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Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking - Grand Avenue

) #249 of 691 Restaurants in Saint Paul €€ - €€€ American, Bar, Southwestern
850 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3397
+1 651-312-1299
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
850 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3397
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We recently had an afternoon to spend on Grand Ave in St Paul and came into Bonfire for a late lunch date. The decor is wood and fireplaces and comfy bar seating by the window, as well as a dining room behind the bar, Happy...More

Thank Lynn O
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Quite a good bar kitchen kind of place. They have a Bloody Mary bar that looked very good. We had the balsamic steak salad that was wonderful .

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a friends birthday celebration here and despite having reservations for a private room, we were first seated in the dinning room for 30-45 minutes before being moved into a private room. A less than reassuring factor was this crazy woman with blue hair...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 13 February 2017

afternoon is quiet, happy hour is awesome, good food, awesome drinks, bartenders are an well versed in all the restaurant specials something for everyone, all is good. Weekends are full of family favorites.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Visit 8pm on a Tuesday night. Nice vibe, although only about 8 tables with people at them. About the same number of servers appeared to be working, but none of them actually attending to customers. Our server (Brooke) disappeared for 15+ minutes at a time....More

Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My sister and I went to Bonfire on Grand Avenue before the TSO concert on Dec 10th. I made reservations for 6pm. Got there, a waiting line and the hostess said guests were hanging around longer and weren't leaving. 10 - 15 minute wait to...More

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I have been to the Grand Avenue location twice, and once to the sister location in Eagan, Minnesota. The food was good, but the service was SLOW during my three visits.

Thank mamalulutoo
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I'll cut them some slack, as it was a busy Saturday lunch - so the service was slow and checking in on us was sort of lackluster. My husband had a breakfast burrito entrée and I had the shrimp flatbread. Both were tasty and serving...More

Thank Tami J
Reviewed 27 October 2016

had the classic burger; it was okay; burger was burned and since it took a long time for the burger to be made (35 minutes), I did not want to complain about it

Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is all about accomodating folks and generating good will! My boyfriend and I stopped in to ask about holding a table -- for EIGHT -- for 45 MINUTES. They said YES. Minnesota really is the home of nice. We enjoyed soft drinks and local...More

Thank dcmarianne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3397 (Formerly Axel's Bonfire on Grand)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-312-1299
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Bonfire, a fun neighborhood restaurant and bar where friends and family gather to share food with bold flavors prepared on our wood fire grills. We are proud to be an independent and family owned company based in Minnesota, serving the community since 1996.