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Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
+680 488 8866
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon tart” (6 reviews)
“seared tuna” (6 reviews)
“clams” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is nicely decorated with a good atmosphere for dining. It is located on the hill and offers pick up service (free in dinner time and charges USD5 during lunch hour). Food is okay but quite pricey.

Thank 3besnow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good Food and Service in a great Location .fresh ingredients,realy good bread with olive oil and vinegar.i love their tunafish.forme best restaurant in Koror

Thank silviarose62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on Sunday for Brunch with friends. Firstly I was blown away with the view and secondly so disappointed that this was my last day in Palau and I'd only taken the time to cone here now!! The food was excellent and the portion...More

Thank AMA62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elilai They will pick you up and deliver you back to your hotel at no cost. This in itself is a good deal if you ever rode in one of Palau’s Taxis. The Restaurant is located on a hill that overlooks the valley to the...More

Thank JimZerbe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lunch selections are varied and the food is uniformly delicious. From what I understand the same food (more of less) is offered for dinner, but at a markedly higher price. Local fruit drinks are great, especially on a hot tropical day, when the shade of...More

Thank cavalluccia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Elilai whilst staying at PPR. Elilai offers a free shuttle collection for guests at PPR so we used this. Dinner was great (and dessert was delicious!) The restaurant is open to the outdoors though (i.e. No aircon) so it was a bit...More

Thank petite_alouette
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited Elilai on a rainy evening during a recent business trip to Koror and it was easily the peak dining experience of our trip. The food was delicious and well prepared. My steak was perfectly cooked and my wife's fish was AMAZING. The head...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Best food we had over the 2 weeks we were there was at Elilai. had a table right next to the overlook dining area and was able to watch the sunset, a must do if you're eating there. The cost was expensive, the dress business...More

Thank Zigmom04
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Elilai is the restaurant where we had the best dinner during our two-week stay in Palau. It's best to reserve in advance and you can arrange for them to pick you up from your hotel and they will drop you off when you're done, free...More

Thank JBlaze2
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A must! The restaurant will pick you up and return you to your hotel at no cost! This is good because the restaurant is out of town and at the top of a hill, providing a beautiful view. Perhaps the only restaurant with an elevated...More

Thank Taweela
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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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