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.

FREE Evening Delivery…

Don’t want to cook? Call for a DISPATCH!
Every Day:
2 to 4:30. KSU & within Kent Area.
$8 Minimum.

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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…

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

Pepper Beef with Shell Pasta

Tomato with Cream Cheese

Chippotle Chicken & Rice (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: TURKEY RACHEL $7.50

Thin Sliced WarmTurkey Breast
Piled High on Toasted Rye,
Covered with Our Tangy Cole Slaw,
Red French Dressing and
Swiss Cheese!


Italian Mortadella, Strips of Hot Peppers
(Cooked in Garlic & Olive Oil), Onion
and Melted Gooey Provolone Cheese
on Herbed Italian Bread with a
Dip Bowl of Italian Dressing!

Wednesday: KENT'S BEST

Sale Price All Day Wednesday!
Corned Beef, 1000 Island,
Seasoned Kraut, and Melted Swiss,
on Toasty Thick Deli Rye.

Thursday: LOUSIANA

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!


Simple and Tasty!
The Deli’s Popular Tuna Salad
between a Layer of Melted American
and Swiss Cheeses, with Just a Hint
of Onion and Dill Slices… to complete
the flavor… on Buttered Rye Bread
Pressed on the Panini.

Saturday/Sunday: LEMON PEPPER

Fresh Flavors of Lemon & Yogurt!
Seared Lemon Pepper Rubbed
Chicken Breast Romaine Lettuce,
Tomato and Cucumber Sauce
on a Soft, Tasty Pretzel Roll.