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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
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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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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 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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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
Warner Robins, Georgia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 16, 2016

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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134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

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 

1 Thank Betty R
1 review
Reviewed June 29, 2016 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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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016 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
Reviewed June 28, 2016

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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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Love coming here to eat food like my Granny made for me while growing up. Set in beautiful downtown Perry, in a historical charming old schoolhouse. Southern food made for your soul.

Thank Tiffany P
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4 reviews
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I eat at this restaurant several times each year while visiting Perry, Georgia. It is located in an historic area of downtown Perry near many unique shops. The Swanson is located in an old, historical house with a wrap around front and side porch. It is decorated very nicely with period antique furnishings, light fixtures and decor. Besides the lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?