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Address: 17 Clayton Rd, Helen, GA 30545-2505
Phone Number: +1 706-878-3124

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A must stop.

If you love peanuts, this is a must do. Young guy was real pleasant and offered us some samples. Try there seasoned peanuts, they are to die for. Prices are reasonable and they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love peanuts, this is a must do. Young guy was real pleasant and offered us some samples. Try there seasoned peanuts, they are to die for. Prices are reasonable and they have a great selection. Next time we're in the area, we will definitely stop back by.

Thank jweith
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had never been exposed to fried peanuts Wow What a great find! Stop here for, not just peanuts, but apples, firewood, jams, jellies, etc...

Thank stacey5150
Mts of western NC
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696 reviews
240 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 408 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nice folks here but they really sock it to the tourists. A small bag of fried peanuts (6 oz) is $3 so you get the idea. We've had the boiled peanuts here before too and they are quite good if you want to try them. Different ciders and local treats are inside this small establishment which is just outside Helen... More 

Thank Hooked_on_travel77
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great! Fred is great and so is his helping hand! Very personable and his cinnamon twists are AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! This place speaks true kindness and hospitality!

Thank Christine F
Cary, North Carolina
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We noticed Fred's on our drive to Ruby Falls and then stopped on the way back. Everyone enjoyed the stop. We tried a few things including fried peanuts and bought a few things. I don't know that it's worth going out of your way to find. But if you are headed to the falls add a few minutes to your... More 

Thank Robert R
St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I am older now but have been going to Fred's Famous since I was a little girl. It was a must stop on our family vacations to the mountains, and still is whenever we visit Helen. Till this day it never fails to disappoint. We always leave with a couple fried peanut bags and off course the boiled peanuts. Doesn't... More 

Thank chelseamarie247
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I stopped here on the way out of town and was intrigued by the "fried peanuts". This was something new to us and quite delicious. The guys working there were friendly, informative, and well traveled. My son liked the stuffed gator inside the store and the free samples definitely got us to buy a few things. The... More 

Thank stacielw
Marianna, Florida
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

A step back in time, somewhat. Great regular and Cajun boiled peanuts, fried peanuts, and brittle. Peach and Muscadine cider. Owners were very informative and helpful.

Thank Mike N
Marietta, Georgia
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great selections of peanuts and other products. We got boiled peanuts, roasted peanuts, and fried peanuts. All fresh and delicious..

Thank happymawmaw
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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119 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Just north of Helen, GA where you turn to go to Unicoi State park is a little roadside store called Fred's Famous Peanuts. Guess what they sell?...Peanuts, fried and boiled and they have so much more. The boiled peanuts are as good as your going to get at a reasonable price in the Helen area. The fried peanuts are kind... More 

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