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All 86 Parksville Restaurants

Lefty's Restaurant

280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-954-3886
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Ranked #7 of 86 Restaurants in Parksville
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, Pacific Rim, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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!'
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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped for lunch good variety of items made fresh. The coffee was a thing of beauty! Local roast from Coombs. Went back a few times for coffee to go. Had a hard time with the slow service. Had to keep saying to myself "this is a small town, everyone is nicer than you" once i reminded myself it was all... More 

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

Our coffee was blended for us and we are very proud that it is uniquely ours, local and organic. I'm also sure that you are a pretty nice person on par with everyone else. More 

Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We wanted homemade pizza in Parksville. The type of pizza served at Lefty's is Italian style thin crust. We had the Con Carne, and bacon mushroom. It is one size, good enough for one person. It was done nicely, excellent quality, and tasty. We will have to go back to try other items on their extensive menu. The service was... More 

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

We tried to be bolder with our flavours to set ourselves apart from the rest. Glad you enjoyed our pizza and hope to meet you on a future visit. More 

Rhode Island
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

A coworker suggested Lefty's and it was great. The food was outstanding and the price was average. The service was good. This is defiantly a hidden gem located in a strip mall.

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

We can live with fantastic and will strive "definitely and defiantly" to continue to earn your support. Thanks for a great review. More 

parksville
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I love the food here. great, fresh well made. Nothing here is fried. service is usually good. getting a decent table can be hard because there is not very many tables and some are by the cold doors. in the summer , it is nice to be able to sit outside.

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

So glad you enjoyed your meal at Lefty's! The patio in the summer is nice! (working on the cold tables, promise) Happy New Year! More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a chance to visit Lefty's for our breakfast after we checked out from the hotel. The skillet that I ordered was a vegetarian offering but the chef added some grilled sausage for me based on a suggestion from our server. The service is great and the food looks fantastic arriving to the table. Our breakfast was outstanding and... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Lefty's for your first Breakfast of 2015! And thank you for your review, Happy New Year! More 

Parksville
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Lefty's has atmosphere...funky sitting booths....Cool sit-up bar and a unique decor compared to the usual, bland run-of-the-mill eateries found in Parksville. At first glance the menu looks exciting...some interesting food combinations and choices but priced a little higher than its competitors. We went on a chilly night and the high glass windowed walls, drafty doors and cool waitress left us... More 

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

I appreciate your honest and objective comments and assure you we have reviewed and addressed the details. I hope to see you again to earn your positive review. More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Lefty's has such good food that it amazes me. I had the lefty's burger in November and while you'd think it's just a cheese burger, it is soo good that I had to go back recently to get it again. It's in the way they make everything in house and with quality ingredients that make it so good. The mix... More 

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

Wow! What a compliment! Warms us to the soul when a customer gets us they way you did. Thank you! More 

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
405 reviews 405 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were told that this is one of the restaurants to experience during our stay in Parksville! It was very good & tasty meal with pleasant staff members. Highly recommend that everyone that comes to this town, goes to experience this funky restaurant!

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

Thank you for your review. Hope the rest of your visit was a positive. Happy 2015! More 

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Not being from the area, we pulled this out of an app as we passed through Parksville. Nice ambience, prompt service and good food for a reasonable cost. My two travelling companions had the BBQ chicken quesadilla and mac and cheese with gorgonzola cheese. I had Leftys quesadilla with smoked sausage. Coffee, tea, beer and a tip brought the bill... More 

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

Look forward to your return visit and glad you appreciated our offerings and prices. More 

Parksville, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I were headed for a busy Christmas shopping expedition to Nanaimo and decided to "fuel up" before making the journey. It was a Sunday morning so we decided we're better get to Lefty's early as it is a very busy place on weekends and were able to secure a table right. away. After a friendly greeting we... More 

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

5 stars makes our day every time and thanks for taking the time to review us and your kind words. 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: Contemporary, International, Pacific Rim, Family Fare

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