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The Swanson Restaurant

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933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
11:00 am - 2:00 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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can always count on good food at Swanson. The little biscuits and the small cornbreads are a treat in themselves. Our entrees were all imaginative and tasty. Plus the service is so good. No complaints!

Thank Sharon G
Perry, Georgia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to go that was different from the big chains. Found this on the internet, was very interesting. The menu had a lot of choice, was hard to make up my mind. I had the chicken fried chicken, and it was good. But the side dishes was what I enjoyed the most. Will definitely go again.

Thank Brenda H
Yorktown, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traditional southern menu. Amazing food and service. IT was more economical that a fast food restaurant.

Thank Vicky M
Canton, Georgia
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A local favorite with great appeal for visitors looking for southern cuisine and authenticity. Menu is heavy on chicken and fried preparations, but enough variety to satisfy everyone, including vegetarians. Located in downtown Perry, restaurant is in old house with parking lot in rear. Focused on lunch and especially dinner, The Swanson does serve alcohol but does not take reservations.... More 

Thank Soleil122
Perry, Georgia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Swanson House is a good place to have lunch and catch up with friends! The menu is full of delicious foods! My go to is the quiche and salad. But a good many vegetables and meats to choose from! Give it a taste!

Thank Sandy A
Americus, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good traditional southern foods available on their fairly broad menu. I had baked flounder with vegetable sides of squash casserole and collard greens the last time that myself and my wife ate there. They have southern favorites of fried chicken and meat loaf, if one preferred one of those. They have several desserts, also available. They have been at... More 

Thank David M
Perry, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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

Thank Fay G

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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings
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?