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.


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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…

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 March

Zuppa di Giorno

Beef Black Bean & Rice

Buffalo Chicken

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


Zesty Flavor Filled Meatballs Lightly
Covered in Our Cattleman’s Barbeque
Sauce, Fried Onion Tanglers and
Melted Mozzarella Cheese on a
Garlic Toasted 6” Steak Roll.

THE BLEU BULL – $11.00

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

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!

Friday: SMAZZI'S 

He Orders Them Like This Without Fail…
Tender Strips of Grilled Chicken Breast W
with Melted Mozzarella Cheese under
Our Traditional Italian Sub Garnish of
Tomato, Lettuce Onions, Olive Oil ,
Wine Vinegar and Seasonings on a
Garlic Toasted Wheat Pita.

Sunday/Saturday: CHICKEN
CORDON BLEU – $12.00

Grilled Chicken Breast Filet coupled
with Smoked Ham and Melted Swiss,
Topped with Tomato, Lettuce and
Thick Bleu Cheese Dressing on an
Oven Baked Ciabatta Roll.