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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 - 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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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  • 252
    Excellent
  • 195
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 8
    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
WoW - gem of a place

What a surprise, j thought it would be more upscale but it didn't matter - j was here for a mid afternoon bite to eat. They are a very casual eatery with outdoor seating - open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. They have a good selection of wines by the glass & other drinks as well. I had a cult... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
S_Leach
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Nanaimo, Canada
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Nanaimo, Canada
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266 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a surprise, j thought it would be more upscale but it didn't matter - j was here for a mid afternoon bite to eat. They are a very casual eatery with outdoor seating - open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. They have a good selection of wines by the glass & other drinks as well. I had a cult... More 

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Thank S_Leach
Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate at the Lefty's in Qualicum Beach but understand both Lefty's are the same. Good all-round menu, great service, large dessert selection. We couldn't stuff in dessert but hated the thought of missing out on any of the luscious desserts so took one to-go.

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Thank RamandBrig
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I came in with a friend last Wednesday morning and really enjoyed the decor, coffee and my server. She was very sweet. Pancakes were also pretty interesting, worked well with the pancakes. Thanks for a great breakfast!

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Thank Stasia W
Robert H, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

You are more than welcome! And thank you for taking the time to review us. I will pass on your words to the Wednesday team. Deanna D. More 

Vancouver Island
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very consistent menu and food. Have yet to have a bad meal there and have had breakfast, lunch and dinner there over the years. Never a bad meal. The daily specials are always very good and the staff are very accommodating.

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Thank shorethor
Robert H, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You! For your review and continued patronage! Deanna D. More 

Alberta
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79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been here for breakfast a couple of times. Food is well cooked. Delicious jam & coffee. Disappointed with only 1 slice of toast though. A good deal however for $9 that includes the coffee. Stopped in for dinner & was disappointed. The burger was loaded with garlic & dripping with grease. The corn chowder was a thin broth with... More 

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Thank Alberta52
Robert H, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review! I am glad you enjoyed the Weekday Breakfast Special which does come with one piece of toast, yet there are always options. Want an extra piece ask and you shall receive! I am disheartened you didn't enjoy our house made burger, as it is a popular menu item. Thank you for bringing to our... More 

Parksville, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family very much enjoyed our lunch. The menus has something for every one including a wide variety for vegetariens.

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Thank happytraverler07
Robert H, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! The benefit of having fresh food ideology is everything is made to order which makes it easier to offer a wider variety for those who are vegetarian. The house made veggie burger is my favorite! Deanna D More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed an excellent breakfast special with my husband - 2 eggs, 2 pieces of bacon, home made hash browns, toast & unlimited coffee - for only $9 each. Service was excellent - very attentive. Will definitely return.

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Thank 636annef
Robert H, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so glad you had the opportunity to try our Weekday Breakfast Special. We will be running it through till the end of March so plenty of time to have it again! Thank you for your review! Deanna D. More 

Parksville, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This breakfast, lunch, dinner type diner is consistent in quality. Has everyday good food with a few different upscale items in season. Friendly staff. I have breakfast there every couple of weeks. No negative surprises.

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Thank Robert B
Robert H, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Consistency is one of our founding blocks, without it you never know what to expect. We love our guests from outside of our community are able to rely on us to deliver. Thank you again Robert for the review! Deanna D. More 

Port Coquitlam
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful dining reasonably priced....great variety on the menu..super service..good location with lots of free parking...cant beat it 😀

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Thank Sharon S
Robert H, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Sharon for your positive words! Deanna D More 

Yellowknife, Canada
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big thanks to the Reviewers on Tripadvisor! Headed up to Parksville for the afternoon for a stroll on the beach and since I'd never been...I did a search on my new Tripadvisor app. Lefty's was rated #1. Since the place to dine was my choice, I said, "Let's go to Lefty's". I'm glad we did. Taking in the monthly features,... More 

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

Thank You! We are elated you had what sounds like an amazing day! Thank you for allowing us to be a part of it and we look forward to impressing you with new features the next time your in our area! Enjoy your Sunday. 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: Pizza, International, Contemporary, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic

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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