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

New England Clam Chowder

Beef Vegetable with Orzo

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


A Fun Beef Bologna Panini with
Layers of Crunchy Potato Chips,
Smoked Mozzarella and Grape Jelly
on Italian Bread, Pressed to Bring
Together All the Flavors!

Tuesday: Turkey, Cranberry and
Honey Coated Walnuts

Another Kickin’ Panini Melt...
Gobs of Melty Mozzarella Cheese
and Tasty Turkey Breast Bolstered
with Chunks of Honey Coated Walnuts,
and a Spread of Trader Joe’s
Cranberry Sauce, on 9–Grain Wheat
with a Sprinkle of Cinnamon. Pressed Perfectly on The Panini Grill.

Wednesday: KENT'S BEST

We're Bringing It Back for One
Month on Wednesdays – JUST $7.

Juicy Warm Corned Beef,
1000 Island, Seasoned Kraut,
Melted Swiss  on Toasty Thick
Deli Rye. We Think You Will Agree!


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: UPTOWN

Scrumptious Chunks of
Slow Roasted Beef Pot Roast,
Melted Cheddar Cheese Topped
with Batter Baked Onion Swirls and
a Dab of Applebutter-Horseradish
Mayonaisse…Ideally Warmed to
Perfection on a Soft, Hearty Round Roll.

Saturday/Sunday: CHICKEN

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.