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Lefty's Restaurant

International, Contemporary, Family Fare, 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 - 9:00 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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 205
    Excellent
  • 148
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 16
    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
Amazing lunch!

Absolutely amazing food! My 14 year old daughter, after complaining about there being nothing to eat here, ordered the bruschetta and said it was the best meal she has ever had. The burgers were delicious! My 11 year old didn't like the soap she had ordered so they brought her the other soap of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Angela R
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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404 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Being a visitor to parksville, On business,mi looked at trip advisor to find a recommended restaurant. Leftys was well rated, so my 22 year old son and I went there for dinner. I have no idea why this restaurant receives such high ratings??? The ambience is ok, the wait staff fine... Not overly attentive or fast service.. But the food... More 

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

I apologize for your experience. We do make mistakes and I hope you gave us the chance to correct it as it is and always will be our policy to insure that we meet our guests expectations and to take responsibility when we fail. We believe we have earned our position in our market and in these ratings by living... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Absolutely amazing food! My 14 year old daughter, after complaining about there being nothing to eat here, ordered the bruschetta and said it was the best meal she has ever had. The burgers were delicious! My 11 year old didn't like the soap she had ordered so they brought her the other soap of the day, which she loved, at... More 

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

We appreciate your enthusiastic review and that you were motivated enough to take the time to write it. Thank you More 

Mill Bay, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

While visiting Parksville we enjoyed a delicious breakfast here. Great food; great prices. We would come back and try dinner here as well.

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

We are thrilled with your review and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks More 

Cochrane, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Love Leftys. They always have great specials and the service is excellent. Their homemade soups are delicious.

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

Thank your for taking time to write about us! If you don't love what you are doing then why do it right (or left in this case) Deanna D. GM More 

Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is a really fun to go eat. Salads, sandwiches, pizza and more. There is something for everyone and it all tastes good. The service is friendly and unassuming. A local favourite! Fair prices and good value.

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

Thank you! We love food, people and a good time at work! Enjoy the rest of your visit! Deanna D. GM More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We went to Lefties with friends and had another great meal. Every time we are in Parksville we try and make it to Lefties. Service was very good waitress joked around with us like we were daily patrons. We will keep coming back. Prices are reasonable as well which is nice to get. Dan W

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

Thank you for your great review! Nothing delights me more than knowing our team treated you like one of our own! Till we serve you again! Deanna D. GM More 

Brooks, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Both the service and food were excellent. The staff was very accommodating in cooking a special noon hour menu item for us even though we dined in the evening. They definitely put the customer first. We highly recommend this eatery!

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

Thank you and anytime! If we can we will! Deanna D. GM More 

Sleepy Hollow, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We searched the dining options on our way to Tofino and Lefty's sounded appealing. We were not disappointed. The service was very friendly and efficient. The food was delivered promptly and was very satisfying. In fact, we returned for another lunch two days later on our return to Victoria.

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

Wow New York! I love reading where are customers are from! We are over joyed we could add to your 'Leftcoast' Experience! Tofino must have been amazing! Thank you for your review! Deanna D. GM More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Excellent in every way, from the atmosphere, food and service. We were staying at a resort in Parksville for a week and ate most of our meals at Lefty's. This gave us the opportunity to try most of the meals on the menu, the quality of our dining experience was consistent and thoroughly enjoyable. Thank you to all of the... More 

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

On behalf of all of us~THANK YOU! Each one of us enjoyed serving you as much as you enjoyed your visits with us. Enjoy the rest of your much deserved holiday and we will definitely see you the next time you are in town! Thank you from the front of house team! Deanna D GM More 

Victoria
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This place was recommended to us by our hotel the first time we stayed in Parksville as a nice local family restaurant and it was. We ended up going there every day during our stay and I recommended it to a guest I met at the hotel even. I love that they make the food fresh and their cakes are... More 

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

Thank you for your review as well as your recommendation to another! It is the greatest compliment we could ever receive. PS Our made from scratch desserts are always a good idea and quite versatile, they have been enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner, I kid you not! Deanna D GM More 

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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: International, Contemporary, Family Fare, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?