Pappas Restaurants Debuts New Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen at DFW

Oct. 14, 2010
DFW International Airport, Pappas Restaurants Debuts New Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

DFW International Airport, Pappas Restaurants Debuts New Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

Houston-based regional favorite to bring the 'spirit of New Orleans' to DFW

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport announces the opening of Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, the newest restaurant to open in Terminal A. This is the second Pappas concept to join DFW's Concessions and the only restaurant at the airport to offer fresh, Cajun seafood to travelers from around the world.



Guests will enter via escalator where a former DFW train station space has been transformed to a 6,500 square foot Louisiana-style restaurant with 40-foot ceilings and wall-to-wall mahogany. Among the many features, Pappadeaux will offer a "raw bar" for oyster and sushi lovers, over 20 TVs for the sports enthusiasts and in-house flight monitors for business travelers on the go. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen puts Guests "down on the bayou" with its savory aromas of spicy Cajun cooking and the sounds of Dixieland jazz.

"The addition of Pappadeaux allows DFW to continue its mission to deliver high-quality dining options and excellent variety to our passengers," said DFW International Airport CEO Jeff Fegan.

Pappadeaux offers more than 80 delicious menu items, including those found on the Chef Selections page. This frequently updated section of the menu highlights Pappas chefs' cutting-edge creations and allows Guests to sample from a diverse selection of choices ranging from Alaskan halibut to tropical mahi-mahi; American red snapper to sea bass.

"We are excited about opening a Pappadeaux at DFW Airport," said Pappas Restaurants owner Harris Pappas. "We look forward to serving our newest Guests with the freshest seafood around."

Keeping true to the Pappas tradition of freshness, everything at Pappadeaux is made in house daily – all sauces, marinades and salad dressings are made from scratch. The fun, French Quarter atmosphere makes Pappadeaux at DFW a festive oasis for travelers of all ages with mouthwatering seafood, bold flavors and excellent service. Since opening twenty-four years ago, Pappadeaux has grown to become a popular Guest favorite with now 35 nationwide locations.

Located in Terminal A, Gate 25, Pappadeaux offers a full dinner menu starting at 9 a.m. with Bloody Marys, premium coffees and muffins beginning at 6 a.m.

Pappadeaux at DFW International Airport is owned and operated by Pappas Restaurants, in conjunction with KG Concessions DFW, L.P. of Dallas.

About Pappas Restaurants:

Pappas Restaurants have been providing outstanding food, service and atmosphere for over 30 years.  With locations in Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and Pharr, Texas and with out of state locations in  Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Albuquerque, Cincinnati, and Phoenix, our restaurant family now includes over 90 locations that have been voted among the best restaurants in North America in local, regional and national publications. The privately held Pappas concepts include Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Pappasito's Cantina, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Pappas Seafood House, Pappas Bar-B-Q, Pappas Burger, Pappas Grill Steakhouse, Dot Diner, and Yia Yia Mary's Greek Kitchen.  For more information, visit

About DFW International Airport:

Located halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW International Airport is the world's third busiest, offering nearly 1,750 flights per day and serving 57 million passengers a year.  DFW has been rated in the top five for large airports worldwide by Airports Council International passenger surveys over the past four years, from 2006 to 2009.  DFW International Airport provides non-stop service to 140 domestic and 42 international destinations worldwide. For the latest news, real-time flight information, parking availability or further details regarding the many services provided at DFW International Airport, log on to

SOURCE Pappas Restaurants, Inc.