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Hofer's of Helen

8758 North Main Street, Helen, GA 30545
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Ranked #8 of 63 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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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: German bakery.
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  • English first
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English first
Concord, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

WOW. What a find! When we arrived in Helen, we stopped here to purchase some bakery goods to nibble on at our hotel till dinner. We had noticed there was also a small restaurant in the back. During our 4 day stay in Helen, we ate every meal at Hofer's - the food was that good. Bakery items are to... More

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Miami, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

There is a review, complaining about prices. Helen's slogan is" BAVARIA WITHOUT A PASSPORT". It is obvious the writer has never been out of his own village. Hofer's Bakery has prices that is suitable for Helen, and their baked goods & breakfast, along with tasty fresh coffee, is a good start to a day at the Oktoberfest. Keep it up,... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

A charming little place with a nice staff. Went for breakfast and we were glad to have been there early! After 8:30 the place was hopping! The food was good but we were to full to try the bakery items. Next time. We had Hofer's Morning Delight - very good. And Hofer's Belgian Waffle also good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We went to breakfast on a Sunday. We got there about 9:30. We waited about 30 minutes to get s table for 2 people. It was worth the wait. The coffee was good. My daughter ordered the mountain climbers breakfast. She LOVED it. I ordered the bacon onion potatoes with eggs. Yummy! The server err had was very nice. We... More

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Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The cakes and other desserts taste just like my Grandmother made. You have to treat yourself once and a while and enjoy great tasting food. I am returning in October. I plan to bring a cooler in order to take some goodies home.

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Maggie Valley, North Carolina
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What great friendly service. We had breakfast here two morning in a row. First just the two of us and then 6 of us the morning of Octoberfest parade. Always crowded unless you get there early for breakfast. Small restaurant. There is a deck overlooking Main St. They server breakfast and lunch. Sometimes dinner but not very often. What a... More

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Venice, Florida, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great pastries at a $$$$ price. No wonder they had no prices posted. Had to check the wallet afterwards LOL!

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

Hello Gordon S - I'm glad you enjoyed your food at Hofer's. I feel that our prices are fair considering the quality that we provide. Many ingredients of the pastries that you purchased are imported from Germany. The cost over the last few years has almost doubled. We do not want to lower the quality of products that we produce... More

St. Petersburg, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We arrived hungry for Breakfast at 10:40 am and when we sat down we overheard the manager declare it was "LUNCH". Our waitress understood our disappointment and gave us a short menu for after breakfast, which consisted of potato pancakes. Which we ordered. Unfortunately all the tables around us were then served wonderful breakfast. So I recommend if you want... More

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hiram, ga
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

food was cooked to perfection and tasted excellent . our visit was day after labor day, no crowd at all. price is a bit steep ,but you get what you pay for here

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Excellent breakfast with freshly baked bread! Also get some pastries on your way out! The waitresses are awesome too. Keep on mind this place stays busy so plan extra time but it's worth it for breakfast

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