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4326 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027-6723
713-877-8930
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
OMG 40 years and STILL the best

The owner Wendy is always your hostess with the "mostess". I have never written a review for the Ambassador but i have eaten here since the mid 80's!!! No MSG. Her kids were raised on their food. To quote her "i feed my customers like i do my children". Could u ask for more??!!! Seafood is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Rad S
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  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The owner Wendy is always your hostess with the "mostess". I have never written a review for the Ambassador but i have eaten here since the mid 80's!!! No MSG. Her kids were raised on their food. To quote her "i feed my customers like i do my children". Could u ask for more??!!! Seafood is amazing. If you are... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Service is great...food is better! Friendly owners aiming to please their clientele . I go regularly when in Houston. Love it!,

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband and I have passed this restaurant for years. Stopped the other day and have found our new "go to" restaurant. The atmosphere is charming. Service is prompt, polite, and eager to please. They did! The food is wonderful! It doesn't taste prepackaged like PM Chang. The value for the food is amazing. ...what a treat!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a Chinese adapted to American taste and loosing it's real value and knowledge ... For experimented and connoisseur people not a place to go. Price value is good

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Houston, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

There were no outstanding dishes or parts of our dining experience & there was nothing terribly wrong. We didn't try but two appetizers & three main dishes, so maybe we missed something big (one way or the other). The next time we want to eat Chinese food, this restaurant will not rise to the top but it won't fall of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Went to Ambassador with party of 4. We ordered the orange chicken, chicken and broccoli, and sesame chicken. The sesame chicken was really good but the orange chicken was so bland we were not sure if that is what we were served. I would not recommend. The chicken and broccoli was very bland also. However, the egg rolls were awesome.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The food is always a treat, and the service is very good. The owner is there and makes sure the diners have what they want for their meals.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

White table cloth and great food. This restaurant has been, at this location for years. In my option , it is has good, as any China's restaurant Ive ever been in.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Ambassador has been around forever. I first ate there in the 80's and loved it. We recently returned after a long absence and it was just as good as I remembered. The egg rolls and the mu-shu pork are particularly good. The restaurant is family owned and you get that sense when you walk in. Service is good and the... More 

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Houston, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Picked up a big to-go order on Christmas Eve, and was not disappointed at all. There are some unique items on the menu, but even "traditional" dishes like fried rice and egg drop soup were outstanding. I can't wait to have it again.

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Additional Information about Ambassador Chinese Restaurant

Address: 4326 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027-6723
Phone Number: 713-877-8930
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4326 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027-6723
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713-877-8930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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