The Top 8 Places To Grab Grub On Main Street

Feeling hungry? Visit these places to grab grub on Helen! One of the best parts about going on vacation is the opportunity to try new and different foods that you wouldn’t get to enjoy back at home. Unfortunately, when you’re coming from out of town, it’s often difficult to determine which local eateries are worthy of your tastebuds. Fortunately, when you’re in Helen, places to eat are not scarce, and there are tons of excellent options for visitors with all tastes and palettes. You’ll never have to stray far from the fun and attractions in order to satisfy your appetite. In fact, you won’t even have to leave Main Street! This quick guide will walk you through the top rated Helen places to eat, right in the center of town.

Main Street Helen: Places to Eat During Your Visit

1. For German Favorites: The Old Bavaria Inn l 8619 North Main 

The Bavarian theme of Helen lends itself to German cuisine and the Bavarian Inn is the place to be. Situated in the heart of Alpine Helen, this charming restaurant is known for mouth-watering, authentic flavors including reuben sandwiches, bratwurst, sauerkraut, schnitzel, and strudel. Wash your meal down with a cold one from the Inn’s extensive beer and wine list before posing for a souvenir picture at the photo shop.

Rating: 4/5 starsMarvel Falls Treehouse

2. For Southern Comfort: Helen’s Country Cafe l 8988 North Main

When in Georgia, there’s no excuse for not embracing southern hospitality and comfort foods. Helen’s Country Cafe serves up delectable and hearty breakfasts and lunches all day. Start your morning with biscuits ‘n gravy, bacon, and a tasty omelet, or fuel up on a lunch of classic meatloaf with gravy and cornbread, chicken tenders, or an all American burger.

Rating: 4/5 stars

3. For Mexican: La Cabana l 8160 South Main

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for some tasty Mexican eats. If you’ve got a craving for authentic chips, salsa, tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, margaritas, and beer, be sure to stop by and see what all the fuss is about!

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

4. For Modern American: Mully’s Nacoochee Grill l7277 South Main

Casual, American dining with a modern & upscale twist! Recently under new management, Mully’s Nacoochee Grill offers all of your favorites like you’ve never had them before! You’ll fall in love with favorites like ribeye steak, salmon salad, chicken pasta, and shrimp & grits as you sip on tasty wines and cocktails. Don’t forget to save room for chocolate tort and mousse! And if you’re a fan of brunch, drop by for waffles, crepes, omelets and more.

Rating: 4/5 Stars

5. For a Killer Breakfast & Lunch: The Meeting Place l 8797 North Main

The Meeting Place offers Family dining at its very best. This casual and intimate eatery offers a cozy setting for family and friends to gather together in the morning for breakfast favorites like chocolate chip or blueberry pancakes, eggs, bagel sandwiches, or biscuits ‘n gravy. After 11am you can take in a lunch of sandwiches, burgers, and comfort foods like meatloaf, fried chicken, or chicken tenders. Stop at the Village Peddler gift shop on your way out!

Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

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6. For Pizza: The Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria l 7275 South Main

Everybody loves pizza, and the Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria serves up some of the best slices in town! What makes it one of the best Helen places to eat? Fresh dough made daily with local ingredients and no added chemicals or preservatives! With weekly specials, it’s easy and affordable to enjoy all the pizza, salad, sandwiches, and drinks you can consume!

Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

7. For Steak & Nightlife: Paul’s Steakhouse l 8537 South Main

Paul’s Steakhouse is more than one of the top Helen places to eat – it’s a hub for nightlife! Indulge in succulent steaks and ribs, heaping seafood platters, fried chicken, and more. And with deals like “All you can eat crab legs” on Thursdays and “All you can eat ribs” on Fridays, you’ll get the most bang for your buck during your visit. On weekends, you can expect live music – both inside Paul’s and out back on the patio (Viele Margarits on the River). Good times will be had by all!

Rating: 4/5 Stars

8. For Quick Treats & Casual Dining: Hofer’s of Helen l 8758 North Main

For snack attacks and casual meals, Hofer’s is one of the greatest Helen places to eat. German classics like goulash, bratwurst, and Bavarian pork roast will fill you up, or you might select from sandwiches like the Rueben or chicken salad. Just need something to tied you over until dinner? Munch on a freshly baked pretzel , a torte, or an irresistible cheesecake cup.

Rating: 4/5 Stars

Know of any other excellent Helen places to eat on Main Street? Leave your tips for future visitors in the comments section!