About RPM Italian
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, RPM Italian is perfect for a great meal or late night out.
Hours of Operation:
MON: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
TUES: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
WED: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
THURS: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
FRI: 4:00 PM - 12:30 AM
SAT: 3:00 PM -12:30 AM
SUN: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Dearborn & Illinois
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Grand Ave. Red Line
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
RPM Italian features a modern expression of classic Italian fare suitable for any type of event. From corporate functions to social soirees, our spaces offer a sophisticated and chic setting for groups of 12 to 40 guests.
RPM Italian Ratings and Reviews
I was in town for almost a week, I ate a ...
I was in town for almost a week, I ate at many great restaurants. This one I was most excited about because I Love Julianna and wanted to try her family recipes as I am Italian also. It was the BEST food we had while in town!
So so delicious!!! So authentic, even the salad reminded me of my grandmas. My husband is so picky and said the meatball was the best he had ever had!!
I've already recommended to everyone I know headed that way. Thank you!!! Can't wait to go back👍❤️😊
We had a reservation and did not have to ...
We had a reservation and did not have to wait long. However, the hostess area did not have friendly hostesses. No one was rude but not friendly. Crowded and felt cramped. Expected more. There was no place to sit in the waiting area. Ugh felt like was at a chain restaurant. Some of our food arrived room temp and not hot. The risotto was cold. I was a bit disappointed and this was for a special occasion.
The best go to for good food and drinks! ...
The best go to for good food and drinks! We love coming here for date nights and girls night out. The service is always amazing and Saturday was no exception. We loved the surprise gelato cones at the end. Thanks you!
RPM was a great dining experience. Ever ...
RPM was a great dining experience. Everyone there treated us like royalty. The hostess, bartender, waiters, and all other staff were extremely polite and professional. Food was excellent. Ambience is trendy and sophisticated, but never too hip to be friendly. We eat out a lot and it's usually not all that memorable. Our dinner at RPM was perhaps the highlight of a four day trip to Chicago. Thank you!!
Really enjoyed our dinner.The garlic bre ...
Really enjoyed our dinner.The garlic bread was a great starter. 2 in our group tried the very tasty lobster ravioli, one of their most popular entrees. Another tried the eggplant, which is one of the best eggplant dishes you will ever ry. folowed by the little pillow doughnuts for dessert. An outstanding dessert. High marks for this place and a good value.
After being a gulianna fan for years I ...
After being a gulianna fan for years I was so happy to finally experience her first restaurant. It was authentic, simple Italian with amazing flavors. Smaller portions but the waitress was great at coursing our meal.
The special fried squash blossoms and Mama dipandi's bucatini were perfection. Wish I lived closer so I could come back more!!
Was recommended to have dinner here by s ...
Was recommended to have dinner here by several of our friends and repeatedly stated as the Best Italian Restaurant. Don't know if we didn't make the right choice for our meal but it was ok. Guess we need to give it another shot once we visit Chicago in the future.
The food was good but not amazing or ori ...
The food was good but not amazing or original. But then, I am from San Francisco... One dish that stood out was bucatini which they made it perfect. Great pomodoro sauce and pasta cooked to perfection. The quality of ingredients also seemed high and fresh.
I like the bar scene and the crowd seem to be cool.
RPM exceeded all of our expectations. We ...
RPM exceeded all of our expectations. We had a group of 4 and everyone raved about the experience! The cheese and Salumi board is a must try starter. The spicy king crab pasta, lobster ravioli and spaghetti and meatballs were all fantastic! Their cocktails are delicious and the presentation is photo-worthy. Make your reservation as far in advance as possible, as it was packed. We will definitely be going back!
You can't go wrong at RPM Italian! We or ...
You can't go wrong at RPM Italian! We ordered cocktails, appetizers and meals. Everything was outstanding!! Seriously, we enjoyed every bite!! They know what they are doing for sure! Will definitely return next Chicago trip!
Made reservation through Open Table. Had ...
Made reservation through Open Table. Had a short wait 10-15min for table to be ready. Then apparent mix up with hostess/server, with no server introduction for 15min+ after being seated. Decided to move to bar for dinner instead. Received wonderful service from our bartender (Rudy) and management staff, helped turn poor first impression to great overall experience. Delicious food and great overall design. Only recommendation would be better communication between hostess/servers.
Food was very small portioned and expens ...
Food was very small portioned and expensive, along with the wine list. Service was slow and our waiter forgot an appetizer and an extra bread order with dinner. Restaurant itself was loud and cold inside. Good place to hang at the bar though.
The dining room was pretty. With the ex ...
The dining room was pretty. With the exception of the Smoked Salmon Crostini, which bread was a bit stale, everything else was delicious especially the Spicy King Crab.
The server and her helpers were attentive. My only complaint is that we were disappointed that the hostess inappropriately put us in the bar area with high table and chairs when we had our kids with us and with reservation. It ruined the momentum and we had to request to be re-seated in the dining room. For such a fine restaurant, we expected more from RPM.
First time dining at this restaurant. T ...
First time dining at this restaurant. The service was outstanding from the host to our waitress. The food was amazing. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone. The bar was very happening and look forward to going back next time I am in Chicago.
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