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Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking - Woodbury

1424 Weir Dr, Woodbury, MN 55125 (Formerly Axel's Bonfire)
651-730-5150
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Ranked #5 of 70 restaurants in Woodbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Valley Creek
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.
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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99 reviews 99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We love Bonfire! The food is delicious and bascially "to die for". From salads to burgers, pizza to dessert this is the hottest place to dine in Woodbury. My mouth waters just thinking about the moment we will eat there again. Just try it, you'll like it.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Nice atmosphere, decoration, friendly staff. Not cheap, but reasonable prices and worth the quality. Take a look at their online menu. I put pictures & comments of what we ordered. Staff was friendly, but service was so so, rather slow even when the place was empty (only 2 tables)

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Waverly, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Wow, The girl cousins from several states, decided to get together and have a girls night out. It was pretty las minute, but the staff was awesome in finding us a large enough area so we could all hang out together. The food was terrific, the staff was terrific and we are planning it to be our go to place... More

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Talbott, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We ate here two times while visiting my husbands family in So. St. Paul. I had the walleye salad,it was delicious. We had the pizza also. We eat here when we stay at the Woodbury Hampton Inn. The food is yummy and the service is great. We will go back. Very friendly crew.

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Richfield, Minnesota, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

First time eating here. Ordered the Barbequed Brisket. It was fantastic!!!! Extremely tender and great flavor. The bacon smashed potatoes were wonderful. I would have taken another plate full. The servers were very friendly and very courteous. will visit this place again!!!!!!

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

With 1/2 off appetizers / pizza, and $2 off drinks until 6, I'd say its a decent choice. A big bar and an open room concept, the patio may be the best seating option. Pizzas (looked good and seemed a bit thick crust for my taste. Nice selection of wine and beer draft choices, but the guacamole and shrimp stack... More

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Stillwater, MN
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Hadn't been here for a number of years going back to the prior ownership. Now that a few of our other fav's in Woodbury have closed down we were looking for a place for casual dining. This place more than met our expectations. Plus, we got there early (5-ish) to avoid the crowds on a Saturday night, and had one... More

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Naples, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My daughter and I met for lunch and expected it to be decent food, but it was excellent. We both had a salad/pizza combo....great fresh ingredients on both. I even enjoyed some leftovers the next day. We'll be back.

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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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99 reviews 99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We have eaten here a a number of different occasions, business lunch, family get together, birthdays, etc. Have never had a bad meal. We have tried the pizza, burgers, and steak dinners. All excellent meals. The service has always been very good. Went there for my birthday last night and didn't realize till we got there it was Prom night.... More

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We eat here about once a month, and enjoy the food and atmosphere. They have great early bird specials on pizza, apps and drinks. I'm gluten-free, and they have several options for me, and are willing to tweak some of their normal meals, also, and I've never had any 'after effects' from the food. Many of their dishes have more... More

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