Punch Neapolitan Pizza has multiple locations around the Twin Cities. Punch was started by John Soranno, who had grown up in Milan, Italy. In 2001, John Puckett, became business partners with him because it was his favorite restaurant. Prior to that, John Puckett and his wife had co-founded Caribou Coffee and sold it in 2000. In 2002, a second location was opened.

Punch is known for its authentic Neapolitan pizza that is cooked the same way here as it is in Naples, Italy. Part of that process is using a wood-burning, bell-shaped brick oven that is 800 degrees to cook the pizza. They are one of the few pizzeries outside of Naples to be a member of Vera Pizza Napolenta, which is an organization dedicated to regulating the authenticity of Neapolitan pizza. They are the only VPN certified pizzeria in the state. The first restaurant to open was the St. Paul location and then the Eden Prairie location. Punch is unique compared to other pizzerias because it sends it's cooks to Naples for training.


Highland Park

704 Cleveland Ave S
St Paul
MN 55116


Sun-Thur: 11-9:30pm
Fri-Sat: 11-10pm

Eden Prairie

8353 Crystal View Rd
Eden Prairie MN 55334


Sun-Thur: 11-9pm
Fri-Sat: 11-10pm

Lake Calhoun Minneapolis

Calhoun Village Shopping Center
3226 W Lake St
Minneapolis MN 55416


Open Daily 11-10pm


1313 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata MN 55391


Sun-Thur: 11-9:30pm
Fri-Sat: 11-10pm

Grand Avenue

769 Grand Ave
St Paul MN 55105


Open daily from 11am-10pm

Stadium Village

802 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis MN 55414


Open Daily 11-10pm

Northeast Minneapolis

210 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis MN 55414


Open Daily 11-10pm


8300 Suite 200 City Centre Dr.
Woodbury MN 55125


Sunday-Thursday 11-9:30pm
Friday and Saturday 11-10pm

Maple Grove

12107 Elm Creek Blvd,.
Maple Grove MN 55369


Sunday-Thursday 11-9:30pm
Friday and Saturday 11-10pm


February, 5th 1996
Price range
Under $10 per pizza, Wines are under $30.
Payment Methods
Cash, credit cards
Wheelchair accessibility
(notes on stairs, bathroom access, handrails, aisle width)


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