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Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
+680 488 8866
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good all rounder in Palau where there aren't too many options. The food is good, the staff and owner friendly and the view excellent.

Thank A C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was excellent in all respects. The food quality was very good , the ambience was excellent and the staff very attentive.

Thank Rizwan S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely restaurant with great view in Koror. We tried other restaurants in Koror - Palau, but Elilai was the best for sure. Their service is extremelly good and friendly. The food is just delicious!!!! Everyday we had different chief specials and they...More

Thank SBiagini
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

A nice place overlooking the ocean. Service very sweet, mostly philippine staff. Food quality good but not as overwhelming as one may expect after that many reviews. Relatively good selection of wines, crab dishes overpriced in particular to the little meat one gets. The Singapore...More

Thank TonyMooretraveller
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Call first and have their van come pick you up (free). Marvelous Majestic view in day or night, great service and food. Dress up just a bit, very romantic, nice local guitar player as background music. Fabulous kitchen, you can see in a window and...More

Thank phillipcaddys
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is a much higher end restaurant than we would normally go to but it was included in our package deal and we're glad it was. We love good food but find it for less money. That being said, the setting and views were beautiful....More

Thank Katrizzo
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Alcohol was reasonably priced, food was delicious, live music was good, atmosphere is great. Only cons is parking and the stairs to get up to the place but it is worth it.

Thank MayorHofmann
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I did not visit the restaurant so cannot speak of staff/atmosphere etc. I did however eat food from here on more than one occasion through my hotel's room service (Palau Central Hotel). I was very impressed with the food. I really enjoyed the Margarita pizza...More

Thank mw004
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Excellent staff. Decent prices (but on the higher end) for good quality food. A lovely view. It is certainly a popular place and it is great that they will come pick you up (and drop you off). I ate here 3 out of 4 nights...More

Thank TristanEF
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Excellent lunch and dinner menus, beautiful views, very helpful staff. Freshest seafood, good prices. I come here almost every time I visit Palau.

Thank Greg S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Palau  >  Koror Island  >  Koror
  • Phone Number: +680 488 8866
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Elilai is Palau's premiere dining experience with a spectacular view. Overlooking Koror and the Rock Islands Elilai serves the very best in Pacific Rim cuisine using local ingredients. Our menu includes Fresh local seafood and salads, grilled steaks, perfect pastas and a variety of tempting deserts. Also enjoy our lounge and extensive wine menu. Come join us Elilai for romantic evening, a successful business meeting or just a relaxing experience.
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