RPM Italian

Modern Italian

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Overview

In Mount Vernon, RPM Italian showcases an Italian menu in a modern setting marked by dark woods and neutral tones. Housemade pastas, roasted meats and seafood comprise the menu, with dishes like short rib brasato atop corn polenta, eggplant parmigiana or lobster fra diavolo atop angel hair pasta. The elegant bar serves Californian and Italian wines, craft beers and classic cocktails like the Negroni, Old Fashioned or Prosecco Spritz.

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Menu for RPM Italian

Lunch

Focaccia Sandwiches

  • Spicy Soppressata Olive Salad, Shaved Fennel
    $13.00
  • Roast Peppers & Provolone Basil Pesto, Campari Tomatoes
    $12.00

Cold anti Pasti

  • Lobster Caprese Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil
    $20.00
  • Imported Burrata Red Onion Agrodolce
    $18.00
  • 600-Day Prosciutto San Daniele Secolo
    $17.00
  • Wagyu Beef Carpaccio Truffle Aioli, Crispy Parmesan
    $16.00
  • Tuna Crudo Pistachio, Green Olive
    $17.00

Warm Breads

  • Fresh Homemade Ricotta Ciabatta Toast
    $8.00
  • Truffled Garlic Bread Circa 1963
    $9.00

Salads

  • Shredded Brussels Sprouts Avocado, Toasted Breadcrumbs, Pickled Peppers
    $9.00
  • Tuscan Kale & Spinach Pecorino, Mustard Vinaigrette, Lemon Zest
    $10.00
  • RPM Caesar Wedge Polenta Croutons, Fried Capers, White Anchovies
    $11.00
  • Giuliana's Italian Salad Genoa Salami, Pepperoncini, Provolone
    $11.00
  • Florentine Steak Salad Artichokes, Arugula. Parmesan
    $22.00

Artisanal Pizzas

  • Vermont Pepperoni Spicy Tomato, Mozzarella
    $10.00
  • Cremini Mushroom Truffle & Fontina Fonduta
    $10.00

Hot Antipasti

  • Prime Beef Meatballs Parmesan, Pomodoro
    $13.00
  • Zucchini Fritti Oregano Whipped Yogurt
    $11.00
  • Roman-Style Artichokes Garlic, Lemon Aioli
    $14.00
  • Mediterranean Octopus Chickpeas, Celery
    $18.00
  • Fritto Misto Calamari, Broccolini, Peppers
    $17.00

Add To Your Salad

  • Herb Marinated Chicken
    $7.00
  • Sliced Prime steak
    $14.00
  • Charcoal Grilled Salmon
    $12.00
  • Chilled Maine Lobster
    $19.00
  • Garlic Roasted Shrimp
    $14.00

Housemade Pasta

  • Mama DePandi 's Pomodoro Parmesan, Genovese Basil
    $14.00
  • Carbonara Spaghetti, Black Pepper Pancetta, Egg Yolk
    $18.00
  • Prosciutto Tortelloni Rosemary, Parmesan Brodo
    $16.00
  • Spicy King Crab Spaghetti Nero, Fresno Chili
    $23.00
  • Mushroom Risotto Aged Parmesan, Aquarello Rice
    $21.00
  • Pappardelle Bolognese Hand-Cut Pasta, Short Rib Ragu
    $20.00
  • Pumpkin Agnolotti Sage Brown Butter, Amaretti
    $15.00
  • Rigatoni Gigantic Wild Boar Sausage, Pecorino Sardo
    $18.00
  • Shrimp Scampi Calabrian Chili, Tomato, Roasted Garlic
    $21.00
  • Maine Lobster Ravioli Spinach Pasta, Chili Flakes
    $25.00

Steaks & Roasts

  • RPM Steak Grigliata Roasted Garlic Caper Butter
    $29.00
  • Creekstone Filet Mignon All Natural, Cherry Peppers
    $37.00
  • Tuscan Pork Roast Borlotti Beans, Cavolo Nero
    $26.00
  • Barolo-Braised Shortrib Garlic-Roasted Mushrooms
    $34.00

Classics

  • Eggplant Parmesan Seasoned Breadcrumbs, Fresh Mozzarella
    $21.00
  • Chicken Parmesan Roasted Garlic, Fontina, Aged Parmesan
    $29.00
  • Picatta Moderno Parmesan Crust, Asparagus, Oregano
    $28.00

Simple Seafood

  • Giant Prawns Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Herb Marinade
    $30.00
  • Grilled Swordfish Red Pepper Tapenade
    $28.00
  • Roasted Skuna Bay Salmon Sicilian Pistachio Pesto
    $28.00
  • Lobster Fra Diavolo Angel Hair Spaghetti, Spicy Pepperoncini
    $46.00

Sides

  • Brussels Sprouts & Pancetta
    $8.00
  • Cauliflower & Hazelnuts
    $9.00
  • Spicy Broccolini
    $8.00

Dinner Menu

Cold Antipasti

  • Tuna Bruschetta
    $7.00
  • Provolone-Stuffed Peppers
    $6.00
  • 'Nduja Crostini
    $5.00
  • 600-Day Prosciutto San Daniele Secolo
    $17.00
  • Tomatoes & Watermelon Ricotta Salata, Black Olive
    $12.00
  • Lobster Caprese Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil
    $20.00
  • Imported Burrata White Peaches, Olive Oil
    $18.00
  • Roasted Beets Hazelnuts, Robiola, Truffle
    $15.00

Hand-Cut Crudo

  • Tuna Carpaccio Pistachio, Green Olive
    $17.00
  • Veal & Truffle Tartare Four Story Hill Farm
    $22.00

Warm Bread

  • Rosemary Focaccia Whipped Lardo
    $7.00
  • Fresh Homemade Ricotta Ciabatta Toast
    $8.00
  • Truffled Garlic Bread Circa 1963
    $9.00

Salads

  • Shredded Brussels Sprouts Avocado
    $12.00
  • Tuscan Kale & Spinach Pecorino, Lemon
    $13.00
  • RPM Caesar Wedge Polenta Croutons
    $14.00
  • Giuliana's Italian Salad
    $12.00

From Our Cold Bar

  • Chilled Oysters Spicy Fennel Mignonette
    $18.00
  • Colossal Tiger Prawn
    $15.00
  • Alaskan King Crab
    Half Pound $30.00
  • Chilled Lobster Cocktail
    $24.00
    $42.00
  • Grand Seafood Platter Oysters, Shrimp, Hand-Cut Crudo, Alaskan King Crab Legs, Lobster
    $130.00

Hot Antipasti

  • Sausage - Stuffed Olives
    $6.00
  • Arancini Milanese
    $7.00
  • Fried Mozzarella
    $6.00
  • Prime Beef Meatballs Parmesan, Pomodoro
    $13.00
  • Zucchini Fritti Oregano Whipped Yogurt
    $11.00
  • Roman-Style Artichokes Garlic, Lemon Aioli
    $14.00
  • Mediterranean Octopus Chickpeas, Celery
    $18.00
  • Fritto Misto Shrimp, Soft Shell Crab, Calamari
    $19.00

Artisanal Pizza

  • Vermont Pepperoni Spicy Tomato, Mozzarella
    $10.00
  • Pistachio Bianco Rosemary, Parmesan, Red Onion
    $9.00

Housemade Pasta

  • Mama DePandi's Pomodoro Parmesan, Genovese Basil
    $14.00
  • Carbonara Spaghetti, Black Pepper Pancetta, Egg Yolk
    $18.00
  • Prosciutto Tortelloni Rosemary, Parmesan Brodo
    $16.00
  • Spicy King Crab Spaghetti Nero, Fresno Chili
    $23.00
  • Risotto ai Funghi Parmesan, Aquarello Rice, Wild Mushrooms
    $21.00
  • Pappardelle Bolognese Hand-Cut Pasta, Short Rib Ragu
    $20.00
  • Sweet Corn Stuffed Pasta Summer Truffles, Mascarpone
    $24.00
  • Strozzapreti Pesto Genovese, Summer Tomatoes, Stracciatella
    $15.00
  • Amalfi Frutti Di Mare Preserved Lemon, Artisanal Pasta
    $19.00
  • Maine Lobster Ravioli Spinach Pasta, Chili Flakes
    $25.00

Steaks & Chops

  • RPM Steak Grigliata Roasted Garlic Caper Butter
    $31.00
  • Creekstone Filet Mignon All Natural, Cherry Peppers
    $45.00
  • Bone-In Ribeye Painted Hills Ranch, Oregon
    $51.00
  • Milk-Fed Veal Chop Provitello Farms, New York
    $55.00
  • Prime Dry-Aged Bistecca Fiorentina Tuscany's famous sliced porterhouse steak
    Served Two To Four $165.00

Slow Cooked

  • Calabrian Pork Roast Artisanal 'Nduja, Purple Plums, Torn Basil
    $26.00
  • Shot Rib Brasato Fresh Corn Polenta, Pecorino, Soffritto
    $34.00

Italian Classics

  • Spaghetti & Meatball Pomodoro, Basil
    $24.00
  • Eggplant Parmesan Seasoned Breadcrumbs, Fresh Mozzarella
    $21.00
  • Chicken Parmesan Roasted Garlic, Fontina, Aged Parmigiano Reggiano
    $29.00
  • Picatta Moderno Thinly Pounded Chicken, Parmesan Crust, Tomato, Zucchini, Lemon
    $28.00

Side Dishes

  • Corn & Pancetta
    $8.00
  • Spicy Rapini
    $8.00
  • Garlic-Whipped Potatoes
    $8.00
  • Grilled Asparagus
    $10.00
  • Roasted Mushrooms
    $10.00

Simply Prepared Fish

  • Atlantic Cod Corn Brodo, Clams, Blue Crab
    $29.00
  • Grilled Swordfish Red Pepper Tapenade
    $32.00
  • Roasted Skuna Bay Salmon Sicilian Pistachio Pesto
    $34.00
  • Pesce Del Giorno
  • Whole Roasted Branzino Mediterranean Sea Bass, Oregano, Capers
    Serves Two $61.00

Crustaceans

  • Giant Prawns Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Herb Marinade
    $34.00
  • Lobster Fra Diavolo Angel Hair Spaghetti, Spicy Pepperoncini
    $42.00

Dessert

Gelato A La Minuto

  • Sweet Burrata Tomato Syrup & Basil
    $8.00
  • Toasted Pistachio Wild Italian Strawberries
    $8.00

Cold-Press Affogatos

  • Tiramisu Espresso Gelato, Marsala Mascarpone
    $10.00
  • Turino Style Chocolate Sorbetto Nocciola Gelato
    $10.00
  • Classic Vanilla Bean Gelato, Finished with Hot La Colombe Espresso
    $10.00

Light & Refreshing

  • Madagascar Vanilla Panna Cotta Local Blueberries, Italian Meringue
    $9.00
  • Ashton Farms White Peach Carpaccio Flor Di Latte Gelato
    $12.00
  • Ruby Red Grapefruit Granita RPM Prosecco
    $11.00

Tableside Service

  • Torta Meringata Our signature salted caramel & vanilla gelato cake flambeed tableside
    Serves 2-4 $18.00

Chocolate

  • Bill's Chocolate Budino Salted Caramel, Cocoa Nibs
    $9.00
  • Hazelnut Tartufo Dark & Milk Chocolate
    $12.00
  • Chocolate Torta Caramelia Ganache, Candied Orange
    $13.00

Italian Classics

  • Sicilian Cannoli Dark Chocolate or Sweet Ricotta
    $9.00
  • Rum Baba Toasted Almond, Candied Citrus Zest, Whipped Cream
    $11.00
  • Acquerello Rice Pudding Vanilla Gelato, Ceylon Cinnamon
    $8.00

Gluten Free

Antipasti

  • Provolone-Stuffed Peppers
    $6.00
  • 600-Day Prosciutto San Daniele Secolo
    $17.00
  • Lobster Caprese Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil
    $19.00
  • Imported Burrata Red Onion Agrodolce
    $18.00
  • Mediterranean Octopus Chickpeas, Celery
    $18.00

From Our Cold Bar

  • Chilled Oysters Spicy Fennel Mignonette
    $18.00
  • Colossal Tiger Prawn
    $15.00
  • Alaskan King Crab
    Half Pound $30.00
  • Chilled Lobster Cocktail
    $24.00
    $42.00
  • Grand Seafood Platter Oysters, Shrimp, Hand-Cut Crudo, Alaskan King Crab Legs, Lobster
    $130.00

Salads

  • Shredded Brussels Sprouts Avocado
    $13.00
  • Tuscan Kale & Spinach Pecorino, Lemon
    $13.00
  • RPM Caesar Wedge Polenta Croutons
    $14.00
  • Giuliana's Italian Salad
    $12.00

Hand-Cut Crudo

  • Tuna Crudo Pistachio, Green Olive
    $17.00
  • Wagyu Beef Carpaccio Truffle Aioli, Crispy Parmesan
    $16.00

Housemade Pasta

  • Mama Depandi's Pomodoro Parmesan, Genovese Basil
    $14.00
  • Carbonara Black Pepper Pancetta, Egg Yolk
    $17.00
  • Shrimp Scampi Calabrian Chili, Tomato, Roasted Garlic
    $21.00
  • Bolognese Short Rib Rag├╣
    $20.00
  • Spicy King Crab Fresno Chili, Lemon
    $22.00
  • Wild Boar Sausage Kale, Fennel Pollen
    $17.00
  • Mushroom Risotto Aged Parmesan, Aquarello Rice
    $21.00

Steaks & Chops

  • RPM Steak Grigliata Roasted Garlic Caper Butter
    $31.00
  • Creekstone Filet Mignon All Natural, Cherry Peppers
    $45.00
  • Bone-In Ribeye Painted Hills Ranch, Oregon
    $51.00
  • Milk-Fed Veal Chop Provitello Farms, New York
    $55.00
  • Prime Dry-Aged Bistecca Fiorentina Tuscany's famous sliced porterhouse steak
    Served Two To Four $165.00

Slow Cooked

  • Pork Roast Alla Parma Prosciutto-Wrapped Potatoes, Sage
    $26.00
  • Barolo-Braised Shortrib Garlic-Roasted Mushrooms
    $34.00

Eggplant Parmesan

  • Fresh Mozzarella
    $21.00

Side Dishes

  • Brussels Sprouts & Pancetta
    $8.00
  • Garlic-Whipped Potatoes
    $8.00
  • Cauliflower & Hazelnuts
    $9.00
  • Roasted Mushrooms
    $10.00
  • Spicy Broccolini
    $8.00

Simply Prepared Fish

  • Grilled Swordfish Red Pepper Tapenade
    $32.00
  • Tuna a La Plancha Roasted Hen of the Woods
    $35.00
  • Pesce Del Giorno
  • Lobster Fra Diavolo Gluten Free Fettucini, Spicy Pepperoncini
    $46.00

Whole-Roasted Fish

  • Wild Dover Sole Sicilian Lemon Condiment
    $48.00
  • Imported Branzino Capers, Green Olive Salsa Verde, Serves Two
    $61.00

650 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Industrial, Modern, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (202) 204-4480
  • Private Dining Room: Yes