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“The BEST dinner in the area!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Red Salt

Red Salt
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Ranked #4 of 37 Restaurants in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $75
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Koloa
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.
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“The BEST dinner in the area!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014

We are true foodies who got a sitter for a night out in area. Our dining experience was one we will remember always. Each course overwhelmed us with fresh local flavors and was a 5 star experience. Red Salt is a MUST DO in the area!

Visited January 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“very good meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2014

great ambience and love the bar as very comfortable with the white sofas and chairs.. The dining is one of the best on the island and for sure not to be missed..

Visited September 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

This is proof that Tripadvisor really works! Red Salt is truly an outstanding restaurant, from the menu selection, quality of the food, presentation, the setting, and the service. It is awesome and not to be missed. It is expensive but with price comes value!

Visited January 2014
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Home Base - Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Spectacular in every way...a must go to when in Poipu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

This is one special place. Wow!! Sometimes you finish eating at a place and you want to start all over again - right away. This is Red Salt. What a place. It would be a top restaurant in any city in the world. First you are greeted by the host with a warm smile as you are taken to your table. The service just continued on like this. Our waiter Robert was great. Really great. The food was even better. Mushroom bisque soup - fabulous. Sweet onion soup, also good. The Ahi carpaccio is incredible. And the Ahi Ono poke is delicious. And these are just the appetizers. I have enjoyed rack of lamb all over the world, and let me tell you, the rack of lamb at the Red Salt is the best I have ever had. Just fantastic. I want more now. Cooked to perfection. Served beautifully. And so tasty and delicious. Just perfect. The Ahi tuna was very good and the Mahi was excellent. We were not rushed through our meal. This is an exceptional place in every single way. Thank you Red Salt. Cannot wait to return.

  • Visited January 2014
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Willow, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very Good, But Not Perfect, Especially for the Price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

We were a party of six and had many wonderful items on the dinner menu. In general, we found the flavor of all the dishes very good and the presentation exceptional for a number of the dishes. The diver scallops were perfect and the poke delicious and beautifully presented. We also loved the quattro gelato desert, which was served in separate cups so that the different flavors did not run together. However, three of our entrees, the ono and pork tenderloin were over cooked or dry, the pork particularly so. Service and ambiance were fine, but nothing memorable. Overall, this is an expensive restaurant and while we had a good experience, we were disappointed with the over cooked entrees.

  • Visited January 2014
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