Open Hours

Monday - Wednesday : 10 AM – 5 PM
Thursday - Saturday : 10 AM – 5 PM
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.

Delivery Discontinued…


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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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Today’s Specials…

Zuppa di Giorno

Tuscana with Italian Sausage

Roasted Red Pepper Bisque

Beef Noodle (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


Our Cut On The Classic BLT…
Select Italian Prosciutto Ham, Seared
on the Grill, atop Crispy Romaine
Lettuce, Slices of Tomato and a
Very Special Pesto-Mayonnaise on
Toasted Italian Bread!  WOWZEE !

Tuesday: FRENCH DIP – $7.50

Warm, Delicious, Shaved Roasted Beef
with Onion and Melted Swiss Cheese
on a Toasted 6” Steak Roll.
Served with a Cup Of Hearty
Beef Broth Au Jus for Dipping!


Famous In Miami and Tampa Area!
Smoked Ham, Spiced Pork Loin Roast,
Hard Salami and Swiss Cheese with
Yellow Mustard, Mayo, Dill Slices,
Lettuce, Tomato and Onion, on a Crusty
Ciabatta Roll Topped with Butter & Garlic.
Pressed on the Panini to Crisp the Bread and Warm the Flavors!


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: ENZO ! – $8.75

Straight From the Lunchroom at
Maranello Italy!
A combination of
Spicy Capocollo, Pepper-Jack Cheese,
and  Hard Salami with Romaine
Lettuce, Tomato, Onion and a Special
Olive-Pepper Mayo on Herbed
Thick Sliced Italian Toast!

Saturday/Sunday: $1.00 OFF

Has been a Mainstay since the 1st Day
we opened – over 35 YEARS AGO!

Warm, Juicy and Spicy Italian Capocollo
Ham, a Couple of Rings of Onion,
Melted Provolone on an Everything Bagel
with a Layer of Cream Cheese.
Flavors Just Explode!