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Red Salt

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2251 Poipu Rd, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Cary, North Carolina
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great breakfast here. Staying next door at Marriott resort which has no restaurant so glad we found this place. Beautiful location. Friendly service. Huge and tasty omelets if that's your thing.

Thank mannart03
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there for a breakfast, I was tired to have a breakfast at the same hotel, so i decided to find another place to eat and we love it ! They have 2 options for breakfast a la carte or buffet . We chose a la carte and the portions are just right. The food was really good.

Thank Joana B
Edmonton, Canada
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very disappointed with this restaurant. It was very over-priced compared to other, comparable, better restaurants in the area. They even have a hamburger for $50! OK, it has lobster and foie gras on it but really. My salad was wet and tasteless and some of the leaves were brown. The lamb was undercooked and served with weird jelly... More 

Thank Debannes
White Rock, Canada
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view , and who would have thought about fresh lobster Benedict. I mean real fresh lobster. Our server was Jenny,very friendly and very attentive and polite. It is pricey but what isn't in Hawaii. This place used to be the Poipu Beach hotel before the hurricane destroyed it. All rebuilt and remodelled. Worth the visit at least once on... More 

Thank Jim F
Poipu, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Red Salt is hands down the best restaurant on Kauai. The sushi at the bar is phenomenal and the restaurant menu is creative and always delicious. The staff is attentive and friendly but not hovering. Start with a clever cocktail at the bar and go from there. Foodie heaven.

Thank Jackieboy7474
Gubbio, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Red Salt after a gap of some three years. We were prompted to return based on our previous good experience and were not disappointed. Following our servers recommendation we decided to share the chef's special appetizer of lamb chops. They were prepared to perfection and accompanied by a delicious blend of herbs and polenta.... More 

Thank alanjbratt
Frisco, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for our last night at the resort for a special dinner. First the good. The service was excellent. Quick, professional, always a full glass of water, knowledgeable. The food we had was terrible. I couldn't even finish my lobster tail. It was tough and tasteless. We had the lobster ravioli and the cream was somewhat sour and the... More 

1 Thank Alexandria B
Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was THE BEST! I love breakfast and we went to a couple of different places. This was by far the best we had. They start with a basket of mini banana nut muffins which are delicious and their menu has great selections. The eggs benedict is incredible and their french toast with nutella cream cheese was my favorite!

1 Thank debijross
Sacramento, California
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait staff are very attentive and great at offering menu suggestions, the food was excellent. The red salt they provide with the butter for your bread is so good. You must try the soups and the seared Ahi with edamame risotto and a coconut "cloud". I wish we could have eaten the dessert, but we were just too full,... More 

Thank jam1015
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate several times here during our stay. Every meal was outstanding, better than most major city restaurants. Appetizers, entrees, all impressive. Cocktails are expensive but monster sized. Friendly staff, lovely ambience. Don't miss it.

Thank Lashke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 75
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
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: 18777013650
  • This restaurant is at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort
Red Salt at the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort on Kauai combines the ideal elements for dining in Hawaii. The beautiful oceanfront setting is enhanced by a contemporary open design, and the large picture windows showcase the ocean and pool views. The diverse menu celebrates the fresh seafood and produce available in Hawaii, while the casual yet sophisticated atmosphere ensures that dining at Red Salt will be a memorable experience.Red Salt offers an ideal setting regardless of time of day. A daily Breakfast Buffet combines traditional American fare with fresh tropical fruit, breakfast bakery selections and assorted juices. The Dinner menu offers contemporary upscale cuisine. Lunch is served poolside and we also offer guest room dining 24 hours a day.

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