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.

FREE Evening Delivery…

Don’t want to cook? Call for a DISPATCH!
Every Day:
2 to 4:30. KSU & within Kent Area.
$8 Minimum.

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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…

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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Today’s Specials…

Zuppa di Giorno

Black Eyed Pea & Sausage Stew

Appalachian Hamburger Soup

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: EGG SALAD – $4.75

Our Traditional Egg Salad Sandwich
Made with Triple Layer Fresh
Oatbran Bread…
…a Healthy and Light Selection!

Tuesday: BELA LUGOSI – $6.75

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.

Wednesday: CUBAN
SANDWICH – $6.00

Famous In Miami and Tampa Area!
Smoked Ham, Spiced Pork Loin Roast,
Hard Salami and Swiss Cheese with
Yellow Mustard, Mayo, Dill Slices,
Lettuce, Tomato and Onion, on a Crusty
Ciabatta Roll Topped with Butter & Garlic.
Pressed on the Panini to Crisp the Bread and Warm the Flavors!

Thursday: LOUSIANA

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!


Everyone’s Favorite,
WARM PASTRAMI, Sliced Thicker
and Folded Between Creamy Melted
Havarti Cheese with a Taste of Crunchy
French Fried Onions and a Smear of
Orange Marmalade on Deli Cut
Rye Bread. Oh My!


Toasty Pita Stuffed Up with Warm
Turkey Breast and Melted Cheddar
atop Fresh Romain, Tomato, Onion,
and a Splash of Peppercorn Ranch.
Then Finished with Crispy
Grilled Bacon Bits!