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Ambassador Chinese Restaurant

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4326 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027-6723
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Quaint and delicious

Chose this restaurant due to the reviews and it was super! Very attentive and friendly staff. Delicious food. I recommend trying the Mandarin soup! We will definitely be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bob S
Houston, Texas
via mobile
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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chose this restaurant due to the reviews and it was super! Very attentive and friendly staff. Delicious food. I recommend trying the Mandarin soup! We will definitely be back!

Thank Bob S
Hockley, TX
Level Contributor
26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I have been eating here since about 1975 and honestly for Americanized Chinese food have never been disappointed. We enjoyed the large shrimp egg rolls, the chicken lettuce wrap, and my husband enjoyed his sweet and sour shrimp. Hot and sour soup is very good. Remembered after we ordered that the house special salad with its spicy peanut sauce is... More 

Thank Maryann M
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank Rad S
Houston, Texas, United States
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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!,

Thank Billy O
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

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!

Thank Manousso
Meisterschwanden, Switzerland
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239 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 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

Thank David_F1206
Houston, TX
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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 

Thank HstnTrvlr
Dallas, Texas
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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.

Thank Michelle D
Houston, Texas
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136 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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.

Thank fjorthur
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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.

Thank bobby w

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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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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