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.

FREE Evening Delivery…

Don’t want to cook? Call for a DISPATCH!
Every Day:
2 to 4:30. KSU & within Kent Area.
$8 Minimum.

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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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Today’s Specials…

Zuppa di Giorno

White Chicken Chili

Chesapeake Bay Clam Chowder

Corn Chowder with Bacon (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


Over a Quarter Pound of Warm
Thin Shaved and Lean Beef Pastrami
with Melted Ohio Swiss Cheese,
Onion, Dill Slices and Spicy Mustard
on Fresh Thick Cut Deli Rye Bread.

Tuesday: A1-A ROAST BEEF – $8.25

A Quarter Pound of Delicious
Thin Sliced Top Round on a
Oven Toasted Ciabatta Roll with
Melted Pepperjack  Cheese, Lettuce,
Tomato, Onion, a Taste of Jalapeno’s
and Tangy A-1 Steak Sauce!


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!


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.

Saturday/Sunday: 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.