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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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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The outside seating is for to go orders or bakery items you can take outside and eat on the patio or you wait in line for seating inside.The seating is limited. The line was to the door and it took us about 30-40 minutes to be seated. I had the eggs and hash. My husband had the eggs and hash... More 

Thank cleatherwoode
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here three times. The first was just a snack of deli meat with cheese and a pastry. Breakfast the next morning was superb. Waffle was crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside. We enjoyed it so much we went back for breakfast the 3rd day.

Thank 1928Minnie
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was good and filling. The atmosphere is pleasant. When you walk inside you smell all the delicious cakes and pastries. Smells the bread. Mouth begins to water and then you sit down to order. When the food arrives it's just as good as you imagined.

Thank Melinda W
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an amazing place to eat, the service was perfect, the food was amazing, it is very small though so you want to make sure you get there early. The items in the bakery are to die for.

Thank Steven B
Tampa, Florida
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and friendly, efficient service. Indoor as well as outdoor seating. Guitar player outside. One of the few restaurants in Helen that has free parking.

Thank Chicagoan619
Social Circle, Georgia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first choice when visiting Helen Ga. The bakery always has delightful pastries and treats. We enjoyed a sumptuous breakfast meal and will return tomorrow for another. Fast and friendly device- unique authentic Bavarian ambience.

Thank dcp7451
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Their sundae is amazing. We love the food!. It is a good place to eat. It was hard to choose which dessert we wanted. They all looked so good!!!

Thank Laura C
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 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They had a great little bakery with delicious apple strudel and the deli looked great with German sausages and meats. The breakfasts we had were very good and German foods.

Thank Carol M
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210 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked over to this restaurant from our motel for breakfast. You enter through the bakery which has a good selection of breads, cookies, sweet rolls etc. The pretzels are huge. We were then seated in the restaurant. Breakfast was fine. I had scrambled eggs and ham on a fresh croissant. Our coffee cups were always full. Since we were... More 

Thank journalmytrips
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 all of our breakfasts, lunches, and snacks here while in Helen August 12-14, 2016. This place is absolutely wonderful. The breakfasts are plentiful. The lunches are equally as great. We did not find anything on the menu we did not absolutely love. The outdoor Biergarten had live entertainment with really great German Pretzels and good... More 

Thank beachkidd

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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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