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

Shrimp & Corn Chowder


The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili


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.

Tuesday: SICILIAN GYRO $6.75

Seared Slices of Delicious Gyro
Topped with Grilled Onions and
Sweet Peppers, Marinara Sauce
and Melted Mozzarella Cheese
on a Garlic Toasted Pita!
From Our 80’s Era Menu…
… We still get requests to put this back onthe menu, It’s Great!

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!

Friday: CATALINA MELT $6.25

I am so told that this is a preview
of an Upcoming Menu Addition!
Smoked Turkey Breast, Gooey Mild
Muenster Cheese, Sweet Peppers,
a Taste of Onion and PESTO
on 9-Grain Wheat,
Pressed on the Panini Grill.

Saturday & Sunday:

A Quarter Pound of Delicious Thin
Sliced Top Round on a Oven Toasted
Ciabatta Roll with Melted Pepperjack
Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion,
a Taste of Jalapeno’s and
Tangy A1 Steak Sauce!



  • Franklin Square Deli Clean Family Restaurant


    Sandwich and Medium Drink for $3.99.
    Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays
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