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Pier 500

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500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pier 500 has a great menu with options for everyone. I have never ordered anything I didn't like. They have great meats, fish, pastas, salads, appetizers, soups, deserts and drinks. I will say the menu is small compared to many other restaurants, but they have seasonal menus so chances are, the next time you go, you will find new options... More 

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Thank mrssmith232017
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your review raving about our food. We put a lot of effort into putting forth the best product we possibly can, and are thrilled that you are able to enjoy this time and time again. We cannot wait for you to be able to come and enjoy our scratch kitchen again soon, maybe even on the patio... More 

Shoreview, Minnesota
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163 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nine of us feasted on delicious meals in a private room with great service from Ryley! We felt like we were in someone's home! Everyone tried something different and we all enjoyed our selections. This restaurant is right on the St. Croix River and we can't wait to return and sit outside!

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Thank DebbieMorse
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hi Debbie- We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. In our industry we are constantly striving for as close to perfection as possible, and it seems like we are coming very close for you. We love all of your comments on the food, drinks, atmosphere and service, and are thrilled that we were able to deliver the full package to you.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great happy hour, great food, great atmosphere, as always. It's a happening place, week days and weekends both.

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Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. As you already know, we pride ourselves in being one of the best and will always strive to exceed our guests normal expectations. We greatly appreciate your feedback and cannot wait to host you again soon. Thank you so much again. Cheers! Tom Hommes More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First they only served a special menu on v day. When I called for reservations, I asked if they had normal menu and I was told yes. Once we were there. I ordered the prime rib. It was very dry. By the time the waitress came back it was too late to complain. Rough night at the pier.

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Thank BSchulke
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. You should expect a great experience every time you choose to dine with us. We take great pride in delivering great food and service. Clearly we missed with you, please know this information is used to continue training our staff to exceed your expectations. Please give me a call, my hope is... More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service and good prices! The walleye and fish tacos are delicious. I had a Bloody Mary and it was made to perfection. The booths and tables are roomy and the bathrooms are stylish!

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Thank Gras-hoper1
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. In our industry we are constantly striving for as close to perfection as possible, and it seems like we are coming very close for you. We love all of your comments on the food, drinks, atmosphere and service, and are thrilled that we were able to deliver the full package to you. We cannot... More 

hudson, wi
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pier 500 has been a consistent favorite of ours for years. They have consistently great food and a fun happy hour. The patio is a must in the summer time.

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Thank livforgolf
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your fantastic review of us. We strive for consistency and dependability, and it sounds like we are able to deliver that to you time and time again. We cannot thank you enough for your great comments and look forward to you dining with us again soon. Sincerely, Tom Hommes More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found using Iphone restaurant locator. Went in totally blind, but were awed by nice atmosphere (even at lunch), menu with many locally sourced foods, and terrific service. Great prices compared to an equivalent type restaurant in the Twin Cities, MN. We loved everything we ordered, (which at this point, I cannot quite recall, as the first visit was several months... More 

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Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We would like to thank you so very much for your review. In our industry we are constantly striving for as close to perfection as possible, and it seems like we are coming very close for you. We appreciate all of your comments and hope to stay in your future top picks for many more years to come. We look... More 

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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188 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for Sunday brunch this morning. We ordered the prime rib hash and the smoked salmon with eggs both were marvelous! The atmosphere was great despite being so large it still felt very cozy with the birch accents, fireplace and perfect location this place is a must stop when your in Hudson. Our waiter Patrick was fabulous, very prompt... More 

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Thank mimi1971
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to complete a review of our restaurant. We love the fact that this is a place you can go and enjoy each others company, the atmosphere and the food. We cannot wait to host you again soon. Sincerely, Tom Hommes More 

New Richmond, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frequently come the Pier 500 with customers and my recommendation is generally great drinks, good food and excellent outdoor dinning. My preference is to use this restaurant during the warmer months to take advantage of the view of the St. Croix. It is a good restaurant even indoors for business meetings.

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Thank handy1950
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We would like to thank you so very much for your wonderful review. We are so proud to be the place you know that you can depend on for a fabulous experience over and over again. We look forward to hosting you and your business groups again soon. Sincerely, Tom Hommes More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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529 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So... I am going to start with the fact that my husband and I favor this place over most others. We have been here 3 times already this month. The food is always excellent, atmosphere good, but when you sit at the bar you can have service all over the spectrum. It's amazing what you notice between the camaraderie of... More 

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Thank Jilly070
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hi There- I wanted to thank you for sharing your feedback with us. You should expect a great experience every time you choose to dine with us. We take great pride in delivering great food and service. We are always looking to improve, please know this information is being used to continue training our staff to exceed your expectations. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hudson
  • Phone Number: +1 715-386-5504
Description
We are a gathering place for friends and family, essence of hospitality in casual, comfortable surroundings. We create made from scratch dishes and cocktails with an incredible view of the Saint Croix River from being seated either inside our beautiful restaurant with the wood-fired rotisserie or outside on our patio with a full service bar.

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