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! EVENING DELIVERY: Sunday through Wednesday, delivery from 2:00 – 6:30 Thursday through Saturday, Delivery from 2:00 – 7:30 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

Zuppa di Calamari

Creamy Potato

Holiday Tomato (last call)

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


Po’Boy… Whatever!

Delicious, Warm Pork Roast and
Smoked Mozzarella Cheese
garnished with all of our regular
“Grinder” toppings plus Banana
Peppers and a splash of the Horsey Sauce, Quick Baked in the oven.

Tuesday: PITA PANINI $6.95

Folded Wheat Pita-Melt
stuffed with Shaved Turkey Breast,
Smoked Mozzarella and Colby
Cheeses, Pesto and Onion, served
with Our Very Popular & Scrumptious
Honey Dipping Sauce.

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!


Big Slice of Warmed, Hearty and
Delicious Slow Cooked Meatloaf

on a Toasted Kaiser Roll with Melted
Colby Cheese, Sautéed Onions
and a Special Ketchup Based
Horseradish Sauce!

Saturday & Sunday: BAYO'S CHEESE

Melted Provolone and Pepperjack
Cheese with a Layer of Pepperoni on a
Warmed Pita with Tomato, Lettuce,
Onion, Banana Peppers and
Topped with Our Cucumber Sauce!