After three months of extensive renovations, P.F. Chang’s has reopened its Atlantic City location as an upgraded flagship restaurant over the Memorial Day weekend. The long-established restaurant is P.F. Chang’s first flagship spot on the East Coast — and third in the country.
Located at 2801 N. Pacific Ave. Unit 101, the 6,137-square-foot restaurant spans two floors and seats 186 guests. The eatery originally opened in 2004 and recently underwent an extensive renovation, resulting in significant upgrades to design, décor and ambiance.
It also brings approximately 70 new jobs to Atlantic City with opportunities in both culinary and hospitality fields.
“P.F. Chang’s prides itself in offering an immersive Asian dining experience, and our new flagship restaurant in Atlantic City does that at the highest level,” Art Kilmer, chief operating officer for P.F. Chang’s, said. “We have served this community since 2004 and believe the transformation into a distinct P.F. Chang’s flagship restaurant will continue to provide customers with unforgettable experiences for years to come.”
Standing tall in the middle of P.F. Chang’s upgraded dining room is a cherry tree measuring 13 feet high. Four large, hand-painted murals also grace the new space and include a ceiling mural in the upstairs bar, as well as a staircase mural with glowing, neon characters that read “Atlantic City New Jersey” in Mandarin. Other design elements unique to the Atlantic City flagship location include dragon door handles leading into the bathrooms, where guests will find custom, mosaic tile murals.
When it comes to the menu, the new location will feature P.F. Chang’s most popular, made-from-scratch dishes like Chang’s Spicy Chicken, Mongolian Beef and Chang’s Lettuce Wraps, as well as Wagyu Steak — a unique offering exclusive to P.F. Chang’s flagship locations. A wide selection of handcrafted cocktails and traditional Japanese saké offered warm, chilled or infused further enhance the dining experience.
P.F. Chang’s new Atlantic City flagship location joins two other flagship restaurants, in Honolulu and Las Vegas, and a fourth P.F. Chang’s flagship location is anticipated to open in New York City’s Union Square later this year.