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Red Salt

) #5 of 28 Restaurants in Poipu $$$$ American, Seafood,
2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
+1 877-701-3650
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I come from a food town...Chicago so this is a matter of perspective. I think the restaurant is probably top notch for Kauai; however overall food was average! My friend however did rant about the short ribs and my lobster hash which was on special!...More

Thank maratin416
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came here for a meal one night while in Kauai last week, and we did have a great experience here. This place has more of a fine-dining atmosphere, and the service is really, really good here so they win on that...More

Thank dmporret
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a memorable and romantic 50th anniversary dinner at Red Sault. Perfect dinner, service and view seat. It was excellent. We also ate breakfast, lunch and dinner here several times while staying at Koa Kea. No bad experiences!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast here each day of our stay. Wonderful options and well worth your time. Staff takes great care in providing quality meals.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal for an intimate dinner. Restaurant is not too large so you don't feel lost or just a table among a sea of tables. Went there for our anniversary with my family and thoroughly enjoyed it. Service was very good and friendly from the valet...More

Thank 808jjc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was absolutely delicious and fresh. The views to the ocean were gorgeous and you could even watch the surfers from your table. Jennie was awesome! (One of their best waitresses!)

Thank talburync
Reviewed 1 week ago

Red Salt is the best restaurant on Kauai and we were excited to discover a fresh and creative sushi menu in the lounge on Saturday-Tuesdays. Where many Hawaii restaurants serve their fresh fish with too many toppings or sauces so you don't even taste the...More

Thank ellebo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this restaurant in many articles about Kauai, so we thought we would give it a try. When you get there, no self parking, you have to valet your car. The lobby and cocktail bar are one large area, and it is sleek, cool and...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the hotel we stayed at and I thought it was okay. Our waiter was a bit rude and did not start the evening well but we enjoyed our meal. For appetizers we shared the seared scallops and the...More

Thank MargaretAurora
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Red Salt is at the Koa Kea Resort - most resort restaurants are average and overpriced but after looking at their menu and reviews online, we decided to give them a try. Robert was our waiter and he totally enhanced our experience at Red Salt....More

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Is there a vegetarian menu?
19 April 2017|
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Response from KoaKoaManager | Property representative |
Red Salt offers a "healthy choice" vegetarian menu upon request for both breakfast and dinner. The standard breakfast and dinner menus also feature some vegetarian dishes.
Do you take credit cards?
16 April 2017|
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Response from qwertVictoria | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Is this restaurant appropriate for kids (3 and 8)? We would eat early to avoid the dinner rush.
22 December 2016|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
I would say not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
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06:30 - 11:00
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06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
  • Neighbourhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 877-701-3650
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort
Red Salt’s diverse menu by acclaimed Executive Chef and Kauai native Noelani Planas celebrates fresh Hawaiian seafood and produce in a casual, yet sophisticated seaside atmosphere. Modern dinner cuisine including vanilla bean-seared mahi, ahi tartare, and the decadently layered Red Salt burger are served in a contemporary setting. Select nights, the Red Salt Lounge is host to a sushi bar featuring the day’s freshest catch in innovative, isle-inspired rolls. Lounge and sushi bar seating are not available for reservation and is first come, first served.

During morning hours, Red Salt offers tropical takes on traditional breakfast dishes, such as lobster benedict and lemon-pineapple soufflé pancakes, recently featured by Food Network.
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