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Barker's Bar & Grill

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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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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Staff has a GREAT customer service ethic. The servers actually say "thank you," not just "have a nice day," or "there you go." They say THANK YOU and are appreciative of your patronage. Someone is clearly training them well in customer service. The atmosphere is nice and inviting. Has an old-timey, hardwood floor, renovated vintage shop kinda vibe. The food... More 

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

mstravelergal, Thank you for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy to hear that you appreciate our efforts in going above and beyond in customer service. More 

Maple Grove, Minnesota
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227 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

First time visiting this restaurant. Had a very good Crispin cider tallboy and a tasty smoky mountain burger with cheddar, red onion, delicious bacon, and pickle coins - I got mine without the bun to avoid the carbs and avoid feeling full. That was a wise move. I upgraded from the chips to the side salad. Of course we had... More 

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

ViajeroJBW, Thank you for the review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your first visit to our restaurant and hope you stop in again sometime. More 

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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I have been to Barker's many times through the years and can say I have always had good meals here. This is a fun and popular restaurant. I usually get the reuben sandwich. It's a great place to try.

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1 Thank scarl6911
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

scarl6911, Thank you for the review and for you and for your years of business. More 

Roberts, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

A group of us from work were looking for a place to go for lunch. I had never been to Barker's so we decided to go there last minute. The special was deep fried cod. 3 of us had it and we all really liked it. We will definitely be back!

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1 Thank jodik1967
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

jodik1967, Thank you for your business and providing your valuable feedback, we greatly appreciate both. More 

Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Four of us had planned on meeting there at 12:30 p.m. on a Friday; when I called to make reservations, I was told that they only took them for groups of six or more. This is not uncommon but frustrating when trying to make plans. However, it was suggested that I call about half an hour before we planned to... More 

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

rolandrevenger, Thank you for the review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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566 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

My brother and I met here for lunch. Our waitress had a great personality, was friendly, and attentive. We both ordered the Great White Hope which was a turkey Reuben. It was delicious and toasted perfectly. The turkey seemed like it was off of a real turkey, instead of deli meat. The fries were average, and soft. I prefer mine... More 

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1 Thank Jilly070
BreeSchieck, Manager at Barker's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Jilly070, Thank you for the review, we greatly appreciate your business and feedback. More 

Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

I have been going to Barkers for over 15 years. This place will never let you down! I usually don't stray away from my Long Island and Wings, but I usually sample my friends dishes and they are always great. If you are in Hudson or near its worth the trip.

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

NS H, Thank you for the review and for being a loyal guest for so many years, we look forward to your visits! More 

Wisconsin
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185 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Barkers was recommended as we were looking for a really good Bloody Mary. The drink was very good with nice garnishes (green olives, celery, and a beef stick). Sat at the bar and had fun watching the cooks. They are a class act! Since we had a big breakfast, we only had a basket of fries with our Mary's, but... More 

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

CMLM, Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your first visit to Barker's. We hope to see you again soon, the wings and carrots will not let you down. More 

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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

I recently stopped in for a quick lunch w/ my daughter. This is one of my favorite restaurants in WI, totally worth the drive from MN. This trip however, is the first time this place has let me down. The restaurant was busy but not slammed. We waited for about 5 min before seated, no big deal. Our sever was,... More 

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

Dear eppkot, I sincerely apologize for your experience at Barker's Bar & Grill on Friday, March 25. This is obviously not the quality of service or food that you have come to expect when you dine with us and I am so sorry. I'd love to have the chance to make this right with you, I was wondering if we... More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Great burgers, nice atmosphere, excellent service! recoment to call in advance for reservations especially on Saturday nights.

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

Milton C, Thanks for the review! We do allow guest to check in on the wait list using an app called No Wait--this can be a great way to avoid having a long wait when you arrive. If you don’t have the app you can call 30 minutes in advance to add your name to the list; but we do... 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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
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?