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

Black Eyed & Sausage Stew

Zuppa di Calamari

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: BRUNCH BAGEL $4.75

A tasty alternative that’s often overlooked.
Delicious Seared Italian Capocollo Ham,
a Fluffy Cooked Egg, a Ring Of Onion
and Melted American Cheese on a
Lightly Toasted “EVERYTHING” Bagel.
It’s OMG Good.

Tuesday: MEATBALL ITALIA $6.95

Deliciously Seasoned Meatballs (4)
on a Toasted Steak Roll, covered with
a Savory Tomato Marinara Sauce
and Melted Mozzarella Cheese!


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: KIRBY'S

Our Tasty Tuna Salad spread out over
Fresh Leafy Lettuce, Tomato, Zesty
Banana Peppers and Onions with
Swiss Cheese on Fresh, Soft and
Thick Deli Rye Bread.


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.