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Belvedere East 2F | Ngerkebesang, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
+680 488 8866
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 26 min
Seafood, Italian, Japanese, Thai, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Belvedere East 2F | Ngerkebesang, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't know there were restaurants like this in Palau. If you want a more special meal, this is the place. Stunning view, nicely done interiors, higher level of service. The food is pretty good---there are seafood specials every day.

Thank RockyManila
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am not sure if this is Palau’s #1 restaurant as it claims to be but we had a wonderful evening meal, with good food, beautiful views and live music. They offer pick up and drop off.More

Thank mmcardona
Elilai P, Manager at Elilai, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your positive review. Elilai would like to thank you for visiting Palau and sharing your thoughts. Elilai would encourage you to come back and visit us again soon. We are a restaurant with a purpose and our staff proudly displays...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food with a beautiful view. If you can, be there at sunset, so that you actually see the view before it gets dark. Not a cheap place, but worth it.

Thank isabel_traveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place when I visited there 6 years ago. This time a little bit disappointed. Something has been changed I can tell though not so obvious. But it is still the best restaurant in Palau, 100% sure.

2  Thank sora l
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We stayed in Palau for 14 days. We ate here 7 evenings, even though our hotel had very good food. I think that says a lot. The restaurant is open air on a balcony, and the view overlooks a lagoon and the main street of...More

Thank Tim Z
Elilai P, Chef at Elilai, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Tim Z, Elilai would like to thank you for your very thoughtful and kind review of our restaurant. Elilai is a culinary destination and takes great pride in everything we set out to accomplish. It gives us great pleasure to have the opportunity to cook,...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

We came here for dinner and even though it was dark and one could not enjoy the view over the bay we could still see the shimmering lights on the horizon. The setting is ambient and chick. The cocktails were very good and the food...More

1  Thank msmarinaalexander
Elilai P, Chef at Elilai, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I love a detailed review that gives other potential customers a glimpse or taste of what Elilai stands for. You went through everything but kept it short and to the point. Well done!!! Our staff is well trained...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

i wanted to go there based on the reviews. i have to admit that we did not like Korean food so we craved some european food. the menu is very varied so good for many different tastes. i do not eat meat or fish/seafood which...More

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

It was easy to arrange the restaurant's complementary ride from our hotel to the restaurant and the return. The sesame chicken and Caesar salad was large enough to share with my 2 friends. I ordered the ribs with the spicy "Southern" sauce and they came...More

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We made a reservation through our hotel (Palau Pacific Resort) and the restaurant picked us up in their complimentary car (and also returned us after dinner). That was a nice touch. Service was great all around, even though we asked for many changes in the...More

Thank Eric1313
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Elilai catered breakfast and lunch for ~25 people, for a 3-day meeting, and our group also enjoyed one dinner at their restaurant. The manager and staff were very friendly and accommodating, and the food was outstanding!

Thank ljh20182018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belvedere East 2F | Ngerkebesang, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Palau  >  Koror Island  >  Koror
  • Phone Number: +680 488 8866
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Elilai Restaurant & Bar 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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