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Red Salt


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings

Location and contact


Seared Hokkaido Scallops*
Sweet Roasted Corn, Portuguese Sausage, Charred Cherry Tomatoes, Champagne Beurre Blanc
Hamachi Yellowtail Sashimi
Citrus Ponzu, Soy Tobiko Pearls, Micro Shiso
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
Orangic Kale Salad*
Kunana Dairy Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries, Toasted Sliced Almonds, Sliced Pear, Mango Vinaigrette
Tomato Salad
Burrata Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomatoes, Farm Greens, Aged Balsamic & Pearls, Micro Basil, Red Salt
Kailani Farms Green Salad
Big Island Hearts of Palm, Strawberries, Toasted Pistachio Nuts, Tomatoes, Honey Sherry Vinaigrette
Coconut Curry Shrimp Bisque
Poached Shrimp & Fish, Lemon Crème Fraîche, Fresh Chives
Mushroom Bisque
Porcini Dust, Truffle Oil, Chives
Furikake & Wasabi-Crusted Seared Ahi*
Creamy Mushroom Risotto, Asparagus
Madagascar Vanilla Bean-Seared Mahi*
Forbidden Black Rice, Avocado-Ginger Salsa, Mango Vinaigrette
Miso Butterfish
Spaghetti Squash, Shimeji Mushrooms, Edamame, Black Bean Chili Glaze, Scallions
Kona Lobster Gnocchi*
Charred Leeks, Crimini Mushrooms, Truffle Beurre Monte
Kauai Shrimp Pasta
Squid Ink Linguini, Kauai Prawns, Broccolini, Cherry TOmatoes, Lobster Butter Sauce
Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast*
Creamy Polenta, Asparagus, Peppercorn Brandy Demi Glaze
Braised Beef Short Rib
Yukon Gold Mashed Potato, Hamakua Mushrooms, Roasted Root Vegetables, Parmesan Cheese
8 oz. Prime Filet Mignon*
Mashed Potatoes, Ali'l Mushrooms, Broccolini, Red Wine Demi
16 oz. Prime Ribeye Steak*
Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Peppercorn Brandy Demi Glaze
10 oz. Kurobuta Pork Chop
Roasted Cipollini Onions, Wilted Spinach, Asian Pear Demi, Pear Compote
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
Kailani Farms Green Salad*
Big Island Hearts of Palm, Strawberries, Toasted Pistachio Nuts, Tomatoes, Honey Sherry Vinaigrette
Kina Lobster Gnocchi*
Charred Leeks, Crimini Mushrooms, Truffle Beurre Monte
Passion Fruit Cheesecake
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

This place was recommended to us for breakfast but we never got there for that. Instead, we went for dinner and were delighted that we did. The service was great, friendly, knowledgeable, and prompt. The food was outstanding. We were seated in a small area...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tastiger
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food here is consistently good, but lacks that little spark to make it great at the prices they charge . Onderful location and very personable staff. Generally fairly quiet

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MB-1950123
Reviewed 4 days ago

burger was decadent. shrimp brisque was great. butterfish was very good. the lobster in the gnocchi dish was very tender. great view of the ocean. good vibe. service outstanding!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kim T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner at this restaurant. My husband's fish dish was quite good but my salad was almost all lettuce--almost uneatable. I think you're fine if you stick to the basic meat dishes. The staff were very nice.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EBKircher
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We’re here on Kauai in poipu—the red salt restaurant at the Koa Kea is the best restaurant in the area! It’s pricey but worth it when you are hungry for something special. Consistently tasty..and try to save room for desert. Everything is beautifully plated and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lovr-of-luxury
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here for our honeymoon and were expecting amazing things based off of reviews. The service was good (not amazing but not bad and the food was very average. When you’re paying $50 for a burger, your expectations are high and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ran out of restaurant options to try; so, we decided on this. Dining room was full; so, we sat in the open seated area, which was much better lighting and quieter. Great customer service by the waitress, but the kitchen took too long to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank copperloop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this resort and had one of the best meals during our trip. Would highly recommend! Staff was accommodating to my dads food allergy. Drinks and food were delicious!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lacreta5575
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible food! The brunch here is awesome but the dinner is even better! Jessica B was a phenomenal server and she was so friendly, professional and great (also gave a fabulous wine recommendation!). We absolutely loved the octopus appetizer (perfectly charred), the furikake-crusted ahi tuna...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bee E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ahi Tuna! Excellent. Drinks were expensive. Food delicious! would recommend. Located in Koe Kea resort

Date of visit: March 2019
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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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