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Pier 500

500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“brie” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Too crowded on a Saturday night too get a parking place, so I had lunch on Sunday instead. Tried the Walleye Bites and Cheese Curds with a cold beer. The curds were light and tasty, good choice. The walleye was too heavy with a mixed...More

Thank porkman
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Porkman - I would first like to thank you for sharing your feedback with us. As hard as it is for me to know that we let you down as a guest, we truly value the feedback to insure we can continue to improve...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week on a lovely Saturday driving from River Falls to Stillwater we decided to have lunch on the wonderful deck at Pier 500. The wine was very good, the food was average, but the service was poor. The first glass of wine came from...More

Thank minnesota712
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Minnesota712- 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. My hope is you will give us another opportunity to serve...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw that Pier 500 was highly rated so we had to try it out, right? We were not disappointed. Per other reviewers we tried the Brie curds. So yummy. The cocktails were great too. We were very impressed with the outdoor seating. This is...More

Thank jolsson
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jolsson! 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. We cannot thank you enough for your great comments on the brie curds and your cocktails! We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for Happy Hour and appetizers, Super Service. Ordered up the Brie Cheese Curds, Fantastic!, along with the Walleye Bites. Great stop over looking the river lots of seating.

Thank surestop
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 and we look forward to hosting you again. Cheers! Tom Hommes

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service here was fantastic starting with the hostesses! Everyone was very friendly and efficient. The place was very busy we were able to get a table with a 45 minute wait but it was totally worth it overlooking the beautiful river. We started our...More

Thank Juli F
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Juli! We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. We love all of your comments on the food, atmosphere and service, and are thrilled that we were able to deliver the full package to you. We cannot wait for you to come dine with us again!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Pier 500 on a busy Sunday morning during their buffet. We were warmly greeted by the two outdoor receptionists. I had made a reservation; however, you cannot reserve a patio table. We only had to wait about 20 minutes and it was well...More

Thank Patricia L
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. It is great to know that we are able to do brunch well, since it is something we only do once a week. We look forward to hosting you and your group again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in Hudson we eat at the 500 the food has always been excellent and well prepared. I had the walleye. It was crusted with Parmesan cheese. Delicious. My wife had steak and enjoyed it. The outside seating is fun and gives a...More

Thank Gary M
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gary - 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...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time trying Walleye and this was a great place to do it. The restaurant is very nice and the waitress was very attentive. The Walleye was fantastic, it was seasoned and cooked perfectly. The fries were hit and miss as some of them were...More

Thank Duquesnegirl
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review of our restaurant. We appreciate your positive comments and hope to stay in your future top picks for many more years to come. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Sincerely, Tom Hommes

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll skip this place next time . I was wondering why they had tables available on a Friday evening. Well I found out . Cold prime rib cold mashed potatoes and to top it off a chunk of plastic in my mashed potatoes . Yuck....More

Thank Johnlockner
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello John Lockner - I would first like to thank you for sharing your feedback with us. As hard as it is for me to know that we let you down as a guest, we truly value the feedback to insure we can continue to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is on the St Croix River in Hudson, WI. The patio and dinig room are very nice. The menu was mostly American with salads, sandwiches, burgers and entrees. The Asian salad was excellent as was the wild rice chicken soup. The rotisserie chicken...More

Thank Larry V
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 again. Sincerely, Tom...More

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carolkiecker
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
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
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
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, 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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