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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” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
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American, Fast food
45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know the turkey is fresh when you can see it sitting on the cutting board waiting to be carved with each order. I got the turkey stuffing and cranberry sandwich on white bread which is piled high with turkey with a big scoop of...More

Thank Sabena Y
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This place literally has the juiciest, most tender turkey I've ever had in my whole life! I usually get the plate with the sides and like I said, it's amazing. Must try if you love turkey and are missing Thanksgiving!

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

First, the staff here is very friendly and got my sandwich prepared quickly and I felt the price was reasonable. I ordered a plain turkey with lettuce and tomato on white bread, pickle on the side. The thing that ruined the sandwich for me was...More

Thank Mosack
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 8 July 2017 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 23 June 2017

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 reelwise
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
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Average prices
USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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