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RPM Italian

52 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
+1 312-222-1888
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (231 reviews)
“fried olives” (67 reviews)
“tartufo” (52 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
52 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The night started off on the wrong foot whe they seated us 45 minutes after our Open table reservation. The carbonara was the saltiest thing I have had in restaurant in years. Completely subpar and overpriced in a town where Italian restaurants are a dime...More

Thank redwingsgirly
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst I will admit, I was enticed to RMP after being a fan of the G&B series. But once I arrived, I completely forget about what brought me and enjoyed all that it offers. RMP Italian was a true delight! The restaurant is large and...More

Thank LFJ0706
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a reservation for 7 and were there ahead of time and seated early too! My only disappointment was having looked up the menu online and selecting a delicious lamb/rapini/pasta dish only to find out that it's only served at their DC restaurant. Everything...More

Thank Mickie T
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm Italian and nobody does it better than my nonna, but RPM Italian did not disappoint! I called for reservations and it was booked 3 hours out, but one doesn't need a reservation to sit and eat at the bar so that's exactly what I...More

Thank MissLoisLayne
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped out for an anniversary dinner and have to say the experience was a lot of fun. Unbelievably outstanding service ( Kasia ) and the menu was a blast working our way through. My advise would be to work your way down the menu while...More

Thank matt h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We showed up on time, had to wait 20 minutes. Good atmosphere: fun, lively. Loud but not not deafening. Just didn’t love the food. Appetizers of burrata and the warm ricotta were tasty. Fried zucchini appetizer decent though a ridiculously large portion (we should have...More

Thank CAGreens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They had a wonderful fixed menu for the lunch. Lots of great choices and things to add. The meatball were tender and juicy. Pasta choices were great we had pasta carbonara so good. Then the entree course included filet, fish or egg plant parmigiana. All...More

Thank Churchchix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The vibe in RPM was of a newyork restaurant. Please make a reservation before you go. Recommended. Drinks and food are really good. The server recommended veg dishes for us and they were all superb. The fried artichokes are a must. Loved the experience.

Thank sujata70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot speak about all the servers but if you are asigned “Jacqui” watch out. She has no clue whatsoever about hospitality, manners or service. Her holier than thou attitude ruins your night. Food is very good but one could expect professional service for the...More

Thank Eburban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, service and ambiance here are beyond expectations. The food is authentic, fresh, imaginative and delicious. We had a party of 12 for this dinner, and the group was handled smoothly and efficiently, and everything was perfect. I can't rave enough about it!

Thank embryo1949
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May 9, 2018|
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Hi..I"m sorry...I do not know the answer. But, if you can get there it's definitely worth it :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
    (Dearborn & Illinois)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Ave. Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-222-1888
  • E-mail
Description
RPM Italian presents cuisine that is modern in approach and Italian in spirit, with dishes intended to be shared. Chef partner Doug Psaltis has created a menu which features a variety of cold and hot antipasti, more than a dozen freshly prepared in-house pastas, and a selection of salads, prime steaks, chops and slow-roasted meats. The restaurant also has an open bar area where guests can order a signature cocktail, or enjoy a glass of wine from their extensive list. Sophisticated and chic, yet unpretentious, RPM Italian is perfect for a great meal or late night out.
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