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

Chicken Velvet

Seafood Gumbo

The Deli’s (Damn Near) Famous Chili

Monday: “MORE MOJO”

Knockout Flavors Throughout!
Light, easy to handle BBQ Sandwich…
Our VERY POPULAR Pulled Pork,
Onion, and Strips of Sweet Peppers
with Melted Cheddar and Jalapeno
Cheeses on Thick 9-Grain Wheat.

Tuesday: NEWARK

Delicious Chicken Breast Filet,
sliced into thin strips and lightly grilled
with Peppers & Onions, then covered
under Marinara Sauce and Shredded
Cheese on a Garlic Toasted Steak Roll.

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!


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.

Saturday & Sunday:

Trio of Delicate Smokey Flavor!
Panini with Delicious Smoked Turkey
Breast, Ham and Smoked Mozzarella
Cheese, Slices of Tomato & Onion,
layer of Scrumptious Grey Poupon and
Mayo on Thick 9-Grain Wheat Bread.