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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 27 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $75
Cuisines: Asian, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
Neighborhood: Koloa
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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
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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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Wow - this place just is so good. Although in a small boutique hotel, it's a destination for diners. The food is delicious and consistent (I've eaten here a number of times). My favorite thing on the menu is the Ono - it's such a wonderful fish and the chef does the best preparation. I've also had the Ahi as... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We loved the breakfast, we had it added to our stay while we were on our honeymoon. Dinner was a bit over priced and you didn't get much.

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London, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Exquisite attention throughout the dinner. Food was really good, both the pasta and local fish that we tried. Price wise is on the upper range, but again, reasonable for the quality of the venue and the food you eat. If in Poipu, go there for a nice dinner.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

By far one of the best dining experiences on Kauai. The ambiance, the menu, food preparation and staff are worth the every dollar spent. Relaxed but elegant dining! Perfect way to enjoy fresh seafood. This was my second time to Kauai and Red Salt did not disappoint. Hope to return again next year.

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Olympia, Washington, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The service was great, and a variety of choices on the menu if looking beyond seafood. I never made it past the lobster ravioli as it was AMAZING!

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Hobart, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A nice restaurant with modern food and wonderful service, we dined here while staying at the resort and really enjoyed it. Even if your not staying at the resort they accept non staying guests so make a reservation and you won't be disappointed.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Ambiance was great - candlelit, views of the gardens. Food was great - scallops were one of our favorites. FIlet was excellent, the vegetables were a bit undercooked. The Opah was well seasoned as well. Overall, lovely evening.

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White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I went for our anniversary with our teenagers in tow, and it was a great meal. Yes it is expensive, but the quality is really good. My girls were happy too as there was still lots that appealed to their less-adventurous palates.

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Brooklyn
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food was very good, fresh fish, and great service. Nothing too innovative, solid takes on traditional dishes. A bit pricy for what it is - but you're paying for the scene and the location.

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New York City
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19 reviews 19 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great food,lots of fresh fish. Only small criticism could be that there are not too many choices. A bit expensive but still very much recommended.

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Additional Information about Red Salt

Address: 2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: +1 808-828-8888
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu>  > Koloa
Average Prices: USD 25 - 75
Cuisine: Asian, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim

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