Open Hours

Monday - Wednesday : 10 AM – 8 PM
Thursday - Saturday : 10 AM – 9 PM
Sunday : 11 AM – 7 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

Sicilian Pizza Soup

Mexicana Chicken & Avocado

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: WILD TURKEY $7.50

1/2" thick cut of Grilled Turkey Breast,
rubbed with a Special Cajun
inspired Herb Seasoning on a
Bed of Romaine Lettuce, Tomato
and Onion with a Layer of Ancho
Pepper/Cream Cheese on an
Oven Baked Crusty Ciabatta Roll.


Toasty Warm Turkey Breast between
Melty Gobs of Havarti Cheese with
Rings of Sweet Peppers and a Layer
of Major Grays Mango Chutney on
Thick Crusted 9-Grain Wheat.
Another Wonderful DELI MELT!

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!


The Best Taste of October!
Mild Semi-Sweet Sausage Link
on a Garlic Toasted Steak Roll with
Gulden’s Mustard and Covered with
Sauerkraut, Served with a Side of
German Potato Salad.

Happy Octoberfest!

Saturday & Sunday:

Laid Back & Easy…
…like the weekend should be!

Smoked Ham, Melted Swiss,
Lettuce, Tomato, Onion.
Topped with Mayo and Mustard
on a Toasted Plain Bagel.