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Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking - Woodbury

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1424 Weir Dr, Woodbury, MN 55125 (Formerly Axel's Bonfire) (Valley Creek)
651-730-5150
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Axel’s Bonfire, commonly known as Bonfire, features real wood-fired...
Axel’s Bonfire, commonly known as Bonfire, features real wood-fired cooking giving the food its rich and distinctive grilled flavor. The relaxed, inviting atmosphere is a perfect backdrop for festive, flavorful American cuisine with a unique Southwest flair. Focusing on quality and freshness, Bonfire prefers to purchase ingredients locally and all food is Trans- fat free and prepared from scratch, including sauces and dressings. The family-friendly restaurant’s signature items include wood-fired pizza, spit-roasted meat, sizzling fajitas, salads, pastas and make-your-own pizzas for kids.
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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, order almost right

Firts visit, never been here. Ordered the steak medium rare. Steak came medium. Not a real big deal, but when the server asked how the food was I mentioned it. The owner came out and offered me a new one. I told him this was OK and that a new one was not needed and the taste of the steak... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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Woodbury, Minnesota, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our family goes to the Bonfire happy hour at least once per week. Outstanding specials, including 1/2 off on pizza's, are complemented by a friendly efficient staff and bartenders. By far the best option in Woodbury

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Firts visit, never been here. Ordered the steak medium rare. Steak came medium. Not a real big deal, but when the server asked how the food was I mentioned it. The owner came out and offered me a new one. I told him this was OK and that a new one was not needed and the taste of the steak... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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109 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was my first visit to Bonfire's Woodbury location. I've been to other locations and I've been going to the Eagan location since it opened. Aesthetically, they are the same, which is what you'd expect in a chain. The southwest decor is pleasing and inviting. The Woodbury location has two large decks. One smoking and one non smoking. My wife... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Bar and grill, handily took care of a dozen of us. Wine, beer, and drinks well-done, good salads, Bonfire tacos excellent. Didn't have dessert, but the sundae at the table next to us looked very good. Good service, reasonable pricing.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Four of us had lunch today. After our food arrived, our server announced that she was leaving to pick up a kid from day care. (One wrong order, but hey, no time to listen to that.) Food was mediocre, at best. Fortunately, we were not in a hurry -- after more than 40 minutes she returned. We had been visiting... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

What is going on at this place? They've gotten rid of all the good bartenders. They seem to be going thru managers and servers like water. Something must be bad for all of the turnover. This place used to be a good place to visit.....not anymore! Hey Corporate.....you'd best figure out what's going on here....I don't see this place holding... More 

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The Villages, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It's been a while since I've returned to Bonfire as I had only mediocre or less experiences there considering food and prices. However, my husband and I visited twice the past two weeks just for Happy Hour priced appetizers and cocktails. Reviewing appetizers only, - they were fantastic; great presentation, varied, unique, wonderful assortment and really tasty with extra touches!... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Went back in March and received a great dessert for my birthday. My boys enjoyed their food of burgers. I had the salmon sandwich and it was very good. The couple we were with had steaks and they both said they were very good.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have eaten at the Bonfire only a couple times, and I probably won't be going back. The food is just okay, and the overpriced alcoholic beverages are weak. We made our final trip on Valentine's Day. Picture this: The place was pretty crowded on Valentine's Day last year. After waiting almost an hour, they stuck my wife and I... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have been here for Easter Brunch and Mothers Day brunches. They offer a wide variety of food- each of which was only mediocre.

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Additional Information about Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking - Woodbury

Address: 1424 Weir Dr, Woodbury, MN 55125 (Formerly Axel's Bonfire)
Phone Number: 651-730-5150
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Woodbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1424 Weir Dr, Woodbury, MN 55125 (Formerly Axel's Bonfire)
    (Valley Creek)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Woodbury
  • Phone Number: 651-730-5150

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Axel’s Bonfire, commonly known as Bonfire, features real wood-fired cooking giving the food its rich and distinctive grilled flavor. The relaxed, inviting atmosphere is a perfect backdrop for festive, flavorful American cuisine with a unique Southwest flair. Focusing on quality and freshness, Bonfire prefers to purchase ingredients locally and all food is Trans- fat free and prepared from scratch, including sauces and dressings. The family-friendly restaurant’s signature items include wood-fired pizza, spit-roasted meat, sizzling fajitas, salads, pastas and make-your-own pizzas for kids.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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