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The Nova Restaurant & Wine Bar

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American, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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236 Coulee Rd, Hudson, WI 54016-2219
+1 715-386-5333
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friends and I wanted to go to a wine bar in Hudson on a Friday night and this was the first place that popped up so we decided to try it. This place was so cute and quaint! The ambiance was warm, friendly and relaxing. The live music was perfect for the location. We each got a wine flight,... More 

Thank Sierra H
Hudson, Wisconsin
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216 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great food and service. Variety of dishes outside the regular restaurants which imitate others. This is UNIQUE. Broad wine selection.

Thank cetobler
Management response:

Thanks for stopping in to see us. We really appreciate the kind words and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Ellsworth, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I love the nova the food is always great and they change their menu for the season so it's nice to be able get something different every time. One thing that seems to always be on the menu is the fajitas and they are amazing! Great wine selection too. It's small and they don't take reservations so plan on a... More 

Thank Kristi J
Management response:

Krist,i thanks for stopping by and we are glad you got to enjoy and night out with your husband. We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you again soon. More 

Greenville, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I happened upon this place when travelling through Hudson, WI. We stopped for a glass of wine on our way to find someplace for dinner. The wine was good. the bartender was friendly and not pretentious. We decided to have a appetizer or two. they were so good we decided to stay at the Nova for dinner. What an excellent... More 

Thank russelll765
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered the special... pasta with locally sourced chicken of the woods mushrooms and it was amazing! Mostly, I loved the ambiance... warm and cozy with friendly staff. Will definitely be returning.

Thank Kdmalrb
Afton, Minnesota
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230 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We recently went here for a mid-week lunch. We were greeted and immediately seated by the pleasant server (Jessica) who helped us through the menu selections and beer options. We enjoyed the fig salad and delicious creamy soup of the day. I really enjoyed the tap- Zombie Dust.. now a favorite. Lunch hour is generally pretty quiet, so easy parking... More 

Thank John G
Management response:

John thanks for stopping by to see us for lunch. Jessica is one of our great staff members and we are glad you got to enjoy some Zombie Dust and were pleased with the soup and fig salad. Thanks again for stopping by and we hope to see you again soon. Tyrrell More 

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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My wife and I have been dining in Hudson for many years and finally decided to try out The Nova. We are glad we did. Atmosphere: The decor was eclectic, but it definitely worked and was very cozy. A little cramped, but it did not really detract from our dining experience. Got a table for 2 in the middle of... More 

1 Thank Brandon B
Management response:

Brandon thanks for stopping in to check us out with your wife this last weekend. We are very happy you enjoyed everything and we will keep those dark beers on tap and rotating for you. Cheers and we hope to see you again soon. Tyrrell More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The Decor is so unusual and the food is fantastic. We go here as often as possible. Love it! I had the pasta which they change every week. It is always amazing. Don't hesitate to go. All the food is so creative.

Thank George W
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Chairs are beautiful. I love the lamps. The bear on the couch is weird, comforting and a bit gross. I like it all. Hope I get to sit in a big chair. Live music is nice. We didn't eat so can't rate the food. Smells good.

Thank winger12
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135 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The decor of this place is very unique. We opted to eat inside to avoid the bugs, but the outdoor seating looked very quaint. We had a two top table inside with two large "royal" high back chairs. I found the menu small and enticing. We opted for the cheese plate for an appetizer. I absolutely loved the choices... the... More 

Thank stl_locavore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Coulee Rd, Hudson, WI 54016-2219
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hudson
  • Phone Number: +1 715-386-5333

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