Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse's second restaurant is expected to open in Plano in mid-September 2019.

Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse's second restaurant is expected to open in Plano in mid-September 2019.

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The Pappas family, the Texas restaurateurs responsible for Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse and more, is opening a Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse in Plano.

It'll be months before the debut of Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse in Plano. Here's a look at construction, as noted by a Dallas Morning News tipster.

It'll be months before the debut of Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse in Plano. Here's a look at construction, as noted by a Dallas Morning News tipster.

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Expected opening date is mid September.

Delta Blues is a full-service barbecue and Southern restaurant serving brisket, ribs, burgers and steaks. Its website notes that this isn't the kind of place where customers "wait in line and eat off of a plastic tray." Like its upscale Mexican restaurant Pappasito's, Delta Blues appears to be a dressed-up version of a well-known cuisine.

The first Delta Blues restaurant is in Webster, Texas, southeast of Houston. The Plano restaurant makes two. Delta Blues is separate from Pappas Bar-B-Q, another Pappas family restaurant with more than a dozen locations in the Houston area and one in Dallas.

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Plano's Delta Blues is located on the Dallas North Tollway, in place of a former Bone Daddy's House of Smoke. 

Eager Plano residents have been eyeing the construction site since early 2019. Delta Blues Smokehouse is now hiring.

"We're really excited to open this concept in the Dallas area, and we're especially excited to be in Plano," said Christina Pappas, director of marketing, in March 2019.

The restaurant also has a full bar with American whiskey, beer on tap and wine. Some of the items on the cocktail menu include a frozen whiskey drink and a strawberry habanero mule.

Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse is located at 3916 N. Dallas Parkway (near W. Parker Road), Plano. Here's a look at some of the menu items from the original Delta Blues near Houston:

Original story written March 7, 2019. Updated Aug. 1, 2019 with opening date.

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