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

Curry Chicken & Rice

Golden Gate Stew

Hot Pot Stew (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: CLUB POUPON – $7.50

A Trio of Delicate Smokey Flavor! 
Panini with Delicious Honey Smoked
Turkey Breast, Ham & Smoked Gouda
Cheese, then Slices of Tomato & Onion,
a Layer of Scrumptious Grey Poupon
& Mayo on Thick 9-Grain Wheat Bread.


One of Our Most Popular Specials!
Over a Quarter Pound of Warm Thin
Shaved and Lean Beef Pastrami
with Melted  Ohio Swiss Cheese,
Onion, Dill Slices and Spicy Mustard
on Fresh Thick Cut Deli Rye Bread.

Wednesday: CUBAN
SANDWICH – $6.00

Famous In Miami and Tampa Area!
Smoked Ham, Spiced Pork Loin Roast,
Hard Salami and Swiss Cheese with
Yellow Mustard, Mayo, Dill Slices,
Lettuce, Tomato and Onion, on a Crusty
Ciabatta Roll Topped with Butter & Garlic.
Pressed on the Panini to Crisp the Bread and Warm the Flavors!

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!

Friday: UPTOWN
POT ROAST – $8.00

Scrumptious Chunks of Slow Roasted
Beef Pot Roast, Melted Cheddar Cheese
Topped with Batter Baked Onion Swirls
and a Dab of Applebutter-Horseradish
Mayonaisse. Warmed to perfection on
a Soft, Hearty Round Roll.


Italian Capocollo, Pepperoni,
Genoa Salami and Melted Provolone
Cheese, Covered with Marinara Sauce
and Just a Taste of Onion
on a Lightly Grilled Pita!