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Bernie's Restaurant at Nacoochee Valley Guest House

2220 Highway 17, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571-3035
+1 706-878-3830
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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2220 Highway 17, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571-3035
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spotted Bernie's while out exploring the roads around Helen, Georgia. A small restaurant in an old house with a full parking area were clear signs that something special was happening inside. What a jewel! Since it was kind of late, I politely asked the...More

Thank Velowill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is beautiful and the service is top notch! Made our anniversary perfect. we will definitely come back!

Thank joie388
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Consistency of cuisine, setting, service and overall atmosphere is a challenge for any restaurant. We can attest - after another fine dinner, highlighted by the salmon special - that Bernie and her team are meeting and exceeding expectations. Looking back at our original review (Jan....More

Thank joe-d
Reviewed 18 April 2018

There were four of us for lunch. Such a nice setting, and the nicest people. The food was very good, with many fine choices. They take all the time you need to describe the different menu items. Make a reservation, especially in high season. We...More

Thank jessicadez
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Bernie's is an old, familiar place. It's a converted house that's been around a long time. Unlike modern conversions that hardly resemble the former use, Bernie's looks like a converted house. The meal was delightful, well prepared and well served. It felt familiar and comfortable,...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Eclectic little place but service was outstanding and meal was very good. Fresh warm bread, all homemade. French Onion soup was very good as was the fish. Veal was good. Waitress was outstanding and made it a very nice experience.

Thank Sandy7935711
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Was served buffet style, was very good. Historic property with a lot of farm house appeal. Service very attentive. Regular menu for other non group meals.

Thank MyPoochie
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My husband and I just ate here this past Friday before heading back to Houston, and man I am glad that I found Bernies! I had been driving around hitting up all the little towns around Dahlonega and came across Sautee Nacoochie. As my husband...More

Thank Janelle W
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We stopped at Bernie's at a friend's suggestion. What a treat! We ate lunch there last week and I had the best quiche ever! My husband had the french onion soup with a steak sandwich. He thought his meat was a little tough but overall...More

Thank kaykee48
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Far superior to the usual mediocre food prepared to feed the masses found alone the main strip in downtown Helen. The service is very personal and friendly. The unique decor lends itself to comfort and conversation with others. The wine list is very good and...More

Thank JulesGasaway
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10 May 2016|
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Response from Experienced83 | Reviewed this property |
Bernie's menu may change according to what is freshest in the market. If having Italian is that important, I suggest you call ahead to whatever restaurant you pick. There is a good Italian in Dahlonega; see reviews... More
13 December 2015|
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Response from jimmyecon | Reviewed this property |
I do not understand why I received this comment to respond to. But it was only Friday evening that my wife and I were at Bernie's for a Soque Garden Club holiday celebration. There were 46 people there and as far as I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Takeout, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2220 Highway 17, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571-3035
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Sautee Nacoochee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-3830
  • E-mail
Please be aware that Bernie's Restaurant is a small family operated business. We do have seasonal hours as well as certain occasions that Bernie's Restaurant is CLOSED to the general public for small/private functions both on and off premises - we don't like to disappoint anyone who would like to dine with us. "Imagine" a quaint southern cottage, nestled in the hills of beautiful north Georgia. A peaceful setting, delicious fresh food, and a warm friendly atmosphere. The tables are set with linens, sterling silver and fresh flowers to enhance your dining experience. Bernie's is about the lost art of personal service.
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