Photos: Bobby’s Deerfield Opens With Full House
Diners fill the tables and bar on new restaurant’s first night of business.
Bobby’s Deerfield opened Tuesday with a full restaurant, people at the bar and a few people waiting for tables at 7 p.m.
Deerfield’s newest eatery started letting customers in at 4:30 p.m.
“We’re happy to be here,” co-owner Bobby Arifi said. “The reception for us has been completely overwhelming. We’re going to have 150 people here and that’s a great opening night. We won’t be serving lunch until the 29th.”
People were ordering hamburgers, steaks, seafood and pasta a well as having conversation and drinks at the bar. Two guests, Deerfield Public Schools District 109 Board of Education member Steve Schwartz and his wife, Miriam Schwartz, are fans of Arifi’s other restaurant, Café Lucci in Glenview.
“We’re happy to be here,” Steve Schwartz said. “We’re familiar with Café Lucci. It’ a wonderful restaurant.”
Miriam Schwartz echoed Steve’ thoughts. “The service is fantastic,” she said. “They have a great wine list.”