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Red Salt

) #5 of 27 Restaurants in Poipu $$$$ American, Seafood,
2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
+1 877-701-3650
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
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Reviewed yesterday

We chose Red Salt for a Birthday dinner after a week on Kauai. As an opener, the Red Salt they provide with the bread and butter before your meal is quite good...lovely color and flavor!! That was the end of the good...White wine was warm...More

Thank Jeannie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything about this place was top-notch. From the host seating us to the bartenders and wait staff and the food was very very good. Easily one of the best places to eat on Kauai.

Thank Padraicjg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Would get five starts except for a the live worm on my plate... At restaurant celebrating a birthday, all was excellent till my main entree came and I noticed a live worm on the plate. They used fresh flowers for garnish/presentation and I'm sure the...More

Thank Dogar P
KoaKoaManager, Manager at Red Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Dogar P, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent dining experience with us. Please accept our deepest apologies for the incident that occurred; it is an anomaly we whole-heartedly regret and we thank you for your understanding...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great breakfast here with super friendly staff. Food was well presented and prepared. Would definitely recommend.

Thank edsjas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An upscale place to eat. Part of a hotel overlooking a pool and beach. Prices didn't look too bad when we checked TripAdvisor online so we had breakfast there. The pineapple pancakes were shown to be $14 but July 2017, it was $22. Quite a...More

Thank BeavertonMIke
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate at the Lobby Bar in Red Salt. The restaurant was seated to capacity and requires reservations which we didn't have. The bar offers the same food as the restaurant. I ordered a fresh sampler sushi/nigiri platter and it was probably...More

Thank joymama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow wow wow. We were blown away by the food at red salt. We had the red salt burger and the lobster gnocchi. Both were amazing. This will certainly be on our list for way time we visit the island!

1  Thank lfschontz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated a special occasion (wedding) here and had a wonderful meal for our party of nine. Excellent food and drink all around, and the service was outstanding. Most of us had seafood, and all the meals were delicious. They easily accomodated our gluten free...More

1  Thank steveClifton_VA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm, peaceful ambiance coupled with excellent food and friendly service. Our evening was relaxing, enjoyable, filling and good value for money. Adjacent to Poipu beach made for a lovely after dinner stroll!!

1  Thank Alex B
KoaKoaManager, Manager at Red Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Alex B, Thank you for reviewing your Red Salt dining experience. You have described the characteristics of our restaurant perfectly! We hope to see you again soon! Mahalo, Maile Reinhardt Guest Services

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come from a food town...Chicago so this is a matter of perspective. I think the restaurant is probably top notch for Kauai; however overall food was average! My friend however did rant about the short ribs and my lobster hash which was on special!...More

Thank maratin416
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Questions & Answers
18 April 2017|
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Response from KoaKoaManager | Property representative |
Red Salt offers a "healthy choice" vegetarian menu upon request for both breakfast and dinner. The standard breakfast and dinner menus also feature some vegetarian dishes.
15 April 2017|
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Response from qwertVictoria | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
21 December 2016|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
I would say not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
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06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:30
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
  • Neighbourhood: Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 877-701-3650
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort
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.
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