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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.


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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 features locally roasted Valentine Coffee and a menu that boasts scratch-made bakery, pastry and soft serve ice cream creations by the hotel’s pastry team. Deco also features small plate breakfast and casual lunch fare menus. 



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 currently not accepting online reservations in order to ensure that tables will be properly distanced.

To make a reservation for Gin Rickey's indoor seating or patio seating please call 414-345-5000.

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.

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 is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.  In the interest of the health and safety of our guests and team members we are following the recommendation of the CDC and local authorities.  Please sign up for our email list and follow us on Facebook for the latest news and updates regarding the reinstatement of shuttle service.  



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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're bringing back our famous "Buy one cocktail at today's price and get your second at 1928's price" happy hour special!  Stay tuned for more exciting announcements...Follow us on Facebook and sign up for our email list for announcements and special offers.  

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2308 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 

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2308 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233