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Punch Neapolitan Pizza - Grand Ave.

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769 Grand Ave., Saint Paul, MN
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Like no other!

Punch is a one of a kind must visit if you're looking for an authentic taste of Italy. There is simply nothing like it and it never disappoints. If you're a pizza lover and you haven't sampled Punch, then this a must on your pizza bucket list.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
DWilhelmi
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Families with children
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Punch is a one of a kind must visit if you're looking for an authentic taste of Italy. There is simply nothing like it and it never disappoints. If you're a pizza lover and you haven't sampled Punch, then this a must on your pizza bucket list.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I really enjoy the step up, order, and table delivered pizza here. Great design, with wood burning pizza oven in the wall. You really can't take it with you, it's pizza with sauciness!

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Centuria, Wisconsin, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I have heard how fantastic this pizza tastes so I was quite excited when my co-workers suggested the whole office go there for lunch. I found the menu hard to read from my view in line with a bunch of Italian names that mean nothing without more detail. I found a smaller menu the closer I came to the counter... More 

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Punch P, Owner at Punch Neapolitan Pizza - Grand Ave., responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Kathyrn and I'm sorry you didnt enjoy the pizzas on your visit. I wanted to let you know if you visit again that we offer a style of cooking as an option you may enjoy better. It's called "Punch Dry" and just let the cashier know when ordering that you wanted it that way. We add... More 

Eagan, Minnesota
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It is pizza. It was fine. It is hard to screw up pizza. Listening to my freinds who finally got me there it was the best pizza in the world. I don't get it. Not worth going out of your way for.

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Punch P, Owner at Punch Neapolitan Pizza - Grand Ave., responded to this review

Thanks Bfree for your feedback and I'm sorry you didnt like the pizza. It is pretty easy to screw up our style of pizza cooking with our woodburning ovens and very hot temperatures (up to 1,000 degrees) and we regularly throw out about 5% of our pizzas we dont feel are up to standard. It may be that we didnt... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

These pizzas are a good size for one person. You feel satisfied but not stuffed. Taste and quality are excellent. Try the Punch salad also. Very tasty. Beers are good but wine is typical pizza joint wine (read OK but nothing special). Overall highly recommend.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Excellent. The Pizza Mimi is so fresh and delicious. I could eat this everyday. The employees are friendly and prompt. I wish there were more locations.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

We have a tradition in our family of coming in for takeout (the chop salad is our favorite) and ordering wine to sip on while we wait. The pizza is the closest thing around to pizza from Italy. And if u order a salad they give u a side of fresh cooked bread. We suggest slathering it in olive oil... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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94 reviews 94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

This is the perfect place for a quick bite in a casual atmosphere while still meeting your expectation for a superior pizza. It really is hard to beat for what it is: a decent, tasty and unique pizza.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I am sure you will read the other reviews and they will rave about the awesomeness of the pizza. It is so good that I rarely order anything but the margarita pizza. I don't want anything getting between me and the taste of fresh basil! But, don't miss the artichoke dip with rosemary bread either. OMG!!!

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Sarasota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great Pizza from a wood oven. Great crust like you would perhaps find in Italy. Salads are exceptional as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 769 Grand Ave., Saint Paul, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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