New Poplar Bluff restaurant to host grand opening

Big Whiskey's is opening a location in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Published: Aug. 11, 2023 at 8:54 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 12, 2023 at 1:02 PM CDT
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POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - A new restaurant in Poplar Bluff will host its grand opening in October.

Big Whiskey’s franchise announced the grand opening will be October 20.

According to a release from the company, the local group, BLV Whiskey’s, LLC, began construction at the new store in August.

The LLC is a partnership group of three Poplar Bluff residents. They finalized the deal with the restaurant and bar concept in November 2022.

According to the company, this will be Big Whiskey’s ninth location in Missouri, with plans to open more in the next year.

Renovations on the former Scotty’s Brewhouse, located at 3115 Oak Grove Road, included a private dining room, updated fixtures and decor. They’re adding a large patio. It sits on a hill overlooking the Poplar Bluff High School football Field.

“We could not be more excited about beginning construction. The Big Whiskey’s restaurant will be a perfect fit for Poplar Bluff. With a focus on community engagement, we believe Big Whiskey’s will be a cornerstone for the people here in Poplar Bluff. I cannot wait to be looking over the Poplar Bluff football field while enjoying some wings,” David Vernon, a representative from the franchisee group, said in the release.

Big Whiskey’s currently operates in Alabama, Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and is soon to open three stores in southeast Florida.