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Red Salt

€€€€American, Seafood,
2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
(808) 742-4288
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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

After a long 11+ hours flying we were happy to relax at Red Salt,;view of pool, ocean and tiki torches illuminating the trees, so pretty. I had snapper and my husband had branzino both were excellent. We made reservations ahead of time because we heard...More

Thank 523DeeK
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved our dining experience here. The food was delicious. We had a little difficulty finding the parking since we were staying at another property. The service was exceptional. Definitely a must visit if in Poipu!

Thank cmangum
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here on our last night at the resort. Please keep in mind that we checked out two days early partly due to how disappointed we were with our room. The food is terrible. I asked for the Mahi 'well' and the center was...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food at the resort restaurant. Fresh and nicely presented with friendly helpful service. Book in advance.

Thank Elisabeth D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Koa Kea Resort and decided to have breakfast there.We had the worst breakfast and service we had are whole trip.The breakfast was way over priced and the service was so slow we got up and got are own coffee once.Not worth...More

1  Thank Gord C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit did not disappoint. In fact, it exceeded expectations so we'll be back this trip. Extremely fresh and expertly seasoned dishes throughout the entire meal. Attentive, engaging staff are a cut above. We already have dishes in mind to try on our next...More

1  Thank Ron F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Biggest change-small portions. We eat often as we travel & sometimes stay at the hotel nearby. We have noticed the change in the last couple years. Great quality of food. Strange bathroom hall sculpture that makes you wonder who is the decorator? We always bring...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our devotion to Red Salt is such that we drive approximately 1 1/2 hours from Princeville at the north end of Kauai to Poipu at the south end to get to the restaurant. Each time we drive home, we say we won't do that again...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant gets high grades for ambiance as well as the food. The dining room features big picture windows from which you can view the resort pool and ocean Beach beyond. Tiki torches are lighted at dusk, which further add to the restaurant's ambiance. The...More

Thank Darryl H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is in a resort which seems very cool. The food was very good, but the service wasn't the best- we sat for 45 minutes with no attention before our entrees came out...cold, as they sat too long. The appetizers came out quick and were...More

Thank Deborah G
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Questions & Answers
19 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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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: (808) 742-4288
  • 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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