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Bonfyre American Grille

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2601 West Beltline Highway, The Arbor Gate Towers, Madison, WI 53713-2316 (Todd Drive)
+1 608-273-3973
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Hockessin, Delaware
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've gone here many times since it's a favorite. I've had a number of the dishes which was challenging for me since I love their rotisserie chicken so much that's hard not to order every time. The sides are excellent, particularly the vegetables, bread, and butternut squash soup. The atmosphere is very nice and borderline fancy. Seems like a nice... More 

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Thank Aaron M
BonfyreGrille, Guest Relations Manager at Bonfyre American Grille, responded to this review

Thanks Aaron! What great compliments! We appreciate your great feedback and look forward to hosting you again! -Ashley M More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at Bonfyre Grille to celebrate our daughters graduation from UW-Madison. This was my first time there, but my wife's and daughters second. I had the chicken and ribs, with a chopped salad w/blue cheese dressing. Everything was done to perfection! Portion size was more than adequate for my big appetite, and my wife and daughter had plenty to... More 

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Thank anthonyvs
BonfyreGrille, Public Relations Manager at Bonfyre American Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, we are pleased you enjoyed everything so much! Congratulations on your daughter's graduation- we will be happy to host you again when you visit her alma mater! -Ashley M More 

madison, wisconsin
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to find a restaurant that is consistently good, but Bonfyre is one of them. The food is delicious as well as colorful, original and interesting. Service is great, though server did forget our sauces. A gentle reminder was all it took and she was very accommodating. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank fern58
BonfyreGrille, Public Relations Manager at Bonfyre American Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We look forward to hosting you again soon. -Ashley M More 

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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324 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us dined tonight at Bonfyre Grill. Service was below average. Long delays fro every step of the way. She did step up when we complained about the desert drinks. More on that later. I ordered the 6 oz filet Mignon. Last time it was terrible. This time the meat tasted good and the size was correct. However, it... More 

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Thank Delmar M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the half rack of baby back ribs with sweet potato fries and garlic green beans. This was some of the best food that I have had! Highly recommend you try this place out. Yum Yum Yum

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Thank karen w
BonfyreGrille, Guest Relations Manager at Bonfyre American Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Karen! What a compliment! -Ashley M More 

Appleton, Minnesota
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Bonfyre is very popular with the business lunch crowd and it does well for dinner too. It is labeled as American grill. The menu is diverse and there is something for everyone. Flatbreads, burgers, salmon, fish tacos, Korean beef are amongst the selections. The bar in the center of the room is gorgeous and it's the place to be for... More 

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Thank Derek W
BonfyreGrille, Guest Relations Manager at Bonfyre American Grille, responded to this review

What a great review! Thank you Derek! We look forward to seeing you again soon. -Ashley M More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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189 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Bonfyre Grill is conveniently located off the belt line near Todd Drive, which is accessible readily for an hour long business lunch from downtown or the west side of Madison. The food is fantastic and the prices are very reasonable for what you receive; a generous-sized Pan Fried Walleye with rosemary potatoes and mixed vegetables for myself, or the Bonfyre... More 

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Thank Bruce H
BonfyreGrille, Public Relations Manager at Bonfyre American Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Bruce! We look forward to hosting you again. More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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260 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My partner and I came to this restaurant with a coupon and a hankering for fish. My partner had some vegetarian dish that was tasty and I had the pan-fried walleye. It was very good and a large portion. The veggies with it were fine and the service not bad for being at the bar. We came without a reservation... More 

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Thank MadisonGrog
BonfyreGrille, Guest Relations Manager at Bonfyre American Grille, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Very happy to hear your hankering for fish was satisfied! :) -Ashley M More 

Watertown, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Not a great place if you're on a budget, but the Bonfyre never disappoints as far as atmosphere and quality of food. I will keep coming back...

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I ordered the chicken special and the chicken was too tough to chew. I pointed this out to the server and all he said was, "I had it and mine was OK." At other restaurants where I've been served an inedible meal, they've said, "No charge." I haven't been back since this meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 West Beltline Highway, The Arbor Gate Towers, Madison, WI 53713-2316
    (Todd Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-273-3973
Description
Locally owned and operated featuring an American Contemporary menu.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?