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Pier 500

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500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016
+1 715-386-5504
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9:00 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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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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Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brunch

Very tasty breakfast. Excellent service. Reasonable prices. Patio overlooks the St Croix River and is shaded

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Jmwebber
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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200 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very tasty breakfast. Excellent service. Reasonable prices. Patio overlooks the St Croix River and is shaded

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Jmwebber, Thank you for your review of our brunch. Getting it right when we only do it once a week gives us great pride and we are so glad that we were able to make the mark for you. We cannot wait to host you again, and as you mentioned, the patio is always open. Thank you again, Amanda More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
219 reviews 219 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

The jerk chicken fondue is my favorite and I order it every single time I am here- either sharing as an appetizer or as my meal. There is a little fondue pot with Gouda cheese, and a plate of apple slices, Ciabatta bread chunks, and pieces of jerk chicken. It is heaven! Everything my husband orders is delicious as well!... More 

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Jilly070, Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate your love for us and criticism. We will definitely be using your notes for ongoing training with staff and thank you for your honesty. We are ecstatic though to be your favorite place in Hudson and cannot wait to have you dine with us again. Thank you so... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We used to love this restaurant but the food has gone downhill. At Sunday brunch, I ordered French toast that was rubbery, like it had been sitting under a heat lamp. I wondered if they had stopped making it to order. One of my sausages was like sausage jerky. I also ordered a side of their hash brown casserole, which... More 

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

Please give us the opportunity for you to "Love" our restaurant again. I would very much like to meet you and thank you for the honest feedback on our brunch. We pride ourselves on high quality food and service that you should expect when dining with us. More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

While waiting, we had a glass, not a mug, of draft beer and a glass of house wine for $14. Started out with seared ahi tuna which came with a green cube masquerading as wasabi and without soy sauce. Asked for soy, was brought a cup of gelatinous goo that was not unlike West Texas crude. Then ordered prime rib... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, I am truly sorry we failed to provide you with the food and service you should expect when dining with us. Please know this information is used to continue to improve our quality of food and service More 

New Richmond, Wisconsin
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

we love THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE MUSIC WITH OUR SUPPER THE STAFF IS SO FRIENDLY - they also check back to see if you need anything and the prices are good

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Marcia L, Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased that everyone has been so receptive to some of the entertainment we have been featuring throughout the fall and winter months. Make sure you make it back before live music isn't back until next year. We will be featuring artists on Thursday throughout March. We look... More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This used to be a great place to eat but the food quality is getting worse and the prices are going up. The wait staff seems more interested in talking to each other than taking care of the customers.

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

Thank you for your honest feedback, please know that we take this very seriously. We pride ourselves on continuing to improve our business. Best Regards, More 

Twin Cities
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Pier is one of our favorite go to spots for either a quick bite, happy hour or an evening dinner. Everyone is very friendly and the service is fast. Excellent prices on appetizers at happy hour and there is a nice and different selection. Try the green beans! The amazing Asian salad is great. There is a beautiful patio... More 

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Christina TwinCities, We greatly appreciate your review for us at Pier 500. We take great pride in delivering the best service possible, and we are sincerely pleased that we are able to do this for you an a regular basis. We cannot wait to host you again and thank you so much. Thank you, Amanda More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Terrific wild rice soup in the tradition of Wisconsin Northwoods. And it's cozy to hold personal conversation if seated in a wood paneled booth.

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Gregory G, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us at Pier 500. We greatly appreciate your kind words regarding our establishment. We cannot wait to host you again soon, and serve you more of our house made Wild Rice Soup. Thank you so much again, Amanda More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The atmosphere here is wonderful. Almost nicer inside than out! At the bar, Our bartender Brianne was awesome, attentive and good cocktails! Martinis on HH are only $5!!! At the table, our server Elise was attentive despite the wall to wall customers. The spinach salad, brie cheese curds, fish sandwich, lobster bisque, all very good! It's the kind of place... More 

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello EW, Your review is absolutely outstanding. Thank you so much for all of your kind words regarding us here at Pier 500. We take great pride in delivering the best that we can and it sounds like we hit this one out of the park! We cannot wait to have you dine with us again. Thank you so much,... More 

Marquette, Michigan
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Everything about this place is amazing! Our greeter / Server was Ethan. He went above and beyond to make sure our experience was perfect. My husband ordered the habanero peach burger which he thoroughly enjoyed. I ordered the rotisserie chicken and raspberry salad, hands down THE BEST salad ive ever tasted!!! I sipped on a "kinky martini" which was also... More 

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello BeachB0und2010, We are so happy to create raving fans at Pier 500 and are so glad that you are one of them. We strive to be the best at what we do and create the perfect atmosphere for your dining experience, it is nice to see that really has been paying off. We greatly appreciate you taking your time... More 

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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

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?