Open Hours

Monday - Sunday : 11 AM – 5 PM



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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Specials for July

Zuppa di Giorno

Buttery Onion

Manhattan Clam Chowder

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: PITA PANINI $7.95

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

Tuesday: JERSEY GYRO$7.50

All Things Normal ‘Till The Garnish…
Delicious Seared Gyro on a Soft
Warmed Pita Covered with Our
Traditional Italian Sub Garnish!
A Tasty Change Up!


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!

Friday: JALAPENO &

OK, This Is The One! (and don’t be afraid)
Gooey, Strechy Monterey Jack Cheese
with Bits of Diced Fresh Jalapeno
Peppers and Onions on Crispy
Italian Bread with a Dipping Bowl
of Peppercorn Parmesan Ranch!


Grilled Chicken Breast Filet
Coupled with Smoked Ham and
Melted Swiss, Topped with Tomato,
Lettuce and Thick Bleu Cheese Dressing
on an Oven Baked Ciabatta Roll.