Do you know where to enjoy an adults only meal experience?
Whether you're embarking on a romantic getaway with your sweetheart, planning a couple's trip with friends, or having a family reunion, it's important to know all the local hot spots appropriate for adults.
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While Helen offers a wide range of family-friendly eateries, there are also plenty of restaurants located near our vacation cabins to suit your needs and desires. Maybe you crave a little bit of grown up fun, or perhaps you prefer a quiet romantic dinner for two. Whatever you're looking for, we're here to help you find it. That's why we put together this handy guide to introduce you to the very best adult-friendly restaurants right here in the heart of Helen. Get ready for a night to remember!
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Paul's Steakhouse/Viele Margaritas | 8537 South Main Street | Phone: 706.878.246
Vacation is a time to let your hair down, kick back, and have some fun. If you're looking to experience a night out on the town, you'll definitely want to check out Paul's Steakhouse and its Viele Margarita Deck. No matter what time of the week you decide to drop by, you'll be able to enjoy a full bar featuring some of Paul's own special cocktails (including Margaritas, Georgia Mountain Punch, and Chattahoochee Breeze), house wine, and a wide range of ice cold beers. Come by to enjoy a game or some live entertainment. Every Wednesday and Thursday, you can belt out your favorite tunes and be a star during their Karaoke nights. If your thing is to sit back and watch, you might prefer to stop in on Friday's and Saturday's when you can enjoy the music of live local bands. Regardless of when you visit you're sure to have an amazing time.
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Bernie's Restaurant | 2220 Highway 17 | Phone: 706-878-3830
Sometimes you're in the mood for a peaceful intimate meal with the one you love. There's no better place than Bernie's Restaurant in Sautee-Nacoochee to have that special lunch or dinner. This charming restaurant is located inside a quaint country inn, but don't let that fool you. Although the beautiful, old inn offers a sense of warmth and simpler times, the restaurant offers a fine dining experience. Each meal is prepared by Monda, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. After 25 years of experience, this professional chef never ceases to impress guests with delectable soups, salads, entrees, and of course, desserts. If you're planning on coming to Helen to celebrate an anniversary, wedding, or other special event, Bernie's Restaurant is an ideal location. This is where you'll find the sterling and linen. The establishment is well-known for its hospitality and ability to execute truly stunning events that you and your guests will never forget. CALL to make your reservation so you won't be disappointed.
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Bigg Daddy's Restaurant & Tavern | 807 Edelweiss Strasse | Phone: (706) 878-BREW
Another fun spot for a Happy Hour drink and nightlife is Bigg Daddy's Restaurant & Tavern. After a day of exploring Helen, it's nice to kick back with new and old friends as you enjoy a refreshingly cold brew at the bar. Hang out with other fans as you catch the big game on one of the restaurant's big screen TV's, or stop by on the weekends to hear the sounds of some of the best local bands around - played live. You'll also find some really great daily and weekly specials.
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Unicoi Restaurant | 1788 Highways 356 | Phone: 1-800-573-9659
Would you like to enjoy dinner with a view? The Unicoi Restaurant at Unicoi State Park allows visitors to take in the breathtaking scenery of the northern Georgia mountains while dining. You'll get the freshest local trout, seafood, and other Southern and American cuisine inside this cozy restaurant designed with high ceilings and a fireplace for romantic ambiance. This is an excellent place to take that special someone for a dining experience that will set the tone for your next romantic getaway.
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The Hayloft Tavern & Grill | 69 Tannen Weg | Phone: 706-878-2440
Last, but certainly not least, if you're visiting Helen, you've definitely got to make time to check out The Hayloft Tavern - the city's oldest pub. Enjoy all-American eats and ice cold beer while taking in the live entertainment. The restaurant hosts live music on weekend evenings and various Karaoke nights so you can show your loved ones what you've got. Don't forget to stop in on Wednesday nights to take advantage of fifty cent jumbo wings!
We'd love to hear what you think about these adult friendly restaurants. Feel free to make your comments below!