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Lefty's Restaurant

Pizza, 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 - 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, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, 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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Visitor rating
  • 207
    Excellent
  • 150
    Very good
  • 30
    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
Fresh family food real fast!

All your favorites and more. I love the thin crust vegetarian pizza. Lefty's have a good wine a beer selection and a few deserts if you ever have room for more. They are close to the beach and a well priced family option with kids menus. They offer special monthly deals on their web site and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
JilliWith123
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Nanaimo, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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409 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Parksville, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The food's great, as is the décor, but why the often yawning, disinterested servers? Last visit, our server didn't even bother to come to the table, but stood behind us to ask how everything was...I wasn't even sure she was speaking to us. The time before, a server dropped the bill on our table while talking to someone at another... More 

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

Indifference did not earn us a reputation and sustain our operations over the past 18 years. I apologize for your experience and want you to know we are determined to address these situations and take whatever actions may be necessary. Without further details we can only post this review and emphasize the commitment required from our team. If you would... More 

Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

All your favorites and more. I love the thin crust vegetarian pizza. Lefty's have a good wine a beer selection and a few deserts if you ever have room for more. They are close to the beach and a well priced family option with kids menus. They offer special monthly deals on their web site and Birthday specials.

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

Thanks for starting our day with your great review and thanks for taking the time to acknowledge your satisfaction. More 

Victoria, Canada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

There were 3 groups ahead of us, but I gave them my name and then browsed the adjoining book store. A very nice way to wait. Service was good and the food was great!

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

Thanks Michael, for the great review and for taking the time to write it. More 

Satellite Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I had pancakes and bacon. She had the traditional eggs and toast. She had the We both had coffee. It was good food, but the coffee was weak. $35 with tip. 'Nuff said.

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

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed your breakfast. As I am sure you have noticed, food prices have increased rapidly. We have chosen to source and provide quality ingredients as well as doing the work it takes to provide a fresh product. Our pricing reflects this commitment. More 

Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had occasion to celebrate some awesome news yesterday, so of course, decided on pizza at Lefty's...our favourite and "go to" restaurant in Parksville. I am a frequent brunch and lunch visitor to Lefty's with my friends and my husband, because the food is always great and the staff members just awesome! Try it, you'll love it😀😄 Jeff & Annie... More 

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

Thanks Annie, for another great review and your continued support of our restaurants. Our relationship with our guests is our most valuable asset. More 

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

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 

1 review
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

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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, Family Fare, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?