The Emerald Restaurant

Fine Dining | $$$$

13614 Hwy. 71 W.
Hours: Daily, 5-10pm
For more than 20 years, this cozy, candlelit cottage has been known for voluptuous European meals with ample cuts of meat, fish, and fowl, and a lengthy, expensive wine list to match.

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