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.

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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Today’s Specials…

Zuppa di Giorno

Creamy Potato

Ham & Bean

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: FRENCH DIP $7.50

A CLASSIC. Warmed Shaved Roasted
Beef with French Fried Onions and
Melted Swiss Cheese on a Toasted 6”
Steak Roll. Served with a Cup of
Rich Beef Broth Au Jus For Dipping!


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!


A Fun Beef Bologna Panini
with Layers of Crunchy Potato Chips,
Smoked Mozzarella and Grape Jelly
on Italian Bread. Pressed on the Panini
to Bring Together All The Flavors!


A Hard Salami, Capocollo, Pepperoni,
Proscuitto & Jalapeno Cheese  on a
6” Sub Roll Topped with Our House
Italian Garnishes. Plus Roasted Red
Sweet Peppers, Baked in the Oven to
Melt the Flavors and  Crisp the Bread.