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Hofer's of Helen

8758 North Main Street, Helen, GA 30545
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Ranked #9 of 58 restaurants in Helen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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
Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Whether you're a tourist or a local, you'll love Hofer's. For those of us that like European ethnic foods, you can find various tidbits for sale in dry goods, their deli, and their bakery. I have not eaten at the café so my review is based solely on Hofer's location and the bakery (yum!) My husband and I are outdoorsy... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Great breakfast, cute atmosphere. Staff very helpful and friendly. They have us an area map and took time to sit down with us to recommend good sightseeing areas

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Sanford, FL
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We decided to try Hofer's on the last morning of our trip before we left town and buddy was it worth it! The staff was extremely friendly, even after I had knocked over a glass of water like a 5 year old lol They were quick to help contain and clean up the spill. Their coffee was excellent and STRONG!... More

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Meridian, Mississippi
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We had to wait longer than they said, but it was worth it. We had the wurst and it was very good. The service was okay. Bought a pretzel and it was really dry.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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155 reviews 155 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Our first morning in Helen, we asked the motel staff for a recommendation for breakfast and he suggested Hofer's. So we gave it a try and were very pleased. In fact, we ate breakfast here every morning during our week in Helen. The service was friendly and prompt and the food was very good. I had the Belgian waffles for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were in Helen and looked forward to some fresh German pastries! We bought for $ 23 for the 2 of us. We were sooo disappointed, they were old, the cakes were hard, dry as a bone!! We threw most away! We are never going back, if you really must visit them, try one piece to see if it is... More

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

We are very sorry that you were not satisfied with your purchase. All our baked goods are made fresh daily. As busy as we currently are with spring break, our products don't stay on the shelf long enough to get old. All the same, we appreciate all our customers and I ask that you give me a call so we... More

Rockledge, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We came here for breakfast one morning and while the food was good and the service was great... the hot chocolate was the highlight of my breakfast!

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Blackburn
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Sat down and was immediately served with water and the waitress explained what the soup of day etc was. The food was tasty and the cakes fabulous. Well worth the money. This was a launch time visit and the restaurant was a third full. The shop attached and some wonderful products on sale.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

One of my favorite meals is breakfast and I was really looking forward to some good 'ol home cooking. Wife just ordered a blueberry muffin, in which she said was very good. I ordered the "Mountain Climber" breakfast. The service and order took a good amount of time... and the order was incorrect when presented (ordered potatoes and received grits).... More

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Locust Grove, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

love this place - appeared to be quite authentic and lots of food imports to take home. The dining room is really cute.

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