RPM Italian - DC

4.7
2479 reviews
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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.
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Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service! The food was excellent. Our server was beyond helpful with their recommendations towards the menu.

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Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing from start to finish. The hostess was able to bump our reservation to an earlier time since we were early. The service was impeccable (Thanks Marco!) & the food was amazing. We had the burrata, sea bass, and pistachio desert. Will definitely be back!

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New England
12 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant! Went for Restaurant Week. Menu was fantastic. It provided opportunity to try some new foods like their meatballs!

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Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing!!!

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Orlando
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food and drinks were excellent. Osso Buco was beautiful. Server was nice, attentive and a bit forgetful. Missed one entree but she and the kitchen recovered well. Beautiful restaurant with an upscale atmosphere.

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New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The restaurant week menu was not as good as it was at lunch. For example, the arugula salad did not contain fried artichokes this time, which is the only reason I ordered it. Also, I indicated that this was a birthday but it was not acknowledged.

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AQ
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love burratta!

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New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and great ambience to have a business dinner. Energetic but noise level allowed for conversation!

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KB
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

I hosted a group of friends at RPM for a birthday dinner. Our server, Soo Kim, was beyond gracious and lovely. She made all of us feel like we were the most special people in the restaurant, while at the same time making us feel like family. The food at RPM is good, the prices are a bit steep, but if you are lucky enough to have Soo Kim as your server, then you are in for a very special evening.

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CG
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

RPM Italian never disappoints. Start with the Guiliana Prosecco, so delicious! The chicken parm is the best I have ever had. Loved the Lobster Ravioli as well. The service was excellent, the wait staff is so knowledgeable and was able to accomodate my vegan daughter. The flan cake was a great presentation, and delicious! Overall the food here is excellent. Worth the trip!

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

Everything was great I did find a hair in my food but they quickly gave me a fresh meal hair free.

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

Company Xmas get together

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

Great food, service, atmosphere. Little expensive, but we knew that. Will definitely return.

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Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a reservation for 8:30pm which we made at least 8 weeks ago, but when we got there, the restaurant was exceptionally busy and even though the staff was doing their best to manage the situation we did not end up getting our table till 9:15. A 45 minute wait is pretty significant and that is why i am giving the overall experience 4 stars.

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DH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

Had a reservation waited 30 minutes still to be seated after arriving on time. I asked could the accommodate because we were going for a special occasion and refused to make the night special after requesting weeks in advanced. Waited a long time to receive our entree’s wasn’t worth the price point or the experience .

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k
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I came here for my birthday dinner and was not disappointed ! The food was fantastic and so was the service . The restaurant also had a fun atmosphere and had current music playing . The menu is designed to share, which is good if you’re going with a group. It is a little pricey but I would say well worth it. I plan to come back again.

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

We came to celebrate a anniversary and this was such a treat. Wonderful service and my favorite was the mealballs.

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AB
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ve have dined here on several occasions and have a serious crush on this restaurant! Dinner last evening was a birthday celebration for a dear friend, so we were in a festive mood! Once again, RMP did not disappoint! Between the stuffed olives, the humongous prawn, the meatballs, the delish pinot, the braised beef, more Pinot, etc., and the cannoli and the sweetness birthday surprise from the pastry chef, we had a grand time. All of this magic could not have happened without our charming server, Luis, and his excellent service and infectious enthusiasm! (btw Luis is also a native Washingtonian!). All in all, 5 stars! When you go, make sure you get the stuffed olives!

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DR
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Really like this spot for business dinners. The ambiance is fantastic and the service is great. Food is solid.

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n
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great service great food !! best pasta on this side of the ocean

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C
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was delicious! We had family visiting from the west coast and this was a perfect dinner. Thanks again to James for guiding us to the best recommendations on the menu! His service was impeccable and the food checked every box. Will definitely be back soon.

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d
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our waiter was spectacular and the food was delicious as always

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Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great dinner experience at RPM. The waiter, Sean, was so attentive and on top of everything. He was great at explaining and answering all our questions on the menu and for the drinks. We ended spending 3.5 hours drinking and eating. It was such a great vibe that after we closed our tabs we stayed another 90 minutes and reopened a tab for more drinks. We were never rushed and it was very quite for Sunday evening dinner. We sat in the lounge area on the bar side instead of the main dining room. Will be back next week for restaurant week.

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Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous restaurant. We had an awesome meal, made even better by our sever, Daniel.

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BB
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The girl that served us is a keeper, girl with glasses i think her name was Rahel. I work in hospitality businesses and its hard to find an enthusiastic know what she is doing snd that cares abt the place. Kudos to her we even got desert because of her and everything she recommended-was exquisite.

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

rpm italian has great food, and overall a great vibe. employees are very kind, and you can really enjoy your evening there. fantastic restaurant!!

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great waiter! Najee

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EB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, attentive service, polished upscale ambiance that still feels welcoming. You won’t be disappointed!

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Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Were seated 25 minutes before a server came to take our drink order. Have been here several time but the service this time was pretty bad.

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MF
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food.

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

Professional service, lovely ambiance and delicious entree’s and will definitely return. Our server Carla was very personable, attentive and helped make our first to RPM visit a very pleasant experience.

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New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The food, atmosphere and service were excellent. It was a good place to celebrate a birthday! Will return.

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Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Phenomenal service from the moment you walk in. Food is well crafted and tasty. The pork melts in your mouth. Our server Anton is to die for. Can’t say enough good things about him. One con was the valet was a bit rude, he made us park our own car, what is the fee for then ?

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Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, excellent service and an excellent meal. Our server was outstanding. Highly recommend coming here at least once!

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Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food, ambience & service! Michael the maître d’ was extremely hospitable and accommodating! Highly recommend it!

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New England
50 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My partner and I, along with two friends, enjoyed NYE dinner at RPM. RPM is one of my favorite places to relax, eat, and drink. The service is fabulous, atmosphere is energetic sheek, and the food is delicious. I love this place, we'll be back soon!!

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such delicious food! Everything was excellent!

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BG
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Food was decent, service is slipping.

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Richmond
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New Years Wve

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