Barker’s Bar & Grill small and historic river town charm is shaped by big city tastes. Local and fresh is how we like our food and hope that you do as well! Barker’s Bar & Grill goes above and beyond your average bar and grill with a variety of house-smoked meats, hand-cut steaks, and turkeys roasted in house daily. Our attention to quality ingredients and exceptional service defines the Barker’s experience. We hope you enjoy your time here and we cannot wait to see you again!
Since 1988, our emphasis on local and fresh has influenced every plate coming from our open, exhibition-style kitchen – the first of its kind in the St. Croix Valley. Our fresh baked goods make a short daily trip north from Grateful Bread in River Falls, WI. Our steaks and chops are hand-cut in house, our lean burgers are CAB and ground to “Barker’s” specifications by our butcher on a daily basis, our sausage selection is made in house by Chef Sam, and we season and roast our whole-bird turkeys daily in our ovens. The famous Barker’s Fries that our fans know and love are hand cut twice a day by our dedicated serving staff and delivered to you a perfect golden brown each and every time. And the wings – undoubtedly the best in the area, prepared in a variety of styles, and served to you with celery, blue cheese or ranch, and a smile.
BISTRO OF A TAVERN
Barker’s is Hudson’s original downtown favorite bar and grill. Opened in October of 1988, the location has a long, rich history on Hudson’s “hospitality” scene dating back to Gust Erickson’s Stockholm Saloon in the early to mid-1900’s, Harry’s Tip Top Bar in the 1960’s and 1970’s, and the CC Bar & Grill in the late 1970’s to 1980’s. Barker’s Bar & Grill truly is a “bistro of a tavern” elevating your usual pub fare with our house-smoked meats, fresh baked goods, and focus on scratch cooking. We’ve been serving craft beers since “before they had a name” and continue to delight our guests with an ever-changing selection of the very best craft and micro brews. We feature local favorites from Rush River Brewing Company, Surly Brewing Company, and Pictchfork Brewing as well as selections from Dogfish Head , Three Floyds Brewing Co., and Deschutes Brewery. Whether you are enjoying a cold pint of Surly’s Todd the Axeman and a plate of hot wings, celebrating family time with burgers and fries, or grabbing a quick bite between soccer practice and dance lessons, we cannot wait to see you!