Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 or 10 p.m.          Price: $$           

Bodensee Restaurant is one of the most highly rated German restaurants in town, thanks to its great selection of food and on par service. Even if you're a picky eater, this restaurant is a good fit because there are a variety of options to pick from on the menu. There are even samplers for those who are unsure what to get. Each dish comes in big portion sizes, too, which means you're not leaving the place hungry.  

The Menu

Some of the delicious foods you can get at Bodensee in Helen, GA are:
  • French onion soup
  • Hungarian goulash
  • Grilled liver
  • Wurst sampler platter
  • Grilled pork loin
  • Wiener schnitzel
  • Grilled angus beef prime rib
  • Chicken schnitzel
  • Fish platter for two
  • and more!


Aurel Prodan, the head chef of Bodensee, trained at culinary school and then went on to work at multiple successful restaurants in Germany. Now Prodan lives with his wife in Helen and owns the restaurant of Bodensee. He continues to create stunning dishes for his eatery and runs a talented kitchen staff.  


This is a real find, never having been to Helen. The food is tasty, well prepared, and considerable! Neither my wife nor I could finish. Spaetzle wonderful! Red cabbage made us want to try making it at home.
LRF17 from TripAdvisor
What an amazing restaurant with made fresh daily generous authentic dishes with a pleasant, knowledgeable staff and homey decor.
AGreeneWorksLLC from TripAdvisor
The owner is Amazing! So was our server. And let me tell you about the amazing food and beer we had, legit the best!!! I recommend this place cause of its welcoming atmosphere and tasty treats.
Ann DiMartino from Google Reviews