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500 1st St, Hudson, WI 54016-1574
+1 715-386-5504
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09:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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171 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Spent July 4rd in Hudson enjoying the area festivities. After some time walking around we stopped for a cold beverage. The outdoor patio was great. The view of the lake was great, The service was great. The atmosphere as great. The Thai Chicken Flatbread was fabulous. We ended up staying for 4 hours. Met some fabulous people. Can't wait to... More 

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

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

Bellevue, Washington
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273 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Had a nice dinner here on a beautiful day! I enjoyed the asian chicken salad and another person enjoyed the roasted vegetable salad. Another person had the chicken dinner and enjoyed it. Scallops were also enjoyed by another. The sangria was a hit too.

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

We would like to thank you so very much for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. 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 always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training... More 

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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I tried this place for the first time yesterday. We will be going back! The atmosphere was relaxed and reminded me of restaurants that I have visited on the beach on the West Coast. There is a large patio and outdoor bar that overlooks the St. Croix River that was packed with people in shorts, capris and... More 

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Kelly B, Thank you so much for your great review. We love it when we can do what we do best, and put on an amazing show for our new guests. We hope you'll join us again before the end of patio season for the year, otherwise inside is always great too with the rotisserie and fireplace! Thank you... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Always good food! Best chicken wild rice soup in town! Great view from the patio! Definitely recommend checking Pier 500 out!

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Kayla T, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Thank you, Amanda More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Enjoyed a good dinner on the patio with a great view of the St. Croix river. We shared appetizers of Walleye Bites & Cheese Curds - both were good. The burgers were cooked to perfection. The pork chops were excellent. Keep in mind these are VERY large portions! Look forward to a return trip.

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Thank jerlyn l w
Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello jerilyn l w, We greatly appreciate your raving review of our restaurant. We strive to be at the top of the list when dining in Hudson and are very proud that we can share our passion with you (the pork chops are among my favorites too). We are definitely looking forward to your return trip as well. Thank you... More 

Minnesnowta
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Pier 500 overlooks Lake St. Croix and is across the street from a beautifully improved riverside park. Come early and enjoy a pleasant walk. The restaurant has a large adjacent parking lot and lots of street parking is available nearby, both of which employ parking meters in force from Monday to Friday. Reservations are highly recommended, because this is one... More 

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Minnesnowtin, Thank you for your wonderful and informative review. We do our best to deliver the best service and fare, and always appreciate a little feedback to help with our growth and longevity. We cannot wait to host you again soon. Thank you so much, Amanda More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Not what I expected, I would if ate at KFC instead.boss got it for me for dinner. I will not go or even eat there again.

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

We would like to thank you for your review and hope you can accept our apologies on the delay in reply. In our industry we are constantly striving for as close to perfection as possible. We always appreciate any feedback we can get for ongoing training and development. Thank you again, Tom Hommes, General Manager More 

Illinois
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Once again trip advisor doesn't disappoint. I'd highly recommend this place for its gorgeous views and good food. As a bonus the kids meals are really inexpensive!

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello ayudame, Thank you so much for your review.We strive to be the best in the area at what we do, and it sounds like we were able to deliver on a great experience for you. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Thank you so much again, Amanda More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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134 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first time here... We were a tad iffy due to reviews we read on google, Yelp and trip advisor before we came. All our worries melted away with our amazing evening, great service and yummy food. We had the Mediterranean pasta, walnut/chicken salad and also normal cheese curd app. It was very tasty and came out in... More 

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Matthew D, Thank you for your review. We greatly appreciate you taking a chance and coming to try us out. We pride ourselves on our detail to service and scratch-made food (our seafood is flown in fresh daily). We definitely hope to host you again soon. Thank you so much again, Amanda More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I trekked across the state line to enjoy shopping and lunch in quaint downtown Hudson. Our salmon salad was outstanding. Very friendly staff and ample outdoor dining.

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Pier500, Manager at Pier 500, responded to this review

Hello Mimiinthecity0407, Thank you so much for allowing us to celebrate your birthday with you. It sounds as though we were able to make it a fantastic lunch as well. We hope to host you again soon. Thank you, Amanda More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?