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Hydra Steakhouse & Lounge

115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1327
+1 208-263-7123
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (65 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“mud pie” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1327
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Reviewed yesterday

This is my husband's new favorite restaurant in Sandpoint. They have affordable nightly specials and something on the menu for everyone. Steaks, seafood, salads, sandwiches and burgers but the specialty drink menu is the most interesting. I wish I could try one of every concoction...More

Thank FunniRabit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated New Years Eve here with another couple. My husband ordered the Seafood Fettuccine and I had the prime rib. Neither was extraordinary, just average. The garlic mashed potatoes were cold, and the New York cheesecake was not great. We have eaten here before...More

Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Am please with the food every time we go. This time it was for a friend's birthday and we loved being able to just sit & visit without being rushed. Our waitress was wonderful and too good care of us - even sang "happy birthday"...More

Thank GoodSleepandFood
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wife and I could not have been more pleased with our anniversary dinner here (first ever visit after enjoying Sandpoint for decades). I've read a lot of comments on here and understand folks' lament that the decor is timewarp 70/80's, but I for one hope...More

Thank gcleff11
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The place has been a long time staple in Sandpoint and the location and atmosphere is great. Some steakhouse dishes are not always that great, but you do expect a steakhouse to have great steaks! Prime rib sold out 6:30 pm on a Sat and...More

Thank BorisBill
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The Hydra is one of my favorite places in Sandpoint. The fries are amazing! A classic is the prime rib sandwich. Yum! My husband had the salmon which he said was perfect. Of course the mud pie is always my favorite.

Thank christi400
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I can recommend the Crab Cakes, they were fresh, tasty and all crab meat! The service was friendly and quick!

Thank Joray S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Hydra has been a Sandpoint staple for decades which tells you two things: it's good enough to survive the ups and downs of the seasonal crowds in this small resort town and it hasn't changed much over time. Big booths, wood paneled walls, giant...More

Thank lakester4
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is our go to dinner place when I have to travel to Sandpoint. The decor is dated a bit but they do serve a good steak. It can get busy and can cause a wait but we were able to get seated right away...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Hydra Steakhouse was recommended to us so we thought we would give it a go. As other reviewers have stated, it is somewhat reminiscent of a 1980's era steakhouse. Probably time for a makeover... Salad was a little less than average and Cajun Pasta dish...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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 83864-1327
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sandpoint
  • Phone Number: +1 208-263-7123
  • E-mail
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