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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed August 11, 2023

It’s been years since I was last here so wanted to see if the real thing. Ordered two white turkey dinners at $15 each. Starting with the sides, etc; Corn - canned Stuffing: mushy -no distinct vegetables or breading - Gordon Foods Gravy: Bagged or...canned - Gordon Foods Potatoes : Gordon Foods Cole Slaw -ok Turkey: Slices were good. Other white pieces put with it - “dry” and clearly from a different turkey part. Cranberry sauce: not fresh - Gordon Foods Save your money. This is not tasty, authentic or worth the money.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed February 18, 2023

The Turkey Roost never fails to please. I am lucky enough to live within 30 minutes, so I visit often. The food is always delicious, The wait staff is always friendly and efficient, and the prices are very reasonable. The service is fast. I mean...fast-fast. Today, I had a hot turkey sandwich, which comes with mashed potatoes and smothered in turkey gravy. It is $7. The menu is pretty simple... Hot turkey or hot beef dinners or sandwiches (both hot or cold) and yummy fish/seafood dinners on Fridays only. Also, hearty breakfasts in the mornings. Additionally, awesome homemade soups and an extensive pie selection. And, completely amazing strawberry shortcake! If you're in a hurry, you can get a meal or sandwich to go, or also use their drive-through window. You will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed August 3, 2022

The positives - the restaurant was very clean, the staff was very friendly and efficient, the service was very fast, and prices were very reasonable. Disappointment - the food! My husband and I both had the senior plate. I ordered the "all white meat" plate....There were two very small, VERY, VERY thin (deli meat thin) slices of white meat, covering a few chunks of darker meat. The stuffing had no texture, a very mushy lump. The vegetable was corn - obviously canned - ick. The coleslaw was decent, the serving very small - maybe a couple of tablespoons. My husband was equally disappointed with the quality of the meal. He thought his turkey was "okay", he thought the mashed potatoes tasted like instant potatoes, and his opinion of the stuffing, corn, etc. matched mine. We will not return!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 2, 2022 via mobile

Wife and I visited returning from up north. Both of us had senior turkey dinners, served so fast it was amazing. Dinner was fantastic for both of us, a very good portion, delicious turkey, stuffing, and mashed potato’s, excellent coleslaw and biscuit. A bargain, you...can’t get fast food at this price!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 24, 2022 via mobile

We stop here all the time on both legs of our trips Up North. The food is wholesome, tasty, and fulfilling. We always have the Senior Turkey Plate. It satisfies. Service is excellent, and you’re in and out under 20-minutes!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 1, 2022 via mobile

Not only is the food delicious, it is served so incredibly fast. Almost at my table before I order. The restaurant is always full.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 6, 2022 via mobile

Stopped in for a turkey dinner with my wife after shopping at a few antique shops on our way there . The special turkey dinner was great ! We will definitely stop back again next time we are in this area of the state .

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed September 18, 2021

First, everyone should be aware this restaurant serves turkey....only turkey and sides that go with turkey. No burgers, no chicken, no steak, no fish, no grilled cheese or other sandwiches. Several turkey dinners, sandwiches, that's it. But I love turkey! Don't know what the heck...we ordered, but it was a mess of ground up white/dark turkey, gravy, potatoes and dressing in a huge lump. It was ok, nothing better. There was 4 of us and no one was pleased with their meal. Service was hit or miss. Fair prices. Ugly pink building lol, diner style furnishings, parking needs improvement. Been waiting for years to visit this place. Won't return.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed August 21, 2021

We've been loving the Turkey Roost for years! We'll be seeing you again soon for another turkey plate!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed March 28, 2021 via mobile

Just left this place. Don't let the pink building distract you. Our hot turkey sandwich was the best! The shared strawberry shortcake was outstanding. The waitress suggested vanilla ice cream AND whip cream , so we went for it. You should too. You will not...be disappointed. We will be back. Thanks for great, fast service. Especially the all the waitresses that waited on us. Very nice and friendly.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 11, 2021 via mobile

DELICIOUS!! Tastes like the most yummy Thanksgiving dinner!! Great price too. Will return when in the area!!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed July 27, 2020

We both had the senior plate for all ages & under $7.00 each ~ I was surprised by the portions of this plate and price. Great food, service & price ~

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 22, 2020

My wife, sister- in - law & I pass by there once a year when we visit their grandparents graves. We had looked forward to eating there for a year. Boy were we all dissapointed. The dressing had a nasty aftertaste! It was topped by...a thin layer of turkey which tasted fine. That was topped w/ gravy which also was fine. The corn was canned not frozen, so inedible. The slaw was in a catsup size tub. I ordered the largest portion, wanting lots of turkey...didn't happen! We all agreed that we didn't need to ever go back. I just spoke w/ manager Austin by phone, told him all this and his response was "don't come back ! We have lots of customers" Well that's what puzzles me the most after eating their food and then getting his "too bad" attitude!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 21, 2020 via mobile

We were delighted the Roost was open again for dining inside. We enjoy stopping here on our way home from up north. We always have soup and the senior plate. Plenty of food for lunch. Spouse loves the turkey noodle soup but I like the...boiled dinner soup. Senior plate includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry relish, coleslaw and a biscuit.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 19, 2020

still in high school ,we would stop to talk to Clayton about hunting and he always said if you boys can eat two of these dinners I'll pay,he never had to pay,at that time there were about 8 stools and a table or two,I still...go back often ,still fast, still good,never in all those years one complaintMore

Date of visit: May 2020
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