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126 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-2132
+1 906-482-5054
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“greek pizza” (22 reviews)
“tostada” (17 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
126 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-2132
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Ambassador is a mainstay in Houghton for locals and travelers a like. I don't think there has been a time I have been to Houghton that I have not had dinner or at least a drink. Beautifully decorated with an old town feel. A...More

Thank Laker44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came into town after a long drive and went here for dinner and drinks. The waitstaff was very pleasant and allowed us to dine at the bar instead of waiting for a table to open up. The pizza was absolutely awesome! I enjoyed my...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a sandwich and that is what you get..no sides offered. Sandwich was decent but not great. Cool old building made it worth the stop.

Thank LadybugLL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our go to when we lived in Houghton and we never miss it on a visit back. The family loves the pizza, and I never miss having an Ambassador sub. Yum, yum. The view from the dining room window of the lift bridge...More

Thank Hope S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a whim we stopped and had a great meal. The decor is dark, moody and enchanting. Staff did not know how old the building was there were photos on the wall showing it was around in 1933 (probably much earlier). The Greek Pizza had...More

Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to try the Toastada Pizza if you go here along with a fishbowl. Great food for the whole family.

Thank Puddler2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is quite popular and can be difficult to get into if you go at a usual meal time. We experienced this situation our first night in Houghton when we tried to eat dinner here, but it was packed with a long wait to...More

Thank Renee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if your in the area. I had the lobster pizza and it was great! They also have great drinks. I will visit again on my next trip.

Thank 2014ksmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow have I missed this place! The BLT and Tostada Pizzas are always outstanding. It's been a few years since I've been here and the food was as good as I remember it from my days at Tech. Plus there is nothing better than a...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice!!!! The specialty pizzas are unique, crust is amazing.... very nice pie. The servers are super friendly and spot on with their attention to the table. The murals on the wall and antique interior keeps you occupied while waiting for your food,...More

Thank Paul S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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