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Ambassador Chinese Restaurant

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4326 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027-6723
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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houston, texas
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ambassador has been in this location for more than 30 years. While other restaurants come and go, this one keeps serving consistently good meals to loyal customers. Owner operated and personal, even many of the sauces on the condiments platter are made in house. Wendy treats her customers like old friends. If you dine late, you may be there when... More 

Thank gilda-bebe
Austin, Texas
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54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

You'd never know it from the outside looking in, but this place is absolutely fantastic! Ate here during a business trip because my boss recommended it. He wasn't kidding. This is the best Chinese food I have had in Texas and I've lived here 32 years and been all over the state. The wonton soup is wonderful. The wontons themselves... More 

Thank Portastorm
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 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
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27 reviews
25 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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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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
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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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312 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 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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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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
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

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