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Old Sautee Store Market & Deli

2315 Highway 17, Unicoi Turnpike, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571-3001
+1 706-878-2281
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (17 reviews)
“farmers cheese” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
2315 Highway 17, Unicoi Turnpike, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571-3001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stopping for the atmosphere of the shop alone is well worth your time. Mimics an old store on the outside and as you walk in, including a real wood burning fire! As you walk towards the back of the store it becomes more modern...More

Thank Allison H
Galen G, Owner at Old Sautee Store Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Allison. Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. We appreciate all of our customers, and are glad to hear about their trip the Old Sautee Store and Market. We try really hard to make it a fun and interesting place...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in the Deli to pick up a quick lunch to carry with us. We struggled to choose what to get, EVERYTHING sounded delicious! They make everything there, and after a sample of their homemade pimento cheese, I finally made a decision. One in...More

Thank southerngirl1125
Galen G, Owner at Old Sautee Store Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great review. You are right to say that we try to please everyone. So glad we were able to make your stop a good one. Please come see us again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the General Store. Friendly people, great opportunity to see a store from 1872. Did some great shopping and it was great fun! Stopped next door to get a couple of sandwiches which were really good..Farmers Cheese was great!

Thank Sandy7935711
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We visited at Christmas and walked into an old building with a fire burning in the fireplace. How awesome is that! Very homey with buckets of candies, antiques, unique hand lotions, clothing and something for everyone. They were offering samples of cheese and hot cider,...More

Thank kythoro
Galen G, Owner at Old Sautee Store Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

OOOOHHHH, We enjoy our customers so much, and are happy you had such a good experience in our store. Thank you for coming in. We do hope you will return as soon as you can. We look forward to it.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent 4 days in Sautee and unfortunately didn’t find this place till the last day. If we had known about it earlier would have probably eaten jere every day for lunch. They have fantastic soup and sandwiches and the day we...More

Thank Texas451
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We had the soup of the day (creamy chicken and wild rice soup) and 1/2 chicken salad on rye bread. Both were very delicious, and the soup was something new to us. We also sampled the cheese in the Old Sautee Store, and bought some...More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I have been coming here since I was a little kid. As an adult, I bring my out-of-town and out-of-the-country friends to the Old Sautee Store to share in the experience. The "museum" at the front of the store (which used to be a post...More

Thank 10-FT-STOP
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The bread is homemade daily and you can tell! Perfect for lunch. It's so small and quaint, and the store next door has tons of great goodies to bring home.

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The Old Sautee Store deli is the perfect midday meal. Excellent sandwiches of all types for adults and kids, and they have outstanding chicken salad; panini’s are great as well as the soups; give this place a try you will not be disappointed at all;...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great Deli & Bakery! Convenient to Lucilles Mountain Top Inn and The town of Helen, Ga. Also great gift shop located just next door.

Thank Robbie S
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Questions & Answers
5 November 2016|
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Response from Galen G | Property representative |
The Frieds have not owned the store since around 2000. Unfortunately they both passed away many years ago. Galen and Jean Greene have owned the store since 2003.
Gail S
21 August 2016|
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Response from reise3 | Reviewed this property |
They had a table with samples set up in the middle of the store & I think there was a refrigerated case nearby, but you had to buy a big block of it. You can buy similar (if not the same) Swedish farmer's cheese at Ikea... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Highway 17, Unicoi Turnpike, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571-3001
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Sautee Nacoochee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-2281
  • E-mail
We specialize in fresh home-made sandwiches, soups, specialty drinks, baked goods and hand-dipped ice cream. Bakery goods and breads are baked fresh daily in our own oven.
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