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

Polish Cabbage Roll Soup

East Coast Lobster & Corn Chowder

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


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.

Tuesday: ZESTY BAR-B-Q

Seared Strips of Seasoned Chicken
Breast Filet and Crispy French Fried
Jalapeno Peppers, Melted Pepper Jack
Cheese and Our Zesty BBQ Sauce
on a Warmed Wheat Pita.


We take a $1.50 OFF one of our
tastiest and most popular sandwich!
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: A TASTE OF ITALY – $7.75

From Our Old Menu!
A Heap of Warmed Italian Capocollo
Ham Smothered in a Seasoned Mix
of Peppers and Onion. Topped with
Marinara Sauce and Melted Provolone
Cheese on Our Thick Cut Italian Toast.

Saturday/Sunday: TRADITIONAL

Simple and Tasty! The Deli’s Popular
Tuna Salad Between a Layer of Melted
American and Swiss Cheeses, with
just a Hint of Onion and Dill Slices,
to complete the flavor, on Buttered
Rye Bread; Pressed on the Panini.