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.


We are very grateful for this great article about the deli…

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.

Read More

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.

Read More


Looking for Good Help

Specials for September

Zuppa di Giorno

Mid-Atlantic Clam Chowder

Chicken, Vegetable & Noodles

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: BLUEBERRY HILL$8.75

Juicy Roasted Pork Loin Tenders,
Red Sweet Pepper, Tastes 0f Jalapeno’s
and Honey Mustard and Melted Colby
on Ciabatta with a Daub of Sweet
Blueberr. Panini Pressed.
OH, It’s Really Really Good!


Wednesday: Cugino”

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 TheYbor, 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!

Smoked Salmon Bagel

Delicious Cold-Smoked Norwegian
Salmon Between Two Layers of Cream
Cheese with a Thin Slice of Red Onion
and a Taste of Capers, on a Large
Toasted Plain Bagel

Sunday/Saturday: THE

Honey Smoked Turkey Breast, Italian
Prosciutto Ham and Monterrey Jack
Cheese with Lettuce and a Light Splash
of Oil & Vinegar on the Bottom, Refreshing
Cucumber Slices and Honey Mustard
on the Top. Made on a Half Sub Roll, and
Baked In Our Oven ‘Til All Melty and Warm!