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Red Salt

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Seared Hokkaido Scallops*
Sweet Roasted Corn, Portuguese Sausage, Charred Cherry Tomatoes, Champagne Beurre Blanc
Foie Gras Brulee*
Hudson Valley Foie Gras Torchon, Fig Chutney, Port Wine Reduction
Beef Bone Marrow*
Shallot Confit, Lemon Gremolata, Herb Crostini
Ahi Tartare*
Quail Egg, Avocado Mousse, Ginger Soy Emulsion, Chili Oil
Red Salt Wagyu Slider*
Garlic-Truffle Aioli, Hydrated Cherry Tomatoes, Aged Cheddar, Caramelized Onions, Butter Lettuce, Brioche Bun
Charred Octopus*
Fingerling Potatoes, Pickled Garlic, Artichokes, Cherry Tomatoes, Sherry Vinaigrette
Roasted Beet Salad*
Wild Arugula, Shaved Fennel, Grape Fruit & Orange Segments, Dragon Fruit Vinaigrette
Caesar Salad*
Baby Romaine, Parmesan Flan, Garlic Herb Baguette
Tomato Salad
Burrata Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomatoes, Micro Basil, Aged Balsamic, Red Salt
Kailani Farms Green Salad
Big Island Hearts of Palm, Strawberries, Red Onion, Toasted Pistachio Nuts, Tomatoes, Honey Sherry Vinaigrette
Coconut Curry Shrimp Bisque
Poached Shrimp & Fish, Lemon Crème Fraîche, Fresh Chives
Butternut Squash Soup
Ginger Nutmeg Foam, Candied Ginger, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Oil
Furikake & Wasabi-Crusted Seared Ahi*
Creamy Mushroom Risotto, Asparagus
Madagascar Vanilla Bean-Seared Mahi*
Forbidden Black Rice, Avocado-Ginger Salsa, Mango Vinaigrette
Pan Seared Snapper*
Ginger Rice, Edamame, Shimeji Mushrooms, Scallion-Cilantro Salad, Toasted Nori Vinaigrette
Kona Lobster Gnocchi*
Charred Leeks, Crimini Mushrooms, Truffle Beurre Monte
Braised Mushroom & Spinach Ravioli
Garlic Beurre Monté, Tomato Salad, Basil Oil
Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast*
Creamy Polenta, Asparagus, Peppercorn Brandy Demi Glaze
Braised Beef Short Rib Osso Buco Style
Yukon Gold Mashed Potato, Hamakua Mushrooms, Roasted Root Vegetables, Parmesan Cheese
8 oz. Prime Filet Mignon*
Mashed Potatoes, Ali'l Mushrooms, Red Wine Demi
16 oz. Prime Ribeye Steak*
Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Peppercorn Brandy Demi Glaze
16 oz. Prime Bone-in N.Y. Strip Steak*
Cipollini Onions, Spinach, Bérnaise
10 oz. Colorado Lamb Chops*
Parmesan Herb Crusted, Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus, Macadamia Nut Chimichurri
38-40 oz. Tomahawk Steak*
For Two - Please Allow Cooking Time Baby Sweet Peppers, Charred Tomato and Shallot Relish, Aged Balsamic
Red Salt Burger*
Freshly Ground Snake River Farms Wagyu Sirloin, Seared Foie Gras, Butter-Poached Kona Lobster, Sweet & Sour Pineapple, Smoked Bacon, Caramelized Onions, Aged Cheddar Cheese, Garlic & Gold Aoili, Truffle French Fries
Ahi Tartare*
Quail Egg, Avocado Mousse, Ginger Soy Emulsion
Coconut Curry Bisque
Poached Shrimp & Fish, Lemon Crème Fraîche, Fresh Chives
Colorado Lamb Chops*
Parmesan Herb Crusted, Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus, Macadamia Nut Chimichurri
Tahitian Vanilla Cheesecake
Lilikoi Caramel Glaze, Macadamia Nut Crumble
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,
US$25 - US$75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were excited to have dinner at Red Salt. I had read numerous reviews and looked forward to our fine dining outing. We were seated at a very nice table with a veiw of the resort grounds. Unfortunately, the location amplified the noise that was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Geeta M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food we had at Koa Kea Hotel was some of the best we had the entire time we were on the island. We ate breakfast at Red Salt twice and it was delicious. The wait staff (especially Jennie) was great. One of the bartenders...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Terrie F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Off the carts sushi sashimi. Chef’s selections of local fish and preparation was incredible - best sashimi I’ve had!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 122michaely
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dining room is attractive but incredibly noisy. Even with only about half of the tables occupied the noise reverberating off the glass walls and tile floors was head-spinning. We were taken to an inferior table in spite of the many tables available and had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MaritimesChaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every meal here was amazing- we had multiple breakfasts , lunch and dinners. Try everything- especially the fish dishes! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Eduhovny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal and experience at this restaurant. The service was impeccable. The beet salad was good. The lobster gnocchi was outstanding- would definitely recommend this dish. On the evening that we were there, it did seem like it was a little loud....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Diane T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Red Salt is our favorite restaurant on the island and it never disappoints. We recently were served by Chris and had the best service we’ve had in a very long time. I highly recommend the Trinitas Meritage as a red wine to pair with the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good but the choices are limited. It was very expensive as well. I had the rib eye and it was OK, not great. My wife had the filet mignon and liked it. Our friend had mahi mahi and liked it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JimW551
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in the lobby of the hotel, the ambiance was very nice, We started with the Tomato Salad and the balsamic beads were so unique, the Mozzarella was so fresh and delicious. my wife had the Madagascar Vanilla Bean-Seared Mahi and it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 773jeffreyj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable meal. From the beginning to the end absolutely delicious. My husband had the Chef Menu meal selection and I enjoyed the Coconut Curry Bisque and the Kona Lobster Gnocchi.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank micbarbz
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22 June 2018|
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Response from Andy H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Reservation recommended. Not sure about Vegetarian options
22 June 2018|
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Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
Reservations will help you get in on time but when we were there you could have gotten seated without them.
23 April 2018|
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Response from Sandra5678 | Reviewed this property |
If I recall it's 6:30 - 11AM. Be prepared for a generous buffet that will satisfy most every palate. The hostess will seat you and bring you warm muffins and a beverage to enjoy while you decide your entry . The variety... More
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