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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” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
2315 Highway 17, Unicoi Turnpike, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571-3001
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Reviewed 6 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 2 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 31 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 5 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 4 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
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Lot of history around. We've been coming here for years. Our go to place for Farmers cheese. Lots of cool gifts plus a side sandwich place for lunch.

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Friendly and attentative service... Galen is a pleasure to spend time with. This place has morphed over the years and manages to retain a special "magic"... it keeps you coming back.

Thank Headhunter56
Galen G, Owner at Old Sautee Store Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Awwww! We do love to hear nice things about your experience here. We appreciate you more than you know. Thanks so much!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Sautee Naccoche is just east of the very touristy Helen, GA. We slipped into this lunch spot with no problem and had great sandwiches made with their homemade bread. Yum!

Thank ATLChristy
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We did not visit the deli but spent a long time in the store. The owners have collected a fascinating collection of antiques that depict what an old mercantile store would have looked liked. Coolest thing was the nickelodeon player piano- we did that twice!...More

Thank Cynde G
Galen G, Owner at Old Sautee Store Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you Cynde for the nice review. Glad you had a good time and we hope you'll be back again to see us.

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6 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
22 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
USD 5 - USD 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 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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