top of page
The Fitz
Gin Rickey Final Logo.png
Deco Final Logo Black on transparent.png
Winter squash salad (1).png


Gin Rickey Logo

Across the foyer from The Fitz, the Ambassador’s lounge, Gin Rickey, features an eclectic menu of pre-prohibition-inspired artisan cocktails, a sommelier crafted wine collection and a variety of local craft and micro brews.  The lounge offers a separate culinary menu with lunch, dinner and late night dining.


The Fitz Logo
Deco Logo

The Fitz features a menu of bold, creative flavors, crafted with influences from yesteryear.  The Fitz’s name is a nod to F. Scott Fitzgerald and his energy and creative storytelling throughout the roaring twenties, the decade during which The Ambassador Hotel was founded. The Fitz offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, each of which celebrates the rich history of the hotel with a contemporary take on the classics.


Deco proudly brews Starbucks coffee.  We also serve most of their specialty drinks such as Frappuccinos and Refreshers!

Deco serves ALL DAY BREAKFAST from 6:30A - 2P! We also feature artwork and photography from locals artists for sale in our café.


our story

Make a reservation

A shining example of true Art Deco style, the Ambassador Hotel and its restaurant, The Fitz, provide an urban oasis near the heart of downtown Milwaukee.

We are temporarily not accepting online reservations.

Complimentary shuttle service

We offer complimentary shuttle service to anywhere in downtown Milwaukee.  Dine with us and enjoy front door service to the theater, festivals, sporting events and more!  Parking at the Ambassador Hotel is complimentary for restaurant guests.  Leave your vehicle here and avoid the hassle and expense of parking downtown.

Winter shuttle service hours are Monday - Thursday from 3:30p to midnight and Friday - Sunday from 7:30a to midnight.  The shuttle leaves at the bottom of the hour from 7:30am to 11:30pm.  Service is first come, first served.  Reservations are highly recommended.  Call 414-345-5040 to make your shuttle reservation.

Shuttle Service


Winter squash salad
The Fitz Milwaukee
Cider Salmon
Pan Roasted Chx 5
The Fitz Milwaukee



The Gin Rickey – a drink made from gin or bourbon, half of a lime, and carbonated water – was notably F. Scott Fitzgerald’s favorite cocktail. It is the only drink mentioned by name in Fitzgerald’s critically acclaimed novel, The Great Gatsby. It was also one of the featured cocktails on the Ambassador Hotel’s original menu.

Take a Step Back in Time...

You spoke up and we listened!  We are bringing back some of the favorite menu items and specials from our former restaurant, Envoy Restaurant & Lounge!  Not only does it feel like you stepped back in time to the 1920's when you visit us, now you'll be able to experience what dining was like too!  We brought back our famous "Buy one cocktail at today's price and get your second at 1928's price" happy hour special!  Plus...Enjoy half price Shareables, half price Small Plates and enjoy a free bottle of house wine with the purchase of a Butcher Board.  

Stay tuned for more exciting announcements...Follow us on Facebook & Instagram! Sign up for our email list for announcements and special offers.  

  • Facebook
  • Instagram



2308 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 

bottom of page