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All 28 Poipu Restaurants

Red Salt

2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756 (Koloa)
+1 808-828-8888
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Ranked #2 of 28 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $75
Cuisines: Asian, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Koloa
Description: Red Salt at the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort on Kauai combines the ideal elements for dining in Hawaii. The beautiful oceanfront setting is enhanced by a contemporary open design, and the large picture windows showcase the ocean and pool views. The diverse menu celebrates the fresh seafood and produce available in Hawaii, while the casual yet sophisticated atmosphere ensures that dining at Red Salt will be a memorable experience.Red Salt offers an ideal setting regardless of time of day. A daily Breakfast Buffet combines traditional American fare with fresh tropical fruit, breakfast bakery selections, assorted juices and an omelet station. The Dinner menu offers contemporary upscale cuisine. Lunch is served poolside and we also offer guest room dining 24 hours a day.
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Olney, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Food and service were excellent but was a bit expensive even for the level of food and service. If you're staying in the hotel, it is worth paying the premium to have a great meal without going out

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Wellington, New Zealand
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130 reviews 130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Nice sophisticated setting and the Maître'D was most accommodating. Great drinks and dinner menu and superb cocktails if one fancies a snifter before dinner. Accommodates gluten free. Unfortunately my wife hated the started and they offered to replace but decided against it and they didn't charge. Food overall was excellent and it is well worth a gist but not cheap.... More

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Streamwood
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Unique menu, seductive atmosphere, great food experience, exceptional presentation and suberb service. Pricy. Dinner for 2 @ $200 (incl. 2 glasses of wine)

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Westlake Village, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

No atmosphere. New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc at $75 a bottle. Mushroom soup like it came out of a tin. Chicken that was uninspiring. That said the carparcio of tuna and the Ono was good but not excellent. If you want to spend a lot of money just to say you've eaten their then perhaps you have more money........................go to Merrimans... More

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Palo Alto, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very creative menu! Food is very tasty and ingredients are fresh. Service was great. Not pretentious. I had the sweet onion soup with saffron - very yummy but completely filled me up. The mani with black rice was great too but I was stuffed! My partner had lobster ravioli and was also amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

From start to finish...ambience was seductive, servers were professional yet fun and interactive and the food...worth every dollar you spend. Be prepared to be wowed. Our evening was memorable and worth every penny. Book ahead and ask for a table by the window. ...Open and further enjoy the ocean breezes.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I ate a few meals here while staying at the koa kea hotel. The breakfast exceeded my expectations. The scrambled eggs were literally the best I have ever had. The snacks served at the pool bar come from the red salt kitchen. This was our lunch one day and again everything we ordered was delicious. The highlight... More

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St. James
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary at Red Salt. Everything was simply amazing. Service was spot on. Dinner was superb with a wine list to match. Perfect evening.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The breakfast is really good, the best in the island, the dinner is really good too, gourmet food, but pricy for the portions. Definitely worth it.

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food was incredible, one of the best meals we have enjoyed over a four werk holiday across the states. Not sure why we could only get a table at 6:30 as it wasnt full. Our server was a little boring and didnt seem to be well informed of the menu. Coming from Australia the fish is very different so... More

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