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Pier 500

) #1 of 79 Restaurants in Hudson €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
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1 - 10 of 433 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

First time to this restaurant and we will definitely return. I was not disappointed with good buffet options and order from the table dishes also available. The shrimp were superb - large and perfectly complimented with a spicy sauce. Our server was attentive and very...More

Thank Karen R
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your wonderful review - and thank you also for spending such a special day with us at Pier! We are thrilled to hear that you loved the featured brunch and that you enjoyed your time while you were here at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped for a bite & bump, enjoy the summer sunshine on the patio! Happy Hour had just started so we ordered a couple of cold beers & an order of Walleye Bites to tide us over to dinner. What delicious little gems they were,...More

Thank 279renates
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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 Walleye Bites, drinks, atmosphere and service,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pier 500 is one of those destination restaurants because the view and the deck are the best in Hudson. Breakfast and lunch is especially fun on the weekend on a nice day because of the boats and activity by the water. The service was really...More

Thank Kristine L
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review, Kristine! 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, and are thrilled that we were able...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy place, get reservations a must on Sat & Sun. Great menu, good quality and everything had a little different twist on it. Appetizers, Entree's & desert all great! Our table had walleye bites, nachos and cheese curds, all great, steak salad, walleye sandwich, and...More

Thank Larry L
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Larry- We'd like to thank you so much for your raving review of our food, service and atmosphere. We do our best to be able to consistently deliver excellent service from the moment you step onto our front step until the moment you step...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to sit outside. The deck overlooks the beautiful St. Croix river. The water is clear and blue--not your typical river. Not only is the view beautiful, the food is wonderful and drink are great!More

Thank jammin2014
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We'd like to thank you so much for your raving review of our food, service and atmosphere. We do our best to be able to consistently deliver excellent service from the moment you step onto our front step until the moment you step back off...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined our friends Bert & Polly, for dinner at Pier 500 restaurant in Hudson. Everyone enjoyed their well made cocktails and entrees. In addition, I found another burger to add to my top ten list. Nancy & Polly ordered the Parmesan Crusted Walleye, while...More

Thank Unity-Eagle-68
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 and drinks. We are thrilled...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We come here often and have never had a bad experience. Have been for breakfast/brunch, lunch and dinner, at all times. Their menu changes seasonally to keep things interesting, while also maintaining their "staples". MUST HAVE: Lobster Bisque soup on Saturdays and their version of...More

Thank Jennifer W
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

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...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The salmon was very fresh and moist. They also had wonderful steaks, walleye and appetizers. The view of the river is very nice. There is a public parking lot just next to the restaurant, but can get very full.More

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

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...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I have visited this restaurant a number of times. We have only gone there in the summer time because we think the outside seating is the best in Hudson. The view is beautiful and the mood is festive. The menu is very...More

Thank joe C
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

We would like to thank you so very much for your review! We appreciate all of your comments and hope to stay in your future top picks for many more years to come. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Thank you again, Tom...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We met family here on a sunny afternoon. The place is busy bit worth it. Very good food, nice drinks, happy hour, effective staff. Great location overlooking river. Parking can be a challenge.More

Thank Bob C
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

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...More

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carolkiecker
Can I buy a gift card to this restaurant?
4 December 2016|
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Response from Pier500 | Property representative |
Yes you can! And right now through the 1st of the new year - Purchase $100 in gift cards you will receive a $20 bonus card, FREE! you may purchase them online through our website, call us at 715-386-5504 or stop in any... More
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24jdooley
Hello, I seen in your reviews that you have halibut Fridays. Is this every Friday or only certain times of the year? If this is every Friday do you serve it all day?
6 September 2016|
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Response from Pier500 | Property representative |
We dont have the Halibut on our regular menu but do feature it at times... please check out our website and click on the "current features" page, for our current features (also - we currently have halibut on our feature menu... More
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Joan H
Do you have gluten-free options?
12 May 2015|
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Response from Pier500 | Property representative |
Hi Joan, I apologize for not getting back to you sooner, as I have been out of the office the past two days. We definitely do offer Gluten Free options. We have a gluten sensitive menu that outlines the dishes that should... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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