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“Best find!!”

The Swanson Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 51 Restaurants in Perry
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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.
Columbus, Georgia
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85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Best find!!”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

We found this restaurant by chance traveling home from the coast. We stumbled upon the Sunday Lunch special. The meal included desert for only 9.95. GREAT food and service!! We dined on the porch which was lovely.

  • Visited September 2012
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Very good food and VERY good prices”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Old home in center of old downtown. The fried chicken is phenomenal and each meal comes with the famous "little biscuits" which are melt in your mouth good.

Visited September 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good down home food”
Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

We ate here after we checked I'm or hotel.

The food was great and the veggies were fresh.

The atmosphere was calm and very relaxing.

We didn't have to wait for our food

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1 Thank thebeavermax
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Atlanta, Georgia
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161 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Not impressed”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

I took my wife for a special occasion and it wasn't a special place at all. They were out of steak. Really? How do you not prepare ahead of time to serve food that day and not have steak. The place was supposed to be old with rustic and historic charm, but instead was just old. The waitress was unimpressive and didn't know much. The food was simply normal. I won't be going back.

Visited September 2011
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Home cooking in a lovely setting”
Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

I always enjoy Sunday dinner there.The best veggies that do not taste like canned veggies...Great selection!

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