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 May

Zuppa di Giorno

Chicken Cavatappi

Corn Chowder

Beef, Onion & Carrot (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: FRIED

Another “BRONX DINER” Special!
Grilled Thicker Slices of 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!


A  Pile of Thin Shaved Italian
Mortadella, Thin Onion Slices,
Tomato and Fresh Basil with
Melted Asiago Cheese, on a
Large Toasted Plain Bagel.

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: ENZO $9.95

Straight From The Lunchroom at
Maranello Italy!
  A combination of
Spicy Capocollo, Pepper-Jack
Cheese, and  Hard Salami with
Romaine Lettuce, Tomato, Onion
and a Special Olive-Pepper Mayo
on Herbed Thick Sliced Italian Toast!


6 Big Ounces of Thin-Shaved
Smoked Ham with Both Colby and
Swiss Cheese.
Garnished with Lettuce,
Tomato, Onion and Your Choice of
either Horsey Sauce or Honey Mustard.
On a Garlic Toasted Brioche Roll.