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Cafe International

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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” (91 reviews)
“french dip” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, German, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be one of our favorite restaurants in Helen, Ga but we haven't been back in several years. We were traveling with a large group of 11 of our family and went here for lunch . The wait staff was very accomodating and...More

Thank akupupule
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to Helen for the past 50 years (at least twice per month). I have dined at most every place Helen has to offer and hands down Cafe International is the best. This has been my go to for the past 10...More

Thank DiningAficionado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I enjoyed a delightful late lunch at Cafe International. We got to sit overlooking the river tube traffic and it was a lot of fun. "Billy" gave us fantastic service, with quick refills (without having to ask!) and or order was perfect....More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant for over 20 years. We usually get a table on the water side and watch the tubers go by. I almost always get a french dip sandwich and my husband will try various items and never has had...More

Thank loribledsoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This non-assuming restaurant on the river bank of the Chattahoochee has one of the best finds in all of Georgia! The best Reuben sandwich this side of Germany! In addition to that, their staff is friendly, fast, and helpful! Don't waste your time with the...More

Thank Edman525
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

OK, great food, great service (thanks Morgan!) but the real treat is having lunch while watching all the river tubers float down the river! Oh, the drama! Excitement! Pain! Disappointment, and a lot of fun! I see a few bad reviews here, but our experience...More

Thank robertwM1327PL
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. Server was great, and a lovely view by the river. Definitely recommend the steak sandwich- the steak here was better than the steak the night before at the local steakhouse! We would eat there again.

Thank X46RLcindyr
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Great view of the review and the tubers going by. My Ruben was a salt bomb, soggy bread, no real flavor due to all the salt, came with potato chips no fries. Lady behind me complained to her waitress about how salty her Ruben was,...More

Thank ufg8r85
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Disgrace to German food! The bratwurst was just a random sausage - that was undercooked with a toast bun and some cheap potato chips. DO NOT EAT HERE!

1  Thank Marvin S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Service terrible, slow, not friendly. Food bland, reheated, vending machines serve better. Deck dirty and dark and dank.

2  Thank Trish F
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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
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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