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RPM Italian

52 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
+1 312-222-1888
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried olives” (65 reviews)
“tartufo” (59 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
52 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were on a short weekend trip to Chicago and a friend of ours had shared RPM Italian as a spot to eat. We have our favs when we go to Chicago, but figured it was worth a shot. The food was...More

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My only issue with our dinner was how small the portion of pasta I got was. I was hoping for a big bowl of the short rib bolognese but their pasta servings are generally pretty small. My wife and I started out with a pepperoni...More

Thank Justin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so delicious!!! My daughter and I had the foccatia bread for starters...yum! Then we got there pasta dishes to share because our waitress said they were small portions. However, when they got there we felt like they were appropriate portions and we...More

Thank Darci B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RPM Italian, what is not to love! Cheek ambiance, fantastic service, and delicious food (and wine/cocktails). We always have an amazing experience here. The food is always delicious with wonderful fresh and seasonal chefs's selections. Please order anything with fresh truffles! The budino for dessert...More

Thank Chloe F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved everything: the interior design of the restaurant itself, the white coat of the waitresses and, of course, food. I split with my friend a Rosemary Focaccia with Lardo and Amalfi King Crab as appetizers, just delicious!! As a main course I chose Aged...More

Thank Girva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, this will be right to the point. RPM Italian is good, but I didn't find it to be worth all the hype personally. I only eat pasta truly al dente, but two of the dishes we shared here came out way undercooked, not al...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took some friends here from Atlanta & they loved it. Food & drinks were perfectly priced and the vibe and feel of the whole restaurant was amazing. The staff are all dressed in white coats and everyone is very professional and happy! Will definitely be...More

Thank jammk10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere restaurant in the heart of Chicago. Good food, but portions could be better for the price. Cool place to go have drinks and share different meals with family or friends.

Thank davidnF2659HY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for a special night out with my wife, the place was completely packed. The place is very hip, we had to wait 30 mins for a table. The food was very good but the waitress (probably orders from management) almost asked us to...More

Thank TheChauffeur1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here previously and choose to make a reservation for Sunday evening after seeing HAMILTON. We were escorted to the bar area since we were early for our 5:45 reservation. We ordered a round of mixed drinks and a shared plate of bruschetta....More

Thank gasjoliet
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Response from LadyLiteracy | Reviewed this property |
Hi..I"m sorry...I do not know the answer. But, if you can get there it's definitely worth it :)
3 December 2017|
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Response from fjfisher601 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, as we were at a hotel and took a cab
3 December 2017|
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Response from jorged318 | Reviewed this property |
No idea we took a cab
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
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
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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