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Opening delayed for Toby Keith restaurant at the Banks

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill at the Banks will not open this week like previously thought.

A message on the restaurant's Facebook page says, "We really really wanted to be open by now but we just are not quite there yet....The last phases of construction are taking longer than we expected and we will not be able to get inspected this week."

Officials announced in January 2011 that the bar would open in a 16,000 square foot space.  The restaurant will feature music and dancing, several TV monitors, a mechanical bull and home cooked Southern-style fare. It will also feature an 88-foot guitar-shaped bar, two VIP rooms, an exclusive private dining room available for rental, an outdoor patio and a gift shop.

The restaurant's Facebook page says they plan to open very soon, but there is not a definite date.

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