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Behind Wendy's across from the Helendorff Hotel, 64Munichstrasse, Helen, GA 30545
+1 706-878-1026
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Ranked #5 of 64 Restaurants in Helen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $49
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: German
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Centrally located with complimentary parking for all of our guests.
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English first
Lincoln
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a lovely meal here. The waitress was very attentive. The food was just as we remembered it from when we lived in Berlin. A great place to eat if you want authentic German food, going back again tonight!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Close to town, prices decent, great drinks and lots of authentic flaire including the guests and owners.

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Clinton, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

it was a wonderful experience for my daughter's and my birthday meal!!! The service was above and beyond. The chef Aurel came out to speak to us and after living in Germany for so many years, it was a nice time speaking German with him and talking of places from our fondest memories. The blonde Hefeweisse beer was super yummy!... More 

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Bessemer, Alabama, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This restaurant was suggested to us by many people in town and it had great reviews on TripAdvisor. The food was great and so was the service.

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Moss Point, Mississippi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

The food was very traditional and delicious, enjoyed the atmosphere and the staff was great! The waitress recommended the Oktoberfest brew and it was a perfect compliment to my meal. The Bodensee was highly recommended to us and I must concur.

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Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We come here every time we get a hankering for German fare. This is usually several times a year and would come more if we lived closer and could afford to. It ain't cheap but it's reasonable. Another local German place used to have our business but Bodensee is the new favorite based on the absolute best German food available... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place was recommended by the hotel we were staying at and it was "spot on". Some of the best food my wife and I have had in a long time. If ever by this way again, this place will be our first stop.

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knoxville, TN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

All the dishes were tasty and hot! I've had better German food, but this was very good for the area. Try the dinner sampler for 2....it runs about $45.00 but you get a taste of everything, and it can easily feed 3 people. I would come back to here if I ever visit Helen again and my lady friend loved... More 

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Grovetown, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our server was Matthew, he was great. He kept checking on our table to make sure everything was satisfactory.Didn't take long to get our food after ordering. The atmosphere and people were nice. Matthew thank you so much everything was delicious and the service from you was spectacular. Recommend this resturant.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our first time here and will definitely be back! Our 3 children enjoyed their meals which means a great deal!!! My husband and I had the sampler of two which was a great way to experience several different meats cooked German style. The sides were fantastic! Love the red cabbage! Our pickiest eater (our younger daughter) had the pork schnitzel,... More 

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Additional Information about Bodensee

Address: Behind Wendy's across from the Helendorff Hotel, 64Munichstrasse, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: +1 706-878-1026
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 49
Cuisine: German

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