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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 Diego, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Although we were visiting Kauai with friends, we chose Red Salt as our getaway romantic dinner spot and the chef/staff did not disappoint us. Red Salt came very highly recommended by the Commanding Officer and his wife at the Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility on Ka'uai, and justifiably so. Their favorite spot is now our favorite spot, and we will... More

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Austin, TX
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We were staying at Koa Kea. Every day we had great service and food for breakfast. We ate at Red Salt for dinner one night as well. Service is always stellar. Food was delicious too.

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Lees Summit, Mo
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306 reviews 306 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
821 helpful votes 821 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

This has very good food but not much of a view. The service wad excellent. The menu is good but not a tremendous amount of variety.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

This restaurant had it all going - atmosphere, service, and gourmet food. It was the best meal we had on Kauai, I would not miss having dinner here while you visit Poipu. I am gluten free and they accommodated all my requests, plus the way they cooked their fish was to perfection. Give it a try!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

A very modern restaurant in a very modern renovated hotel, provides quality local fish and agricultural products prepared in appealing manner. Great wine list.

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner at Red Salt, what a gem of a restaurant! The staff - from the valets to the host at the reception desk / Maitre d’, to the wait staff, and even to the hotel staff responding to my initial reservation request that I had sent via the hotel website’s “contact form” -... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food is Excellent. You will be greeted by Paul with his BIG smile. If you want to top it off with Outstanding Service ask to be seated in Nancy's section, better yet call ahead and make a reservation. We never miss having dinner four times here on our visit. The Red Salt is one of our three favorite restaurant... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Even if you aren't staying at the koa kea hotel, go here for breakfast, absolutely fantastic! I recomend the waffles! Mmmmmmm!

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

From the sunset cocktail before dinner at the pool bar to the last spoonful of homemade ice cream , the evening at Red Salt did not disappoint. The service , the food, the atmosphere, and the total experience were top notch. And the tiny dish of red salt on the table was absolutely perfect with the wonderful bread and butter.... More

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new york
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102 reviews 102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Far and away, Red Salt was the best dinner we had in Kauai. The food and service were excellent, from the amues bouche, to the seared scallop appetizer to the perfectly cooked ono and pork chop, there was nothing to find fault with. The service was attentive, but never intrusive. If you are celebrating a special occasion, be sure to... More

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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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