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Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
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14120 Highway 13 S, Savage, MN 55378-2192 (Formerly Axel's Bonfire Woodfire Cooking) (County Road 42)
+1 952-447-1122
12:00 - 00:00
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I truly like Bonfire's food and is a fun place to go for brunch. Unfortunately, we had very spotty service during all 4 visits, a couple of the visits the service was horrible! After talking with management, they don't seem to concerned. Which is too bad, given we only live 5 mins away.

Thank 2-Lane-Traveler
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like going to popular restaurants that have good food and know how to handle a crowd. Got right in. Server was great -- attentive, knowledgeable, and funny. Even though it was busy, we did not feel rushed or crowded. Great appetizers. I would recommend the Bull bites. Beef brisket sandwich really thick--took half home. Wife always orders the chicken... More 

Thank EPTourney
Savage, Minnesota
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was a Saturday night, and we had to wait 30 minutes...which was fine. The place seemed absolutely packed. The service was pretty good, but our food was as blah as always. This was our third trip here in the last few months, and nothing we order is ever very good. It seems like a good place to go for... More 

Thank 796triciak
Ramsey, Minnesota
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Who does quality control in regards to checking food before being served. I ordered a cheeseburger it was charbroiled (black.) sent back. One Ordered quesadilla's cold. One got the wrong potatoes and was told by the server I just write it down they served it wrong. Prime rib cold. I paid $75 for my dinner and not once were we... More 

Thank camalibu
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Start with the Caesar Salad at the appetizer bar, lettuce was wilted and nasty. BBQ Ribs were the best. Now to the main meal. Beef was over done and tough, turkey was as well. Nothing worst on Thanksgiving than eating pressed turkey. Corn bread stuffing was bland and cranberry relish was terrible. Sweet potatoes were fine but portion size was... More 

Thank Todd & Carolyn R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

My food arrived at the table cold. Stuffing and turkey were dry. Sweet potatoes were good--too bad they only give you about a tablespoon. I filled up on the ribs, as they were decent and hot. Pumpkin pie was fine. Surprised the other dessert was Tiramisu, not pecan or apple pie. On balance, it was a bland, forgettable meal. I... More 

Thank Bobbi163
Marshall, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Went to Bonfire's to watch the Vikings game on one of their many TV's with my husband, son and grandson. My son made a bloody Mary from the bloody Mary bar and loved all the items to add to his glass. Said it was one of the best!! My husband had a mug of Guinness--his favorite. The All-American cheeseburger with... More 

Thank BevD807
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for late lunch was seated right away. Food and service was excellent we ordered from the appetizer menus tips, quesadilla and quest dip all was great and serve was very attentive and had our food follow close to our quest dip starter. Great lunch

Thank Odcheck
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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507 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lively happy hour located on Hwy. 13 in Savage, MN. Good happy selection of beers, wines, and cocktails. Also an extensive happy hour menu including dollars off on the flatbreads on the main menu. Boneless wings were like every other boneless "chicken nugget" in the universe. The two flatbread we ordered, albeit with different ingredients, tasted very similar. Good atmosphere.... More 

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121 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stop with family to have appetizers and a couple cocktails. Nice intimate place. We'll go back the next time we're in town

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14120 Highway 13 S, Savage, MN 55378-2192 (Formerly Axel's Bonfire Woodfire Cooking)
    (County Road 42)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Savage
  • Phone Number: +1 952-447-1122
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 pizzas, spit-roasted meat, sizzling fajitas, salads, pastas and make-your-own pizzas for kids.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?