Peyton Manning Earns a Round of Applause at Denver Steakhouse
03/23/2012 AT 05:55 AM EDT
A day before the Broncos' breakout star Tim Tebow signed with the New York Jets, the team's new QB, 35, tucked into a prime rib eye with a friend as star-struck fans looked on.
"He shook a lot of hands as he came in," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "He was really taken aback by the warm greeting."