Restaurants in Sandpoint, Idaho
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Sandpoint and Surrounding Area Restaurants

Sandpoint is home some of the best food in the Northwest with all sorts of Cuisine, local Micro Brews and Winery's.

Menus in Sandpoint often cater to the health conscious, with a high degree of energy channeled into fresh food preparation. Degrees of sophistication vary, but excellent meals can be purchased, ranging from Italian regional dishes to steak, seafood and nouvelle cuisine not routinely expected from restaurants in a small towns.

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Whether you order chilled prawns with remoulade sauce, or an exquisite serving of pasta and veal, it's a good bet you will be delighted with your evening meal in Sandpoint. And should you by chance notice that fresh huckleberry pie is available on the menu, go for it!

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, many of Sandpoint's restaurants and cafes serve drinks and meals outdoors in season. Dining is generally casual, and even at blue-ribbon dining facilities, the feeling seems to be that a restrictive dress code in this land of incomparable beauty would somehow not be appropriate.

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:: Fine Dining ::


Beyond Hope Resort

Beyond Hope Resort is located on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille in Hope, Idaho

(208) 264-5251
1267 Peninsula Rd - Hope, Idaho
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Beyond Hope Resort is located on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille in Hope, Idaho. Our grounds are open with plenty of sunshine. We have RV and Tent sites available. Boat slips too! Come enjoy the summer on our sandy beach.

Arlo's Ristorante

Arlo’s Ristorante offers delicious Italian food in a comfortable authentic atmosphere

(208) 255-4186
124 2nd Ave. Sandpoint, ID 83864
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Arlo’s Ristorante offers delicious Italian food in a comfortable authentic atmosphere. Close to downtown shopping. Arlo’s is a great place to enjoy lunch or dinner while you’re in town.

Chimney Rock Grill

Chimney Rock Grill on Schweitzer Mountain

(208) 255-3071
Selkirk Lodge at Schweitzer Mountain
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Experience perfect relaxation and fresh regional cuisine in a cozy setting. Enjoy comfortable lounge style seating at the bar, dining room or on the patio outside during summer months! Choose from a diverse selection of food from delicious burgers and hand-dipped fish & chips to high quality steaks, hearty pasta dishes, and scrumptious salads. Offering a full bar, local beers and a hand-picked regional wine list.


Eichardt's Pub, Grill, & Coffee House combines the best of Northwest microbrews, food, coffee and local live music

(208) 263-4005
212 West Cedar St - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Eichardt’s Pub & Grill has been the central gathering place in Sandpoint for over 25 years. Come in and enjoy one of the 18 craft beers and wines on tap or choose from our selection of bottle beer and wine. There’s always a good conversation waiting to be had and we feature live music regularly. Upstairs enjoy a game of ping-pong or shuffleboard. We’re open every day and serve up some of the best food in town. Come in and join us.

Fiesta Bonita Mexican Restaurant

Fiesta Bonita in Ponderay, Idaho Great Mexican Food

(208) 265-6174
700 Kootenai Cutt-off Road - Ponderay, Idaho
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At Fiesta Bonita, we strive to provide you with a great dining experience and freshly prepared platters delivered to your table with Mexican hospitality by our friendly staff. Join us to enjoy good food, good folks and good times.

Floating Restaurant

The Floating Restaurant in Hope, Idaho Lakefront Dining

(208) 264-5311
47392 Highway 200, Hope, ID 
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Join us by Boat or Car! Enjoy Regional Cuisine for Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch from April to October on Lake Pend Oreille's ONLY Floating Restaurant. Feast on spectacular views from the outdoor patio or from the cozy dining room.

Hydra Steak House

The Hydra Restaurant, since 1975, Sandpoint's most popular dining establishment

(208) 263-7123
115 Lake Street - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Hydra Steakhouse is the top-rated dining experience. Serving sizzling steaks, fresh seafood, and a massive salad bar, The Hydra Steakhouse is North Idaho’s premier dining experience for lunch and dinner. Conveniently located walking distance from the major boat marinas in Sandpoint, The Hydra Steakhouse is perfect for re-fueling and re-energizing after a day on the lake or the ski runs alike. We’re happy to accommodate you and your group for a relaxed dining experience.

Jalapeños Mexican Restaurant

Jalapenos, featuring only the finest authentic Mexican food

(208) 263-2995
314 N. 2nd Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Featuring only the finest authentic Mexican food. Full service bar, dine inside or on our patio. Enjoy our regular menu selections or choose from one of our Daily specials. Open 7 days a week at 11:00 a.m.

MickDuff's Brewing Company

MickDuff's Brewing Company

(208) 255-4351
419 North Second Avenue Sandpoint, Idaho
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We are a family restaurant and brewery located in scenic Sandpoint, Idaho. From our 100% all-natural, handcrafted beers to our delicious, high-quality menu selections, we offer something to delight the taste of any guest.

Sweet Lou's

Sweet Lou's in Ponderay opened up with a full bar, a slightly larger menu with the addition of mussels, grilled shrimp

(208) 263-1381
477272 Hwy 95 - Ponderay, Idaho

Sweet Lou's in Ponderay opened up with a full bar, a slightly larger menu with the addition of mussels, grilled shrimp and a few other delectable items, and the same dedication toward strong service and quality ingredients.

The Golden Dragon

Golden Dragon is a cornerstone in the Ponderay community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine

(208) 265-5425
100 Tibbetts Dr - Ponderay, Idaho
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Golden Dragon is a cornerstone in the Ponderay community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Our Chinese restaurant has a modern interpretation of classic dishes.

Trinity at City Beach

Trinity at City Beach

(208) 255-7558
58 Bridge St. - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Welcome to Sandpoint's finest restaurant. Now located on the shores of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille, next to Sandpoint's famous City Beach, Trinity At City Beach is Sandpoint's premier waterfront dining experience.

:: Cafe's & Diners ::


Taysty's Eatery and Wine Bar

Cedar Street Bridge Cafe

(208) 265-4396
Cedar Street Bridge - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Every day, great-tasting food will be served up with drinks in a warm and inviting atmosphere. You can expect to find hand-made sweet and savory crepes, artisan pizzas, grilled sandwiches and wraps, plus more! The Wine Bar will complement the existing menu and offer new, hand-made selections.

Connie's Cafe & Lounge

Connie's Cafe & Lounge

(208) 255-2227
323 Cedar St. - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Serving breakfast all day, lunch and dinner menu. Non smoking bar with outside deck. Lounge with music on weekends. Connie's has great burgers and hot sandwiches!

Di Luna's Cafe

Di Luna's Cafe

(208) 263-0846
207 Cedar St. - Sandpoint, Idaho
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One of Sandpoint's finest restaurants offering a blend of regional cuisines from around the world made with fresh, locally produced ingredients. At Di Luna’s you’ll find the finest entertainers performing in an intimate setting.

DISH at Dover Bay Cafe

Dover Bay Café features lakefront dining

(208) 265-6467
651 Lakeshore Ave. Sandpoint, ID
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With its casual atmosphere, the DISH at Dover Bay Café features lakefront dining with a delectable variety of menu items. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine along the shores of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille.

Hoot Owl Cafe

Hoot Owl Cafe

(208) 265-9348
30784 Hwy 200 - Ponderay, Idaho
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This is a made-from scratch sort of place where nothing is trendy, but everything is a cut above: fresh corned beef hash sizzled as crusty as you request, plate-wide pancakes, and gnarled chicken fried steaks. If you are looking for a seriously hearty breakfast the Hoot Owl will fill the bill.

Hoodoo Creek Cafe and Market

Kelly's Hoo Doo Creek Cafe

(208) 217-4721
4156 Vay Road - Priest River, Idaho

A nice little hunters cafe while out and hiking the brush or just a nice place to stop and refule your stomach while heading out on a country drive around the Pend Oreille River. Also a quick mart for grabbing some quick staples for the day.

Mitzy's Fifth Ave Restaurant

5th avenue restaurant and Mitzy's lounge is Sandpoint's favorite homestyle family dinning for over 50 years

(208) 263-5423
807 N 5th Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho

5th avenue restaurant and Mitzy's lounge is Sandpoint's favorite homestyle family dinning for over 50 years! Mitzy's get 4.2 out of 5 stars and is conveniently on the way to shopping in Ponderay or getting groceries at Safeway or Super 1.

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Spud's Rotisserie & Grill

Spud's Rotisserie & Grill

(208) 265-4311
102 N 1st Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Located on the beautiful Sand Creek waterfront, offers outdoor dining in downtown Sandpoint, Idaho, Spuds has earned its reputation as a North Idaho restaurant that's truly "to die for." Savory soup list, loaded salads, unique sandwichs.


Located inside of the Ponderay Wal-Mart, Blimpie is your go-to restaurant for submarine sandwiches and salads

(208) 265-4879
Walmart - Ponderay, Idaho
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Located inside of the Ponderay Wal-Mart, Blimpie is your go-to restaurant for submarine sandwiches and salads, separating themselves from the competition with freshly-sliced meats and high-quality ingredients!

Joel's Mexican Restaurant

Joel's Authentic Mexican Food

(208) 265-8991
229 Church St, Sandpoint, ID
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Without a doubt one of the locals favorite places for traditional, homemade Mexican food. Nothing fancy here, just great food. There is limited seating so it's best to call ahead for take out. Fish tacos, Carne Asada, and always daily specials.

Mr Sub

Mr Sub a local favorite sub shop in Sandpoint, Idaho

(208) 263-3491
602 N 5th Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho
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A sub shop that delivers! Mr Sub is also a local favorite serving great sandwiches like the Reuben, Crab Salad Sandwich and the Turkey Bacon Club, are just some of the awesome selection. Really nice place to eat!

Tango Cafe

Tango Cafe in Sandpoint, Idaho

(208) 263-9514
414 Church Street - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Full coffee bar with Evan Brothers Coffee. Fresh Baked Goods and Homemade Soups and salads. An upscale cafe emphasizing fresh food done fast!

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Bab's Pizzeria

Bab's Pizzeria

(208) 265-7992
1319 Hwy 2, Suite C - Sandpoint, Idaho
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West Point Plaza, corner of Hwy 2 and Division across the parking lot from the Mountain West Bank and next to Subway. 11- 8:30 Monday - Thursday 11- 9:30 Friday and Saturday Closed Sundays.

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake

(208) 255-1557
1010 Fontaine Dr. - Ponderay, Idaho

Papa Murphy's Take 'n' Bake Pizza is the freshest pizza in Ponderay and is located at 1010 Fontaine Drive , Ponderay,ID, 83852. Customers have voted us the Best Pizza Chain in America because they know the best pizza is baked at home.

Second Avenue Pizza

Second Avenue Pizza - World Famous Pizza...have it anyway you like it or have it the way it comes

(208) 263-9321
215 South Second Ave. - Sandpoint, Idaho
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Try the piled-high specialty pizzas that are served at 215 S. Second Avenue. They’re loaded with fresh ingredients. Take for instance the Juke Box Special, which weighs a monstrous 7 pounds – now that’s not your average pizza! We also serve excellent calzones, salads and sandwiches. Also available is our delicious garlic bread appetizer, an excellent hand-tossed pizza covered with cheese and garlic, served with pizza sauce. We also have a great selection of domestic and micro brewed beers.

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut in Ponderay, Idaho

(208) 265-4452
200 Bonner Mall Way - Ponderay, Idaho

SERVICES - Carryout, Delivery, Buffet, and we proudly offer Wingstreet ® Wings( Wings hand-tossed and sauced in one of eight intense flavours ). Pizza Hut is very conveiently located just in front of the Bonner Mall in Ponderay.

Dominos Pizza

Dominos Pizza in Sandpoint, Idaho

(208) 263-6600
316 N 5th Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho

Welcome to 316 N 5th Ave, home to Domino's and the best pizza delivery in Idaho! We're the restaurant to beat, giving you tons of ways to customize your pizza and delivering them to you! Everyone can find something they like.

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Arby's Fast Food in Sandpoint, Idaho

(208) 263-3104
420 N Fifth Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho

Fast-food chain, known for its roast beef, serving up hot & cold sandwiches, fries & shakes.

Drive-through · Casual · Takeout

Burger King

Burger King in Ponderay, Idaho

(405) 265-3544
476997 Highway 95 - Ponderay, Idaho

There’s a BURGER KING® restaurant near you at 476997 Highway 95 North. Visit us or call (405) 265-3544 for more information.

Dub's Drive In

Dub's Drive In home of the "Big D" in Sandpoint, Idaho

(208) 263-4300
703 Hwy 2 - Sandpoint, Idaho

Home of the "Big-D" Stop by and tell Marty you saw him on! Take the family to an iconic local burger joint with great food!


Jack in the Box Fast Food in Sandpoint, Idaho

(208) 265-0710
717 N Fifth Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho

Burgers, chicken, tacos & breakfast items fill out the menu at this fast-food chain.


McDonald's Fast Food in Ponderay, Idaho

(208) 263-5614
205 Bonner Mall Way - Ponderay, Idaho

Classic, long-running fast-food chain known for its burgers, fries & shakes.


Serv-A-Burger is Sandpoint's "Home Town" family restaurant of choice

(208) 263-6620
907 N. 5th Ave - Sandpoint, Idaho

Serv-A-Burger is Sandpoint's "Home Town" family restaurant of choice. Serv-A-Burger prides itself on providing a clean family style restaurant.


Subway Sandwiches in Sandpoint, Idaho

(208) 265-6339 - Sandpoint
(208) 255-7525 - Ponderay
1319 US-2 B - Sandpoint, Idaho
476534 US-95 Suite A, Ponderay, ID

Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches & salads. Located on Hwy 2 as you are headed to Dover next to Mountain West.

Taco Bell

Taco Bell in Ponderay, Idaho

(208) 255-1570
476930 US-95 - Ponderay, Idaho

Fast-food chain serving Mexican-inspired fare such as tacos, quesadillas & nachos.

Smokesmith Bar-B-Que

Smokesmith Bar-B-Que, serving North Idaho and beyond!

(208) 920-0517
870 Kootenai Cutoff Rd Ponderay, Idaho  

Smokesmith Bar-B-Que, serving North Idaho and beyond! We started in 2019 with the simple idea of bringing craft barbeque to our friends and family. We now offer our hardwood smoked goods for catering, events, and beyond!

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