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.

Delivery Discontinued…


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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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Today’s Specials…

Zuppa di Giorno

Creole Dirty Rice

Italian Sausage & Peppers

Beef Penne (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: BROWN & TAN $8.75

Great Lunchtime (or anytime) Sandwich.
Warm, Juicy Roasted Beef combined with
Smoked Turkey Breast and Colby Cheese
on Top of Romaine and Thin Sliced Onion
Capped with Our Zesty Cole Slaw and
Red French Catalina on Thick, Soft
9-Grain Wheat. Be Hungry – It’s BIG!


Everyone’s Favorite, Warm, Folded
Thin Sliced Beef Pastrami, Red Onion
Slices, Gooey, Stretchy Brick Cheese
and a Layer of Orange Marmalade
on Tasty Deli Rye. Pressed on the Panini
until All the Flavors Come Together!


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: EGG SALAD &

WOW – Just can’t ask for a better
Lenten Friday Special.
Our Traditional
Egg Salad Sandwich made with Triple
Layer Fresh Oat Bran Bread. A Healthy
and Light Selection coupled with a
Bowl of Homemade Tomato Soup!

Saturday/Sunday: SMOKEHOUSE

Toasty Warm Smoked Ham and
Melted Sharp Cheddar Cheese with
Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Cucumber
Slices and Creamy French Dressing
rolled into a Toasty Wheat Pita!