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

Cowboy Macaroni

Turkey Farfalle

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

$1.50 OFF REUBEN –

Inflation Buster! We're Bringing It
Back for a Month, Kent's Best Reuben.
$1.50 OFF! All Day Monday! 
¼ lb. Juicy Warm Corned Beef,
1000 Island, Seasoned Kraut, Melted
Swiss on Toasty Thick Deli Rye. 
We Think You Will Agree! Final Price 10.50.

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. 


Andrew has been ordering this Customized
Sandwich for a long time,
so we tried one,
and IT’S GOOD! All This: Leaf Lettuce, Green
Pepper, Tomato, Dills, Chopped Lettuce, Onion,
Banana Peppers, Olive Oil & Wine Vinegar, the
Seasonings AND a wash of Mayo and Melted
Swiss Cheese between Ciabatta Halves and finished Baked in the Oven!


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!


A Light Croissant Roll Stuffed with
Smoked Turkey Breast and Sharp
White Cheddar on a Bed of Leafy
Spring Mix Topped with Thin Cucumber
Slices and a Light Spread of Our
Delicious Dill Dip Dressing!

Sunday/Saturday: PORK ROAST
GRINDER – $7.25

Whatever! Delicious, Warm Pork Roast
and Havarti Cheese Garnished with
All of Our Regular “Grinder” Toppings
and a Splash of The Deli’s Favorite
Horsey Sauce on a 6” Sub Roll.