NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Joe Allen, longtime restaurant owner in New York City’s Theater District, has died at the age of 87.
He served dinner and cocktails to the rich and famous, but Allen was a legend in his own right.READ MORE: Suffolk Police: Ganessa Gordon, 18, Reported Missing In Brentwood
Joe Allen Restaurant opened in 1965 on 46th Street. It became a fan favorite, where celebrities, Broadway fans and people who lived in the neighborhood dined and talked theater.READ MORE: 'Best Small Cities In America': New Jersey Communities Make Top 25
Posters of Broadway flops hang on the walls, but the restaurant was a hit.
Allen passed away Sunday in New Hampshire.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Children At Bronx Day Care Since 2018 Arrested
He was 87 years old.