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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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Valdosta, Georgia
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did not eat at the restaurant but did stop for a sweet snack from the bakery. We had an eclair and a cannolli which were absolutely delicious. We also got apple fritters to have for breakfast the next morning. They were also delicious even though we didn't eat them until the next day. As good as the pastries were,... More 

Thank echolstraveler
Grant, Alabama
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A delightful meal with my family! The food was fantastic, service perfect, They accommodated each of us from 3 yrs old to 72 yrs of age as if we were royalty ! The owner many be German, but a Real Georgia Peach! I want to dine there every day twice a day!

Thank Rhonda K
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Only open for breakfast and lunch, this German bakery and restaurant is the he real thing. The bakery is loaded with German pastries and desserts. There are many foods and candies also from Germany. Portions are generous. We shared an order of Hungarian Goulash served over Spatsle. You could really taste the paprika. We were very satisfied but not too... More 

Thank schultzmom
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I wanted to try something nice and authentically German. My husband got the Reuben and loved it. I got a brat on a pretzel bun. It was very good, but nothing tops their mustard! Get this, I don't even like mustard but thought I'd try it and was blown away! Unfortunately they don't bottle it and sell it but I'll... More 

Thank ShannonMorris
Tampa, Florida
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456 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Real German Pastries and Desserts! The word is out the Hofer's has great breakfasts and desserts - especially german cakes, breads and pastries! Take out is easy and fast. Sit down takes a little longer because it is not large, but the food is worth the wait. They also have German soups and other international mixes that receive rave reviews.... More 

Thank TampaTrips
Comer, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived at restaurant/bakery at what is later breakfast time to avoid crowds short waiting line mainly due to tables not being cleared in a timely maner. Several tables vacent but uncleared for 5 or more minutes. An item on the menu that I initally requested would only be served with a predesignated plate and when I asked for it with... More 

Thank Michael W
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 5 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

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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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?