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La Cabana Express

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8520 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
+1 706-878-8412
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and margaritas are great!!!! Food was ready quickly and staff is very friendly. I had the beef fajitas and flan. Best I have ever eaten and portions are huge!

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

After floating the river we were looking for a great place to have a cold beer and great food, we found La Cabana express and it was amazing! Stephanie was our server and she was exceptional! We will be coming back again!

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Thank Milliemonsta
USA
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155 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

The most impressive thing we found in Helen! After our tubing adventure we were looking for something quick to eat. We seen this place right along the main drag and were skeptical, but we willing to give it a try - glad we did! The prices were decent and the service was quick. We ordered a quesdilla for the kiddo... More 

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Thank TrentFL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Ate here one of our evenings in Helen. The service here was excellent and so was the food. I would highly recommend this place.

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Thank jandulas
chattanooga
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

My Honey Bee and I got into to Helen on a Thursday night around 8:30pm; after checking in we found several places were closing. We walked across the bridge and found La Cabana Express just at closing time. The Chef was more interested in feeding us than closing up for the day; he served us the best Chile Colorado I've... More 

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Thank Amsterdaman
Tennessee
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

My husband was craving a dessert so we just stopped in here to see what they had. He got the fried ice cream and loved it. I ordered the flan and asked if they made it there. She said yes and I was not disappointed in that flan! Had enough to have some the next day too.

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Thank gourdess
Valley Head, Alabama
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148 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

They serve Mexican food as most know it but they also serve Authentic Mexican Food. We had the pastor tacos and chicken releno. Both was very good. Service was very good. They serve draft in 32oz mugs. It all came at a fair price. We will visit again. This is the la cabana on the main street and not the... More 

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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled onto this place because we were hungry and didn't want to walk any further. My girl and I are also huge fans of Mexican food. Chips and salsa were complimentary and they were great. My girl had some chicken tacos with rice and beans and I had the Enchiladas Swisas. The food here is authentic. Nothing too spicy,... More 

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Thank Shaun B
Hueytown, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Stopped in for lunch. Staff very friendly, attentive and the food was really good. You should give them a try.

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Thank Libby T
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

good wait staff enjoyed our meal there Texas Fajitas were good ,lgood all the way around give it a try

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Thank douglas b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8520 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-8412

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?