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115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
208 263 7123
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Ranked #16 of 77 Restaurants in Sandpoint
Price range: $15 - $20
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food here is fantastic, my boyfriend and I went for lunch on a date. The food came out promptly, and it was delicious. However, I suggest asking for a server who is not Beverly. She was inattentive and did not come to refill our drinks, another waitress came to do so even though it was not her station. Secondly... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This has always been 'our restaurant' for almost thirty five years now. We miss the old wonderful lunch buffet from the old days. After owner changes we rarely visit any more. The setting is excellent and the decor is still very cool but the service and food have declined greatly over the years. We tried the steak and found it... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Hydra is a very good steak house. The food is very good and the service and atmosphere is also. I have eaten here several times and never have been disappointed. If you are lucky enough to be in Sandpoint Idaho that is reward in itself and then if you make time to enjoy a great meal at Hydra that is... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been to the Hydra several times over the past few years. Most recent was yesterday 11/2/14. I usually have the 8 oz baseball cut steak with baked potato and french green beans. If you order it rare that is what you will get. If medium is what you want it will be just that, nice pink inside but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I had the oysters. Big and mushy. Comes with a baked potato. Charged me extra 1.50 for sour cream and chives and didn't tell me it's extra. No meal comes with a salad..? Girlfriend's meat taste funny. They tested it and agreed. She didn't have to pay which was nice. For the price, I won't go back. Waitress should have... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband & I had dinner there last week. He had a steak & said it was done to perfection . I had the chicken Oscar & it was delicious. I also had the salad bar before my meal & the clam chowder soup was very good also.will definitely return to this restaurant when in Sandpoint again . The girl... More 

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Caeur D Alene
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272 reviews 272 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was very pleasantly surprised. The place had been there for several decades. Good parking with access in the back. Loved the distribution and the way it's set up with many different levels and Little hideouts to sit. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was great. We had the ny strip. The salmon and a ribeye and everyone was happy.... More 

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Lockhart, Texas
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8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We experienced this establishment over the last Labor Day. It was within walking distance from our hotel (La Quinta). It had been recommended to us prior to our arrival. This is a neat little restaurant tucked in off a side street. Nice atmosphere. We had a nice Wild Alaskan Salmon plate which we enjoyed. Our waiter was an Aussie who... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

One thing about the hydra is it is always consistent. I've never had a bad experience. The food is always good. The salad bar was always my favorite but it kind of went down hill. Tasted like the Vegis were frozen instead of fresh but I've hear it has been revamped. Eagar to try it again. Steaks are great, burgers... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had a great dinner at the Hydra. I say in the bar area since there was a wait for the dinning room - same great food and scored a booth. I had the prime rib which was cooked perfectly.

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Additional Information about Hydra

Address: 115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone Number: 208 263 7123
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sandpoint
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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