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The Swanson Restaurant

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933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
+1 478-987-1938
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Orange Park, Florida, United States
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends took me here because this is where you take out of towners, apparently. It seems pretty popular as it was packed. It looks very nice, pretty cool they turned an old Victorian house into a restaurant. That being said.... As soon as we stepped in we were blasted with heat. We immediately stripped off our layers, pushed up... More 

Thank Terpmama4
MissKim111, General Manager at The Swanson Restaurant, responded to this review

Good afternoon! My name is Calvin Clark and I am the General Manager of the Swanson restaurant. I want to apologize for your less than stellar experience. What you experienced is not acceptable to my standards. We pride ourselves on being #1 on Trip Advisor and take all reviews seriously. In order for us to improve our guest experience I... More 

New Orleans, LA, United States
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to bring friends and enjoy old Southern charm and delicious foods. I always choose the house salad, fried chicken and sweet potato souffle. Generous portions and always a good time with nice atmosphere. Staff are always friendly.

Thank gregoryg2017
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fantastic and the staff exude southern hospitality. Located on main street in downtown Perry, GA, .

Thank Gail C
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During a long road trip through Georgia, my family opted to forgo a slew of Cracker Barrels in the quest for a new experience. We were glad we did. Perry was not far out of the way, and The Swanson lived up to its excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. The Swanson is located in the middle of a pleasant shopping district... More 

Thank atomiccooker
Dallas, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely small restaurant. The food is very good. The staff is excellent. It can be very crowded and you may have to wait for a table but it's worth the wait!!

Thank Barb T
Irwinton, Georgia
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my gosh! The food is awesome. Party of seven there was fried chicken, pot roast, chicken and dumplings yum, yum. The only problem was the baby limas needed a little seasoning. Will definitely make another visit.

Thank Judy B
West Salem, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable time at the Swanson restaurant in downtown Perry, Georgia. The salmon and shrimp were done to perfection. The prices were very reasonable. The waitress and management were also great. If you are looking for an alternative to the chain restaurants, try this place!

Thank Eric H
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the historic part of downtown Perry, this quaint old residence with it's high ceilings and wraparound porch is the quintessential Southern comfort food restaurant. Nothing fancy here, just good tasting traditional Southern entrees and some nice surprises in the appetizer dessert departments. The meatloaf was to die for and probably the best I've ever had. The tomato based... More 

Thank drvray
Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone raved about this place. Service was fair, waitress very nice and funny, even if she was rather clumsy. Food left a lot to be desired. Wouldn't recommend this place to anyone

Thank justified48
Warner Robins, Georgia
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360 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is southern comfort food. It's not bad but I've definitely had better chicken salad and meatloaf at other restaurants. The fried green tomatoes are excellent & the little biscuits. The fried chicken is what they are known for. Not bad.

Thank summervacation27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
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: +1 478-987-1938
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?