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Red Salt

₹₹₹₹American, Seafood,
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%
Travellers talk about
“cotton candy” (37 reviews)
“lobster ravioli” (31 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
5:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
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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1 - 10 of 1,547 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate at the restaurant each morning, and had two dinners. The breakfast is good, the entree coupled with the fresh fruit buffet is nice. The dinners were excellent. I would recommend the Ahi, excellent.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tuna large portion fairly tasteless served too cold for our liking. Had to send it back. They forgot one of the side dishes. Salad was really bad. I would give this barely one star.

Thank pkrome
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great breakfast place with interesting take on classical dishes. Super attentive service by Marlana.

Thank Maurice T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

High quality restaurant and service we stayed at rye hotel and had excellent breakfasts. At our one dinner we both selected the lobster gnocchi with some trepidation because this was not an Italian restaurant. We were delightfully surprised. The dish was extraordinary.

Thank orchiddoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cotton candy is history...I’m surprised it is still showing up in reviews. It’s been replaced by a small piece of cheesecake. Everything was okay, nothing terrific. After all the comments about the Mahi I was surprised at how much meat there was on the...More

Thank Bookslut
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time we dined at Red Salt. Our visit was excellent all the way around. We started with the Seared Hokkaido Scallops, which were huge and delicious. I had the Caesar salad and my wife had the tomato salad. Both were excellent....More

Thank huskergreg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had very good and friendly service. Seating is in a nice section overlooking the ocean. However, for the price the food is not really up to snuff. $40 for a fish meal lot to spend if it is not exceptional. Even in Kawai. My wife...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The marketing leads one to believe the restaurant is a bit more special than was our actual experience. We expected a fine dining experience and got something less than that. The lobster gnocchi was lackluster though gave a generous lobster serving. The sauce was almost...More

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb service and truly memorable dishes - confessedly the Reese’s ice cream did last longest in our taste memory, but the osso buco was awesome and scallops with corn, tomatoes and Portuguese sausage also were fantastic. Even the green salad was notably fresh and tender....More

Thank NellDD
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's lots of good seafood in Hawaii. The seafood at Red Salt is a step above. Fresh, tender, and deliciously coupled with wonderful sauces. And our server, Jack, was a treasure. He really wanted you to enjoy the food and your overall experience.

Thank Deborah 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.
15 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
  • Food
  • 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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • 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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