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

Beef Vegetable

Golden Buttery Onion

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


Knockout Flavors Throughout!
A Light Easy to Handle BBQ Sandwich…
Delicious Pulled Chicken Mixed in a
Homemade BBQ Marinade, Onion,
Strips of Sweet Peppers Melted Cheddar
and Jalapeno Cheeses on Thick Sliced
Italian with a Dipping Bowl of Ranch!

Tuesday: THE BLEU BULL $8.25

Lean Top Round Roasted Beef piled
onto a Garlic Toasted 6" Steak Roll with
Marinated, Fire-Roasted Red Sweet
Peppers, Mozzarella and Bleu Cheese
chunks, Baked in the Oven to Melt the
Cheese and Blend the Flavors.


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: PLT
(Prosciutto, Lettuce, Tomato) –

Select Italian Prosciutto Ham, Seared on
the Grill, atop Crispy Romaine Lettuce,
Slices of Tomato and a Very Special
Pesto-Mayonnaise on Toasted Italian
Bread. WOWSEE !!! 


Two Separate Hot Pepper Cheeses
(Jalapeno & Habanero), Smoked
Mozzarella, All of our Standard
Garnishes– Plus Hot Peppers and
Jalapeno Aoili, Baked In the Oven!