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Franklin Square Deli

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108 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
+1 330-673-2942
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Only one thing wrong with this place in my book....man, the menu choice was so long and so good sounding I didn't know what to choose ;-) But my Philly was really tasty, as were the sweet potato fries. V nice staff too. Would recommend

Thank Kieron D
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good sandwiches if you like high grade lunch meat. Been there 2 times and took an unusually long time to get our food. I recommend it if you have plenty of time. Don't go if you have to be at work.

Thank jhdaugh
Carl P, Owner at Franklin Square Deli, responded to this review

We apologize for any mishap at the counter, if you happened to drop by this past Thursday, we had two very large pick up orders that swamped our lunchtime service.... trainwreck. We pride ourselves in our very quick turnaround from placing order to having your food on your tray or in your bag, often just short moments. Thank You. More 

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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very nice selection of sandwiches and soup for our needs. Diner atmosphere. All foods prepared freshly. Nice,friendly staff and atmosphere. Good for all types of tastes.

Kent, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

i have eaten here many times and can't report anything bad. The subs are fantastic you can stay and eat or takeout.

Thank Nancy S
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It's ok. Not my cup of tea so to speak. Had their pizza; which is good, but nothing to it really. Nothing special. My friend had a sandwich; which was kind of on the small side, but again it was ok. I doubt I'll be coming back.

Thank heathertC2337OX
United States
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

They get your dish to you fast. The food is good, service is good. Would eat there again. They have a good variety of food.

Thank shirley b
Kent, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place to sit and enjoy an excellent meal. Husbands fav is the Carl's favorite and you can't go wrong with that one!

Thank Linda L
Kent, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

My co-workers and I go to Franklin Square Deli often for lunch. The sandwiches are great - very fresh and not overpriced. They make everything when you order it, but the service is fast. Would recommend to anyone wanting deli-style food in Kent.

Thank erinnicoleksu
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Growing up in Kent, Franklin Square Deli was a regular stop. Now it's one of the first places I eat when I'm back in town. Sandwiches are huge and served with a dill pickle, and the homemade soups are incredible. The downtown Kent area has changed tremendously and there are many more options to choose from, but the soups and... More 

1 Thank PghTiff
Ravenna, Ohio
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Been a customer since 1986, would have been there sooner, but we were in Houston for a few years in the 80s. Suspect we had one while home on a visit. Last visit a week ago for a workday lunch mmm mmm good!

1 Thank MCD5355

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Italian, Delicatessen, Soups
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Water St, Kent, OH 44240
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 330-673-2942
Over 30 years of providing Kent the finest, freshest, tastiest Deli style sandwiches, soups, submarines, salads and more. Enjoy quick service for both casual dining in and carry out. Rest assured that cleanliness and attentive service is our priority. We also provide late afternoon/early evening delivery to nearby locations (Kent only). Franklin Square Deli is renowned for its large selection of Party Tray/Party Fare foods and Box Lunches for any size group. We have been selected "Best Sandwich Shop" in a number of community and area reviews over the years, come see why!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?