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Red Salt

££££American, Seafood,
2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
+1 808-742-4288
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cotton candy” (38 reviews)
“sushi” (117 reviews)
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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

The reviews seem to be stellar for this place, so it must be really good at certain times, depending on what you order. However, our experience left a lot to be desired. First of all, it is VERY expensive relative to most of the other...More

Thank jdonne44
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During this vacation my husband and I have visited this location twice for breakfast and most likely will be back again before we depart! We’ve had great food and service. Our first day we had the luck of having Jenny as our sever and today...More

Thank Y_Smith111
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Poipu for several days every year in October and eat at Red Salt multiple times. We eat in both the dining room and at the Sushi Bar. Paul, the maitre 'd is so accommodating and ready with recommendations. Justin in the Sushi...More

Thank brad970
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a resort, right on the water we had a few drinks on the lawn looking at the ocean and decided to hit the sushi bar. I love sushi but I don't like nori. The chef wrapped mine in rice paper, no judgement and the...More

Thank DeaX3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the tasting menu for anniversary meal and was one of best dining experiences ever. Also breakfast was amazing! Service was outstanding! Jessica, Zach, Jenny, Andrea and Nick were attentive, friendly, enjoyable And made our dining experience the best ever! They should be commended!

Thank FrequentFlier601943
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Wife and I went to dinner on a Monday night. The atmosphere was nice, the staff were friendly. My wife had a nice salad and the Vanilla Bean-Seared Mahi, I had the 8 oz Filet Mignon. My wife loved the Mahi, unfortunately the Mahi...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently dined here during our vacation in Kaua’i. The food was one of the best I’ve experienced on this island! The scallops appetizer had the most delicious sauce (one of the best scallop dishes I’ve ever had). The burrata tomato salad was excellent!! I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely breakfast and great service. We stayed at Koa Kea resort so enjoyed the breakfast and tasting menu dinner.

Thank carolinelO1418JY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the unique and creative menu. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner did not disappoint. You won't go hungry!

Thank Simona M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Salt was busy when we were there but the service was spot on regardless; no one walks by a table without looking to see if there is something needed. The food was well prepared, innovative and tasty. For me the portions in appetizers is large...More

Thank k t
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
17:00 - 22:30
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: +1 808-742-4288
  • 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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