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All 93 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 93 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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English first
vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great food never disappointed I think it's a bit pricey but worth it I suppose. It gets very busy so not a place to pop in for a quick bite. Good location, close to beach and shops.

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

"Never disappoint" is definitely what we are striving for! Thank you for your review, hope to serve you soon! Deanna Donaghy, GM More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Some local folks recommended this place to us. We probably would not have tried this place otherwise since the location is in a strip mall, tucked away next to a grocery store (not very obvious). We weren't seated right away because the place was pretty busy, we stood in the doorway for a good 10-15min before the hostess could even... More

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

Thank you for your review. It brings awareness to areas we let fall when we get busy. Acknowledging customers who are waiting will be reinforced to the team. On that note, I do apologize to you and to our locals who recommended you to us. I am delighted you had the patience to give us a try and your experience... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Our family loves going leftys, innovative food and friendly staff. Orders get mixed up or forgotten more than they should but (probably because it's a busy little place) ... They are always very quick to correct them. :)

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

Thank you for your honest review, and your continuing patronage even with our very human mistakes:) It is a blessed reminder to be on it though, thank you! Deanna Donaghy, Lefty's Fresh Food More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Had a large breakfast on the patio and the variety of menu items, including the kid's menu, was very good. The food was delicious and went beyond your typical breakfast fare. We had Oatmeal Spice Pancakes, Veggie Scrambler, and Western Omelette - all of which were huge portions, locally sourced and plated nicely. Service from our waitress was also friendly... More

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

Thank you for your review! I love our breakfast too! Deanna Donaghy, General Manager, Lefty's Fresh Food More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had planned our trip to Vancouver Island extensively as we are a family filled with allergies and intolerances. So where we eat is important. When on holidays, it becomes a chore to try to forage for safe food. To reduce stress and disappointment we found reviews on Leftys at Parksville. Tomight we went and tried Leftys. FANTASTIC. All the... More

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

Tammy, I am truly ecstatic you and your family could be accommodated with the gluten free options we carry. Especially the dessert! I hope the rest of your trip in Canada is great! Thanks again, Deanna Donaghy, General Manager, Lefty's Fresh Food. More

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My family and I have loved going to Lefty's for years now. We live in Victoria, but discovered Lefty's on our way to Mt. Washington when our kids were quite young. Our first meal at Lefty's was memorable because my husband found his hamburger so delicious that he ate the doily as well! We only realized it because we found... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments! We love our regulars from Victoria! It is getting to be that season so I am sure we will see you as you head up the mountain, hopefully we get snow this year! Thank you, Deanna Donaghy, General Manager, Lefty's Fresh Food. More

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We sat down but when I see a hamburger priced at $15.50 in any local restaurant it's time to move on. I understand a bit of a premium in a nicer ambiance but there's a point when you feel you're being taken advantage of. That said, for you American travelers it would be like paying $15.50 at Applebee's. For us... More

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

I am truly sorry for not responding to your review earlier. Honestly it did take me awhile to formulate a diplomatic response. First, if you were in and out in 10 minutes then sadly you did not try our burgers for that matter any of our fresh food. I know you would have been blown away by the house-made patty,... More

Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

OMGoodness...the pizza at Lefty's is the best I've had in years! It's now our "go to" pizza stop often now for lunch and dinner. Whatever we order, the food and service is always awesome!! Keep it going :)) Jeff & Annie Nanoose Bay

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

I am so pleased you love the Pizza! Thank you for the comments! Deanna D. GM More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went for breakfast, service was cheery and friendly and the place is nicely decorated. The owners put a lot if thought into it. The regular coffee was horrible and overpriced $2.85 per cup, I guess they are trying to sell the barista type coffees. Food is what they promise on the menu, priced a little above average, but healthy... More

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

Thank you for the comments. We take pride in creating an atmosphere and experience for our customers and are truly pleased you enjoyed it. I am surprised you didn't like our locally roasted coffee. It did however fuel the friendly service! Have a great day! Deanna D. GM More

Lafayette, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were so happy to happen across Leftys along our route. The food was perfect - a good variety to satisfy three different tastes. From gourmet grilled cheese to a lovely salad, we all got what we needed. A patio that was not noisy is always charming. The owner/host was friendly and gave us a great tip about a local... More

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

Thank you for your comments! Hope the West Coast was amazing! Deanna D. GM More

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