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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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45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviewed May 29, 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 April 28, 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 April 27, 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
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Visiting with preteen granddaughter who tried the sandwich with turkey stuffing cranberry sauce. She loved it. As did my wife who had a regular turkey sandwich.

Thank Mikeb1Falmouth_MA
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The market is overwhelming. The line was short here and I like Turkey. Fresh carved, juicy and reasonably priced. Had the turkey philly (don't hate).

Thank SingingOT
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Took a quick train ride to the city to check out the reading terminal market. Was just something to do on a nice day. On a recommendation, when it came time for lunch, grabbed sandwiches from The Original Turkey. Sure glad we did. I had...More

1  Thank Tim D
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Usually a line deters me when I am trying to get lunch and back in an hour. I toughed it out and ordered a Turkey special with extra dressing on side and reminded the gentleman that I wanted my pickle. This is such a worthy...More

Thank sunshinephilly
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

With so many choices at the Reading Terminal Market it can be hard to decide for lunch. But I wanted something healthy so I chose Original Turkey. I grabbed a Lunchbox for $8.00 - its a small container filled with turkey and two sides. I...More

Thank GeneseoSupremo
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Over the years I have had most of the selections on the menu but the bottom line is this is fresh roasted turkey. Turkey, cut thick and placed on big slabs of fresh rye bread you can have your sandwich with lettuce, tomato, mayo or...More

Thank Copperman1
Reviewed March 7, 2017

I am not a huge fan of turkey but I am ok with some. I needed something for dinner and the market was closing. so I went for the turkey. It was actually pretty good and there is all the trimmings if one so desires...More

Thank Sandra T
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5598
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