Founder of Amarillo's Coyote Bluff Cafe passes away

Founder of Amarillo's Coyote Bluff Cafe, Reuben "Rob" P. Hass, passed away on Monday, Jan. 15. (Photo: Cox Funeral Home)

The founder of Amarillo's popular burger joint, Coyote Bluff Cafe, has passed away.

Reuben "Rob" P. Haas founded the restaurant in 1994. Since its establishment, the restaurant has been featured on Man vs. Food and in many other foodie magazines and YouTube videos. The Burger from Hell is one of the most popular menu items.

A post on Coyote Bluff Cafe's Facebook page stated, "Since he first opened the doors Rob found great joy in his interactions with the customers and appreciated everyone who supported The Bluff."

The restaurant will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 18, to celebrate the life and legacy of Haas, who died on Monday, Jan. 15. He was 64 years old.

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