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Hofer's of Helen

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8758 North Main Street, Helen, GA 30545
+1 706-878-8200
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8:00 am - 6:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Hofer's Bakery & Cafe is an Authentic Bavarian Bakery and Cafe located...
Hofer's Bakery & Cafe is an Authentic Bavarian Bakery and Cafe located just north of town center in Helen Georgia. European Cakes, Pastries, and "Old World" Breads compliment our delicious Breakfast and Lunch served in our relaxing dining room. We offer both German and American food favorites to satisfy the taste of all customers. Visit our "Gift Vault" where you will find many unique imported foods and gift items. Mail order service is available. Our outdoor Biergarten (located on our covered front deck) is open summer and fall (weather permitting) featuring delicious food, Beer and Wine and live music entertainment. Please call visit our website for more information
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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    Very good
  • 73
    Average
  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful German food

My son recommend this place quaint German town unexpected in the area. Wow for schnitzel. Fresh baked rye bread with open face schnitzel served with German potato salad. My husband had butcher plate that had a little bit of everything. My kids had the Rachael which was a seriously good corn beef... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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686 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

My son recommend this place quaint German town unexpected in the area. Wow for schnitzel. Fresh baked rye bread with open face schnitzel served with German potato salad. My husband had butcher plate that had a little bit of everything. My kids had the Rachael which was a seriously good corn beef with swiss and thousand island dressing. Had German... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We went to this fine establishment since it was the only one we could find that served dinner after 6 in Helen that was not too expensive.. It was a great dinner and we got a seat right by the window so we could see the river. I had a snietzel sandwich which is pan fried pork on german rye... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

Awsome Bakery and the food is Amazing! They have alot of german baked goods and deli meats. The food is to die for! Great service and generous portions! A must visit!!!

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Middleburg, Florida
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89 reviews 89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Good german food and cakes. Liked the fact they sell german meats, cakes and food too. Ate the Turkey with coleslaw. Lots of onions.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Need I say more. We had a magnificent breakfast and to top it off the had a fried apple plate with cinnamon that is a must if you visit. Service was great and folks were very courteous. Would make it a point to stop in if in Helen for breakfast.

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Taylors, South Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had heard of Hofer's, but had yet to dine there until recently. It lived up to its reputation as a great place for breakfast. Good gravy, did they have good sausage gravy and biscuits! It has an authentic German decor, a small gift shop, deli, and bakery. The German theme is more than what you see... More 

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Griffin, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Delicious food, We come here to eat every year when we come to Helen. they have a deli and a bakery with delicious desserts. Highly recommended.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Just what you would expect in a Bavarian village. My husband and I agreed that the breakfast was fantastic! I loved having a Kessler smoked pork chop with my eggs. I was in heaven. My husband loved the roasted potatoes and I agreed. You can't go wrong having breakfast or stopping in to the wonderful bakery and deli. Great place!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stopped here before hiking and got filled up on their french toast (which we had to split, because of their generous portions). It was very tasty along with the sausage side. They also have a wonderful bakery that's hard to walk by without getting something!

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Phenix City, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had breakfast here one morning and the food was great! Fast service, home made food and excellent prices. We went back to hit up the baked goods and deli meats. Make sure you stop here if you're anywhere near Helen.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8758 North Main Street, Helen, GA 30545
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-8200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 19
  • Cuisine: American, German, Bakery

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

Description

Hofer's Bakery & Cafe is an Authentic Bavarian Bakery and Cafe located just north of town center in Helen Georgia. European Cakes, Pastries, and "Old World" Breads compliment our delicious Breakfast and Lunch served in our relaxing dining room. We offer both German and American food favorites to satisfy the taste of all customers. Visit our "Gift Vault" where you will find many unique imported foods and gift items. Mail order service is available. Our outdoor Biergarten (located on our covered front deck) is open summer and fall (weather permitting) featuring delicious food, Beer and Wine and live music entertainment. Please call visit our website for more information
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?