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Hydra Steakhouse & Lounge

115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1327
+1 208-263-7123
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (58 reviews)
“prime rib” (21 reviews)
“mud pie” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
$$ - $$$
115 Lake St, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1327
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the prime rib, Cajun style seasoned. I worked for years out of Larose LA so trust me this isn't Cajun, but still pretty good. Came with French cut green beans that were good. Baked potato was a baked potato. Had the carrot cake for...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My beast friend and his wife have been coming here for years. Now every time we visit them, we always have a great dinner at the Hydra. I cannot help but order the NY steak every time I'm there. It is always a great meal!...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Hydra has the ambiance of a 1970's Berkeley, California hippie joint (my generation). That being said, the food is usually very good. On the rare occasion, one might receive an improperly cooked and/or prepared dish, but for the most part the food is very good....More

Thank holyrude
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Our first time in Sandpoint and we came here on recommendation from the hotel staff. They were right! Wonderful dinner and lovely salad bar.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience here, we were only in town for one night and this place left us feeling thoroughly happy. Ken our server was super friendly and helpful, we ordered the tuna and he said that it was sushi grade and recommended very...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I have been eating at this place since 1999 and it's gone thru a lot of changes..Used to have a great lunch buffet..gone.The menu is pretty dated..they give you plenty to eat..but they don't have much selection on veggie sides..it's green beans..and not good ones.or...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We had the cod and a tritip special-both were fantastic! And the decor is so cool with a mix of new and reclaimed woods-fun place, great people & great food-will definitely return!!

Thank Redtwin2
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The a Hydra is very popular with local meat lovers because they mostly offer meat entrees and they do an excellent job with them. High quality beef, cooked right. Chicken and fish are so so; really, just go for the great beef. Also terrific service...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing salad bar which includes fresh soups. Always amazing service and love love the ambience!!! Service is always on target and as well as the meals cooked to personal specifications. As a family this is our to go restaurant. HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO TOURIST!

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have been eating at the Hydra occasionally for almost 20 years. In the past the food has always been more than acceptable but nothing special... Went there last night for Valentine's Day and it was probably the most incredible dining experiences I've ever had....More

Thank C2948FQthomass
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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