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Bodensee

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German, European, Central European
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Behind Wendy's across from the Helendorff Hotel, 64Munichstrasse, Helen, GA 30545
+1 706-878-1026
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Palm Bay, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The did is great. Most of the staff is good. Some are not. I always have the gyro. Not german but the only place in town that serves them. Very very good. But it doesn't need to be $15.00. I always ask about the vegetarian augratin but non of the staff can tell me what is in it or how... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my birthday and they gave me a delicious slice of German chocolate cake. The trout was delicious that we had for an appetizer. The special I got with pork with mushroom cream sauce, potatoes and carrots was authentic German food and the sausage dish my husband got was homemade, my son got sauerbraten was very good

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Decatur
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite spots. We even drive from Decatur just to have lunch or Dinner here. It is that good. The staff is very friendly and we always have good service. The food is unbelievable! Everything we have had is exceptional! The trout is one of our favorites.

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Thank Lisa D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were not sure what to expect because we had never been to a German restaurant before but we were pleasantly surprised and really enjoyed all the food on the sampler platter. Great experience!!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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314 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Bodensee with a group of 7 and tried a good variety of items on the menu. The Wurst platter, Haus platter, Jaeger Schnitzel and even the vegetarian dish (vegetables au gratin) were all very good. Our waitress, Becca, gave great suggestions and really knew the menu. At the end we split their four deserts and while they were all... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a surprise! This little place is tucked away in Helen, GA and it's amazing. We tried several dishes that were all good and from scratch but my favorite was the beef stroganoff and dessert is a must!

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Statesville, N.C.
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate here on August 13, 2016 for dinner. The restaurant is somewhat small, but don't let appearances fool you. This place is big on hospitality and flavor. They stay busy so expect a small wait. We maybe waited 7-10 minutes and arrived at 6:00 pm. The staff is courteous and helpful. We decided to try the... More 

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Thank beachkidd
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good restaurant for European style cuisine in Helen GA. We enjoyed our visit and will return. Staff was friendly and establishment is very clean.

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Thank David K
Helen, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

better than expected. food was hot and very good. it's not on the main strip so it get overlooked. I will come back

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Sicklerville, NJ
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140 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch for four of us on a Thursday. My wife ordered the sauerbrauten off of the dinner menu at around $18. It came with 3 small slices of meat, gravy, sauerkraut and red cabbage. Tasty but expensive for the small portion. The best part of our meals was the house salad served with a wonderful dressing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $49
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind Wendy's across from the Helendorff Hotel, 64Munichstrasse, Helen, GA 30545
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-1026
Description
Centrally located with complimentary parking for all of our guests.

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