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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 yesterday

This is a nice restaurant with very good seafood. The service is excellent and they will even send a shuttle to pick you up and take you back to your hotel. The open air view is amazing and a great place to have a drink....More

Thank islandAndy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner, then back for Sunday brunch. The chef is fantastic. Simply delicious. Live music for dinner on Saturday. One man band who did a great job. Sunday brunch was delicious. I had the fish sandwich with potato wedges that was perfect. The view...More

Thank Letitia L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very reasonable prices. Very good food. Great music in evening. Spectacular view. Shuttle service for free.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Though the ambiance and style of Ellilai is beyond doubt one of the best dining options in Koror, much of the cooking does leave something to be desired and some of the mark ups are quite honestly a bit above and beyond. Though we loved...More

1  Thank Confused_ExpatHanoi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to venture out from our hotel - PPR - and this was highly recommended as another fine dining option and beautiful setting! It was. Delta crews favorite! Food was great fresh from the tuna poke, lamb, soup and salad!! Good wine list -...More

Thank 621kct
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This place is #1 on my list of Restaurants in Palau. Always reliable for a fabulous meal. Finally met the "Head Chef" Roy and got to relay my compliments. The view is spectacular and the prices are very reasonable ! It is a MUST for...More

Thank agf10060
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Quite close to the PPR. Have the concierge call the restaurant to come pick you up. Really nice surf and turf options (actually a rather large menu) and a great dessert in a very lovely setting and good ambience. A special evening kind of place!

Thank KSJones1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Chef Roy Handler is a genius! We ended up eating at Eleilai 6 nights of our vacation, since it was so great. The menu is large and varied and there are several specials every night. If you like very fresh fish perfectly prepared, this is...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

My husband and I went to this place several times. I admire their costumer service. All waitresses greeted us with a smile and assisted us with our seating. Food is Excellent. I love their Burger steak! :)

Thank etteireh14
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Elilai is near the Palau Pacific Resort overlooking a bay. The setting is lovely. The restaurant will send a car to pick up dinners at their hotel. Our fish dishes were good ... although a little bland for me. The decor of the restaurant is...More

Thank 503travelincouple
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 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
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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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