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Emerald City Restaurant

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4905 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-1413
+1 734-434-7978
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Nomad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The flavors are pretty standard, but the texture was not at all what I was expecting. Generous portions, a bit pricey for what you get, but a nice atmosphere makes sense... but again, the texture of the food was quite unexpected and disconcerting.

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Thank ellewlw
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Amazingly authentic spicy Szechuan food. Not overpoweringly spicy but an explosion of flavors nevertheless. Restaurant is nearly 100% packed with Chinese clientele, which tells you it's the real thing. Decor is tired cliched Chinese but like any authentic Chinese restaurant the food takes center stage. Head chef has won many international awards.

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Thank gwwyjjliu
Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

If you want authentic - this is the restaurant to visit. The food is phenomenal!! Our family goes quite a bit - never had a bad meal. Service can be hit and miss.... but the food is never a miss!!

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Thank Angie M
ann arbor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

Best spicy Chinese food in the a2 area. An America that worked in China for many years I ordered several dishes that were favorites of mine...totally took me back to China . Do not go there if you want chicken fried with broccoli...the standard idea of Chinese food. This restaurant is the real deal.

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Thank Bigfrank888
South Lyon, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2012

A group 18 people from work went here and it took an hour and a half to be served our meals. There were asian people that were there both before and after our group that were treated appropriately. Served food, waters filled, appetizers served all in an a normal amount time. Our group ordered at 7pm and not one plate... More 

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Thank Elaine P
Ann Arbor
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2010

Although it might take you some time to wait, their Peking Duck is the best in Town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4905 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-434-7978

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?