Located a short drive north of Atlanta, in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia, is the quaint town of Helen. With its cobblestone walkways and German architecture, the village of Helen is reminiscent of Alpine Bavaria. So it’s not a big surprise to find numerous restaurants featuring German dishes like schnitzel and sauerbraten.
What might surprise you is the extent of family owned restaurants run by executive chefs frequently trained in Europe!
Founded in 2011, Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Café is a wonderful example of just that. Executive Chef and owner, Zdenek Muller, received his culinary training in Prague, Czech Republic. He and his family put their heart into cooking authentic German and Czech cuisine.
Why is Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Café so "famous" you might ask? The restaurant is known for its incredible fried cheese platters and cheese dishes. One bite and you'll understand why guests agree it’s the perfect name for this establishment. We recommend that you try the fried cheese during your visit to Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Café.
Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Cafe is a cozy restaurant conveniently located literally a few minutes’ walk from Main Street in downtown Helen. Approaching the restaurant on Chattahoochee Straus you’re greeted by a bright yellow sign with the restaurants’ name and a series of colorful flags.
Wondering about the “Fried Cheese” as part of the restaurant’s name? The reference is a tribute to the popular delicious fried cheese platters and dishes created by Chef Muller.
The entire family pitches in offering guests a taste of amazing German and Czech cuisine. All food is prepared with the freshest ingredients. Traditional recipes are followed in order to ensure customers have a truly, authentic, Bavarian, cuisine experience -- right in the heart of Helen, GA.
Muller's Famous Fried Cheese Cafe menu over flows with so many fantastic food options you might have a difficult time making up your mind!
Of course, for cheese lovers, your meal should begin with Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Appetizer or perhaps the brie cheese appetizer or maybe the cheddar cheese appetizer. If you prefer soup try the goulash or chicken noodle.
When you're ready for the main course, you won't be disappointed. The entrees include traditional German and Czech cuisine including several different types of pork loin schnitzel. In addition, there’s a bratwurst platter that is served with homemade potato salad, sauerkraut and even German mustard. Other favorites include roasted duck, chicken dishes, sandwiches and of course spatzle.
If you’ve managed to save room for dessert there are more choices to be made! Choose from apple strudel German chocolate cake or crepes. Or maybe a homemade cookie is just the right treat to end your special meal.
Many dishes can be prepared gluten-free. And for the little ones in your party, there’s even a kid’s menu.
Hours - The restaurant is usually opened for lunch and early dinner from 12 noon through 7p or 8p. Customers are welcomed five days a week -- Thursday through Monday. However, frequently during holidays, school vacations and festivals hours are extended. Chef recommends checking the Facebook page for up-to-date information.
As of this post, the Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Café website offered a 10% off coupon.
If you want to snap a few selfies and pictures of your meal to post on your Facebook page or Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Café’s page (!) there is free wifi.
The restaurant is also wheel chair accessible.
Reservations are greatly appreciated.
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Muller’s Famous Fried Cheese Cafe
Address: 60 Chattahoochee Strause Helen, GA 30345
Image source: http://www.mullerscafe.com