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

Beef Noodle

Tuscano Soup

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

ITALIANI – $6.00

Macaroni & Cheese with Tasty
Chunks of Pepperoni Chopped
Jalapeno Peppers and Melted
Pepperjack Cheese. All on Thick Cut,
Seasoned, Crusty Italian.  Another
Deliciously Tasty Melt From The Deli.


The Deli’s Mild Italian Sausage Link 
Smothered in a Seasoned Mix of
Onions, Peppers, Marinara Sauce
and Shredded Mozzarella.
On a Garlic Toasted Steak Roll.

Wednesday: KENT’S BEST

Sale Price All Day Wednesday!
Corned Beef, 1000 Island,
Seasoned Kraut, and Melted Swiss,
on Toasty Thick Deli Rye.

Thursday: LOUSIANA

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: JERSEY GYRO– $6.75

All things Normal till the garnish…
Delicious Seared Gyro on a Soft
Warmed Pita Covered with Our
Traditional Italian Sub Garnish
(Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Virgin
Olive Oil, Wine Vinegar & Seasonings).
A REALLY Tasty Change Up!


Thin Sliced Warmed Turkey Breast
Piled High on Toasted Cuts of
Thick Rye, Covered with Our Tangy
Cole Slaw, Red French Dressing
and Swiss Cheese!