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115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
208 263 7123
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Hydra Re-do

We tried the Hydra again for anniversary #35 on March 12th and the staff (Mandy was great) was excellent as was the food. He had the rib eye steak and it was wonderful! I had the apple salmon special and it was the best salmon I've ever had....even my own ;) Great potatoes and ample yummy green... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Nadine C
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Sandpoint, Idaho
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Awesome place to eat, older home converted into a restaurant. Great staff, nice bar. Entire staff very knowledgeable about helping you pick out your food if needing to make a tough choice from their menu. Within walking distance of the Best Western Edgewater. Prices were very reasonable. Have local beers on tap.

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We tried the Hydra again for anniversary #35 on March 12th and the staff (Mandy was great) was excellent as was the food. He had the rib eye steak and it was wonderful! I had the apple salmon special and it was the best salmon I've ever had....even my own ;) Great potatoes and ample yummy green beans came with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were on a Saturday drive and came across The Hydra in Sandpoint we had heard about it from friends and it was on our bucket list of places to visit. Wow are we glad we stopped! The food was fabulous cooked perfectly presentation and taste was spot on. What really seslef the deal was our waitress Mandy she was... More 

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Fort Mcmurray
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went for Monday night supper during vacation with family. No problem getting a table for 7 which was great. Love the traditional steakhouse decor (don't change it!) and the menu was nice. We all loved our entrees - the steaks were fabulous, tuna steak was gorgeous, shrimp was great, fettuccine was good but the fries were to die for!! The... More 

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Spokane
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I like the Hydra, for the buck it's great. And I really like salad bars which I hope stays. The food is good for a small steak house. Sandpoint is no place for a high end stake house.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Sandpoint
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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 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

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sandpoint
  • Phone Number: 208 263 7123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
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

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