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Punch Neapolitan Pizza - Highland

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704 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1319
(651) 696-1066
Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great pizza in Minnesota? Absolutely!

Having spent much of my life in what I consider the great Neopolitan thin-crust pizza corridor of the U.S. (New York to New Haven), I was surprised when my son raved about this chain in Minneapolis-St. Paul. They are casual, family-friendly spots with soft drinks plus wonderful beer and wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
John R
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Yarmouthport, MA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
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Yarmouthport, MA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Having spent much of my life in what I consider the great Neopolitan thin-crust pizza corridor of the U.S. (New York to New Haven), I was surprised when my son raved about this chain in Minneapolis-St. Paul. They are casual, family-friendly spots with soft drinks plus wonderful beer and wine selections available. My son ordered a margarita pizza with prosciutto... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First time eating at punch pizza, it was excellent! Loved the thin crust and the ingredients were all very fresh, it was so good 😀

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124 reviews 124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I am visitng from overseas and have been waiting to get to Punch PIzza. In May I had thin crust pizza in Brooklyn/NYC so the bar set was high. the pizza crust had a good taste, had little black oven areas... ( burned spots) which are good. I had the marghrita plus which the server said was the prime pizza.... More 

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Naperville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Visiting friends for a weekend and they introduced us to this neighborhood gem. It's casual come as you are. Thin crust creations with interesting ingredient combinations. Thoroughly enjoyed the Siciliana with prosciutto, artichoke and olives. Although, the Margherita was equally great. Tough call on which one to get next. Will definitely be back as often as possible.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 704 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1319
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: (651) 696-1066

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?