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Pier 500

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500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016
+1 715-386-5504
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We are a gathering place for friends and family, essence of hospitality in...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Above Average Dining Indoors and Deckside

A centrally located fireplace helps keep you warm for indoor dining in the winter months and a generous deck outdoors, complete with table umbrellas, to provide some shade on hot days. While on the deck you have a great view of the St. Croix River which is designated in the national registry as a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Robert M
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Took a drive to Hudson on a beautiful Saturday night. Arrived at hostess stand and were told it would be a half hour to get a seat on patio looking at river. Or a couple minutes if we chose the other side of the patio. We chose the other side and were placed directly in front of the door to... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

A centrally located fireplace helps keep you warm for indoor dining in the winter months and a generous deck outdoors, complete with table umbrellas, to provide some shade on hot days. While on the deck you have a great view of the St. Croix River which is designated in the national registry as a "wild and scenic river". Food is... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

The food and drinks here are pretty awesome. I was in here with family for Sunday brunch and had the opportunity to enjoy some drinks and some eats. We were there celebrating my soon to be father-in-law's 60th birthday. The waitstaff that we had were pretty young, probably home from college, and I think that the birthday thing threw them... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

If you don't mind paying $10.00 for a glass of wine,this is your place! Kendall Jackson,nothing fancy. Prime Rib at best a 2 out of 5. Way over priced for my taste! The bill for 4 people was over $250.00 because of drinks. I think we each had 3.

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

I was very disappointed you were unhappy with the value/quality of your dining experience. I would very much like to discuss the detail with you if you are willing. Please call the restaurant and ask for the general manager. These details are the best way for us to continue to get better at serving our guest. Thank you for your... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Pier 500 is near the St. Croix River in downtown Hudson, WI. The patio/deck area is a great place to gather in the summer and fall. Expansive with an outdoor bar area. Generally an average bar. Full array of liquors, marginal wine list at best, and a limited tap beer selection. Happy Hour prices will save you a bit of... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding our restaurant. I am sorry you were not happy with the quality of your food and beer selections. This information is very important to us to continue to improve our business. We pride ourselves on high quality scratch prepared food for our guest enjoyment. I hope you will give us the opportunity to serve... More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Excellent food and service!!!! Have eaten here several times and never any issues. Both my twin daughters work here and love it!!!! Highly recommend for a great dinner and dessert!!!! Parmeasean crusted walleye dinner is my fave but last visit my husband and I both had the prime rib dinner which was done perfect!!!!!!

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Minnesota, US
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stopped here while hopping around Hudson, we sat at the bar and were served promptly by a very friendly bar tender. They have a good selection of beer on tap and bottles. I went with a couple different glasses of Wine to try. The bar tender was great with checking in with us and getting us new drinks. The... More 

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Afton, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Four of us for lunch mid day midweek recently. Weather was too cool to sit outside in the spacious patio area. We've been there before when nice weather made there patio a great place to eat with a good vibe! We enjoyed the rotisserie chicken, raspberry and walnut salad (very good), asian chicken salad (good), fish tacos, (good), and roasted... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

We have been used to have lunch, brunch and dinner at Pier 500 since it has opened in Hudson. Many, many years ago! Of course the main attraction has been and still was during the Spring and Summer getting the partial view of the St. Croix River and its park. People seem to be like "bewitched" by this, just because... More 

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

We pride ourselves at Pier 500 on high quality food and service as well as continuing to reinvest in our business each and every year. Your comments are invaluable as we continue to improve our business. We very much hope you will contact us as requested. Again to thank you for your detailed feedback as we use this information to... More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

They always have great food. They switch up the menu every so often, but always keep the best meals. The meatloaf is the best, the salads are always great. And you have to try the banana pie! The BEST! The restaurant is on the St Croix river so in the summer it's the best location in town.

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Additional Information about Pier 500

Address: 500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016
Phone Number: +1 715-386-5504
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hudson
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hudson
  • Phone Number: +1 715-386-5504

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?