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

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Italian Wedding Soup

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


It’s Big and on a Bagel. Plus…
This one is Coming Hot!

A Quarter Pound of Thin Shaved Lean
Top Round, Slices of Jalapeno’s and
Onions, Zesty Barbeque Sauce
and Melted Jalapeno Cheese!

Tuesday: PITA PANINI $7.75

Quartered Wheat Pita-Melt  with Shaved
Smoked Turkey Breast, Smoked
Mozzarella and Colby Cheeses,
Pesto and Onion. Served with Our
Very Popular and Scrumptious Honey
Dipping Sauce. Very Popular!


We take a $1.50 OFF one of our
tastiest and most popular sandwich!
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: BLUEBERRY HILL – $7.25

Juicy Roasted Pork Loin Tenders,
Red Sweet Pepper, Tastes of
Jalapeno Honey Mustard and Melted
Colby on Ciabatta with a Daub of
Sweet Blueberry. Panini Pressed.


A Quarter Pound Thick Slab of Grilled
Turkey Breast, Rubbed with a Special
Creole Inspired Herb Seasoning on a
Bed of Romaine Lettuce, Tomato and
Onion with a Layer of Ancho/Cream
Cheese on an Oven Baked Crusty
Ciabatta Roll.