CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) – A special honor was held on Tuesday for a Camden restaurant that’s been a longtime crowd favorite.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Health Department's Cheryl Bettigole To Give COVID-19 Update
Eyewitness News was at City Hall for a celebration of the 75th anniversary of Donkey’s Place.
The Donkey’s place food truck was on-site serving their signature sandwiches, including legendary cheesesteak on the seeded round roll, with onions.
Tuesday was declared “Donkey’s Day” in Camden.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Eagles' Nick Sirianni To Speak With Media
Owner Robert Lucas took over Donkey’s from his dad three years ago.
“It’s overwhelming. It’s pretty awesome. They’re celebrating the 75th anniversary of Donkey’s. It’s actually three years from the day my dad passed away, kind of wish he was here to see it,” said Lucas.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Shot And Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
Lucas was also presented with the key to the city of Camden.