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Old Bavaria Inn and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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8619 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2323
+1 706-878-3729
11:00 - 19:00
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Bostic, North Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is great for real German food. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We visit this restaurant every time we are in Helen, GA. Generally they have a gentleman playing the accordian--he is good.

Thank 578billyh
Atlanta, Michigan
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whether you go upstairs for bar only (adults only) cocktails, or downstairs for food and drinks...Old Bavaria Restaurant is a must do on Helen list. Extensive selection of beers and reasonably priced and very tasty food.

Thank mrskarenneal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Bavaria is the first place we go after we check in or room at the Castle Inn. I crave the spätzle and pretzels. Always good service and friendly staff.

Thank alhimburg
Atlanta, Georgia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch. We were the only customers so we got extra attention. Pretzels and Beer were great. We did not receive a lot of fries with our meal and the chef came out of the kitchen with extra fries and apologized for "slighting" us on the fries. A nice gesture as we did comment on the... More 

Thank iherm
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried eating here yesterday but after standing in their entrance area for 5 min and no one showed up to greet or seat us we decided to leave and eat somewhere else. Was actually very interested in their food

Thank Stephani A
Temple, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Ventured in for Fish and Chips special as advertised on their board outside. Very very disappointed - the fish which incidentally is extremely small portions, I also believe these portions are purchased frozen already battered. My fish was undercooked. Very very disappointed. We plan on visiting Helen again later in year but will not be back to eat at this... More 

Thank oldhamerinus
Meredith, New Hampshire
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Friendly service and tasty old world recipes. Did I forget the great selection of good German beer and wine? We stopped there on our meandering road trip back to New Hampshire from Florida, taking our time to avoid the March, 2017 blizzard and were delighted. Especially as our little, friendly Shih-Tzu was welcome inside.

Thank Sr_bigotes_12
Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The staff is very friendly and will take care of you no matter what. Service is five star and never falter nor hesitate to assist. Highly recommend, all girls are simply amazing.

1 Thank bayernische99
Washington Depot, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were sent here by a local business owner . We ordered the large, plate size pretzel with imported mustards and a beer. It came on a big dinner plate with whipped butter and two kinds of tasty mustard. Great for an afternoon snack. One was plenty for the two of us. Jennifer, the waitress, was a local and was... More 

2 Thank suzzanni
Arnoldsville, Georgia, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The food was very good. The reuben was well made and quite tasty. A little off the beaten path back in one of the alleys of Helen.

1 Thank Paul Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
German, European, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8619 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2323
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-3729

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