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…

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 February

Zuppa di Giorno

Cauliflower, Broccoli & Cheese

Eldorado Beef

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: THE BLEU BULL – $9.75

Lean Top Round Roasted Beef piled
on a Toastde 6" Garlic Steak Roll with
Roasted Red SweetPpeppers, Onion,
Mozzarella and Gorgonzola Cheese,
then Flash Baked in the Oven.
Served with a Dipping Au Jus!

Tuesday: NOT SO

Actually, It’s A GREAT PAIR.
1 Tuna Salad and 1 Chicken Salad
“Mini” Submarine, Each on a Petite
“Chubby” Dinner Roll, with Our Delicious
Garnish! (Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Italian
Seasoning, Olive Oil & Wine Vinegar) 

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!


A Tasty Twist on The Classic Ruben!
Featuring a Jumbo 1/3 lb. of Smoky
Pepper Crusted Pastrami, Zesty
Russian Dressing, Sauerkraut and
Melted Gouda on Toasted Thick
Sliced Deli Rye! 


The Way Tony Ordered ‘em! 
Thin Sliced Italian Prosciutto Ham,
Onions, Rings of Red Sweet Peppers
and Melted Provolone Cheese on a
Large Toasted “Everything” Bagel with
a Layer of Cream Cheese to
Smooth Things Over.