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126 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-2132
+1 906-482-5054
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (196 reviews)
“tostada” (14 reviews)
“lobster” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
126 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-2132
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The decor in the bar features murals of gnomes...thats a great start. The bar is kept at just the correct light level, which is a big plus. We had a pizza and it was very good, fresh crisp toppings, and a nice sauce. Not a...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am not a thin crust pizza kind of girl, so I thought the food here was just okay. But locals and most visitors rave about the restaurant. The garlic bread is worth ordering! And my coworker's salmon salad was wonderful. Overall, it was not...More

Thank kcturner96
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch while doing a local training. Great old bar with lots of walnut and deep booths plus a fresco over the bar. The best part is the pizza though. Had a large Greek pizza which was plenty to share with enough to...More

Thank JulietheCruiseDir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Ambassador for almost 40 years. It was great, as it always is. Food is always good, and there is a good selection of drinks. We are looking forward to our next trip up to the Keweenaw with a stop...More

Thank WIsTraveler920
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at the Ambassador has always been great, well, at least for the last 30 years that I have been frequenting the place. Oh and if you feel like a drink try a fish bowl

Thank bill f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful Restaurant with an awesome atmosphere, the painting and views from the restaurant were equally enjoyable. and the food was nothing to sneer at with solid tasting pizza and potato skins

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going here for more than 30 years and still tastes as good. Best roast beef sandwich with au jus and amazing tangy French homemade dressing on the salad. My parents love their homemade spaghetti. Also yummy is their tostada pizza and Greek Chicken...More

Thank MelanieSverige
Reviewed May 16, 2017

The menu at Ambassador is chock full of delicious choices. My all time favorite is the PESTO pizza. Dine here & you won't regret it. Awesome food, friendly waitresses & great prices :)

Thank Chewdy
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We had dinner here while we were in this area. The place is charming. There are murals painted on the walls of little elves and other things. The bar area is very pretty. It seems old but that is what makes it so warm and...More

Thank 2gothere
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The pizza was superb. The crust is hand-tossed and very flavorful. I ordered a Squirt pop. Not many places have this beverage-so I was happy with this choice. If Erin is your waitress, ask for a replacement. She is not attentive or friendly. The atmosphere...More

Thank schoolbus1313
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-2132
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Houghton
  • Phone Number: +1 906-482-5054
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