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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Specials for October

Zuppa di Giorno

Ham & Bean

German Sausage & Potato

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


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

Tuesday: PASTRAMI REUBEN$10.00

1st Time at The Deli. Big City
Tasty Twist on the Classic Reuben!
Over a quarter pound of Lean
Smoky Pastrami, 1000 Island Dressing,
Sauerkraut and Melted Ohio Swiss on
Toasted Thick Sliced Deli Rye! 
…or replace the 1000 Island with mustard.


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: BRATWURST $6.95

Direct From Wisconsin...  “Da Best”
Big & Mild Semi Sweet Sausage Link
on a Garlic Toasted Steak Roll, Covered with
Sauerkraut, Onions and Gulden’s Mustard!
October Tradition! 


The Gang at Woodsy’s Devour These!
The Deli’s Homemade Tuna Salad Topped
with Onion, Jalapeno Peppers, Onions
and Melted Habanero Cheese
on a Toasted Plain Bagel.