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Fred's Famous Peanuts

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Address: 17 Clayton Rd, Helen, GA 30545-2505
Phone Number: 7068783124
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We noticed Fred's on our drive to Ruby Falls and then stopped on the way back. Everyone enjoyed the stop. We tried a few things including fried peanuts and bought a few things... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Robert R
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Cary, North Carolina
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Cary, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We noticed Fred's on our drive to Ruby Falls and then stopped on the way back. Everyone enjoyed the stop. We tried a few things including fried peanuts and bought a few things. I don't know that it's worth going out of your way to find. But if you are headed to the falls add a few minutes to your... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am older now but have been going to Fred's Famous since I was a little girl. It was a must stop on our family vacations to the mountains, and still is whenever we visit Helen. Till this day it never fails to disappoint. We always leave with a couple fried peanut bags and off course the boiled peanuts. Doesn't... More 

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Thank chelseamarie247
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stopped here on the way out of town and was intrigued by the "fried peanuts". This was something new to us and quite delicious. The guys working there were friendly, informative, and well traveled. My son liked the stuffed gator inside the store and the free samples definitely got us to buy a few things. The... More 

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Thank stacielw
Marianna, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

A step back in time, somewhat. Great regular and Cajun boiled peanuts, fried peanuts, and brittle. Peach and Muscadine cider. Owners were very informative and helpful.

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Thank Mike N
Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Great selections of peanuts and other products. We got boiled peanuts, roasted peanuts, and fried peanuts. All fresh and delicious..

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Just north of Helen, GA where you turn to go to Unicoi State park is a little roadside store called Fred's Famous Peanuts. Guess what they sell?...Peanuts, fried and boiled and they have so much more. The boiled peanuts are as good as your going to get at a reasonable price in the Helen area. The fried peanuts are kind... More 

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Ok. It may not look like much. Just some vegetable stand alongside the road. But, there is so much more. They have some of the best boiled Cajun peanuts, I've ever had. They have frozen lemonade, which was great, after our short hike around Anna Ruby falls. The pralines are yummy too. You can sample the peanuts. For local snacks,... More 

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Thank Jon M
Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stopped in for Hot Peanuts but also got very friendly down to earth customer service . I enjoyed the small talk with the people who were there . Friendly and very laid back place . Great photo op and I already plan on going back for a visit .

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Thank MSB3075
Florida
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

What a great roadside attraction this is. All homemade snacks. Great photo op. Excellent boiled peanuts. The highlight: The frozen Peach Cider- incredibly good and CHEAP at $1.50. You can't beat it!

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1 Thank classicdj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We bought Cajun and regular boiled peanuts, and the peach cider slushies. We tried the roasted peanuts also. They were all delicious!!

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