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Cafe International

8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
(706) 878-3102
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Ranked #25 of 62 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
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English first
Thomasville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fantastic setting, right on the river. Ordered Wurst platter: 3 small links, potato salad & 1 piece of rye bread = $16. Way overpriced.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Great location to watch the tubers come down the river. Excellent beer selections at a great price. What a comedy show watching the people on the tubes

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We chose this place for the sandwiches and the setting--a week-day lunch on a covered deck overlooking the river on a cool summer day. We had a nice breeze and good sandwiches, and the Georgia flies stayed away. A little costly for lunch, but it's to be expected in a tourist town.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This place is overpriced for the food quality, and they have very few options for kids (one of the only resturants I've ever seen that doesn't have fries or chicken tenders!) This place is really only worth it if you eat on the river, the inside is horribly outdated, and the tables are cramped. Overall, the food was average, but... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We didn't expect much from this place upon seeing it. It clearly needs a facelift. But the tables by the river are nice and it's fun to watch the tubers and sit by the water. Food was average- not amazing, but not bad. Service also average. They have some interesting dishes from Germany, Italy and then America. The Wiener schnitzel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have been here several times in the past year. We don't come for the microwave food but the service we get from Amber and her heartwarming smile.. You lost the best thing about your little place with the loss of her!! Bad call guys

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Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Was packed and loud. Could watch as all the tubers pass on the river, just don't throw them the food. Many choices in the menu. Average prices. Would visit again if I tried other places.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Was time to stop for a beverage break. Sat on the higher level, breezy covered area view of the tubers coming down river, and lots of people watching. Ice cold beer on draft...wow it was good. Ordered Brie and fish dip appetizers...both were presented beautifully, and tasted even better. Our waitress was running between all levels and lots of tables,... More

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Orlando, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was a great place to watch the tubers go down the river. We got the cheese plate and it was massive. They literally just unwrap entire hunks of cheese and bring it out with warm bread and crackers. They had some good summer beers and good service. Will definitely stop again.

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