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Pier 500

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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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Hudson, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Everything here is good! Try the new healthy bowls - good idea to add these to your menu! Lot of options at each service. Nice view of the St Croix River. Very busy place - parking sometimes a little difficult, but worth the extra walk!

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

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

Afton, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Friendly fast service. They don't want you to camp out on their deck with the beautiful view of the St. Croix. Food is classic American fair with decent salads and lighter menu. Reasonably priced.

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

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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406 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The location is a 5, parking is a bit of a problem on nice weather weekends, but the outside patio has a view that makes up for it all. The menu is a little on the unique side, with Brie Curds, and other things that are good, but not great. The food overall was pretty good, would have been better... More 

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

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I regularly take my elderly father here for their walleye dinner. They accommodate us with an area accessible to him, and away from bar. Warm and inviting ambience, plus a patio overlooking St Croix River. Food is always excellent, waitstaff poised and friendly without being over the top. Love this establishment!

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

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

St.Paul, Mn
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Had a very unfortunate experience on 7/15. Arrived at the restaurant a few minutes after our 12:30 reservation but handicapped parking was full so I had to help my 93 year old mother to a bench by the parking lot while I searched for on street parking. It was 12:45 by the time I found parking and we got up... More 

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

Thank you for taking to time to send us your feedback. I do understand your frustration with the parking struggles, however we should not cancel your reservation so quickly. My hope is you would be willing to give us a call and allow us the opportunity to make things right with you. Thank you for your business and feedback, this... More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I planned to have brunch at another Hudson restaurant but when we got there it was packed. We opted to check out Pier 500 and were so glad we did! We were seated immediately at a lovely table on their beautiful patio. The place was hopping but our server was quick to take our drink order.... More 

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Thank 1_Can_Do_Mom
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Want to spend your evening feeling like your in a scene from a movie? Go here. Want to leave dinner feeling like you just spent all your grocery money for the whole month? Go here. Seriously though, Pier 500 is THE place to go for a nice dinner, especially in the summer. Pick to sit outside so you'll have a... More 

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

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Hoppin place in downtown Hudson! A little pricey, but the food is worth it! Unique food options and great drink menu. Try any of the flatbreads! Best enjoyed when the weather allows outdoor seating.

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Thank cowleya89
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

Lansing, Iowa
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Stopped to kill time before a boat cruise. The staff was superior and the food looked fabulous and I have to go back. This time I only had a drink which was fabulous.

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Thank Christine12060
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

Mondovi, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We traveled over an hour to try this restaurant. It was a gorgeous day. We ate inside, but had some views. While busy, it was not hectic nor loud. I had the walleye and my husband had the rotisserie chicken. Both very good. We also had the berrie crisp. I would recommend all. Will go back.

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Thank 2Blondboys
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

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Restaurant Details

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