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P. F. Chang's China Bistro

#490 of 3,821 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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4540 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122-1248
+1 858-458-9007
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is my go to place to make an impression with service and fine food. The varied menu will please even the most discriminating palate. I especially like the lettice wrap appetizers and garlic scrimp. But all the food is prepared fantastic with generous servings with attentive server's.

Thank Stacheck
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good atmosphere, good food and appropriately attentive staff. Well located to the hotel so we could walk but were not chased off by the staff when we stayed a little late.

Thank KHD124VFD
San Marcos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here after we couldn't make a reservation due to traffic. And what a break that turned out to be. They said 35 min wait on busy Friday night. Ended up being about 10 minutes. Got great corner booth to accommodate my son who is currently on crutches. The server was very good. I loved my spicy shrimp. The crap... More 

Thank JimmyJackk
Newport Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

If you like Chinese food, you can find consistently good Chinese food here. The menu is diverse and clearly explains each of the dishes (I find it very irritating when reading a menu at an ethnic restaurant requires me to have a guidebook with me because they don't clearly explain what the dishes are). I especially like their appetizers --... More 

San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

The interior has nice elements. It doesn't look like a typical, tacky Asian restaurant. The food is good, although it was not excellent. Ambiance is nice and great for both hanging out with friends or lunch/dinner with family. I like the dumplings and street noodles. There are good choices on the menu.

Thank Dawn T
toms river nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Great selections to choose from. Loved the mango iced tea. We had several different dishes and all were very good. They are very accommodating

Thank berky11
Lake Shore, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Checked into the hotel next door and walked to Chang's. Ordered beers, pork dumplings and chicken special. All were very good. The place was not too busy, so we were surprised it took the food as long as it did to get to our table. Overall, good place!

Thank Mark A
York, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Came with a larger group for drinks & appetizers. They do a nice job. We had the patio to ourselves and they kept us sated with trays of appetizers & to order drinks. I can't say that any of the appetizers knocked me over but they were all competent

Thank Bpkengor
San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We tried this place because it was close to our hotel. Our previous experience years ago at our local P.F?Chang was overpriced. This one was delicious foods, great service and the price was right.

Thank MarcieLeach
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

The PF Chang's is pretty good food and it's fast. We ate here one night and the other nights, we ordered it in. Always dependably good and the staff was very helpful and friendly.

Thank easytrav2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $35
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4540 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122-1248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-458-9007

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?