We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Original Turkey

45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-925-5598
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“stuffing” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (156)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 149 reviews

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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Reading Terminal Market
7,803 reviews
.03 km away
Bassetts Ice Cream
524 reviews
.02 km away
Tommy DiNic's
860 reviews
.02 km away
Hershel's East Side Deli
266 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Reading Terminal Market
3,487 reviews
.01 km away
Wanamaker Organ
616 reviews
.35 km away
Masonic Temple
475 reviews
.35 km away
Pennsylvania Convention Center
217 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Original Turkey staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing