Carlisle's only French café.

Turn an ordinary day into a reason to celebrate with a visit to Helena’s Chocolate Café & Creperie. Indulge in a variety of sweet and savory crepes, featuring fresh and inventive fillings. Looking for something a little lighter? Try one of our made-from-scratch homemade soups or salads featuring in-season local produce. For the perfect lunch, choose a made-to-order sandwich served on a homemade sweet roll.Need a morning boost or mid-day pick-me-up? Delight in one of our coffee beverages, made from robust Lavazza™ espresso. In the mood for something sweet? Experience one of our customer favorites: delicate French macarons, made in house using traditional recipes and inspired flavors.

No matter what your sweet tooth is craving, you’ll find the perfect fix in our ever-growing dessert selection. Cakes, cookies, pastries, gelato: all made from scratch, on site, using the freshest ingredients. Looking for something to warm the soul? Our homemade mochas and hot chocolate can do just that. Indulgently rich and sweet, they feature authentic 64% dark Belgian chocolate.

Your weekend gets a whole lot better with a stop at Helena’s. Visit us on Saturdays to experience the best of Philadelphia bakeries. You can choose from a variety of freshly baked breads and breakfast pastries. On Sundays, you can enjoy at-their-freshest bagels from local Ressler’s Bagel & Deli.

Helena Twigg, Ryan Twigg and Ross Morris opened Helena’s in 2011, bringing traditional French crepes and desserts as well as new takes on traditional fare, to historic downtown Carlisle. From our Smoked Salmon Crepe to our Lavender Macarons, there’s always something to discover when you visit Helena’s. Visit us today for something new — always fresh, always perfectly prepared.

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36 West High Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
717-254-6453

Contact us via email: info@helenascafe.com