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Bodensee

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Behind Wendy's across from the Helendorff Hotel, 64Munichstrasse, Helen, GA 30545
+1 706-878-1026
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: Centrally located with complimentary parking for all of our guests.

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  • 538
    Excellent
  • 203
    Very good
  • 84
    Average
  • 45
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday lunch

Very tasty! Had garlic wurst which highly recommend. Daughter had kasespaetzle which she stated was the best she had ever eaten. Service was fast in Sunday

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Shandra G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very tasty! Had garlic wurst which highly recommend. Daughter had kasespaetzle which she stated was the best she had ever eaten. Service was fast in Sunday

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Thank Shandra G
Evans, Georgia
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place!! The food was German through and through. nothing fancy, just good food. Full bar and good house wines.

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Thank Woody R
Resaca, Georgia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reviews on the restaurant were good so I thought I would try it. I went for lunch and had the chicken schnitzel. It was pretty good but I was disappointed. However, the salad was very good.

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Thank gasherr
Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were staying across the street from Bodensee. We have never had authentic German food so we were a bit nervous about it. This place is excellent! So excellent, we ate there twice during our stay! It's not cheap (not super expensive but not cheap) but it's like the BEST food we have tasted! You should go!... More 

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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing good to say about this place. The food was horrible and the waitress was hard to understand. Very thick Tennessee accent. It was karaoke night which started early because we were there at 6:00 for dinner. There is nothing worse then trying to eat bad food when someone is singing off key. The karaoke was just as bad as... More 

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Thank Lighteng
Helen, Georgia
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best restaurant in Helen! This is the ONLY authentic German restaurant in town. Stop in and enjoy some good German cooking.

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended by locals. Very authentic German with a southern drawl. Pricey but portions very worthy of price. One meal enough for 2.

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Thank ChicChic1989
Palm Bay
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guy at the hotel recommended and we decided to try it. Was very good and very fresh. Was a little wait but wasnt too long. Was a great little hidden place.

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Thank nikplus4
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was across the street from where we stayed. The service by the staff was excellent. The food was so good, I could've ate there every night! And, the prices were comparable to other restaurants in the area. Just wish we had tried it sooner!

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Thank Tracey V
Holmdel, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicole our server was excellent. She anticipated all our needs. Good selection of entrees and beer choices.

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Thank Joseph D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Behind Wendy's across from the Helendorff Hotel, 64Munichstrasse, Helen, GA 30545
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-1026

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 49
  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Centrally located with complimentary parking for all of our guests.
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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