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

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During my time in Tuscany I was inspired by the role of food in Italian culture. Food is a lifestyle in Tuscany; people know where their food comes from and how to prepare it. They seek comfort and quality in their food. I wanted to share that real food experience with Washington, D.C.

-Owner-Chef Christianne Ricchi

 

Our daily lunch option menu:  Presto Pranzo menu

BYOB Wine Dinner, Thursday, May 25:  BYOB Wine Dinner – May  Get tickets here

Need to Know Dinner, Wednesday, June 15:  Need to Know menu  Get tickets now

Cena Bianca, Monday, June 20 at 6:34 pm:  Cena Bianca menu  Buy tickets

Some dishes and drinks are offered seasonally.

Lunch

Monday – Friday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

A N T I P A S T I / STARTERS

Buratta di Bufala / grilled zucchini, saba, parsley breadcrumbs 15
Polipo Panzanella/ grilled Mediterranean octopus, cucumber, croutons, tomato 16
Cozze / PEI mussels, house-made sausage, fennel, roasted tomato 12
Calamari / sundried tomato aioli, lemon, fried parsley 11
Polpette / braised Tuscan meatballs, soft polenta, tomato, parmigiano 10
Prosciutto Melone / 24 mo aged Parma, cantaloupe, warm bread fritters 13
Salsiccie & Fagioli / grilled house-made sausage, stewed beans 12

Z U P P E  E  I N S A L A TE / SOUPS & SALADS

Minestrone / spring vegetables, Tuscan black kale, roasted squash, borlotti beans 8
Insalata Mista / Northern Neck mixed greens, confit tomato, lemon vinaigrette 7
Barbabietola / heirloom beets, farro, goat cheese fonduta, balsamic vinaigrette 10
Tonno Conserva / house cured tuna, cannellini beans, arugula, roasted peppers 12

P I A D I N E  E  P A N I N I / SANDWICHES

Alla Romagnola / prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, arugula piadina 14
Vegetariano / grilled seasonal vegetables, sundried tomatoes, taleggio panino 12

F A R I N A C I / PASTA & RISOTTO

Tortelloni / spinach, ricotta, sweet corn, bacon, roasted mushrooms 14/12
Rigatoni Bolognese / classic 3 meat sauce from Bologna, parmigiano 14/12
Taglierini Vongole / Little Neck clams, tomato, roasted squash, Calabrian chili 14/12
Spaghetti Pomodoro / tomato, basil, ricotta, chive oil 12/10
Cavatelli Neri/ squid ink, house-made sausage, gulf shrimp, roasted tomato 16/14
Risotto del Giorno / daily risotto special 14/12

S E C O N D I / MAIN

Pesce del Giorno / fresh seafood of the day 21
Tagliata / shoulder steak, Northern Neck mixed greens, pecorino, balsamic reduction 18
Capesante / seared Maine scallops, arugula, fennel, citrus, sherry vinaigrette 22
Trota / North Carolina Mountain Trout, rapini, fingerling potatoes, olive tapenade 19
Pollo Paillard / Amish chicken, grilled summer vegetables, tomato caper vinaigrette 16

C O N T O R N I / SIDES

Bietola / Swiss chard, garlic & Tuscan olive oil 5
Patate alla Ghiotta / roasted rosemary potatoes 5
Fagioli al fiasco / cannellini beans, sage 5

Dinner

Monday – Thursday 5:30 – 9:30pm, Friday – Saturday 5:30 – 10:00pm

ANTIPASTI / STARTERS

Burrata Di Bufala -16

Imported buffalo burrata, grilled zucchini, parsley breadcrumbs

Panzanella Col Polipo -17

Grilled Mediterranean octopus, local cucumber, tomato, balsamic

Calamari Fritti -14

Fresh fried squid, sundried tomato aioli, lemon, fried parsley

Cozze Farcite Con Salsicce E Finocchio -15

PEI mussels, homemade sausage, fennel, roasted tomato

Polpettine A Tre Carni -10

Braised Tuscan meatballs, soft polenta, tomato, parmigiano

Prosciutto Casalingo Coi Panserotti E Melone -16

Imported 24 mo. Parma proscuitto, cantaloupe, Florentine bread fritters

Capesante, Gnocchi Di Ricotta E Funghi -17

Seared Maine scallops, ricotta gnocchi, roasted mushrooms, parsley butter

Salsicce Coi Fagioli Al Fiasco -12

Grilled house-made pork sausage, cannellini beans, fresh sage


INSALATE E MINESTRE

Minestrone Del Orto Estivo -9

Spring vegetable minestrone, Tuscan black kale, roasted squash, borlotti beans

Insalata Mista Di Casa -9

Northern Neck mixed greens, vegetables braised & raw, confit tomator, lemon vinaigrette

Tonno E Fagioli -14

Tuna conserva, cannellini beans, arugula, roasted peppers

Barbabietola Alla Crema Di Capra -12

Roasted heirloom beets, faro, goat cheese fonduta, balsamic vinaigrette


PASTA E RISOTTO

Rigatoni Strascicate -18

Classic Tuscan meat sauce, parmigiano

Tortelloni Al Granturco E Funghi -18

Ricotta & spinach filled tortelloni, sweet corn, roasted mushrooms

Pici All’Aglione -16

House-made spaghetti, tomato, basil, ricotta, chive oil

Cavatelli Neri -19

Squid ink shells, house-made sausage, gulf shrimp, roasted tomator

Taglierini Alle Vongole -18

Fine egg pasta, little neck clams, roasted zucchini, tomato, Calabrian chili

Risotto del Giorno -18

Risotto of the day.


SECONDI / ENTREES

Pollo Balsamico -24

Orange marinated chicken, balsamic reduction, roasted rosemary potatoes.

Grigliata Mista Della Casa -34

Mixed grill of marinated lamb chop, prosciutto stuffed baby quail, Tuscan sausage skewers, & bay leaf crostini

Lombatina di Vitella -36

14 oz. T-bone veal chop “alla Cercina”

Costolette d’Agnello A Scottadito -35

“Burned Fingers” grilled lamb chops, lemon & rosemary marinade

Bistecca All’Arrabbiata -38

14 oz. Black Angus New York strip steak, red & black peppercorns

Filetto Alla Zingara -38

“Gypsy style” 8 oz. Black Angus tenderloin, mushrooms, white truffles, peppers, truffled polenta

Costoletta Alla Milanese -29

Pan fried veal chop, arugula, plum tomatoes.

PESCE / SEAFOOD

Spiedino di Mare -32

Marinated colossal shrimp, tri-colored peppers, red onions

Branzino Mediterranio -36

Pan roasted Mediterranean branzino, thin green beans, confit tomato, chive oil

Trota Sulla Brace -24

Grilled North Carolina mountain trout, rapini, fingerling potatoes, olive tapenade


CONTORNI / SIDE DISHES

Fagioli Bianchi Cotti Al Fiasco -5

Oven-baked cannellini beans, fresh sage, extra virgin olive oil

Bietola Saltata -5

Sauteed Swiss chard, garlic, olive oil

Patate alla Ghiotta -5

Oven-roasted rosemary potatoes


FORMAGGI / CHEESES

Formaggi Misti

Assorted imported & domestic cheeses, lavendar honey, Marcona almonds, cotognata, red onion marmelade.  3, 4, 5 selections at $5.00 per ounce

Dessert

DOLCI / DESSERTS

Available at lunch or dinner.

Meringata di Ciocolato Amaro Dolce

Chocolate meringue torte with whipped frozen chocolate mousse

Torta di Formaggio

Walnut crusted mascarpone cheese cake.

Semifreddo alle Fragole

Semi-frozen meringue with strawberry cream & vanilla gelato.

Tira-Mi-Su

Espresso infused sponge cake layered with mascarpone cream.

Gelati Alle Creme E Sorbetti Di Frutta

Assorted homemade ice creams and fresh fruit sorbets.

Frutti di Bosco

Seasonal berries.

Signature Drinks

APERITIVI / COCKTAILS

Carnevale

Prosecco, house raspberry purée.

Bellini

Prosecco, white peach purée, Campari.

Sole

Prosecco, limoncello.

Cosmopolitano Bianco

Vodka, white cranberry, lime juice.

Tè Pomeridiano

Vodka, ice tea, lemon, mint syrup

Estate

Pinot grigio, St Germain, limoncello, soda

Limontini

Limoncello, vodka martini

Apertivo Americano

Cocchi Americano, orange peel, soda

Lamponetta

Vanilla vodka, raspberry puree, triple sec

Rosato Fruttato

Rosé, brandy, seasonal fruit

Sangria Flora

Pinot Grigio infused with fresh summer fruit & Prosecco

Vin Brulè

Warm red wine infused with warm spices and citrus fruits

Meleto

Rum, brandy, apple cider & fresh lemon juice

We also offer a variety of coffees, espressos, and teas for you to enjoy with your meal or dessert.

Wine

i Ricchi offers an extensive wine list to its diners, 100% of which is produced and shipped directly from Italian wineries. The selection features the best wines; choose one that honors old world traditions or reflects the creativity of Italy’s “new world” wines. i Ricchi’s Servers are experts in Italian wine. They attend regular wine seminars, meetings and tastings, including ones provided by the winery owners and representatives themselves. With this extensive training and experience, they assist diners with selecting the best wine for their taste and mood.