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Barker's Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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413 2nd St, Hudson, WI 54016-1509
+1 715-386-4123
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a local landmark and favorite. Can get crowded in summer when the 'boat people' are in town. We locals come out in the off season. Great burgers and specials. Not just the usual fare...love the grilled romaine salad. Service is always top notch. Marguerita or two or a couple of beers...this is my favorite place in town. Free... More 

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1 Thank Laura K
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Enjoyed my Bullseye Burger but the fries left much to be desired. Pretty soggy and really not a lot of flavor. Enjoyed my flight of beer too.

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Thank CLL1948
Susie H, General Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

CLL1948, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback with a review, we appreciate every one. I am so happy that you enjoyed your Bullseye Burger - it's my personal favorite! We sincerely apologize for the quality of your french fries, since we opened in 1988 our hand-cut, skin-on fries have been a point of pride for us... More 

Wake Forest, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Located in downtown Hudson, this restaurant has a cozy and comfortable feel that you hope the food is good because you know you will come back if it is. I was immediately greeted by the wait staff as I entered. After a wait of just a few minutes I was seated by the window (I was alone so the two-seater... More 

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1 Thank fastiya1
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

fastiya1, Thank you for taking time to write a review after visiting our restaurant, we greatly appreciate both. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope that you make it back again! Thank you, Bree More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We always take out of town quests here.. I always have a burger and hand cut fries and of course a margarita!! It's family friendly and always great food and service.. Thanks Barkers for always Having great food..

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1 Thank michelelX7961CG
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

michelelX7961CG, Thank you for your business and for bringing in your family and friends. Also thank you for the review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoy your visits! More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

There Cajun garlic butter wings are the best around! Homemade cut French fries are great too! Service is fast and friendly!

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1 Thank 1cab1
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

1cab1, Thank you for your business and for taking the time to write a review. The garlic wings are one of the top sellers. If you ever want to spice it up, try them tossed in our spicy sauce! More 

Minneapolis
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219 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Service was slow and the food was average. Burgers made to requested temperature. Wisconsin White Cheddar Cheese Curds - not served hot enough Fresh from the farms of nearby Ellsworth, WI, fried to a crispy golden brown and served up hot with chilled ranch and Louisiana hot pepper sauce. Smoked Green Chile Queso - so, so with very bland chips... More 

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Thank Karsko
Susie H, General Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Karsko, Thank you for taking the time to provide a thoughtful review for Barker's Bar & Grill, we read each and every one and take all feedback to heart. I apologize for your experience at Barker's. Our goal is to provide fabulous food, exceptional service and a great overall experience in a fun, welcoming and clean atmosphere. Based on... More 

Wisconsin
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Every time we visit the service is excellent, as is the food. Not gourmet but very good. I had the Tuna steak and it was cooked to perfection. I was a bit put off by the sides of carrots and fries - needed a little green I thought. Told the waitress and she was receptive. Hubby and son had burgers,... More 

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1 Thank llamenda
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

llamenda, Thank you for your business and for taking the time to write a review. The tuna steak is always an excellent choice, and you can't go wrong with a burger. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Rice Lake, WI
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had the Roasted Carrots as an appetizer. They were truly delicious in their balsamic honey syrup. I ordered the hoppy beer flight. I enjoyed all 5 of the beers, but my daughter (who knows more about beer than I do) thought that they may have been out of order. I didn't care, but I suppose someone might, if they... More 

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1 Thank Jalrdcd
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Jalrdcd, Thank you for your business and for the review. We greatly apprecite both! More 

Chaska, Minnesota
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were looking for somewhere to eat on a Sunday afternoon....the town was alive with all sorts of tourists, due to gorgeous weather and the St.Croix River. Beautiful destination! We stepped into Barker's and were immediately greeted by staff. Wanted to be seated in the back, on the 4-season porch. Our waitress was great and attentive. We had the lamb... More 

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2 Thank Jeanne T
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Jeanne T, We are so happy to hear that you stumbled upon us and had a great experience. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we hope to see you again. Bree More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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411 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped in here for after dinner cocktails and were pleasantly surprised. The service was very good. The meals coming off the grill looked fantastic. We planned on getting back their for dinner but somehow it did not happen. We will definitely have dinner there the next time we are in Hudson.

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1 Thank Marie R
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Marie R, Thank you for your business and for taking time to write a review, we greatly appreciate both. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Hudson. Bree More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 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 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 2nd St, Hudson, WI 54016-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hudson
  • Phone Number: +1 715-386-4123

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?