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Pier 500

500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“walleye bites” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
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Reviewed yesterday

The river views from the deck alone are worth coming for. On top of that, service was good on my visit (though the waitress wasn't particularly friendly), and the food was good. Did I mention that it's worth it for the view?

Thank vbarshis
Reviewed 2 days ago

Friday happy hour 3:00 - 6:00 outside on the deck overlooking the river. Do it! I would recommend and I would go back.More

Thank YearsofTravel4Fun
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello YearsofTravel4fun- Thank you so much for your review of our restaurant and the fun Happy Hour details!! We appreciate all of your positive comments and hope to stay in your future top picks for many more years to come. We look forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to give Sunday brunch at Pier another try after a disastrous meal before. We were seated on the patio which has a nice view. I ordered a ham & cheese omelet and coffee, my husband had a regular breakfast. Our server was nice...More

Thank CaptTrouble
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello CaptTrouble - Thank you for your feedback - We would very much like the opportunity to win your business back. You deserve great food and service when choosing to dine with us for any meal. We clearly missed the mark with your experience. Thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with family while in town. Ordered the filet medium which came out well done and not flavorful. Sides were just ok. Not impressed and trying to reconcile high reviews since this was my 1st visit and relied on other reviewers - maybe just a...More

Thank CL5309
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello CL5309 - Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We take great pride in delivering great food and service. Clearly we missed with you - We are always looking to improve, please know this information is used to continue training our staff to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, there’s shrimp cocktail and then there’s shrimp cocktail at Pier 500. Seriously, they served the biggest shrimps I’ve ever seen. Wish I had taken a picture but shrimp in Savannah, shrimp in Florida, even the largest shrimp sold in grocery stores don’t compare to...More

Thank Mike B
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Mike B!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH for this AWESOME 5-star review of Pier 500 and our huge, yummy shrimp cocktail!! I love that you put us into an entirely different shrimp category - now THAT is awesome!! :) We always try our best to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pier 500 has one of the best patios on the St. Croix! Good drink specials and their food is awesome.More

Thank Todd G
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Todd G! We greatly appreciate your fantastic 5-star review of Pier 500!! 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 about...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here a handful of times for dinner, and have always had a decent experience. We had brunch here as a family recently, and it was rather subpar. The food wasn't particularly memorable, and the service was unenthusiastically slow. Next time we're in town,...More

Thank UWECSARAH
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello UWECSARAH - We would very much like the opportunity to win your business back! You deserve great food and service when choosing to dine with us. We clearly missed the mark with your brunch experience. Thank you for sharing this feedback- our goal at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

it is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner on a patio. The view of the St. Croix can't be beat. Some tables have a better view than others, but most have a good one. We started with raspberry mules-awesome! The brussel sprouts were delicious....More

Thank pegsuth15
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW!! Pegsuth15!! You just made our day!!! What a wonderful review to read!! THANK YOU!!! We'd like to thank you so much for your 5-star raving review of our drinks, food and your service (and the view!!) We are just over the moon thrilled that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We Had such great service and a beautiful nite on the patio. Started with oysters on the half and they were so fresh! Drinks good as well as the entrees. Gluten free knowledgeable no problems at all! We will be back.More

Thank Rauzer65
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Rauzer65- 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 (gluten free!) food and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I owned a restaurant I would hire the management at Pier 500. Don’t know their secret, but the food is not only delicious, the restaurant operates so smoothly which makes eating there truly enjoyable! The outside patio offers the best river view in Hudson,...More

Thank Rip R
PierFiveHundred, General Manager at Pier 500, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rip R O-M-G!!!! What can we say..... THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! This has to be one of the best reviews that I have ever read - We sure do agree with you about our management staff - they are ALL amazing and each one of...More

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carolkiecker
4 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
6 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
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
US$ 30 - US$ 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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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