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The Original Turkey

45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-925-5598
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stuffing” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
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American, Fast food
45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The turkey on these sandwiches tastes like the best Thanksgiving turkey you've ever had. They make a great sandwich! We really enjoyed our meal.

Thank Lin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the dinner sandwich - bread roll filled with mashed potato, gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing and turkey. Complete carb fest but awesome! That one is $10 but they do other stuff too - generous portions so you won't be hungry!

1  Thank deborahdawnwatson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I tried The Original Turkey at the Reading Terminal Market. There was a large selection of bread to choose from. We picked out the rye. It was very good and very fresh. The cheese special sandwich with turkey, lettuce and tomato was...More

Thank Tetor22
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I had the turkey and cheese. The sandwich was ok and it was packed full. However there was nothing special about it for the price.

Thank Travelling_Choconut
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Wow is all I can say ! If you like turkey , then you'll love this food . The employees were friendly and efficient. The food was prepared quickly . This place's food was so delicious that we ate here twice. Looking forward to getting...More

1  Thank Donna P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Tops when it comes to fresh sliced turkey sandwiches or platters. Very popular and finding seating in the market at lunch a serious problem,

Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I could eat this sandwich every day for the rest of my life. Moist turkey. Not overly sweet cranberry sauce. Delicious stuffing. Amazing sourdough bread. I can't wait to come back and eat there again.

1  Thank zacharyw764
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Best turkey I've ever eaten. So juicy and delicious. The turkey is so moist. Absolutely delicious. We went back three times on a Philly trip

1  Thank Em W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Had the cranberry / turkey sammie.....forgot the l and t and mayo.....but got it put right...and alls well....innit...nice people serving decent food...in the Reading Market....

Thank r s
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you've been to a convention in Philly, you probably have wandered across the street to the Reading Terminal Market. Years ago I did, and amidst the hundreds of shops and restaurants I happened to eat at The Original Turkey. Ummm, WOW. You'd think that...More

2  Thank Russell L
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5598
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