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115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Seattle, Washington
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Basil cucumber martini and berry venom martini....We started with fried cheese curds which were very good. Two steak specials, seafood fettuccine and prime rib dip. The food was good. Service was excellent.

Thank MindyAC
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm visiting the Hydra since I started visiting Sandpoint back in the late 80's. Last nights visit was a very good experience. Our waitress was awesome, attentive but not rushed. Since we came early and the restaurant was not busy yet we had a nice meal on the patio. We both ordered the special which was a 12 oz prime... More 

Thank Andreas S
Miranda, California
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Hydra Steakhouse in Sandpoint ID. is a must stop and experience. The food and service was great. They have a complete salad bar, charbroiled steaks, bar and deserts. We were there on a Friday so we got the opportunity to experience their Clam Chowder soup. What a treat. If you are traveling though Sandpoint, ID don't miss the Hydra... More 

Thank Mike R
Sandpoint, Idaho
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This is an established restaurant in town. The food is decent. Lots of nooks and crannies for tables and able to accommodate large groups. Located just a short distance from downtown

Thank MontanaAndy
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been here for a couple of years so we thought we'd give it a try. We ordered steamer clams as an appetizer; really good flavor but gritty and not served with small forks. Entrees were good, not great, and the veggies were frozen, not fresh. All in all, a bit overpriced for what you get.

Thank Steve F
Ocean Shores, Washington
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112 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The salad bar in this place has it's own room!!! We had the oysters and they were superb. Salad bar is really packed full of selections. Great dinner. Parking is limited and mostly on the street. Well worth the visit for dinner!

Thank beachoceanmoon
Sandpoint, Idaho
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Was recommended by my son in law, excellent choice. The French Dip was the best I ever had and the bar beverages were perfection.

Thank ladyphoxx
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Short and simple. Want a steak. A good, big, beefy, perfectly cooked steak. Get it here. Full bar. Cold beer. Great appetizers. Wonderful service and all round nice place.

Thank BobZim
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

After a day of travel and sightseeing in the area, we saw this place. Located in an older home in the downtown area. Perfect American fare. The steak was local. The special was steak with crab and shrimp in bernaisse sauce. Loved it. Decor is rustic. Service is good.

Thank cwitham2012
Moscow, Idaho
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

The place is dated and looks like the kind of place the bus from the senior center comes to on a weekly basis. I would be really curious the average age of the tripadvisor user vs. Yelp. I have learned to trust Yelp more maybe because younger people tend to us the site. The food was poor but not horrible.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sandpoint
  • Phone Number: 12082637123

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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?