Paul’s Steakhouse & Lounge in Helen Georgia

This blog post is part of “HELEN RESTAURANTS DIRECTORY” blog series.

Yes! Helen, Georgia is a quaint Bavarian village in the north Georgia mountains where German food, culture and music are celebrated. However, the food scene also includes other cuisines ranging from BBQ to farm-to-table Southern American. And believe it or not, you can find great steaks in Helen, GA too!

Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals has created a Guide To The Best of Restaurants In & Around Helen. There is information on some of the most popular restaurants in the Helen, GA area.

This post takes a more detailed look at one of the area’s favorites Paul’s Steakhouse.  Locals and tourists head to Paul’s Steakhouse for American comfort food including delicious steaks, seafood and fun specialty cocktails. 


Paul’s Steakhouse opened its doors in 1965, making it the oldest restaurant in Helen, GA. Located on Main Street in the downtown area its back deck overlooks the Chattahoochee River giving customers a spectacular view and an inviting atmosphere to enjoy a meal or a relax over an adult beverage. It’s also a great place to hang out after your tubing adventure or watch the tubers float down the river.

In addition to great food, Paul’s Steakhouse is famous for its casual, fun vibe. The restaurant puts on great events for holidays like its St. Patrick’s Day Celebration complete with green beer and live music. Or drop by for a special Ladies’ Night or Customer Appreciation Party.  Not to miss during the weekends are the live bands playing the best of Rock N’ Roll and Country music.Gold Peak Treehouse living

Menu At-a-Glance

When you want to enjoy delicious American food with “comfort food portions” Paul’s Steakhouse is the place to head. It’s a family friendly restaurant in a casual setting. Sure there are amazing adult cocktails but there is also a menu for kids under 10 years old.

You might begin your meal by sharing a plate of spicy chicken wings, cheese sticks or jalapeño poppers with your friends. If you’re in the mood for seafood consider a shrimp cocktail or conch fritters. Classic soups such as lobster bisque and broccoli cheddar are also available to help you get things started.

When you’re ready to order your entrée turn your sights to the main dishes from prime rib, filet mignon, New York strip, Cajun sirloin or baby back ribs. There is also traditional southern comfort food like fried chicken strips. Can’t make up your mind? The seafood options include rainbow trout, tilapia, scallops, salmon, a fried seafood platter, shrimp and even crab cakes. 

Be sure to save room for dessert. There are simple favorites like vanilla ice cream; or indulge from a variety of yummy pies including key lime, chocolate peanut butter and chocolate madness. Can’t make up your mind? How about all three! 

With fun names like Chattahoochee BreezeGeorgia Mountain Punch and Cherry Bomb the adult cocktails are sure to be extra tasty. Paul’s Steakhouse also offers wine and beer.

And More!

Paul’s Steakhouse offers weekly specials. It’s not unusual to find deals for lobster tails, ribeye steak, and even draft beer.

Friday and Saturday nights Paul’s Steakhouse features a live band playing  your favorite classic rock and country hits. Tap your toe along as you sip on an ice cold beer, or grab your sweetheart to steal a dance. Once the music starts playing, you won’t be able to resist busting a move.

Thursday night drop in for Karaoke! Wow your friends with your singing skills, or just share some laughs as you belt out your favorite songs from high school and college times. It’s fun for everyone.        

Paul’s Steakhouse is definitely more than just a place to enjoy a great meal or fun drink. It’s a total food-entertainment experience in the north Georgia Mountains. Come back to this post after your meal and leave a few tips and recommendations for future visitors.

Paul’s Steakhouse

Address: 8537 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545

Phone: 706.878.246

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