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Pier 500

500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brie” (19 reviews)
“prime rib” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
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Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed Pier 500 as a family outing. It is not some place but I would take the family on a regular basis because of cost, but the food was delicious. The kids enjoyed every minute of the experience. If you're looking for a night...More

Thank Tcjohns98
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to complete a review of our restaurant. We strive for consistency and dependability, and it sounds like we are able to deliver that to you time and time again. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Sincerely, Tom...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017

I made a reservation for 11 of us to have supper on the Sunday before Valentine's Day. We were celebrating our daughter's Bachelor of Science degree. Our meals were all served at about the same time by a friendly waitress, and everyone was happy with...More

Thank GrandmaVicki2014
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2017

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. 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 love all of your comments on the food, drinks, atmosphere and service, and...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Family of 3 had pork chops, steak with walleye and prime rib. All meals cooked perfectly and highly recommend.More

Thank Howard572
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

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 time and time again. We cannot thank you enough for your great comments and look forward to you dining...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Food was VERY good! They have a big selection to choose from. The complementary bread was warm and tasty. The atmosphere is nice. The server was very attentive. The prime rib was the best that I have ever had! For dessert we had their banana...More

Thank BrendaVoll
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

We'd like to thank you so much for your raving review of our food, service and atmosphere. We do our best to be able to consistently deliver excellent service from the moment you step onto our front step until the moment you step back off...More

Reviewed February 15, 2017

Pier 500 has a great menu with options for everyone. I have never ordered anything I didn't like. They have great meats, fish, pastas, salads, appetizers, soups, deserts and drinks. I will say the menu is small compared to many other restaurants, but they have...More

Thank mrssmith232017
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

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 you to be...More

Reviewed February 15, 2017

Nine of us feasted on delicious meals in a private room with great service from Ryley! We felt like we were in someone's home! Everyone tried something different and we all enjoyed our selections. This restaurant is right on the St. Croix River and we...More

Thank DebbieMorse
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

Hi Debbie- We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. 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 love all of your comments on the food, drinks, atmosphere and...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Great happy hour, great food, great atmosphere, as always. It's a happening place, week days and weekends both.More

Thank Brenda P
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. As you already know, we pride ourselves in being one of the best and will always strive to exceed our guests normal expectations. We greatly appreciate your feedback and cannot wait to host you again soon. Thank...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

First they only served a special menu on v day. When I called for reservations, I asked if they had normal menu and I was told yes. Once we were there. I ordered the prime rib. It was very dry. By the time the waitress...More

Thank BSchulke
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

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. Clearly we missed with you, please know this information is used to continue...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Great food, excellent service and good prices! The walleye and fish tacos are delicious. I had a Bloody Mary and it was made to perfection. The booths and tables are roomy and the bathrooms are stylish!More

Thank Gras-hoper1
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. 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 love all of your comments on the food, drinks, atmosphere and service, and...More

Reviewed February 13, 2017

Pier 500 has been a consistent favorite of ours for years. They have consistently great food and a fun happy hour. The patio is a must in the summer time.More

Thank livforgolf
Pier500, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

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 time and time again. We cannot thank you enough for your great comments and look forward to you dining...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
carolkiecker
Can I buy a gift card to this restaurant?
December 4, 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
Hello, I seen in your reviews that you have halibut Fridays. Is this every Friday or only certain times of the year? If this is every Friday do you serve it all day?
September 6, 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
Do you have gluten-free options?
May 12, 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
$30 - $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
Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hudson
  • Phone Number: +1 715-386-5504
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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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