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Theater District Staple Frankie & Johnnie's Moves After 89 Years

New year, new location.

A red awning is illuminated at night with the words: “FRANKIE & JOHNNIE’S STEAKHOUSE”
[Frankie and Johnnie's original location]
Bess Adler

After 89 years on West 45th Street, Theatre District steakhouse Frankie & Johnnie's is moving one block north. Frankie & Johnnie's — the restaurant that started as a speakeasy in 1926 — had its final dinner service at 269 West 45th Street on Saturday. Its home of nearly 90 years is "being put to another use," FloFab reports. Frankie and Johnnie's new location at 320 West 46th Street, formerly a B. Smith's, is set to open its doors in early January. Gothamist notes that the new location is a bi-level, 140-seat restaurant with a private dining room and expansive bar. No word on an exact opening date for the new location. Fans of the restaurant and theater-goers can still visit Frankie and Johnnie's 37th Street location.

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