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Hofer's of Helen

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8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
+1 706-878-8200
8:00 am - 6:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 am
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent food. Bit of a weight but the food was spot on!! Small dining room with a bakery that had some Amazing looking breads and sweets.

Thank Beckie T
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The line was long but went by very fast. The staff was super nice and the food was great. The bakery offered very fresh pastries and the gift shop was nice to browse while we waited for a table

Thank KJ A
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7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the Hofer's for coffee and desserts after dinner and were very disappointed with the cakes. We had the amaretto, chocolate and blueberry cheesecake, except for the cheesecake they were dry and flavorless, we were planning to take some of the other baked goods to go, but did not after tasting the cakes.

Thank Leonidas S
Davenport, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bakery is open early am to late afternoon. During Oktoberfest they serve dinner. There is a patio if you have a pet but they don't always have servers out there. They were very accommodating to me and Molly. We ate here 3 times. I had Wiener schnitzel with green beans and german potato salad. Bratwurst on pretzel roll. Bakery... More 

Thank xmasangel
Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Restaurant in the charming Bavarian village of Helen. Back tracked on our trip to have lunch here, menu said the Reuben sandwich is their best seller and my husband totally understands why. I had the knockwurst on a pretzel bun, very good. We both ordered a side of the potato salad and it did not disappoint. We were too full... More 

Thank Gail E
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bagels and lox is a winner! The farmer's breakfast is excellent too! Nice bakery. Staff is friendly and service is good.

Thank unclegrouch
Anniston, Alabama
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were disappointed it wasn't open on Wednesday night but went back the next day. It was open. We grabbed some big apple fritters and had breakfast!

Thank blonshavmorfun01
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

French Toast, Belgium Waffle and Bacon onion cheese Hash. you will not leave hungry. The service was great. We got there at the right time about 8:30 and there was no line, by 9 am the line was out the door.

Thank iqttrvlr
Cumming, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Haven't been here in a couple in a year or two, but we all remember it well. Food is outstanding, friendly service, and the bakery and desserts are to die for. Makes you feel like you are back in Germany or other countries in Western Europe. Restaurant is not really equipped to handle large groups, so you will need to... More 

Thank cjsummersill
Stallings, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was great and very nice to us with our six month old. The service was very quick as well. Breakfast was delicious and lunch was just ok for it's high price. It could use an updating, but overall a good experience.

Thank Natalie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $19
American, German
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-8200
Hofer's Bakery & Cafe is an Authentic Bavarian Bakery and Cafe located just north of town center in Helen Georgia. European Cakes, Pastries, and "Old World" Breads compliment our delicious Breakfast and Lunch served in our relaxing dining room. We offer both German and American food favorites to satisfy the taste of all customers. Visit our "Gift Vault" where you will find many unique imported foods and gift items. Mail order service is available. Our outdoor Biergarten (located on our covered front deck) is open summer and fall (weather permitting) featuring delicious food, Beer and Wine and live music entertainment. Please call visit our website for more information

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