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Old Bavaria Inn and Restaurant

) #14 of 40 Restaurants in Helen ££ - £££ German, European,
8619 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2323
+1 706-878-3729
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (84 reviews)
“spaetzle” (57 reviews)
“liverwurst” (6 reviews)
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German, European, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
8619 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545-2323
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

WAY WAY OVERPRICED! The waitress was great, the food sucked. Skip this place! We went here after looking on Trip Advisor. All the reviews said great food and atmosphere. Well, atmosphere was ok and the food was terrible. The waitress was great.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I used to come here when I was a kid and it was wonderful. Now that I've been here as an adult I can say it's even better than I remember. My wife and I came here on our honeymoon and loved it. Helen is...More

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cozy, friendly, clean, and wonderful food. The atmosphere is that charming Bavarian style...family friendly, not fancy, but you will definitely want to come back ! There are other restaurants in town that serve store-bought sausage and frozen potatoes, but this place is the real deal...More

1  Thank Sandi G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here and the meal was great. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was very relaxing, with the music and decorations. The service is quick, and the deserts are delicious. When visiting Helen, make sure to eat here, you will not...More

1  Thank OleSmokey63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the bar area and it was great. The atmosphere is that of a small town place where friends can meet and hangout. The staff was great with friendly attitudes

1  Thank tazzytaz35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes this place is pricey, but it is WELL worth it if you like authentic German food and drink or want to try it and get the full experience. If you are not sure about the menu items and what you might like just ask...More

2  Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there for lunch and it was clean, waitress was super nice, nice German music playing in the background but most important the food was delicious. Would defiantly go back

1  Thank Angie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow spent a month in Germany many years ago..in the southern region..fell in love with the pretzels this is how its done...these folks fly these pretzels in from Munich..and this is the real deal...and the most friendly folks in Helen. I was blown away by...More

3  Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We tried every authentic German restaurant in Helen. Old Bavaria is the closest to the Eiffel area food that I loved .... Just like Moms Place in Spangdahlem this has 2 stories of dining and a fun little Gasthaus....

1  Thank Outonthetown2014
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My wife and I have dined at this restaurant several times, when we are visiting Helen, GA. The food, service and ambiance is awesome. My favorite is the Hungarian Goulash which is excellent. We always finish every meal with their Apple Streusel, which is made...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will you be open for Christmas day meals?
27 October 2016|
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Response from Hofbrau H | Property representative |
no they will be closed
Emily J
R U pet friendly?
2 October 2016|
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Emily J
R U pet frienfly
2 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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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