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.


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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

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 August

Zuppa di Giorno

New England Clam Chowder

Mac & Cheese Soup

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: PLT (Proscuitto,
Lettuce & Tomato)

Italian American Twist on a
Traditional BLT...Select Italian
Prosciutto Ham, Seared on the Grill,
Atop Crispy Romaine Lettuce, Slices
of Tomato and a Very Special Pesto
Infused Mayonnaise on
Toasted Italian Bread!



Deliciously Seasoned Meatballs (4)
on a Toasted Steak Roll, Covered with
a Savory Tomato Marinara Sauce and
Melted Mozzarella Cheese!


Wednesday: Cugino”

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 TheYbor, 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: ENZO $9.75

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!

Sunday/Saturday: SOMEONE

A Quarter POUND of Warmed Shaved
Smoked Ham, Sauerkraut, a Taste of
Onion, Melted Swiss and a Swish of
Tasty Yellow Mustard on Thick Sliced
Rye Toast…TASTY.