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“Great food, but Feels like a Hotel.”
Review of Red Salt

Red Salt
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Ranked #7 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $75
Cuisines: Asian, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Koloa
Description: Red Salt’s diverse menu by acclaimed Executive Chef and Kauai native Noelani Planas celebrates fresh Hawaiian seafood and produce in a casual, yet sophisticated seaside atmosphere. Modern dinner cuisine including vanilla bean-seared mahi, ahi tartare, and the decadently layered Red Salt burger are served in a contemporary setting. Select nights, the Red Salt Lounge is host to a sushi bar featuring the day’s freshest catch in innovative, isle-inspired rolls. Lounge and sushi bar seating are not available for reservation and is first come, first served. During morning hours, Red Salt offers tropical takes on traditional breakfast dishes, such as lobster benedict and lemon-pineapple soufflé pancakes, recently featured by Food Network.
Reviewed February 22, 2013

We had a very good meal here but I would not recommend it for a special or romantic celebration. It just has a hotel vibe that doesn't say 'fine dining.'

Mixed drinks are super expensive so we stuck with wine. The bread was delicious and a real highlight. Service was professional. Both of our mains were excellent and done with style. We actually thought that the salads were the highlight of the meal... inventive and just a little different. Very fresh.

We had a very nice meal here.... but there's no real view and it somehow feels like it could be a hotel almost anywhere in the world.

Thank kawh
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Service was great - food was great ... and dessert for the birthday boy a surprising plate of cotton candy! very cool. seriously - the service was very good - with a nice view next to the window. Reservations strongly suggested. The shrimp mushroom fettucine - home made noodles. WOW. Almost as good (: as the ahi tuna with edamame risotto. Just the most amazing pairings of food we had all week.

Thank Scuba_Divers
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Service is very good here. Dinner was good but slightly expensive. The starter salads and bisque are yummy. The entrées are on the smaller side but tasty. I wish we had saved room for dessert.

Thank SeattleTraveler1_11
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

Menu has a lot of varity and everything we had was great. I recommend reservations even if you are staying at the resort, it can get busy. You can also eat in the lounge for a little more low key dining experience. I highly recommend the Shipwreck Mist, but limit yourself as they creep up on you.

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Thank BaconGuy
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Gorgeous restaurant, friendly staff, fresh tasty food. Four stars as it is slightly expensive. Hot beverages not included with breakfast, around $3.50 might as well have one in your room. Pineapple soufflé pancakes very light and tasty but bit sickly, would recommend still.

Thank Lovetraveling85
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