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Red Salt

2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
+1 808-742-4288
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Koa Kea for a week and ate at the Red Salt numerous nights. Taylor took great care of us at the bar and Justin made the most creative and delicious sashimi platters we’ve ever had. Already planning our next trip back! Thanks...More

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Red Salt is located inside the Koa Kea Resort. we enjoyed several breakfasts and one fantastic dinner there. service was impeccable. the ambiance while nice, lacked any dramatic views or scenery. all the better perhaps just to focus on the food and your dinner date!...More

Thank travmav00
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely food and great staff. However ruined by a mother who brought her three very sick children coughing incessantly with a gross phelm without covering their mouth yelling and jumping up and down. The entire restaurant was disrupted as well as probably getting many other...More

1  Thank kristine z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We called for a reservation but couldn't get one. So we opted to eat in the bar. The menu was varied and the service was good. Atmosphere was lovely. It is inside a boutique hotel which seemed lovely. We all enjoyed having a small app...More

Thank SageGirl2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food in general in and around Poipu is superb. We were drawn to Red Salt from the online reputation and the food, whilst good was about $10 more for a main course than can be found elsewhere.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my husband here for his birthday last night and we are still talking about it this morning. This was by far the best meal we had in Kauai, and my husband said that it was the best meal he had this year (and...More

Thank Sharon1234562014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at several of the top restaurants and have to say this was one of our favorites, the atmosphere is fantastic and the food was amazing, highly recommended, though it also helps to make a reservation.

Thank Casey F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant stands out among the many ordinary in Poipu, Kauai.... it anywhere else on the island. Wonderful charred octopus and ahi tartare appetizer, beautiful lobster gnocchi and braised short ribs, generous martinis and good wines.

Thank StevenandSara
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice while we were staying in Kauai -- the first time with friends and the second time with just the two of us. Both nights we had great service -- reasonable speed, but never feeling as if we were being rushed. The...More

Thank SJChristine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked over from the Marriott and we were very pleased with our breakfasts. Kids were satisfied with the continental buffet (cereal, toast, fruit, yogurt) and mom and dad enjoyed eggs Benedict and an omelet.

Thank Leslie B
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Questions & Answers
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.
16 April 2017|
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Response from qwertVictoria | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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: +1 808-742-4288
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  • 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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