1220 19th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 | (202) 835-0459


Public Events

We invite you to participate in our weekly events

Check out our calendar for wine tastings, patio parties, happy hours and more.

Special feature: Weekday Happy Hours with specially priced drinks from 4:30-7:00 pm and complimentary stuzzichini!

Lunch feature:  Join our barista Dale at the bar for Presto Pranzo from 11:30 am-2:30 pm.  Choose from a special menu of dishes and one drink option of your choice for $19.  Presto Pranzo menu

Summer Event

Patio Pop-Up Happy Hours
Scheduled Spontaneously on Sunny Days!
Our sunny day “parties on the piazza” are announced via email, Twitter and Facebook on the morning of great weather days with live music, complimentary specialty cocktails/tastings, grilled delicacies and bruschetta.  Read more here:  Pop-Up Piazza Happy Hour

July Events

Book Signing & Reading for Only in Naples
Wednesday, July 6, 5:30-7:00 pm
We are pleased to have Katherine Wilson discuss her new book, Only in Naples: Lessons in Food and Famiglia from My Italian Mother-in-Law.  Complimentary Italian savories with cash bar.  Signed books available for purchase.  RSVP here

Summer Festival on the Piazza:  Piadina & Sangiovese
Friday, July 8, 5-7 pm
Join expert “piadinaro” Gianni Succi for a complimentary tasting of the Italian street food – Piadinna (flatbread stuffed with prosciutto, stracchino cheese & arugula). Enjoy Sangiovese by the glass for $6. Cash bar.

A Little After-Work Party Can Be Grand
Wednesday, July 13, 5:30-7:00 pm
Calling all grandparents or those who plan to be!  Enjoy complimentary appetizers while conversing with Christianne Ricchi, Sandra Baer and  Cheryl Harbour, author of Good to Be Grand:  Making the Most of Your Grandchild’s First Year.  RSVP here  More info:  A Little After-Work Party

Under the Tuscan Stars
Wednesday, July 20, 7:00 pm
Join us under the stars on our piazza for our Mediterranean Wine Dinner that offers an opportunity to learn about Banfi vineyards and their unique positioning that produces excellent wines.   Get your tickets here.  Under the Tuscan Stars menu

Remy 1738 Royal Hour Cognac Tasting & Cigar Smoker
Wednesday, July 27, 5-7 pm
Enjoy an exclusive sampling of Remy Martin 1738 Cognac with your favorite cigar on our Piazza. BYO cigar, or try a complimentary one courtesy of JR Cigars. Ladies and gentlemen invited.


Women’s Club Tuesdays:  Women enjoy 50% off on Tuesdays. Come to meet, interact and network with other women every Tuesday plus be sure to check out our Facebook Page for special speakers and mingling events. To join the Women’s Club, you can sign up at the restaurant, or type in your name and email below to receive special emails and offers from i Ricchi!

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Private Events

Book Your Next Event at i Ricchi and Create a Custom One-of-A-Kind Experience

Contact the Event Manager at (202) 835-0459 for assistance in planning your next event experience.

pop-partyRistorante i Ricchi has several areas to host your next event. In addition to the regular dining area for large events which can accommodate 150 people, we have private and semi-private rooms and outdoor patio space.

Tuscan Palm Room

The Tuscan Palm Room accommodates up to 50 people for a seated event and allows you to enjoy the company of your guests in a private area away from the main dining room.

Wine Room

The intimate Wine Room accommodates up to 20 people for a seated event. This hidden jewel, with its hardwood floors and wooden beamed ceiling, is perfect for corporate meetings, as well as romantic candlelight Tuscan repasts.

Outdoor Patio

The Outdoor Patio accommodates 65 for a seated event and 125 for a reception event. The Patio provides quiet, sophisticated ambience and the opportunity to enjoy the Dupont Circle atmosphere as you mingle or dine with your guests.
With a variety of seating accommodations, audio visual options and an inventive chef that works with your budget, we can customize any event experience to exceed your guests’ expectations. We have hosted weddings, rehearsal dinners, personal and business receptions, corporate events, business meetings, team-building outings, birthday parties, book signings, breakfast events and now we look forward to hosting your next event!

Sample Event Menus

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