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Helen's Country Cafe

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8988 N. Main St., P o Box 279, Helen, GA 30545
+1 706-878-9402
08:00 - 13:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 13:30
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There were 7 of us. Breakfast was 80 dollars. Plus tip. Eggs, gravy, toast, or biscuit. Bacon pancakes, coffee that's about it. Prices on TripAdvisor were out of date.

Thank jmac3595
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had breakfast there and it was top notch. Coffee was great to wake up to. Good portions for the money.

Thank VWtgGgpvCXER4 .
Sautee, Georgia, United States
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for breakfast for the first time, and it was great. They cook to order, so you don't get your food so quick, but so worth it. It's a little small, not many tables, but great in the summer because you can sit outside as well. Awesome

Thank PAIGEA82
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch after horseback riding. Our family had both breakfast and lunch meal. All were excellent! Papa's meatloaf was amazing!

Thank Brooke B
Pensacola, Florida
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194 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wound up here for breakfast, after waiting a loing time at another place. We were seated fairly promptly, but being a small place with only one waitress, it takes awhile to be waited on and to get your food here. We ordered plain ole country breakfast plates, but did ask for crispy bacon. When to food arrived, the bacon... More 

Thank newjade
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a very good breakfast out on the deck. We really enjoyed the food. However, be aware that the tables and chairs really leave a lot to be desired. The one owner seemed kind of grumpy too but the other owner was OK.

Thank E9902AUjamest
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast because of the menu on their "website" claimed they had a German breakfast. The menu we received was missing ALL the "German items" from said website. The Trip Advisor menu is the correct menu. Our buscuits tasted as if they had been frozen. Our food was served on plastic plates with tons of scratch marks on them.... More 

Thank GUY R
Homerville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Definitely pet friendly on the patio, our dog was served scrambled eggs and water. My husband had the ham omelet and I had the veggie omelet, both were good. The service was fast and very friendly.

1 Thank Madeline C
North Augusta, South Carolina
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this place 10/16/16 for breakfast. It was fairly busy and notice the trip advisor flag outside, so we decided to give it a try. I would NEVER go back. First, when I walked inside to see how long the wait was, a woman (the only server there) yelled for me to wait outside that they... More 

1 Thank jessie_simmermon
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just a simple and inexpensive breakfast joint! I loved it because chicken tenders is an option for breakfast !! Lol Hubby wasn't impressed with the braut plate. Nice outside patio. I'd eat there again.

Thank AudreyRealtor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8988 N. Main St., P o Box 279, Helen, GA 30545
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-9402
Homestyle country cooking at it's best! Breakfast and Lunch in a family oriented setting. Fresh baked biscuits daily! Our French Toast is to die for! Try the breakfast Hangover plate, or "Pappa's" Meatloaf, a country classic. Vegetarian Veggies, and Black Angus Burgers. Our deck is pet-friendly! Non-smoking inside. See why the locals eat with us! Plenty of free parking. Bikers Welcome. Catering Available! Private Parties! Located at the North End of Town across from Hofbrahaus International Inn Restaurant

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