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Hofer's of Helen

8758 North Main Street, Helen, GA 30545
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Ranked #6 of 64 Restaurants in Helen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, German
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: German bakery.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Would give this place an "Excellent" rating if not for the way they switch over from breakfast to lunch. Ate here on MLK Day. After getting our drinks and deciding on what to eat for lunch, the waitress came over to take our meal order. My cranky young children wanted spaetzle noodles, so I started by asking for soup for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a must stop while visiting Helen ! Great food and amazing authentic German Desserts! Looking forward to going back ! Finally some great dessert!

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Hofer's has a great selection of homemade pastries, cakes and breads. We went back the next day for breakfast before hitting the road back home. The dining room was super cute and charming and our food was very tasty!

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Breakfast was wonderful. You really can't go wrong in whatever you order. I got ham & egg on a croissant, and I heard the corned beef hash is heavenly. Be sure to buy pastries on your way out -- everything is fresh & delicious!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We came here both days we stayed in Helen. The baked goods are so fresh and delicious it makes my mouth water just writing about it. Potato pancakes were light and in no way a gut bomb. My brother thought he'd died and gone to biscuit and gravy heaven. This place is a must while in Helen.

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McDonough, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Wonderful brunch and pastries. The clerk at the Riverbend Hotel told us to go to location for brunch. We are so glad we did! Wonderful setting and environment also.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I'm in love with sweet foods, in fact I rather eat dessert first than my dinner. On that being said we ordered a "fancy" cake for my father's birthday party.. The only thing that looked good is the outside. The cake was stale and dry and a BIG waste of money.. All our guests took one bite of the cake... More 

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RcHofer, Owner at Hofer's of Helen, responded to this review

There is nothing more frustrating than a customer that wants to get something for free. This cake was made by me personally for this customer. It was baked fresh and I spent lots of time making this really special since it was for her father's 70th birthday. I even tasted the trimmings of the layers I used and they were... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I travel to the Helen area every year and Hofer's is our first stop for lunch. We like the varied menu. Their food and service is really good. We like to carry home a bag full of large pretzels, freeze them and enjoy them through out the year.

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Cordele, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Delicious and tasty food that are reasonably priced. They also have a nice selection of pastries. My wife and I split a croissant sandwich and we split a chocolate eclair for breakfast, very feeling and tasty. We also stopped at their bakery to take some goodies to go. Definitely worth stopping at.

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columbia sc
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We had breakfast with waffles and bacon hash- both were very good and filling! Server was nice- small restaurant was cozy. Nice selection of pastries in front case. Wish we could have tried lunch here as well!

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Additional Information about Hofer's of Helen

Address: 8758 North Main Street, Helen, GA 30545
Phone Number: 800-525-4964
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery, German

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