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Cafe International

German, Sandwiches
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8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
(706) 878-3102
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beer stop on the river

We were in Helen for a hike and lunch 6/29. We actually stopped by the International for a beer and chips. We had a seat next to the river so we were able to watch the people tubing down the river. The staff was friendly and helpful. The beer selection was very good. This is a great place to stop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
ktsmalls
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Appling, Georgia
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  • Families with children
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Appling, Georgia
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were in Helen for a hike and lunch 6/29. We actually stopped by the International for a beer and chips. We had a seat next to the river so we were able to watch the people tubing down the river. The staff was friendly and helpful. The beer selection was very good. This is a great place to stop... More 

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Little River, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is on pilings on the banks of the Chattahoochee River in Helen, GA. Their menu is primarily delicious sandwiches, beers and wines. Remember, this is an Alpine town so German food is available at most all the restaurants except the specialty ones. This is a place that is very romantic for a couple, wonderful view for watching the... More 

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I stop in here for a meal at least once a a summer. This is my go to German restaurant while in Helen. I love their brats, knocks and sauerkraut. Wash it down with a big mug of Heffeweizen and its tough to beat. I would go back again for sure!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

The food was not worth the amount they charged! $8 for salsa? From a jar? Um no! We ordered the lasagna, which had obviously come from a box. They dressed it up a little with cheese. Waited 30 minutes for our outrageous check. Then we left hungry. Just save your time and money. Go across the bridge to the troll... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The food was average at best, and a bit overpriced. I had the french dip and the roast beef was tough, the bun was a bit hard. My son had a pita type sandwich which he did like. My husband had the wurst combination...he chose the brat and the knock. The brat was pretty tasty but the knock was very... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Café International is right on the river and has a very good variety of choices on the menu with fair prices and good service.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I really enjoyed my Reuben and they claim to have the bag in town. My hubby had a worst combo where he could choose 2 or 3 different types. It is outdoor but has fans.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Nasty food no taste . sticky tabel ,feel like never clean it up.bed expedience. First time and less time. I don't understand how they stay in business .

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very casual outdoor seating with helpful, friendly staff. Cashier keeps labels from packaging of sausages, etc. so anyone who has food allergies can read the list of ingredients for themselves. They substituted knockwurst for sausage normally served since I am allergic to MSG and it was great. My husband enjoyed the Reuben. Service seemed prompt to us but server apologized... More 

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Tama, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I got the stuffed shells and they were delicious! Kind of pricy for lunch but enjoyed watching the tubers on the river while waiting for our food.

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Additional Information about Cafe International

Address: 8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: (706) 878-3102
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: German, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: (706) 878-3102

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?