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Cafe International

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American, German, Bar, Pub
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8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
+1 706-878-3102
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was awesome. Sitting by the river made such a wonderful atmosphere. I got the Reuben and it was one of the best sandwich's I've ever had and the best Reuben I ever had. I would defiantly eat here again when I go back.

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Thank sandy r
Orlando, Florida
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115 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is built with outdoor decks overlooking the river. This makes for a great relaxing atmosphere while eating lunch. I tried the reuben, which is supposed to be a house specialty. I must say, the sandwich was phenomenal, although a little pricey. My wife tried the french dip, and the beef was a little dry - thank goodness for... More 

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Thank FLtallguy
Savannah, Georgia
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our server Ashley was phenomenal. The German Chocolate cake was also very good. We didn't get a meal,a s we'd already eaten, but we had cake, coffee and I had a soda. It was a nice place by the river to stop and catch our breath and rest our feet!

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Thank Cara S
Cartersville, Georgia
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to eat and look at the river especially if it is tubing season. The food is decent and they do have a lot of the Bavarian food you would expect. Great place to grab a beer and they do have some very limited indoor seating. Went on a Saturday in January a week after the... More 

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Thank mayor_of_stilesboro
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is right by the Chattahoochee River, on the main strip in Helen, Georgia. Excellent and friendly service, allowed me to take a table right by the river to just drink a beer (no food). Their food menu looked good, but I had already eaten. The setting is just fabulous with outdoor seating by the river, with views across... More 

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Thank ClevelandBill
Odon, IN
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here to have lunch. I highly recomment their french dip. Three of us enjoyed this sandwich. The scenery is wonderful and it is centrally located in the middle of Helen.

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Thank tsheetz
Woodstock, Ga.
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat out over looking the river on a deck. A little windy, but wonderful. Beautiful views, great service, fun place. I had a french dip sandwich. The beef tasted like a great steak, and was very tender. It was a nice sized portion. I would recommend this to all!

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Thank awdrey2002
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are looking for the best Rueben around, then go to Cafe International. It is a little pricey, but enough for 2 people, easily. What I reallyt love about it is sitting outside at the sheltered picnic tables. You are high enough to enjoy watching the tubers come down the Chattahoochee River. If there are no tubers, then also... More 

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Sugar Hill
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant, Great burger and Stephanie our server was one of the best I have ever had!!!!

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Thank Phillip S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We always love coming to Cafe International! Our large party of 20 (5 families) was served well by Nicole and Stephanie. Reubens are always our favorite here! We had a slight mix up with our drinks, but Bruce fixed it right away. Looking forward to next time!

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Thank Emily M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, German, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8546 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-3102

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