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Pier 500

500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a beautiful place to sit outside. The deck overlooks the beautiful St. Croix river. The water is clear and blue--not your typical river. Not only is the view beautiful, the food is wonderful and drink are great!

Thank jammin2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

We joined our friends Bert & Polly, for dinner at Pier 500 restaurant in Hudson. Everyone enjoyed their well made cocktails and entrees. In addition, I found another burger to add to my top ten list. Nancy & Polly ordered the Parmesan Crusted Walleye, while...More

Thank Unity-Eagle-68
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here often and have never had a bad experience. Have been for breakfast/brunch, lunch and dinner, at all times. Their menu changes seasonally to keep things interesting, while also maintaining their "staples". MUST HAVE: Lobster Bisque soup on Saturdays and their version of...More

Thank Jennifer W
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

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 1 week ago via mobile

The salmon was very fresh and moist. They also had wonderful steaks, walleye and appetizers. The view of the river is very nice. There is a public parking lot just next to the restaurant, but can get very full.More

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have visited this restaurant a number of times. We have only gone there in the summer time because we think the outside seating is the best in Hudson. The view is beautiful and the mood is festive. The menu is very...More

Thank joe C
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We would like to thank you so very much for your review! We appreciate all of your comments and hope to stay in your future top picks for many more years to come. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Thank you again, Tom...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met family here on a sunny afternoon. The place is busy bit worth it. Very good food, nice drinks, happy hour, effective staff. Great location overlooking river. Parking can be a challenge.More

Thank Bob C
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, the chicken and wild rice soup is probably the best I've had. We will definitely be back as we travel thru the area. Parking can be tricky but well worth it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. We love your comments on the food, and we are thrilled that you loved the soup that much! We cannot wait for you to come dine with us again! Thanks Again! Tom Hommes

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pier 500 is located with great views of the St. Croix River. Clearly this is a popular location with the locals because as I was waiting for my guest to arrive, the wait staff greeting several customers by name and knew their seating preference! For...More

Thank Michael V
Pier f, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit was on a Saturday evening, so we waited approximately 45 minutes to be seated. We hung out in the bar area outside. Patio was spacious, bartender was attentive. Beer was cold! View of the river was a plus! We were seated in two different...More

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

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 on a couple different issues. We are always...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Located at Walnut and First St. in the town of Hudson, right on the scenic St. Croix river. A 68 degree bright, sunshine filled day brought out the winter weary MN. and WI. residents to Pier 500, a spot with both indoor and outdoor dining....More

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

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

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carolkiecker
Can I buy a gift card to this restaurant?
5 December 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?
7 September 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?
13 May 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
USD 30 - USD 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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
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
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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.