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A St. Paul Institution Since 1933: The Story of DeGidio's Restaurant & Bar

For nearly a century, DeGidio's Restaurant & Bar has been a beloved fixture in the St. Paul community. Our story begins in 1933, when Joe "Kid Bullets" DeGidio, a successful bootlegger during the prohibition era, opened DeGidio's Royal Bar at its current location as prohibition came to an end. During Saint Paul's infamous gangster era, DeGidio's became a favorite haunt of notorious mob figures, earning a unique place in the city's colorful history.

While our mob ties were severed many decades ago, DeGidio's remains a proud family-owned and operated establishment, dedicated to serving exceptional Italian cuisine at reasonable prices. Today, the grandchildren of "Kid Bullets" continue the family tradition, ensuring that every guest experiences the warm hospitality and delicious food that have made DeGidio's a treasured institution.

As you step through our doors, you'll be transported back in time, immersed in the rich history that has shaped DeGidio's and the St. Paul community. From the classic Italian dishes crafted from cherished family recipes to the attentive service and inviting atmosphere, every aspect of your visit is designed to create a memorable dining experience.

Join us at DeGidio's Restaurant & Bar and become part of our enduring legacy. Whether you're a longtime local or a curious visitor, we invite you to savor the flavors, embrace the history, and experience the warmth of our family-owned restaurant that has been a St. Paul icon for nearly a century.