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.

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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Cupcake Binge!

Best Party Trays in Town

Call and place your order, then pick up your cupcakes at Franklin Square Deli. How convenient is that?

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Specials for January

Zuppa di Giorno

Lobster Bisque

Buttery Creamy Onion

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


Delicious Link of Smoky Kielbassa
Seared to Perfection and Tossed in to
a Soft Wheat Pita with Zesty Sauerkraut
and Gulden’s Mustard. Served with
a Side of Potato Salad.


Deliciously Seasoned Meatballs (4)
on a Toasted Steak Roll, Covered with a
Savory Tomato Marinara Sauce and
Melted Mozzarella Cheese!


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 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: ENZO $9.25

Straight From the Lunchroom at Maranello Italy!
A combination of Spicy Capocollo,
Pepper-Jack Cheese, and Hard Salami
with Romaine Lettuce, Tomato, Onion and
a Special Olive-Pepper Mayo on Herbed
Thick Sliced Italian Toast.

BROWN & TAN $8.75

Great Weekend Sandwich (or anytime!)
Warm, Juicy Roasted Beef Combined with
Smoked Turkey Breast and Colby Cheese
On Top of Romaine and Thin Sliced Onion.
Capped with Our Zesty Cole Slaw and
Red French Catalina on
Thick, Lightly Toasted 9-Grain Wheat.