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Hofer's of Helen

8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
+1 706-878-8200
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastries” (198 reviews)
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American, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8758 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2304
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Reviewed yesterday

The bakery brought us in, but the delicious food will bring us back. The bakery items were delectable as well, and there's several Bavarian items to purchase in their store as well. Cozy outdoor dining is available or you can dine inside. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Hotrod_Hammer
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family visited Hofer's bakery 3 times during a week long trip to Helen. My husband said the apple fritters were the best he had ever had. I enjoyed the donuts and the cream puff (it's HUGE!). The items were so good that we made...More

Thank gmaj_05
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great service from the dressed up " German waitresses". Had desert with the family and it was very good. Well make this a return to spot.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was really good and the bakery is highly recommended. We had a variety of orders, sandwich, bratwurst, wiener schnitzel and breaded chicken, no complaints from anyone. We've been to Helen many times, and this time we based our choice of restaurants on Trip...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As we came I to town we asked a local for something light for lunch. His was his recommendation and it was delicious. The German noodle soup was great, we had the half sandwich and soup. My husband had the red bean and rice also...More

Thank Goldwing1_11
Reviewed 4 days ago

We eat breakfast at this place twice and everything were great. The line is long if you want to sit inside. We set outside and the service were quick. Would recommend this restaurant to everyone. The only down side is it only open for breakfast...More

Thank Eddie W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Helen for 3 days. We found this bakery on our 1st day & visited for goodies every day after. We even stopped in on our way home! We tried basically every pastry/treat that looked good. Everything was really good! The employees were...More

Thank FLGirlForever
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good. The restaurant is casual and cozy. The staff was very pleasant. The food was all Germanic inspired and mostly new to us. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Duke_flies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went early Sunday am walked right in Ordered corn beef hash and potato pancakes coffee was good and rolls were fresh nice place

Thank Don B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Often times when you go to a themed restaurant your pain Natalie for the meal but the experience of eating in a German restaurant we waited in line for about an hour and the experience was no more than your usual mom and pop location

Thank jllnagge1148
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Questions & Answers
7 April 2017|
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Response from Ralph H | Property representative |
We have the pan fried trout that is popular and the sausage sampler without the gravy. Other options would be any of the sandwiches that we could serve without the bread, like the chicken salad that we could serve on... More
Kristi W
25 January 2017|
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Response from Ralph H | Property representative |
Our winter hours are 8 am - 5 pm daily. Closed Tuesday and Wednesdays. Hope to see you soon!
Randy T
15 December 2016|
Response from Ralph H | Property representative |
We serve delicious Belgium waffles. Your choice of Blueberry, Strawberry, Pecan or Plain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
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
  • E-mail
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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