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Lefty's Restaurant

710 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-752-7530
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, Pacific Rim, Canadian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, 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 Island
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

If looking for deep fried, fast food, with no flavour and lots of fat this isn't the place. Good whole foods, no deep fryer and just a little different than the usual restaurant fare. Love the potato wedges with chipotle mayo and garlic. Hand made burgers, great salads and the Parksville store has fabulous pizza. Check it out and be... More

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

Thanks for your positive response. We are grateful and inspired by your feedback. More

Qualicum Beach, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Popular restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Food is un-extraordinary and expensive compared to similar eateries in the area, and the service is notoriously slow.

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

Thanks for your feedback. It is difficult to respond without the details so I can only speak to the overall intentions that continue to motivate us over the past 18 years and assure you that we listen to all of our feedback and strive to maintain and improve as best we can. Reviews as a result of a poor experience... More

QualicumBeach
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

not too bad...could cut down on the "cilantro use" especially when one asks not to have it on their plate...

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

Glad to hear you were please overall and sorry about the cilantro. More

Qualicum Beach, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

A nice casual place where you can come and have a fairly good meal. Breakfast/lunch/dinner are served daily. If you Left handed you are special treated. Food is usually good and is hot. Staff are nice and friendly. Service can some times be slow if busy. Nice place to eat.

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

Thank you for your positive comments and taking the time to review our restaurant. We appreciate the feedback. More

Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Had a wrap for lunch. All the ingredients were fresh and tasted excellent. Great atmosphere. Ate at 2 separate 'Lefty's' restaurants (Parksville, Qualicum Beach) and service/food was great at each.

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

On behalf of both locations, thank you for your positive comments. It's nice to see you appreciate our commitment to 'fresh'. More

Qualicum Beach
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Good place to spend time, money & calories.Varied menu,many options & as stated, fresh food offerings.

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Certainly not disappointed by our server Kate or my wife's Quinoa salad but the Halibut Burger was a huge let down. I didn't know that you could put a fingerling in a bun and call it a burger. The piece of Halibut was almost microscopic and had a non appetizing smell of old fish. We have always looked forward to... More

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

I have contacted this guest privately to take responsibility for this circumstance. Our intention is to take responsibility for guest satisfaction whenever possible. I appreciate the positive comments regarding the service you received. More

Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We (my family) go to both locations often. We live in Qualicum Beach, so often go to that location. The best part is that our 3 year old little girl has two full drawers of toys to play with! It's her most favorite restaurant. ;) We love Lefty's! :)

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

My husband and I were visiting the area and were recommended Lefty's by my parents. The service was incredibly friendly but not overwhelmingly so. The food was hot and fresh and fast. The jam was amazing. (They don't sell it by the bottle. We asked. :( ) The whole experience was lovely.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We were in Lefty's in Qualicum Beach a few weeks ago. I had been there before and found that they were short-staffed and out of many of the items and I promised myself never to go there again. Well we went there again and they are STILL short staffed and out of many items. The food was prepared in a... More

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

I apologize for your unfortunate experience. Being out of product can be the result of many things such as the popularity of an item or the transition from one monthly feature sheet to another. Our concept is fresh food and we try not to disappoint but some times it is inevitable. As to staffing, it is difficult to predict demand... More

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