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Cafe International

8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
(706) 878-3102
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Ranked #22 of 64 Restaurants in Helen
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Woodstock, Georgia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had not been to Cafe International in years, but went back in search of the great Ruben sandwich we had years ago. It was just as we remembered, yummy and messy! The best. The service was excellent, the location is beautiful and relaxing.

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Grovetown, Georgia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We chose this restaurant because it had what I like (not German food) and what my husband loves (German food). I didn't want him to miss out because he was so looking forward to it and he loved it! He got all the wursts. The environment was good, it was still early so no one was partying yet. You could... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The sauerkraut did not have chimen and was not friend in lard. There were only 3 types of wurst and in small amounts; maybe we expected more from a German town. The hot chocolate was DELICIOUS and the hot cider was a pleasant surprise. Our waitress embodied Georgian hospitality. We also enjoyed the view overlooking the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Totally great sandwich. Waitress was excellent and atmosphere great. Location on River was great too. Helen is an awesome town to visit.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I have been eating at this restaurant since 1997. The food, especially the Reuben, is excellent. While we enjoy our food, we are able to look out over the Chattahoochee River. The servers are always friendly and helpful. Yes, sometimes there can be a wait, but this is a busy little town and a busy restaurant.

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Brooksville, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I can't believe the consistency this place has had in the 20 years we have returned annually to eat here. The sandwiches. Are REALLY the very best quality. My favorite is the brought on brought. A bratwurst sandwich smothered in Swiss cheese and sour kraut. I've seen this on no other menue anywhere. Love it!

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Live Oak, Florida
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

All that plus $30 for a bratwurst and a put a ham sandwich plus two sodas. Where's the value? It wasn't that busy and appeared to have plenty of staff. #disappointing

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Winston-Salem
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Save your money. Although the location is amazing and watching the people tube down the river is fun, the food and service are both horrible. I can partly excuse the service as they are understaffed but I can't get over how nasty the food was. There are plenty of places in Helen to eat. Until this place changes, don't bother.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I do have to say, this place probably has super friendly employees. The food was not that good in my opinion. Not bad by any means, but a bit more expensive than I felt it was worth.

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Thomasville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Great food and fantastic service. This restaurant is the epitome of Helen !!! Must ask for a table on the water to get the full effect.

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