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Ambassador Chinese Restaurant

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4326 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027-6723
713-877-8930
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent experience!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Manousso
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
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19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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Meisterschwanden, Switzerland
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165 reviews 165 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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159 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Houston, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Have gone here for many years and enjoy almost all the dishes. My favorite is the Happy Family lots of flavor with many vegetables and meat. We get an appetizer and share the meal, great value and great food have made this a Houston institution for decades.

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

They offer several lunch specials and they come with soup, white or fried rice, egg role or crab puff. The egg rolls are huge, the crab puffs actually have crab meat and there are about 6 soups to choose from on the menu. Food was tasty and wait staff was attentive. I highly recommend this homey non mega chain resuarant... More 

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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 1 - 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?