Punch Pizza, a Twin Cities favorite is a Neapolitan pizza restaurant that uses a wood-burning oven to bake the pizzas in 90 seconds at 800 degrees. Super fast and extra delicious! I had been wanting to take my parents for a while so the last time they were in town we knew exactly where to go!
Our favorite is the Margherita Extra: Basil, Mozzarella di Bufala & Mt. Vesuvio tomato – does not get any better than this!

Gorgonzola Salad: romaine and walnuts in a creamy gorgonzola dressing – wanted to get some vegetables in for the meal!

Adriatico: feta, caper, onion, sarcene olive & oregano

Tripoli: rosemary, onions & proscuitto

The simplicity of these flavors, along with the use of high-quality of ingredients makes Punch my favorite pizza place in the Twin Cities.

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