old folks" (life sized soft sculptures) Enjoy lots of free samples too.

Thank haroldw387
Dorset, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Lovely man who offered samples of the various peanuts as well as the ciders. A sizeable road side store with locally produced apples, cider, peanut brittle, roasted peanuts and preserves. We had a bottle of the peach cider- lovely! A bag of the garlic roasted peanuts and a slab of peanut brittle. Very reasonably priced for such interesting items, definitely... More 

2 Thank Louise G
Martinez, Georgia
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74 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Old store just outside of Helen on road to Unicoi state park. Peanuts and Apples along with nick nacks. Friendly staff and free samples along with famous boiled peanuts.

1 Thank Rollbama
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298 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Owner gave us samples of half a dozen items - guess he's learned that if you taste it, you'll like it and if you like it, you'll buy it. We tasted and bought 5 different kinds of peanuts and a gallon of peach cider. Worth the stop to read all his signs.

1 Thank drronline
Clarksville, Tennessee
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89 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a great little Helen treasure and some of the best fried peanuts the wife and I have ever had. While there, check out the pottery. It is made by the local high school art teacher and very nice. This is not the flimsy mass produced stuff one would find at the other shops in Helen. It is strong... More 

Thank Clarksville_Couple
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Nice roadside stand. I had never heard of Mayhaw jelly and was pleasantly surprised to leave about one Georgia's local luxuries. Worth the time to stop and try some new things and just chat.

Thank irishrose2112

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