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The Swanson Restaurant

933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
+1 478-987-1938
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (83 reviews)
“biscuits” (65 reviews)
“field peas” (12 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069-3313
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every bite was delicious!! From the ridiculously tasty tiny biscuits (that tempt you to eat too many!) to the fried green tomatoes (had to try them) to the wildly good deviled eggs to the award winning fried chicken, we ate our way through the menu,...More

2  Thank Yesvirgini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are ever in Warner Robbins/Perry, GA you must drop in and eat at the Swanson Restaurant and try some down home southern cooking. The old Victorian home is a great place to eat lunch. Sitting outside on the wrapped porch is also a...More

2  Thank Victor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times. The atmosphere is good. In the past the wait has been bad at times, but it is getting better recently. The food is doing the opposite. Our most recent trip was quite disappointing(March 2nd). The fried and baked...More

2  Thank john c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Historic beautiful place. Indoor and outdoor seating. Atmosphere is wonderful. We enjoyed the fried chicken and mashed potatoes. Friendly staff.

1  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

A must if you stop in Perry, this 200 historic building should be land mark of the southern hospitality in middle Georgia, this is home cooking at its finest, the service it’s ok, need some small improvement, but don’t let this be a deterrent to...More

1  Thank nro_doc
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Husband and I are on our way to vacation in Florida, stopped in Perry for 3 days. Checked out Trip Advisor for some input. The Swanson Restaurant had us at hello!! All the wonderful reviews we read, we would of been crazy not to give...More

2  Thank Sneezeweed
Reviewed 7 February 2018

On the fervent recommendation of a pal, my friend and I detoured slightly into Perry on a road trip to Plains, just to eat lunch at The Swanson House. I'm so glad we did! We LOVED everything about this place. It's beautiful, has a rich...More

1  Thank frisbeemom
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We love the atmosphere at Swanson, but the food is often disappearing. If only the kitchen can keep up with the demand, it would be an awesome place to eat and enjoy an evening out.

1  Thank FL_GA_Traveler
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

What a welcome change from all the sameness along the interstate. Took no longer than a stop at ordinary restaurant. Easy to find, easy to park. Food was first rate. Loved the bread pudding. Prices were about what you would spend at Chain restaurants. We...More

Thank Rickjax
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I have family living in this area. I can't believe in all the years I have been visiting we've never eaten here. Don't let the Southern Mansion appearance keep you away. Our lunch (meat & 2 vegies) was under $10. Chicken and dressing, sweet potato...More

2  Thank Lynne M
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Questions & Answers
23 September 2017|
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Response from MissKim111 | Property representative |
Yes we do, any denomination. Thank you for asking.
20 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.
31 December 2014|
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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