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Cafe International

8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
+1 706-878-3102
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“reuben” (92 reviews)
“french dip” (21 reviews)
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American, German, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been to the café for a while. So, on my recent birthday I decided to take the day off work to go get a sandwich and a beer in Helen. I ordered a sandwich I have had several times before. I noticed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the river, we stopped for a late lunch and I was a bit dismayed to see that we were the only people there but the food was good, the service fast and the view from the deck overlooking the river was great, although...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after viewing the menu posted outside. We were promptly seated overlooking the river and our orders were taken. My wife had the Reuben and I had the French dip. Both sandwiches were loaded with meat and there were chips on the plates....More

Thank Lecano_FlStan43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sits along the banks of the Chattahoochee with only a handful of decent tables. Park benches, actually, rock hard and not especially clean. If you are looking for authentic German go elsewhere. The menu is all over the place. Beers are mostly the craft type,...More

Thank titleatty2016
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Great spot by river. The Ruben is the best we’ve ever had! They only have beer and wine and no fans in the heat. Other than that it was great.

Thank Q4323SEcharlottep
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Food was good but simple--ordered an appetizer of pita and humus--good but nothing special. Service was a little lax

Thank cmcJaxFl
Reviewed October 5, 2018

I've eaten here quite a few times. The menu is good with grilled and fresh meals. There is a section of tables along the river where you can watch the people going tubing in the summer. The only reason I gave it 4 stars was...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We chose to eat lunch here for the location, right on Chatahoochie River. There is indoor dining, but everyone was eating outside. Good sandwich selection, decent sized. I really enjoyed the pastrami. Split the German chocolate cake for dessert, not up to my wife's homemade...More

Thank U1568UAjeffreym
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Well hello everyone at Cafe International and readers. We went to get a quick bite and I will say it was the best turkey sandwich I have ever had. It was served on a kaiser roll with coleslaw, pickle, and chips, but the turkey and...More

Thank J B
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Took our Chi’s in an enclosed stroller, still not allowed under the covered roof area which is still open air, not enclosed 😕. If it was a true German restaurant I can assure you, pets are always welcome! Shared a Reuben sandwich which was good....More

Thank Julianne W
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June 4, 2018|
Response from mhwright5679 |
They are dog friendly in the area outside the covered patio. Legally they can’t have pups in the main area, but it’s still very nice and they immediately bring water for your dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-3102
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