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2019-02-06T20:10:28+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Featured, News, Opening|

LAS VEGAS – February 5, 2019 – Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar Las Vegas is many things to many people. It’s a sports bar for sports enthusiasts, a whiskey bar for whiskey devotees and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere for a family night out. After nearly 13 years in the Midwest, the renowned restaurant is making its way out west! Locally owned and operated, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar Las Vegas will make its debut Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6587 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Suite 196, in the heart of Town Square Las Vegas. Helmed by Executive Chef Ralph [...]

New Year, New Digs

2019-02-05T09:26:12+00:00 February 5th, 2019|News|

BIG WHISKEY’S DOUBLES HOME OFFICE MOVING TO OZARK, MO On the heels of opening up the first of two contracted franchise stores in Las Vegas, Big Whiskey’s is plowing into 2019 with plenty of momentum…and a new home base. The restaurant recently moved their home office to Ozark, Missouri to accommodate the continued growth. “Moving the office from downtown Springfield to Ozark has been pretty bittersweet for me,” states Big Whiskey’s co-founder, Paul Sundy. “I’ve spent my entire professional career working downtown, so this is a big adjustment. We outgrew our space and had a great opportunity to elevate our [...]

Let’s Throwback Happy Hour

2019-01-10T16:03:45+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Drinks, Featured, Happy Hour|

Happy Hour, Old School Style "Hey, Matty, do you remember when Big Whiskey's was old school? I'm not talking the movie..." It’s a new year. We’re resolving to spend more time with friends and family. Oh, and to live a little more! We’re back with Happy Hour, old-school style. Like OLD SCHOOL. Same great drinks. Crisp, cold beer. Circa 2006 prices. So bring your friends and your family and make the resolution to make more memories at Big Whiskey’s in 2019! Monday - Friday, 3:00-6:00pm Half-Price Drinks* Half-Price Beers - Bottles AND Drafts! Half-Price House Wines $5 Select [...]

417 Flights & Bites

2019-01-08T12:17:04+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Events, Whiskey|

Oh, your New Year's Resolution was to drink more whiskey? You're in luck! Join us for 417 Flights & Bites, with a whiskey flight selected by our pals at 417 Magazine! Flights include a BW souvenir glass. We'll be hosting not one, but TWO Flights & Bites events: UPDATE: The January 12 event has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. Please see below for information regarding Flights & Bites on Jan 19 at our Battlefield Road location. Saturday, January 12 | 2:30-4:00pm | Republic Rd. Whiskey Flight: 1. Knob Creek 2. Dickel Rye 3. Bullet 10 year [...]

Big Whiskey’s Nixa Launches Grand Opening

2018-11-30T13:09:27+00:00 November 30th, 2018|News, Opening|

This weekend, Big Whiskey’s launches grand opening festivities for the newest location in Nixa, MO! The brand announced plans for the official opening in early November after renovations were well underway at the former Ruby Tuesday’s property, just off of Hwy 160. Over the last two weeks, the Springfield-based restaurant has been hosting a soft opening in the new location at 715 McCroskey Street in Nixa. “Before Thanksgiving we hosted a couple of friends and family nights so our staff could cook for and wait on familiar faces as part of our training. We’ve been open each day since November [...]

‘Tis The Season for a Big Whiskey’s Grand Opening

2018-11-02T14:27:42+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|News|

Just in time for holiday celebrations, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant and Bar will open their eighth company-owned location in Nixa, Missouri, on Saturday, December 1! This location will mark the second company-owned store Big Whiskey’s has opened in 2018. “I am constantly amazed at the energy and effort our entire team puts in when we go after a new location. As a Nixa resident, I’m especially proud of this store and I can’t wait to share it with the community,” states Co-Founder and Senior VP of Operations, Paul Sundy. Soft opening dates are planned from November 19 through November 30, [...]

Big Whiskey’s Plans Another Community Restaurant in Nixa, MO

2018-09-10T15:03:03+00:00 September 10th, 2018|News|

Big Whiskey’s looks to expand their community first approach in Nixa, Missouri with their eighth company-owned store under construction. After recently celebrating the opening of a second Kansas City-area location in July of this year, the work continues for Big Whiskey’s as plans are well underway for the4,600 square-foot stand-alone location in Nixa. “Many people in the community know we’ve had this property for a while. We’re excited to make it official that we will, in fact, be opening a new Big Whiskey’s location in my home town, Nixa,” announces Co-Founder and Senior VP of Operations, Paul Sundy. Purchased in [...]

Big Whiskey’s Las Vegas Hires General Manager as Construction Begins

2018-08-15T09:28:44+00:00 August 15th, 2018|News|

Brian Mangino joins the Big Whiskey's Las Vegas team as the General Manager. Hammers are swinging as Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar ventures west. The first of two locations planned for Las Vegas is officially under construction with a late 2018-early 2019 target opening date. As construction gets underway, Big Whiskey’s Las Vegas franchise owner, Anthony DePasquale, has recently named Brian Mangino as the General Manager. “Brian’s background in the Las Vegas hospitality industry is second to none,” states DePasquale. “I’m thrilled to have him on board for this exciting new venture.” Mangino most recently served as [...]

Grand Opening Set for Big Whiskey’s Overland Park

2018-07-11T14:06:37+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News, Opening|

Second KC-area Big Whiskey's location set to open July 20th. The Buffalo Chicken Dip is poppin’, the beers are pouring, and the patio is primed for summer fun! Friday, July 20th, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar will celebrate the grand opening of their newest KC-area location at 9100 W. 135th Street in Overland Park, KS, and give away 100 gift certificate booklets to commemorate the occasion! Big Whiskey’s purchased the property in Overland Park in November 2017 and construction officially began in March of this year. Partnering with area contractor, A.R.C. General Contracting, of Shawnee, Kansas, the project is [...]

Annual Fundraiser For Foster Care Month A Huge Success

2018-06-19T09:12:17+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Community, News|

Jim Samek, General Manager Big Whiskey's Republic, with top-fundraising staff from Big Whiskey's locations present check to Keke Rover, Ambassadors for Children Director. BIG WHISKEY’S SUPPORTS FOSTER CARE MONTH WITH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Wrapping up a month of fundraising for Southwest Missouri charity, Ambassadors for Children, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar® raised $6,825 throughout May for National Foster Care Month. A bonus for this year’s fundraising efforts, the Darr Family had previously pledged a donation match. With their generous contribution, a total of $13,650 will be given to the organization! Since May 2014, Big Whiskey’s has been an [...]