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The Original Turkey

45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-925-5598
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stuffing” (22 reviews)
“turkey sandwich” (51 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
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American, Fast food
45 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It’s not very often you come across a restaurant that specializes in turkey, so you sort of feel obligated to see what the big deal is. At the time of writing, the OT is ranked here as one of the top eats in the city,...More

Thank Hootbag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fixed anyway you like it! Really delicious food. It’s like thanksgiving time any time. I got the wrap and it was healthy and filling.

Thank alisafranz50by50
Reviewed 15 July 2018

It is nice because you can choose what you want to have in your sandwich or wrap. They are preparing it in front of you and the turkey is delicious.

1  Thank yoann D
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We are staying directly near Reading Market and ran over to grab lunch to go. This place did not disappoint!! Moist, delicious turkey!!

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 2 July 2018

loved this turkey.. moist and at a great price. just a small booth at the market place, i missed seeing it the first time. yummy

Thank ruthbrown27
Reviewed 23 June 2018

If yu like a Thanksgiving dinner or just a sandwich, this was a great place to eat and it is all made right in front of you

Thank Kellie S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Just like other travelers, I ordered the Thanksgiving roll. Perfect blend of turkey, cranberry sauce, and stuffing. I'd love to try more of their offerings, such a great little place. Not easy to find in the market, but it's near the back ish.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 10 June 2018

My spouse has sampled turkey in its various rendition all over. The plain simple turkey here was said to be moist, tender, mildly flavorful and plentiful.

Thank PerryPatetik
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I have a disabled daughter who can only purees and food chopped into purees. we were staying across the street from Reading Terminal Market and I went out in search of her dinner. they had delicious mashed potatoes and turkey and even though it was...More

2  Thank rita r
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I love turkey. I claim to make a mean turkey. But, this is the best. I wish I could make a turkey breast so delicious, juicy, and tender.

Thank BGreen94566
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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 Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5598
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