Open Hours

Monday - Wednesday : 10 AM – 5 PM
Thursday - Saturday : 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday : 11 AM – 5 PM

Special Hours During Pandemic

Franklin Square Deli established itself in historic downtown Kent, Ohio in 1983, on the corner of Water and Main Streets. From the beginning, the menu focused on fresh, cut to order sandwiches, made directly in the approving view of the customer.

Voted #1 Best…

For decades, the Deli has been synonymous with delicious signature sandwiches served on fresh Italian loafs…still downtown Kent’s most popular eatery.

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Best Party Trays in Town…

Best Party Trays in Town

Choose from 15 different party platters. Each one is tasty, fresh and delicious. Whether it's a small family gathering or a neighborhood block party.

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Cupcake Binge!

Best Party Trays in Town

Call and place your order, then pick up your cupcakes at Franklin Square Deli. How convenient is that?

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Discount Specials for June

Zuppa di Giorno

Potato Leek Bisque

Seafood Puttanesca

Creamy Tomato (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: PITA PANINI $7.75

Quartered Wheat Pita-Melt
with Shaved Smoked Turkey Breast,
Smoked Mozzarella and Colby Cheeses,
Pesto and Onion. Served with Our
Very Popular and Scrumptious
Honey Dipping Sauce.

Tuesday: FRENCH DIP $7.50

A CLASSIC! Warmed Shaved
Roasted Beef with French Fried Onions
and Melted Swiss Cheese on a Toasted
6” Steak Roll. Served with a Cup of
Rich Beef Broth Au Jus For Dipping!


We take a $1.50 OFF one of our
tastiest and most popular sandwiches!
Smoked Ham, Hard Salami, Seasoned
Pork Roast and Swiss Cheese with
Dills, Yellow Mustard, a skim of Mayo,
Lettuce, Tomato & Onion on a Buttered
Ciabatta roll, PRESSED on the Panini Grill, to meld all those great
flavors…made in the Tradition of The Ybor, Florida Community!


Shredded Tender Pit Cooked
Pork with a Special BBQ Sauce
and covered with Our Tangy Cole
Slaw, Shredded Cheese and a
Heavy Shake of Hot Sauce.
On a Garlic Toasted Steak Roll.
Could Be the Best Pork Sandwich you will Ever Have!


Braised  Pork Shoulder Chunks with
Onion, a Taste of Hot Pepper Cheese
Covered with CHIMICHURRI SAUCE (fresh
parsley, jalapeno, cilantro, garlic and oil)
on a Ciabatta Sandwich Bun.
Baked in the Oven!

Saturday/Sunday: PASTRAMI

Everyone’s Favorite, WARM PASTRAMI
Sliced Thicker and Folded between
Creamy Melted Monterrey Jack Cheese
w ith a Taste of Crunchy French Fried
Onions and a Smear of Orange
Marmalade on Deli Cut Rye Bread, Oh My!