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Lefty's Restaurant

Pizza, International, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
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280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-954-3886
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Purveyors of Leftcoast fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner since...
Purveyors of Leftcoast fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner since 1996. As much as possible our meals are made to order and feature house made soups, sauces and scratch baked desserts. The place where 'It doesn't matter who's right!'
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  • 217
    Excellent
  • 162
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place to eat

The food was good, great service and didn't wait long, and decent prices, breakfast was great, also the raspberry lemonade was gooooood

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Eric H
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The food was good, great service and didn't wait long, and decent prices, breakfast was great, also the raspberry lemonade was gooooood

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your breakfast Eric. Thanks for taking the time to review us. More 

Calgary, Alberta
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Yummy Breakfast, Great service! Tip: Ask for the story behind opening this restaurant, hence the name and the Logo will make you chuckle!

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

We are all grateful for your review and for mentioning our unique story. The coincidences that started and sustain us are too numerous to mention. Thanks More 

Alberta
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped for lunch one day while on vacation. Excellent service, menu was top notch, totally recommend.

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Succinct and to the point and greatly appreciated. Thank you More 

Victoria, Canada
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We have eaten here a few times and found the food and service to be great. It has a nice patio. It is popular can be noisy and busy and meal prep is sometimes slow but meals are large and tasty . Great huevos rancheros, omelettes, lattes.

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for acknowledging our strengths. The pace is often a product of our popularity and the fact that everything is made to order. We appreciate your taking the time to review us. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Staff were very helpful as we were travelling with a one year old. Good selection of breakfast items which were tasty and plentiful. Good value and good service

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

'Treat 'em like they're locals' has been our hospitality strategy from the beginning and thanks for your review. More 

Mill Bay, Canada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Delicious coffee! Friendly service and fantastic food. I had the traditional breakfast, poached eggs, sausage, hashbrowns, sour dough toast. The sausages were oh so good and the toast came with homemade raspberry jam.

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

An inspiringly brilliant review and thank you very much! More 

langley
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Rather than air my complaint to everyone, I decided to send Lefty's a private email which they ignored. My family has been frequenting the restaurant in Parksville on a regular basis for some time now, but on Monday, July 20 we had an encounter with a very snide server who we'd never seen before. She told us she was the... More 

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

I contacted this guest directly regarding the incident in question and apologized for their experience. I advised them that we had not received an email and would have responded promptly if we had. I further discussed the issue directly with our manager and the server involved who expressed surprise and genuine concern over the guests perception of her actions. She... More 

Parksville, Canada
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Came in for breakfast, to only be handed dirty dishes and poor service. The food was alright (upset my stomach greatly, but tasted pretty good) , but not worth the price of service. Overall - If you don't mind eating off dirty plates, and dealing with servers who cant handle 5 tables, then this is the place for you.

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

The assumption of many reviewers is that the result of a particular experience is a complete representation of the entire organization and its practices. That these things happened and are possible will not be defended as it lacks the detail to verify the circumstances and I apologize to this guest. That we care enough to correct them is certain and... More 

North Vancouver
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was advertised as fresh and local and did not disappoint. All the children were pleased (and some are fussy :) and the service was great. The food for the grown-ups were great too :) We waited a little for our meal (about 1/2 hour) but there were 9 people in our party and everything came out at the same... More 

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

We built this business on 'hospitality' and you were here on one of the busiest days of the Summer so far. Despite the challenges of a busy day we are gratified that we were still able to deliver a level that motivated you to write this great review. Thanks from all of us. More 

Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I are both left handed, and we knew this place gets good reviews. Two good reasons for our visit! We went for lunch as a five-person family, including our 18 month old baby, and were seated quickly, with a good high chair for the baby. The food was surprising, a disappointment to us given the positive reviews.... More 

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Robert H, Owner at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. The circumstances of this review have already been explored and addressed with the team members involved. We 'are' , as the reviewer expressed, greatly concerned about our guest experiences and believe that this is how we have managed to attain and sustain our position in our area. The other side of the equation is... More 

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Additional Information about Lefty's Restaurant

Address: 280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-954-3886
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Pizza, International, Contemporary, Pacific Rim

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-954-3886

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, International, Contemporary, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Doing business

Description

Purveyors of Leftcoast fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner since 1996. As much as possible our meals are made to order and feature house made soups, sauces and scratch baked desserts. The place where 'It doesn't matter who's right!'
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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