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 December

Zuppa di Giorno

El Capitan Chorizo Sausage & Rice

Split Pea with Ham

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: JERSEY GYRO – $8.00

All Things Normal ‘Till The Garnish…
Delicious Seared Gyro on a Warmed Pita,
then We Sprinkle Shredded Mozzarella
and Give It  Our Traditional Italian Sub
Garnish! This Is A Tasty Change Up!

Tuesday: FRIED

 Another “BRONX DINER” Special. 
Grilled Thicker Slicesof Cotto (Cooked)
Salami with Onions, Dill Slices and
Provolone Cheese with a Slather of Old
School “Sandwich Spread”, on an Oven
Baked Ciabatta Bun! 
(Hey, That Sounds Like What I Ate As A Kid!!)

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: A1-A ROAST BEEF $10.75

A Quarter Pound of Delicious Thin Sliced
Top Round on a Oven Baked Ciabatta Roll
with Melted Pepper-Jack Cheese, Lettuce,
Tomato, Onion, a Taste of Jalapeno’s and
Tangy A1 Steak Sauce!


We have this a lot because it's popular!
Laid Back, Easy, Like the Weekend Should
Be! Smoked Ham, Melted Swiss, Lettuce,
Tomato, Onion, Then Topped with Mayo
and Mustard on a Toasted Plain Bagel.