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Elevated Barbecue Heads to Plano Thanks to The Pappas Restaurant Group

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This is the first Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse in DFW

Courtesy Pappas Delta Blues

Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse is headed to Plano this fall, and if the name sounds familiar, that’s because its from the eponymous chain of Pappas Restaurants that includes Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, and Pappasito’s Cantina.

The new arrival at 3916 Dallas Parkway is the first DFW location of Pappas Delta Blues, which is only the second location in Texas behind one Houston-area outpost. Diners will find “sophisticated” barbecue that’s slow smoked in-house daily alongside other entrees like fried catfish, grilled salmon, steaks, and burgers. Barbecue favorites are served with two sides and include options like aged hickory-smoked brisket, pulled pork, smoked Berkshire pork belly, several varieties of sausage, ribs, turkey breast, and chicken.

Appetizers like fried green tomatoes, deviled eggs, boudin, and quail done up in the Nashville hot style characterize the Southern-themed menu. A ton of sides that are more elevated than typically found at a barbecue joints are also on offer — think chilled kale with butternut squash, brussels sprouts, and broccolini. There’s also mac ‘n’ cheese, cabbage slaw, and creamed corn, for old school ‘cue fans. The full bar boasts an “extensive” American whiskey selection fueling cocktails like the Frozen Whiskey Smash, and the eatery also offers wine and draft or bottled beer.

When Pappas Delta Blues opens mid-September, its hours of operation will be Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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