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Punch Neapolitan Pizza - Highland

704 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1319
(651) 696-1066
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Ranked #28 of 784 restaurants in Saint Paul
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

The wood fired pizzas at Punch are incredible. The quality of the pizza is consistently excellent, and the salads are terrific, too. They are very particular about using quality ingredients, so the flavor is authentic Neapolitan. Reasonable prices, and efficient and knowledgable servers.

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Saint Paul
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Best place around for wood fire, brick oven pizza. Artichoke dip/pita bread appetizer is outstanding too.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My first experience with Punch was good. The za is delicious in that I'm not concerned with a little slice of greasy enjoyment. While the za wasn't entirely unique it was quite edible. I will say $3 more for a smaller gf pizza is a bit pricey.

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Punch Pizza has mastered the wood fire. This is not a heavy meal and you leave full and satiated but not overstuffed. There are tables to sit and be leisurely about your meal, and, while you can chance walking in to eat, this should clue you to making a reservation. The food is excellent.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is good, but when I go to a restaurant I don't need to hear about politics, and that one side or the other is the only way to think. All of the employees were talking about was how the owner was with Obama this, and that, and that people should be doing this or that. I came to... More

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Louisiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We took our friends from out of state here as the reviews were nothing but good. The place is really chaotic and the pizza is ok. The four of us agreed that it's not a place to go out of your way to dine here.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

You will not be disappointed with the pizza place... The crust is delicious as well as their sauce. The pizzas are big enough for 1 and then some. A little too small for 2 people depending on how many topping and because the crust is super thin. My only suggestion is the price is a bit high. One person eating... More

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MN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Many people who have been to Italy say this pizza is just like what they had in Italy, I wouldn't know about that but it is the best pizza I've ever had. The margherita extra is to die for. It has buffalo mozzarella, sweet Mount Vesuvius tomatoes, and basil. Crispy charred crust but soft and gooey in the center. Use... More

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Andover, Minnesota, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This pizza is always a great treat. Friendly service to boot. Keep in mind that this is the original Punch restaurant in the area and is considered a sit down restaurant in comparison to the other Punch restaurants which are walk in and order.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We are lucky to have so many great pizza options in the Twin Cities. Punch is one of these restaurants. This particular location does not have a lot of seating space, but the wait is usually no longer than 15 minutes and this one is the closet one to my home. I like to ask for extra olive oil to... More

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