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Pier 500

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American, Bar
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500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Wisconsin
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189 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for Sunday brunch about a week ago; I know, Sunday brunch is usually a mistake. But Pier has good coffee and my husband just felt like going out. We had reservations and were seated right away. The hostess seemed very concerned about something but it didn't affect us beyond that. It was noon and the place was... More 

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Thank CaptTrouble
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 on many levels. We are always looking to improve, please know this information is used to continue training our staff to exceed your... More 

Georgetown, Canada
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time make sure you make the stop to pier 500. Patrick is all about service, he knows the menu inside and out. The food was so good. Home made! Soup 5 stars, the prime rib 6 stars.

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

Hi Steve T- Thank you for your awesome review - We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience, and are so thrilled that you loved your meal and service here! Thank you again - we look forward to seeing you again soon! Tom Hommes More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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158 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, Pier 500 hundred is still the best place to eat in Hudson, and there are many great restaurants. Prices are beginning to get up there, but judging by the crowd, that doesn't appear to be a deterrent. One complaint, when we came in we were informed that all day Sunday is happy hour, when we got to the table... More 

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

Thank you for your review - We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience, and that you loved your meal and service here! Thank you again - we look forward to seeing you again soon! Tom Hommes More 

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my wife's Birthday and what a great way to celebrate it. We travel quite a bit and it is hard for us to make time for weekend getaways. So when we do it needs to be special. The food and wait staff were better than we could have ever expected. What a wonderful evening. Thank you Pier 500... More 

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

Hello Patrick! We greatly appreciate your fantastic review. It's absolutely wonderful to hear that we were able to make your trip here and your wife's birthday a memorable moment for you both. We hope to have you visit us again in the near future, thank you again for the wonderful review! Take Care - Tom Hommes More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Pier 500 for dinner to celebrate my birthday. The service was quick and friendly and the atmosphere of the place was really nice - fun and lively but more upscale than a sportsbar type of restaurant. We ordered the Brie cheese curds which were good. For dinner we had the Sea Bass with rice and Szechuan veggies, and... More 

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Thank Liz S
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! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too late in the eve and too cool to eat on the patio so stayed indoors. Good service, although our server wasn't wonderfully friendly-just efficient. The Gouda fondue was delicious- served with Granny Smith apples, jerk chicken and seasoned croutons. The bread served an an opener was also tasty in the fondue. Side salads were large. The Thai flatbread wasn't... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training and development. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Thanks Again, Tom Hommes More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and we're looking for a nice place in town. This was great! We started with the brie cheese curds. They are as delicious as they sound. I had the salmon salad which was very refreshing and my husband thoroughly enjoyed the prime rib. Even the sides were great! I would highly recommend... More 

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

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review of us. We strive for consistency and dependability, and it sounds like we are able to deliver that to you. We cannot thank you enough for your great comments and look forward to you dining with us again and getting the nachos - cannot wait to hear what you think!! Thank You Again! Tom More 

Minnesota
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186 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Need reservations since popular restaurant. Service was prompt and excellent. The blackened salmon was sauce, dirty rice and sauce was superb. Others had various switch and pasta dishes which were also excellent. Chocolate cake with ice cream was enough for four people. Nice selections of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Lovely evening.

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

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

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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116 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I was here for lunch. I had an ice tea ($2.50) and Thai Chicken Flatbread ($10.00) (basil pesto, oven dried tomatoes, pulled rotisserie chicken, pineapple salsa and mozzarella cheese drizzled with peanut sauce). This is listed as an appetizer but it is big enough for a lunch for one. Very, very tasty. It is nice inside the restaurant but I... More 

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

Thank you for your review - We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your experience, and are so thrilled that you loved your meal here! Thank you again - we look forward to seeing you again soon! Tom Hommes More 

Minocqua, Wisconsin
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting and extensive menu. Our family of 6 tried many entrees and appetizers. All we're very good. This is a popular and busy waterfront restaurant. After our family's first visit, it easy to see why it deserves it's high TripAdvisor rating. There are really no Hudson restaurants right on the St. Croix river, but this is as close as it... More 

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

Hi Mark M- We greatly appreciate your raving review of our restaurant. We strive to be at the top of the list when dining in Hudson and are very proud that we can share our passion with you. We are looking forward to your return trip, and again want to thank you for your wonderful review! Thank you so much,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids
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?