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Red Salt

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American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Contemporary
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2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was wonderful and the staff is very attentive and engadging. The scallops were cooked to utter perfection where they melted in my mouth. I have can drink about 10 glasses of water with dinner due to an immune condition and my glass was never empty. The decor of the hotel and restaurant is fantastic.

Thank IAGrey
Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far our favorite restaurant in Poipu. The red salt for the bread is enough to hook you, but the service and food quality is unmatchable as well. Try the mahi with the forbidden rice and a mai tai and I promise you won't be disappointed!

Thank chelseychang4
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good food & excellent service. It is a bit pricey but I ate here several times and never had a bad meal!

Thank Tara H
Atlanta, GA
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at Red Salt our first night at Kauai. Let me say, this meal was wonderful. I had the shrimp fettuccine and their signature sushi role. The fettuccine was the best I ever tasted! The sushi was solid. My husband had the ravioli. He was amazed by the plate. It was small, but he was warned by the waiter.... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The table service was excellent, but we are not sure if it was the raw tuna speciality or the two martinis that had my husband up all night. My meal was delicious and the martini every bit as good as the best I have drunk, but something was amiss the night we visited. Good menu selection but pricey.

Thank FlyingTheCoop
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Next to JO2, this place has it down for presentation and taste. Excellent food and service! In fact, Ono (wahoo) is my favorite fish, and bar none this place makes it the best.

Thank Jeffrey F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was ok. Not the fault of the waiter, who was truly trying. He just had too many tables. Decor is ok, but kind of plain. It is ver loud. Not particularly romantic. Food was good. Wine list ok, but expensive.

Thank Floridagator
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We particularly enjoyed their vegetarian menu items. Nice breakfast bar and option for adding a main item to the breakfast

Thank Gerri H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place. We go at least once every time we visit Kauai. The food is amazing, the drinks are better. They are pricey, but worth every penny. If you like sashimi, I'd venture to say this is the best on the island. We like to sit in the bar area and have drinks and sashimi, very cozy... More 

Thank Tammy G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner two nights in a row while vacationing on Kauai and while the food was still great tonight the risotto and pork chop with macadamia nuts was superb Excellent service and beautiful atmosphere and awesome servers Samdi and Taylor and Wade the stellar bartender Expensive but yummy

Thank Shrinkme

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $75
American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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