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Paul's Restaurant & Lounge

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8537 Main St, Helen, GA 30545
(706) 878-2468
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 92
    Average
  • 70
    Poor
  • 65
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nothing special.

This is certainly nothing to write home about. The food is so-so, certainly nothing special. For the price ($100 for a party of three with no bar bill), there are much better options in the area. The view is nice, but not worth the money. We don't be going back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
CSmithATLGA
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ATL, GA
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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387 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Homer, Georgia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were in Helen for a church marriage retreat and this was the main dinner get together/splurge for the weekend on Saturday. When we had our night session later on, we all agreed (nine couples) that if we hold next year's retreat in Helen, we'll go somewhere else. So that's about $1000 Paul's is going to lose.... More 

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cleveland, ga
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

servers are always short in # and why is this? The ones there are overworked and cannot give good service. The food is medium quality. Why can't they get better quality food? and put cole slaw back on the menu. We need better quality steaks. Why are they always out of baked potatoes shortly after they open at 4 p.m.... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

When in helen this is a must that we go eat at Paul's the food is always awesome and great view of the river very friendly staff .

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ATL, GA
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This is certainly nothing to write home about. The food is so-so, certainly nothing special. For the price ($100 for a party of three with no bar bill), there are much better options in the area. The view is nice, but not worth the money. We don't be going back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My family had a so-so experience here a few years ago. My husband and I thought we'd give it another try. We were seated immediately at a table by the river. Our server, Pate, was excellent. He was very friendly and attentive. Our food arrived quickly and everything was perfect. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the food, and the service.... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

The food was edible, nothing to get excited about. The prices were too high for a mediocre meal. The inside of the restaurant definitely needs an upgrade, but it does have a nice view of the river.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We ordered the lobster bisque and it was so bad it could make someone sick if they eat it. We also had the ribeye steak we ordered ours the same way medium well. My grandmother got the right steat mine was week done, took 10 minutes to get someone attention and it wasn't even a full house. Finally I got... More 

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Abbeville, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had dinner at Paul's. It is right on the river so great view. The food is great and the service as well. It was a little pricy, but I think it was worth it. (wonderful ribs)

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Woodstock, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Listened to the river as we ate fantastic reuben sandwiches and had a few drinks. We will be back, but will order only one sandwich and appetizer, as the portions were huge!

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Canton, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We had the catfish filets, that were very good. Wish the meal came with a salad. It was too pricey to add it to the meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8537 Main St, Helen, GA 30545
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: (706) 878-2468
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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