Your Guide To Restaurants In The North Georgia Mountains

Restaurants In And Around Helen Georgia (Within 10 Miles)


Specialty: German Food

This beautiful alpine city in the North Georgia mountains transports you to the German Alps. Relax with us for a quick delicious lunch or enjoy a fine evening of dining with the family. Located in the center of Helen, we offer a wide variety of German foods for any taste. Open for lunch and dinner featuring Chef Aurel Prodan's culinary specialties. Our staff is here to serve you and your family!

Phone: 706-878-1026

Address: 64 Munich Strasse, Helen Georgia 30545

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Paul's Steakhouse

Specialty: Steak & Seafood

Since 1965 Paul's Steakhouse has been well-regarded for its seared steaks, cooked to perfection. A casual atmosphere and a friendly staff create a cozy environment where folks can enjoy cocktails, a meal, and some welcome conversation. Enjoy a steak or seafood, and delicious side items and drinks. All in the heart of Helen near the bridge.

Phone: 706-878-2468

Address: 8537 S. Main Street Helen, GA 30545

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Troll Tavern

Specialty: German Food

The Troll Tavern & Restaurant is as it says located 'Under The Bridge' 'On The River" in downtown Helen Georgia. Where else would you expect to find a Troll? 

Open 7 days a week, the Troll Tavern specializes in  German Fare, Salads, Sandwiches, Wraps, Seafood, Soups & Nachos.

Phone: 706-878-3117

Address: 8590-B Main St. Helen, GA

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La Cabana Mexican Restaurant

Specialty: Mexican Food

La Cabaña was founded in 1996 by Miguel and Patricia Arcé after years of working in the sophisticated upscale cuisine industry at such well-known restaurants as The Redwoods and Erna's Elderberry House.

Miguel wanted to go out on his own to share his home State's unique Mexican cuisine, at an affordable price and because the time had come to make his own unique culinary statement. And has he ever.

Phone: 706-878-3456

Address: 8160 S Main St. Helen, GA

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Spice 55

Specialty: Thai Food & Sushi

"Food was absolutely amazing! Ordered the crab wonton appetizer and it was perfect. Ordered the volcano roll and hands down, the BEST sushi I have ever eatten. Husband ordered the duck and said it was amazing. Service and atmosphere were the best. Highly HIGHLY recommend!" -Tiffany H.

"It one of our favorite places in Helen! I've been to Thailand and the food is authentic and the owners and operators are very friendly and always treat me well. I would eat there everyday if I could and I also refer my customers to this location." - Mountain Laurel Farm

Phone: 706-878-1010

Address: 705 Brucken Strasse Helen, GA 30545

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Specialty: German Pub

Designed and fashioned after Hofbrauhäus in Munich, Germany, They bring an authentic look feel and taste of the Old German Guest House, along with the taste of dishes from various nations.

Hofbrauhäus of Helen is one of the most historic buildings in Helen andd features outdoor seating, 13 import beers on draft and chef experience of over 40 years and an excellent wait staff to serve you and your family.

The G.I. German Pub features live entertainment and a full bar.  Please call for entertainment schedule.

Phone: 706-878-2248

Address: 9001 N Main St, Helen, GA 30545

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Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria

Specialty: Pizza

The Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria is a combination classic American neighborhood tavern and craft style pizzeria. Their pizza dough is made fresh daily and is hand stretched and formed before being baked in their stone oven without the use of screens, pans or conveyors.

The Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria was established in 2009 and is proudly locally American owned and operated by True Food For You Inc.

Phone: 706-878-0199

Address: 7275 South Main Street, Helen, GA 

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Cowboys and Angels Restaurant and Bar

Specialty: Steaks, Seafood, Aged Angus Burgers

Cowboys and Angels Restaurant and Bar is a place you can enjoy lunch or dinner and get a taste of southern class!

At Cowboys and Angels, we are committed to creating a fun and friendly atmosphere for our customers and live up to our tradition of warm hospitality here in the South.

Phone: 706-878-3433

Address: 60 Chattahoochee St. Helen, GA


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North Georgia Bar-B-Que

Specialty: Smoked Bar-B-Que

North Georgia Bar-B-Que is a basic roadside eatery turning out Southern BBQ standards with an outdoor patio for seating.

Phone: 706-878-5753

Address: 663 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, GA 30545

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Rib Country

Specialty: Ribs so good they'll make you squeal!

To achieve that home-made backyard, Bar-B-Que flavor, meat must be cooked slowly over just the right wood fire. At Rib Country, choice cuts of meat are basted with a special sauce and Bar-B-Qued over selected hardwoods, carefully balancing heat and cooking time to seal in that special Rib Country taste! We slowly Bar-B-Que in an old-fashioned style smoker making tender, juicy meats. Our choice meats are already lean, and the way we smoke them doesn’t add any more oils or fat! You can top our meats with one of our secret recipe Bar-B-Que sauces: Sweet & Mild, Tangy Mustard, Hot or Firestarter!

Phone: 706-878-8008

Address: 11 Rivers St. Helen, GA




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Mullers Famous Fried Cheese Cafe

Specialty: Authentic German and Czech cuisine 

We use only the freshest ingredients in our traditional recipes to ensure a cultural and tasty experience. 

As a family owned and operated business, we invite you, your family or small group to our cafe to enjoy a wonderful meal and to relax in a beautiful Alpine village. If your preference is to dine in a cozy and intimate restaurant, Muller's Famous Cafe is a place for you!

Phone: 706-892-1212

Address: 60 Chattahoochee Strasse Helen, GA

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Cafe International

Specialty: European sandwiches and dinner entrees

We are a lively, casual eatery located on the water with a large deck. Enjoy your meal as you watch people tube down the river. Kids love us, too!


Phone: 706- 878-3102

Address: 8546 S Main St. Helen, GA


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The Meeting Place

Specialty: Breakfast and Lunch

Our specialty breakfasts include Eggs Benedict, Biscuits and Gravy, and French Toast. We have blueberry, chocolate chip or pecan pancakes. We also have eggs & omelets.

For lunch, we have Angus burgers, sandwiches and comfort foods including meatloaf, hot roast beef with gravy, liver & onions, and more. We also have a kids menu!

Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. every day except Wednesday. Closed Wednesdays.

Phone: 706-878-3200

Address: 8797 North Main Street, Suite 2, Helen, GA



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Pies & Pints Deli and Tavern

Specialty: New York Style Pizza

We are a local tavern providing draft beers, cocktails, New York Style pizza and deli plates!

Come join us for a night of live music and some karaoke!

Phone: 706-878-7468

Address: 8088 South Main Street, Helen, GA

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Specialty: Stone Hearth Oven Baked Breads, Pastries and Sandwiches

This German eatery & bakery serves up comfort fare, cakes and more in an alpine–style space with a patio set in Bavarian-like village.

Hofer's is owned and operated by the Hofer's son Ralph, who along with a trained staff, provides the quality of product and service on which the company was founded.

Phone: 706-878-8200

Address: 8758 North Main Street, Helen, GA

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Restaurants Outside Of Helen Georgia (10-20 Miles From Helen)

Habersham Vineyards and Winery

Specialty: Award Winning Georgia Wines

Habersham Winery produces award-winning Georgia wines and is one of Georgia's oldest and largest wineries.

Located in the North Georgia Wine Country, one-half mile south of Alpine Helen in Nacoochee Village, the winery is open daily for wine tastings.

The tasting room also features a gift shop with gourmet foods and wine specialty items from around the world. We carry imported cheeses and all the fixings for a perfect picnic.

Phone: 706-878-9463 ext. 21

Address: 7025 South Main Street, Helen, GA

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Sautee Trail Cafe

Specialty: Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

A short thirteen-minute drive from Helen, you'll find Sautee Trail Cafe. We serve a variety of foods, top-shelf service and even a drive through for those who prefer to dine away.

We offer breakfast all day. One person in your party might want a fluffy omelet, the other a large juicy burger, and yet another fried chicken and veggies. We aim to please everyone.

Phone: 706-754-8041

Address: 3933 Highway 17, Clarkesville, GA

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A & E Grill BBQ

Specialty: Great Burgers, B-B-Q and Home-Cut Fries

A hidden gem when looking for great b-b-q, burgers or slaw dogs.

We are locally owned, have been told we offer a great atmosphere and service.


Phone: 706-754-7417

Address: 4739 GA-115, Clarkesville, GA

Harvest Habersham

Specialty: Farm to Table

At Harvest Habersham, we’re dedicated to great food that's inspired by fresh local ingredients. We work with dozens of local farms to procure ripe ingredients and prepare them in a way that enhances their fresh flavors. 

Everything in our kitchen is made from scratch, with the addition of our gluten free options from a local baker. That's so we can cater to most dietary needs or restrictions. Our menu changes frequently based on whatever fresh ingredients are available. 

Phone:  706-754-0056

Address: 1362 Washington Street, Clarkesville, GA

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The Soda Fountain Cafe

Specialty: Amazing Burgers and Shakes

The Soda Foundation is located within the Cleveland Pharmacy and Gifts. 

One of the remaining true soda fountains offering great food, service and atmosphere, a cool throwback to the past.

We offer a variety of foods as well as some gluten-free choices. 

Phone:  706-865-5588

Address: 19 East Jarrard Street, Cleveland, GA

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B.A.'s Fish House and Grill

Specialty: Low Country Coastal Style

B. A.'s Fish House and Grill is nestled in the North Georgia Mountains.  We have an abundance of fresh seafood ready for you to devour. Our Ahi Tuna Salad and Shimp Gumbo will make your taste buds cry for more bites! We also serve ribeye, chicken tenders and many seafood dishes.

If you're looking for some great food then you've come to the right place! 

Phone:  706-219-0094

Address: 87 Cemetery Street, Cleveland, GA

Restaurants In And Around Dahlonega Georgia

The Smith House

Specialty: Southern Food

The Smith House, located in the quaint Appalachian town of Dahlonega, Georgia, has had its doors opened to visitors since 1899. One thing’s for sure, there’s no shortage of Southern Hospitality around here.  Come sit back and enjoy our home-cooked country cooking in the family-style dining area and you’ll see what we’re talking about.

Phone: 706-867-7000

Address: 84 South Chestatee St., Dahlonega, GA

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The Sawmill Place

Specialty: Classic Southern Fare

The Sawmill Place is a cabin eatery in the rural mountains of North Georgia. Our traditional Southern food is prepared from scratch using seasonal, locally-sourced foods harvested here in the Mountains of North Georgia.

If you're traveling in the North Georgia Mountains, we're a destination to plan your day around. Whether for a full cook-to-order breakfast or a midday luncheon, we'll prepare a meal experience for you that will savor in your memories.

Phone: 706-745-1250

Address: 1150 Pat Harrison Memorial Dr., Blairsville, GA

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Mary Ellen's Southern Grill

 Specialty: Southern Cooking

Mouthwatering southern-cooked foods such as fried okra, catfish, local mountain trout and much more. Come in and experience our southern graciousness. Say hi to Mary before you leave!

Phone: 706-896-1048

Address: 1615 GA-17 #104, Young Harris, GA

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