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American, Fast Food
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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City Center East
0.2 miles from City Hall Visitor Center
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Reviewed July 30, 2022

What you see is what you get : a good, tasty, filling turkey sandwich. Just difficult to find a table in the food court, so don't come in the rush hour. A bit less of sauce would do, as handheld eating can turn into a...bit of a mess.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed November 14, 2021

The smell of turkey drew me in but the taste is what would have me going back. I had the turkey dinner with two sides. Everything was delicious. I wish my own turkey came out as moist and tender.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 12, 2021 via mobile

A turkey sandwich from the hand of God. Moist and tasty on rye with honey mustard, lettuce and tomato. Definitely a must try.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 22, 2021

Turkey for lunch is about as boring as it gets, but Original Turkey is in a different class than your basic deli turkey. Moist and full flavor and unexpectedly memorable. I also like that the menu provides a lot of options, from platters to sandwiches...with every combination of sides. I was pleased with the cornbread, green beans and corn that I selected.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 6, 2021 via mobile

We actually picked this place in Reading Terminal Market because the line wasn’t long. But it should have been! The sandwiches were delicious. Highly recommend the Reuben and the macaroni and cheese!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021 via mobile

The turkey was very moist and flavorful. The green beans were awful. Service was sharp and unfriendly. Inexcusable when they were not that busy. It was hard to find in the sea of other food stalls. There is not a map of the food stalls...in reading market.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 9, 2021

My favorite sandwich is turkey, specifically one that is leftover from being smoked the day before. These guys slice the bird fresh off the breast in front of you. It's juicy, succulent and flavorful and pretty darn close to what I get at home. Very...generous with the meat.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 29, 2021 via mobile

Delicious turkey clubs on fresh sourdough! We ended up getting sandwiches for lunch and actually saved them for our drive home the next day. They stayed really well on the sourdough (not soggy). The turkey was super flavorful! I highly recommend making a stop! You...get a huge portion and it is a very filling meal!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 12, 2021 via mobile

Staff was so friendly, the food was fresh, got my food quickly and it was the right temperature and consistency. Awesome!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 3, 2021 via mobile

I am not a turkey fan but my husband got a sandwich from Here (the Thanksgiving dinner or something like that) so I had to try it. I must say the turkey was juicy and there was alot of it. I would recommend it! The...turkey is sliced right in front of you and it has great flavor!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 28, 2021 via mobile

I had the turkey sandwich. It’s like Thanksgiving in a sandwich. Really it’s perfect. Great turkey. Great stuffing. Amazing gravy. Loved it.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed February 20, 2020

Went here during a trip with my husband. Very good lunch of roast turkey, stuffing, cranberry mashed potatoes and gravy. Portions are large, hot and delicious.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020

Got the “lunchbox” on the menu - turkey with mashed potatoes and stuffing.. just awesome! The prices are great and the service is quick.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 17, 2019

The turkey dinner and turkey on rye with Swiss are great. The freshness and service make it worth the trip

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019

I recently stopped here during a business trip. I knew Reading Terminal was where I wanted to find lunch and the turkey wraps on display here were irresistible. The wrap and a bag of chips was about $8, a great prices for lunch in a...city. My wrap was a daily special, but they have great sandwiches and Thanksgiving-inspired lunches all year round. A great option when visiting RTM.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4