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Red Salt

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2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
18777013650
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6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is excellent. Dining room is typical of a fine dining restaurant, view is of resort grounds, nothing special. Meal cost is on the very high end, but meal was of exceptional quality.

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Thank OregonOutBound
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a true gem on the south side of Kauai. Great food, but best of all this place is run properly. The servers are the most professional and skilled group I have EVER encountered. The host (Paul) is a true wine connoisseur. I highly recommend the mahi-mahi as well as the mushroom bisque.

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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Expensive, but everything is done well - cocktails, appetizers, mains, presentation, service, atmosphere.

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Thank Mike S
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very high end restaurant with excellent service- a little on the pricey side ($80 for an 8 oz steak that came with french fries). Would be a great place for a special celebration.

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Placentia, CA
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358 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Make sure to arrive before sunset and watch it from a lounge chair near the pool. The restaurant is lovely, the service was outstanding and the food was both beautiful and delicious.

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Thank Tzipster
Seattle, Washington
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217 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We last visited this restaurant in December 18, 2015 and I said the following: We finally were able to eat at Sea Salt (we stay at the north end, but the restaurant is at the south end of Kauai). The look of the restaurant is serene and beautiful. The lines are simple and very inviting. The food, on the other... More 

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Thank Terry H
Seattle
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Again, best sushi and mai tai on the island!! The restaurant is so cool looking and the service is outstanding. The chef really nailed the menu. It's a bit pricey, and there were some fruit fly problems, but I guess you can't help that. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank ShannyLaughs
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here on Christmas Eve, but went for the seafood entrees rather than the Christmas special. We split a beet salad for appetizer, and actually got the salad artfully split on two different plates rather than one to share. Didn't really make any difference taste-wise, but definitely looked nice. For main courses we got the mahi mahi and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were staying at the Sheraton. The breakfast service at the Sheraton was very poor so we found this spot just down the beach. It was about a ten min walk (and over a couple of boulders) but worth the walk. The service was great. Warm Chocolate muffins (complimentary!) were huge hits with the kids. Food was... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hidden gem. View of the water, great food, great service. We were staying at the Hyatt down the road, and the buffet there on Christmas had a long line and was $35/person. We drove 5 mins to Red Salt, got right in, loved it, and went back three more times. Get the pineapple pancakes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $75
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 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
  • Neighborhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: 18777013650
  • This restaurant is at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort
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 and assorted juices. 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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