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La Cabana Express

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8520 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
+1 706-878-8412
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Bostic, North Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Mexican food served at this restaurant is great. The staff is very attentive to your order and very friendly. They are generally playing Mexican music--which I like. Not as crowded as some of the other restaurants; therefore, your meal is served quickly.

Thank 578billyh
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had a large party for dinner. The waitress was amazing! The food was fabulous and the atmosphere is good. The prices are very reasonable and the food is authentic and we were served very fast for a large group! My favorite restaurant in Helen!

Thank Linda B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food and margaritas are great!!!! Food was ready quickly and staff is very friendly. I had the beef fajitas and flan. Best I have ever eaten and portions are huge!

1 Thank Marilyn S
Merritt Island, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

After floating the river we were looking for a great place to have a cold beer and great food, we found La Cabana express and it was amazing! Stephanie was our server and she was exceptional! We will be coming back again!

Thank Milliemonsta
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156 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The most impressive thing we found in Helen! After our tubing adventure we were looking for something quick to eat. We seen this place right along the main drag and were skeptical, but we willing to give it a try - glad we did! The prices were decent and the service was quick. We ordered a quesdilla for the kiddo... More 

Thank TrentFL
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Ate here one of our evenings in Helen. The service here was excellent and so was the food. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank jandulas
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My Honey Bee and I got into to Helen on a Thursday night around 8:30pm; after checking in we found several places were closing. We walked across the bridge and found La Cabana Express just at closing time. The Chef was more interested in feeding us than closing up for the day; he served us the best Chile Colorado I've... More 

Thank Amsterdaman
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

My husband was craving a dessert so we just stopped in here to see what they had. He got the fried ice cream and loved it. I ordered the flan and asked if they made it there. She said yes and I was not disappointed in that flan! Had enough to have some the next day too.

Thank gourdess
Valley Head, Alabama
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158 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

They serve Mexican food as most know it but they also serve Authentic Mexican Food. We had the pastor tacos and chicken releno. Both was very good. Service was very good. They serve draft in 32oz mugs. It all came at a fair price. We will visit again. This is the la cabana on the main street and not the... More 

Thank Porkchopranch
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We stumbled onto this place because we were hungry and didn't want to walk any further. My girl and I are also huge fans of Mexican food. Chips and salsa were complimentary and they were great. My girl had some chicken tacos with rice and beans and I had the Enchiladas Swisas. The food here is authentic. Nothing too spicy,... More 

Thank Shaun B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8520 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3648
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Helen
  • Phone Number: +1 706-878-8412

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?