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

 

Special Holiday 7-Course Menu: Feast of the Seven Fishes
Available Friday-Sunday, December 22-24, 5:30-10 pm. $89 (exclusive tax and gratuity). Call 202-835-0459 to make reservations.

NYE Celebration, Sunday, December 31 starting at 5:30 pm. Complimentary toast and favors at midnight. $89 (exclusive tax and gratuity). Call 202-835-0459 for reservations. View menu

Our daily lunch option menu: Presto Pranzo menu

Some dishes and drinks are offered seasonally.

Lunch

Monday – Friday 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

ANTIPASTI / 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 14
Calamari / Tuscan pomorola, lemon, fried parsley 13
Polpette / braised Tuscan meatballs, soft polenta, tomato, parmigiano 12
Prosciutto Melone / 24 mo. aged Parma, cantaloupe, warm bread fritters 16
Salsiccie & Fagioli / grilled house-made sausage, stewed beans, rapini 12
Funghi Farciti / hen in the woods, oyster, shiitaki & portobello, EVOO, crostini 12

ZUPPE  E  INSALATE / SOUPS & SALADS

Ribollita / Autumn vegetables, Tuscan black kale, cannellini beans, bread, parmigiano 9
Funghi / mixed wild mushrooms, autumn vegetable broth, parmesan crouton 9
Insalata Mista / seasonal mixed greens, vegetables braised & raw, lemon vinaigrette 9
Barbabietola / heirloom beets, farro, goat cheese fonduta, balsamic vinaigrette 16
Tonno Conserva / house-cured tuna, cannellini beans, arugula, roasted peppers 14
Caprese / tricolored heirloom tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, balsamic reduction 17

PIADINE  E  PANINI / SANDWICHES

Alla Romagnola / prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, arugula piadina 15
Vegetariano / grilled seasonal vegetables, sundried tomatoes, taleggio panino 14

FARINACI / PASTA & RISOTTO

Tortelloni / spinach, ricotta, corn & roasted mushrooms, sage butter or rose 19/15
Rigatoni Strascicate / classic Tuscan sugo, parmigiano 18/14
Tagliarini Vongole / Little Neck clams, tomato, squash, Calabrian chili 19/15
Pici all’Aglione / tomato, garlic, basil, ricotta, chive oil 16/11
Cavatelli Neri/ squid ink, house-made sausage, gulf shrimp, roasted tomato 21/16
Risotto del Giorno / daily risotto special 17/12
Pasta del Giorno / daily pasta special 18/14

SECONDI / MAIN

Pesce del Giorno / fresh seafood of the day Mkt
Tagliata / NY strip steak, mixed Italian greens, pecorino, balsamic reduction 19
Capesante & Gamberi / seared Maine scallops, shrimp, greens, orange 24
Trota / North Carolina Mountain Trout, rapini, fingerling potatoes, olive tapenade 21
Pollo Paillard / Amish chicken, grilled seasonal vegetables, tomato caper vinaigrette 18
Costoletta alla Milanese / Pan-fried veal chop, arugula, plum tomatoes 24

CONTORNI / SIDES

Bietola / Swiss chard, garlic & Tuscan olive oil 8
Patate alla Ghiotta / roasted rosemary potatoes 8
Fagioli al fiasco / cannellini beans, sage 8

AFFETTATI & FORMAGGI / CURED MEATS & CHEESES

Mix and Match any 3, 4, 5 at $5 each 
With giardiniera, mustard seeds, quince paste, fig jam, toasted almonds, lavender honey

Meats
Prosciutto, Finocchiona, Mortadella, Bresaola, Copa

Cheeses
Sottocenere al Tartufo (cow), Pecorino Toscano (sheep), Sapore del Piave (cow), Fontina (cow), Cocca Cardona (goat), Mindoro Blue (cow), Taleggio (cow)

Dinner

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

ANTIPASTI / STARTERS

Burrata Di Bufala – 17

Imported buffalo burrata, grilled zucchini, parsley breadcrumbs

Panzanella Col Polipo – 18

Grilled Mediterranean octopus, cucumber, tomato, arugula, balsamic

Calamari Fritti – 16

Fresh fried squid, pomorola, lemon, fried parsley

Cozze Farcite Con Salsicce E Finocchio – 17

PEI mussels, homemade sausage, fennel, roasted tomato

Polpettine Alle Tre Carni – 16

Braised Tuscan meatballs, soft polenta, tomato, parmigiano

Prosciutto Casalingo Coi Panserotti E Melone – 18

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

Capesante, Gnocchi Di Ricotta E Funghi – 20

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

Salsicce Coi Fagioli Al Fiasco – 15

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

Funghi Freschi Misti – 17

Sautee of assorted wild mushrooms, parmigiano crisp

Affettati E Sott’Aceti

Assorted salumi/charcuterie, senape, house-pickled giardinera
Choose 3, 4, 5 – $5 per item


INSALATE E MINESTRE

Ribollita – 9

Winter vegetables, black kale, cannellini beans, Tuscan bread, parmigiano

Zuppa Di Funghi – 9

Mixed mushrooms, carrots, celery, vegetable broth

Insalata Mista Di Casa – 9

Seasonal mixed greens, vegetables braised & raw, confit tomato, lemon vinaigrette

Tonno E Fagioli – 15

Olive oil poached tuna conserva, cannellini beans, arugula, roasted peppers

Barbabietola Alla Crema Di Capra – 16

Roasted heirloom beets, farro, goat cheese fonduta

Caprese – 19

Tricolored heirloom tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, balsamic reduction


PASTA E RISOTTO

All pasta is made in house

Rigatoni Strascicate – 20

Classic Tuscan 12-hour sugo

Tortelloni Al Granturco E Funghi – 25

Ricotta & spinach filled tortelloni, sweet corn, roasted mushrooms

Tortelloni Al Burro E Salvia O Al Rose – 25

Ricotta & spinach filled tortelloni with sage butter or Florentine tomato & cream

Pici All’Aglione – 18

Thick Tuscan spaghetti, tomato, basil, ricotta, chive oil

Cavatelli Neri – 26

Squid ink shells, house-made fennel sausage, gulf shrimp, roasted tomato

Taglierini Alle Vongole – 24

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

Risotto del Giorno – Market

Risotto of the day.


SECONDI / ENTREES

Pollo Balsamico – 29

Orange marinated chicken, balsamic reduction, roasted rosemary potatoes.

Grigliata Mista Della Casa – 39

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

Lombatina di Vitella – 40

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

Costolette d’Agnello A Scottadito – 38

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

Bistecca All’Arrabbiata – 39

12 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 – 36

Pan fried veal chop, arugula, plum tomatoes


PESCE / SEAFOOD

Spiedino di Mare – 36

Marinated colossal shrimp, tri-colored peppers, red onions

Branzino Mediterranio – 38

Pan-roasted Mediterranean branzino, fagiolini, confit tomato, chive oil

Trota Sulla Brace – 34

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


CONTORNI / SIDE DISHES

Fagioli Bianchi Cotti Al Fiasco – 9

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

Bietola Saltata – 9

Sauteed Swiss chard, garlic, olive oil

Patate alla Ghiotta – 9

Oven-roasted rosemary potatoes


FORMAGGI / CHEESES

Formaggi Misti

Imported & domestic cheeses, lavender honey, Marcona almonds, cotognata. Choose 3, 4, 5 at $5 each

Dessert

DOLCI / DESSERTS

Available at lunch or dinner.

Meringata di Cioccolato Amaro Dolce – 9

Chocolate meringue torte, whipped frozen chocolate mousse

Torta di Formaggio – 9

Walnut-crusted mascarpone cheese cake

Semifreddo alle Fragole – 9

Semi-frozen meringue with strawberry cream, vanilla gelato

Tira-Mi-Su – 9

Espresso infused sponge cake layered with mascarpone cream.

Cannoli Farciti – 9

Chocolate dipped, pistachios, ricotta, chocolate nibs

Gelati Alle Creme E Sorbetti Di Frutta – 9

Assorted homemade ice creams and fresh fruit sorbets

Frutti di Bosco – 10

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.