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The Swanson Restaurant

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933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Perry, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to feel immersed in the South. Traditional southern fare with a few surprises. Beautiful transformed southern home provides a comfortable setting to relax and dine.

Thank Val S
Perry, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love this restaurant. Service is quick, food is delicious and well presented. Lots of history in this place. Love it, love it, love it.

Thank Ellie_0949
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My daughter and I went on a Saturday for lunch and both were very disappointed. We heard such great things so maybe we just expected too much...there were flies EVERYWHERE and the food was ok. Probably won't be back but at least we can say that we've been.

Thank Culinarykas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sunday afternoon is PACKED but very reasonably priced. Food is good Southern Fare and the service was exceptional.

Thank Fay G
Warner Robins, Georgia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The last two times we visited Swanson the service was terrible. Seems they don't put enough servers on the schedule.

1 Thank TyandKim
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like country or have never tried it, this is your place. Fried green tomatoes, collard green soup, YUM!

Thank Lynn N M
Parrish, Florida
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've always considered this quaint restaurant a gem and made a special trip to visit it again. My chicken and dumplings were inedible, partly because the salt was overwhelming, but also because the broth was watery and the dumplings were tasteless strips of pasta. I had a side order of green beans which I added to the "dish" hoping to... More 

Thank Betty R
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife here for her birthday dinner. We were promptly greeted and sat. Our server Shaun was well groomed, polite and respectful, and constantly checked on us to ask if we needed or wanted anything; just a nice young man. The food was delicious and well prepared, and the bread pudding topped off a wonderful dinner. I would absolutely... More 

Thank ClemsonMJ
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to this restaurant in Perry, Georgia twice. It is in an old house in the Middle of Perry, the tables are covered with white tablecloths. The menu is good they have prepared dishes such as meatloaf, fried chicken , fried fish, fried Salmon Patties and excellent desserts. The restaurant is truly charming and the... More 

Thank Mike N
Perry, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Swanson House is the total package in a Southern dining experience! The restaurant is in an older home and waiting for your table in the parlor seems so appropriate. The food is authentic Southern fare that your Memaw likely served the family on Sunday's or one of the holiday gatherings. The prices are family- friendly as well!

Thank gwendolynt441

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Perry
  • Phone Number: 14789871938
The Swanson is a quaint restaurant inside a historic home in downtown Perry. Our specialty is classic Southern homestyle cuisine. We do not offer reservations, however, we do offer call-ahead seating. If you utilize call-ahead seating, once your entire party arrives at The Swanson, you are placed at the top of the waiting list directly behind any other call-ahead groups that have arrived before you. If you would like to reserve one of our dining rooms for a special event, please contact one of our managers. In order to reserve a room you must sign a contract, pay a deposit and guarantee sales. Our managers will gladly share these details with you.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?