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Unicoi State Park Lodge dining room

1788 Highway 356, Helen, GA 30545-2326
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pecan pie” (3 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1788 Highway 356, Helen, GA 30545-2326
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at the lodge for the lunch buffet. Surprised that there were many empty tables. Needless to say the service was excellent !. Large selection of items from which to choose but were not as tasty as they appeared. We especially wanted catfish and...More

Thank Bobby F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually ate at the small pub inside of Unicoi Lodge - Smith Creek Tavern. It was just ok. I had shrimp, my husband had a hamburger and my son had a quesadilla. My son made the best choice. The rest of the food was...More

Thank gmaj_05
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge. Otherwise we probably wouldn't go to a state lodge to eat. But we ate here three times. I didn't think the food was overpriced. It was the $2.50 additional for a drink (all meals here are buffet style) that I...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Went to the lodge to eat dinner at the buffet, and it was closed, and we ate at the Smith Creek Tavern which had awful service, food was cold, and I waited 20 minutes to get a spoon for my cold soup. Not worth it.

Thank jbattani
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

While staying in the campground, we went over to try the lunch buffet. We were cheerfully greeted and quickly seated. The all-you-can-eat buffet food looked enticing, so we both chose it. The salad bar items were very fresh and delicious. The baked white fish with...More

Thank Greg J
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We were staying in the area and saw that the lodge offered a lunch buffet. The day we visited, they had bbq chicken, fish, stuffed pasta rolls, salad and scrumptious dessert (other items as well, good selection). The cost was $13.95 (drink additional). I LOVED...More

Thank ShowTheWorldYouCare
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lodge- and surroundings. The food in lodge dining was wonderful- 3x. Servers- so friendly. My family pleased with site

Thank Bwpa2000
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We made reservations to eat the Easter Buffet Lunch since we were staying in the state park campground. Bad plan. There were a different stations including a carving station with lamb and ham, vegetables and sides, peel and eat shrimp, salad, and dessert. Overall, everything...More

1  Thank Sandi L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Had the buffet during the week. Nice presentation but selections were rather limited. Food was just ok. Nothing special.... It was a take or leave situation for me.

Thank atlppal
Reviewed 9 April 2017

It is a great surprise for us as a state park dining place. The buffet doesn't offer too many but great options. The salad alone is worth the price, fresh and great options including tuna salad and boiled eggs. The home-cooking food was always fresh...More

Thank VJH95
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Questions & Answers
27 December 2016|
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Response from Nikley53 | Reviewed this property |
I would go to their website, or you can call them. unicoilodge - ( - you can't post website address' here). 706-878-2201
Sndra K
28 November 2016|
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Response from Kathleen V | Reviewed this property |
I do n ot believe that they have breakfast every day. However the best thing to do is call them and find out their schedule as it seems to change with the level of tourists.
Danny D
24 May 2016|
Response from sidmons | Reviewed this property |
It looks a lot less woody/ country/ mountain. the same food but less choices for more money. hours are reduced a lot. open on weekends for sure. have lived here for 8 years, Unicoi use to be a regular dinning out... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1788 Highway 356, Helen, GA 30545-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: 706-878-2201-3
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