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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” (63 reviews)
“prime rib” (21 reviews)
“mud pie” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1327
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 7 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 28 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

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Met a friend here for lunch last week and had a pleasant experience. I was going to go with the salad buffet as I had always been told that was awesome and opted for something else. The crab melt was okay but I think the...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The Hydra has been an institution in Sandpoint for years. The interior of the restaurant shows its age - it's very dated and looks like it needs a good dusting up in the beams. The tables are tucked in odd little corners and it's a...More

Thank AgadorSpartacus
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and his wife took us here our first night in Sandpoint. It was like going back in a time warp to the 1980s. We ordered the mushroom appetizer, which was pretty tasty actually. I ordered the New York steak medium rare, came medium...More

1  Thank Travelnica
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Very family friendly. Prime rib was excellent. Unique rooms within the restaurant. Something for everyone.

Thank ladyphoxx
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The service sets the tone. We were seated immediately and then had to wait forever to receive water. After we finally received the water, we had to wait forever for someone to take our order. We actually had to go find someone to take our...More

Thank karenbL1498DD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1327
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sandpoint
  • Phone Number: +1 208-263-7123
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