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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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09:00 - 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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were from out of town and going to a hockey game after dinner so we made reservations. We were seated by the window across from the entrance to the harbor. Beautiful setting!! Food was amazing- must get the walleye bites to start off. The steaks were prepared as requested and my rotisserie chicken walnut salad was the best I've... More 

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River Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My hotel concierge pointend me to Pier 500. Beautiful riverside view, excellent service and great food. Unusual to find a place that serves prime rib every day. And a great one at that. I'll be back.

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Thank Jim V
Montana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Pier 500 with family while visiting Minneapolis in early December. We had reservations and arrived just a few minutes early. The hostess was very rude to us. Our table wasn't ready and we said we would wait at the bar. There were no available seats at the bar but there was a high top that was empty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Pier 500 to celebrate my birthday and were not disappointed! Our service was impeccable and the food was hot and delicious. We ordered chicken wild rice soup and the soup of the day, a shrimp/corn chowder that was out of this world. Entrees were delicious and gorgeous. Lobster mac and cheese - no way you can eat it... More 

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Thank Lisa M
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 

Colfax, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful holiday decor. Very welcoming and friendly staff! The food was absolutely delicious and the food presentation was very impressive! Our server was very cheerful and attentive to our table. This was our first time dining here and we definitely will return! We were here on a Wednesday around 1:00 and the place was very busy.

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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. Thank you, Tom Hommes More 

Roseville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a snowy Saturday afternoon we had a family gathering at Pier 500 before eleven of us headed to the community playhouse to watch Dickens' Christmas Carol. P500 is pleasantly decorated for the Christmas season and was very busy -- always a good sign that the food and service are good. Our waitress was great as was the food. My... More 

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

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 of it and it sounds like we are able to consistently deliver for you. We... More 

Bridgewater, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

What a welcoming place with a large fireplace and comfortable seating. The meals are all great too. I had the salmon which was Cajun shoved over a bed of rice. The side caeser Dallas was very good as well. A nice little selection of wines to go with. Followed by a very good chocolate cake. Delicious! I hear the view... More 

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

Hello David E! We greatly appreciate your fantastic review. It's absolutely wonderful to hear that you and your group loved your drinks, dinner and dessert here! We hope to have you visit us again in the near future, thank you again for the wonderful review! Take Care - Tom Hommes More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The waitress recommended a few items and Roast Prime Rib was one of them. She recommended the smaller 11oz queen cut instead of the 16oz pier cut. This turns out to be an excellent recommendation. The prime rib had just the right amount fat and was extremely tender, almost melt in your mouth. My colleague ordered the 16oz pier cut... More 

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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The service is excellent, food always good, and portions just right. If you are a beer lover the selection is amazing! Don't miss Hudson's best restaurant.

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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 look forward for you to be able to come and enjoy our scratch kitchen again soon! Thank you again! Tom Hommes More 

Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

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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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 

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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, 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?