RPM Italian

4.7
9869 reviews
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$30 and under
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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.

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
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Bill and Giuliana Rancic force us to like them with excellent Italian food in a trendy setting.

Ratings 7.5-8.0:These are restaurants that are reliable, tasty, and particularly good for whatever we have deemed them “Perfect For.” Hit up a 7.7 for Date Night with confidence, as long as you don’t need the restaurant to be the most interesting thing that happens that night.
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San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I absolutely loved the ambiance, our waiters recommendations were great and she was extremely attentive and even gave us a free dessert because we were celebrating our anniversary. Nice touch. She always made sure our glass of water was filled and was just sweet all around. As for the food worth every cent. We shared the filet mignon cooked perfect and we had the garlic mash potatoes whipped just right with the sautéed mushrooms which were to die for. Overall wonderful experience and we’ll definitely be coming back.

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TM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place, great energy, they treated us fantastic we celebrated our engagement, they provided us with complimentary champagne and a great booth.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Good gluten free options, very knowledgeable about gluten allergies.

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Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chose this as our final dinner in Chicago and it did not disappoint. From start to finish the staff was excellent, the food was delicious and they timed our courses perfectly. The atmosphere is romantic and beautiful and will definitely come back when we’re in town.

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C
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Have been wanting to go here for a long time. Rare date night in city with my wife. Let RPM know and was treated very well. Great table, greet food, great energy the whole time.

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AS
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

While the food was good, there was nothing specifically special that I would recommend a friend going there for.

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PP
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The food was OK but I had better at many other Italian restaurants, especially for the price.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We sat in the lounge for a quick bite before a movie and had Dre as our server. Incredible food and even better service/conversation from our server!!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the most amazing server EVER dre!! I am not kidding when I say he was the best server we have ever had in our life he truly is so passionate about what he does and knows everything and anything about the menu and drinks! We will be back for him and for the amazing food!

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PO
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My son’s birthday
Entire staff was awesome
We eat out a lot
Enjoy many excellent dining experiences
My son got in car tonight and said “best dinner ever”
Cheers!
And thanks!

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BL
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Travis our server outstanding. Would request his section next time.
Recommend to save room for dessert

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Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

So incredibly asthetic, the food is magnificent! The servers are so kind, you won't regret it! Pricey, but well worth it if you're willing to indulge.

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E
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, service, and overall setting. Place was packed. That is always a good sign. Highly recommend. Nothing negative to say.

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L
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a delicious meal at RPM Italian. The service and food were top notch. It was wonderful to sample many dishes and share with our group. We will definitely return!

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TM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Awesome food!!! Reasonable prices. Would recommend.

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Tampa
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Steak Tartare was absolutely AMAZING! Great service all the way through our meal - Jacqui did a fantastic job! We will be back

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Cleveland
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service amazing food!!

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l
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was outstanding. Steaks, Italian, and appetizers were some of the best.

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CM
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious! We had a salad, a main meat and a pasta side to share. It was all so good. Would definitely go back.

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Austin
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food! I eat out a lot but never leave reviews. The staff were knowledgeable of the menu and offered great suggestions. Love how most of the menu is shareable. Tried 3 pastas and they were all amazing

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G
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Too loud for normal conversation. In addition, the black waitress apparently has a problem with black people.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious!!

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Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Nice portions. We enjoyed splitting many things on the menu.

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WT
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time going to RPM. Let me say, the food was amazing! It was the kind of menu where you can't decide because everything looked so good! Ambiance was awesome & Service was great. I think I found my new favorite restaurant!

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LG
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were great. It was lively, but not too loud and we sat adjacent to the bar. The price isn’t crazy high, but still seems “fancy”. Great overall!

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RB
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I can't say enough about the service and the food. We went on a Wednesday evening and before we left the restaurant was packed -- for good reason. Every part of our dinner was great beginning with the octopus hot appetizer and Italian salad which was perfectly dressed. There was a black truffle risotto as a special. I wanted try it as a I had had a black truffle pasta dish at a restaurant in Boston that was great. this black truffle risotto was even better and I would definitely order it again. My entree was the salmon which was piping hot, well prepared and very very flavorful. There was a short rib special for the night over rice that my husband ordered and it was fall off the bone tender and flavorful. We can't wait to return for another dinner.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very good - would return!

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D
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect! Food, service, wine list, ambiance...I'll definitely go again!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated birthday dinner as we have in the past and always love the experience and the food!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was great, including the hostess, our waiter and other help staff. Our waiter was very helpful with recommendations and enhancing our food experience.

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1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Heard great reviews. I was very excited to dine here. We had the beets for an appetizer they were delicious! The octopus was very good. I had the seafood pasta and it didn’t have the shrimp or Scallops in it like it said. It was all pasta. My husband had the Braised pot belly pasta and it might of had a tablespoon of meat in it! Very disappointed in our entrées. The service was just ok.

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was excellent, we love RPM. Service was average.

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JP
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had amazing service and the food was incredible! Best way to spend my birthday!

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NF
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great!

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KQ
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The only issue was that we had a reservation at 8:30. We were not seated until 9:08. That’s a long wait time for a reservation. Especially when we came hungry, ready to enjoy our meal! Otherwise food and service were fabulous as usual.

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S
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

We have eaton there many times, and this was the exception where the food was sub par. The fried calamari was all breading, little calamari. It as mad differently than we usually had it. Same with the Brussels sprouts, much too much vinegar. The braised beef had much to much salt. The chicken was great as always and so were the deserts. Hopefully this was an off night, and not an indication of the future. We will try it again, but if it is sub par again it gets crossed off the list.

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D
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

My daughter, female friend and I traveled to Chicago for a show and RPM was an added highlight. My friend and I are both plus size women. First we were placed at the back of the room next to the wait station when there was plenty of seating available in the front. Then the waiter was extremely condescending and acted as if he was doing us a favor by speaking to us. We walked out and would never return.

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AB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Kristen was absolutely amazing! She gave us incredible service! She was kind, friendly, and attentive. She made my cousin and my 30th birthday so special! The food was AMAZING I can’t wait to go back!

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S
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

The food was not that great. This was highly rated and it turned out to be quite a disappointment. The meatballs were very bland but the sauce was good. The garlic bread was room temp. In short, there was nothing which was exceptional--too bad.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The ambience, service and aesthetics were all incredible! We loved the food! It’s definitely tops on our list when we visit Chicago again! The team of Dads Dishing loved it!

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