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: New York State Legislature Votes To Curb Gov. Cuomo's Emergency Powers
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: Brooklyn Mom Wants NYC Apartments Inspected Annually After Parts Of Ceiling Crash Down On 12-Year-Old Son
Posters of Broadway flops hang on the walls, but the restaurant was a hit.
Allen passed away Sunday in New Hampshire.MORE NEWS: Immersive Public Art Installation Now On Display At Domino Park
He was 87 years old.