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The Swanson Restaurant

933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
+1 478-987-1938
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (79 reviews)
“biscuits” (59 reviews)
“pot roast” (21 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food must not have been anything special as I don't recall what we ate. However, the service was great. There was plenty of young waiters and waitresses just waiting for patrons to come in. We were seated in a yellow room with a beautiful...More

Thank cecilia
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been 4 times over two years while staying in Perry. Great food, excellent service, southern style. Reasonable prices. Best southern food I've ever had? No, but darn close.

Thank sgafixer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Son and I were looking for something different.He lives in Perry and heard this was a great place to eat.We are both great cooks so We were excited after looking at the Menu.The prices looked very reasonable(We didn't know these were "weekly prices")....The Resteraunt...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a trip planned to Perry, Georgia to the Georgia National Fair and looked at Trip Advisor of the top rated restaurants. The Swanson Restaurant was at the top of the list. We stopped for dinner and had some of the best Southern cooking...More

Thank georgeingeorgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on the way to Florida and had a great experience. Not at all hard to find from the interstate with plenty of parking. The restaurant is in an older house with great character, ideal setting for some home cooking. We were warmly greeted...More

Thank scubakeys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I asked for the best place to eat in Perry and the hotel host recommend Swanson. OK, the place was bustling and the staff quick to accommodate and quite pleasant. Southern cusine with mommas favorite dishes. The transformed house is small, but fits well in...More

Thank FAAglobetrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the Swanson at the recommendation of a friend. Great choice! The restaurant has comfortable ambience in a historic house. The southern food was yummy. The service was fast and the staff was very courteous. The biscuits are little gems! Can't wait to go...More

Thank bjustice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint southern charm, delicious, reasonably priced menu. I would get off I-75 just to dine there! The real deal for dishes you would expect to find in the south, and some surprises too!!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick bite to eat after shopping in downtown Perry and it was delicious! We sat on the porch (I had my dog with me) and I had the fried okra and Mac n cheese sides, my mom had the quiche...More

Thank Monica W
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

While visiting Historic Downtown Perry, we discovered this gem. Beautiful setting and great southern meals. The prices also very reasonable. Great staff. Loved the fried chicken, meat loaf, beef stew, all southern classics were so good. We came to Perry while evacuated from Hurricane Irma,...More

Thank legzalez
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Questions & Answers
24 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MissKim111 | Property representative |
Yes we do, any denomination. Thank you for asking.
21 March 2015|
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Response from MissKim111 | Property representative |
We do serve beer and wine and we can accommodate a group of 20. But you will need to call to check availability. Thank you.
1 January 2015|
Response from momof2inga | Reviewed this property |
The Swanson is closed on New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day and Christmas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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