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

Portobella Mushroom

Manhattan Clam Chowder

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


A Light Croissant Roll
Stuffed with Shaved Turkey Breast
and Ohio Swiss on a Bed of Leafy
Romaine. Topped with Thin Cucumber
Slices and a Light Spread of Our
Delicious Dill Dip Dressing!

& HAVARTI MELT – $6.25

Another Kickin’ Panini Melt...
Let’s Enjoy It!
Gobs Of Melty Havarti
Cheese Bolstered with Chunks of
Walnut, a Taste of Crispy Fried Onions,
and a Spread of Apricot Preserves,
on Thicker Cut 9–Grain Wheat.
Pressed Perfectly on the Panini Grill.


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!


Another “BRONX DINER” Special.
Grilled Thicker Slices of Cotto (Cooked)
Salami with Onions, Dill Slices and
Provolone Cheese with a Slather of
Old School “Sandwich Spread,”
on an Oven Baked Ciabatta Bun!
(Hey, That Sounds Like What I Ate as a Kid!!)

Saturday/Sunday: $1.00 OFF
Toastis With The Mostie

A Unique Netherlands Name!
They Call It a TOASTIE—we call it a
Grilled Cheese Sandwich! Smoky Ham,
plus a Thin Slice of Onion, All Gooed-Up
with Melted Colby and Swiss Cheese
Between Two Slices of Thick, Buttered
Rye Bread, but Here’s the Trick…It’s Equipped with a
Dipping Bowl Full of “Honey Dip.”