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Lefty's Restaurant

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Contemporary, International, Pacific Rim, Canadian
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710 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-752-7530
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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 140
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Soup Sweet Spot

I've made 3 trips to this restaurant and couldn't resist the soup special each time. Very hearty and filling. I had to take the deserts to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
yellowpoint
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ladysmith, canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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285 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
ladysmith, canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

I've made 3 trips to this restaurant and couldn't resist the soup special each time. Very hearty and filling. I had to take the deserts to go.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Nice and small spot for an afternoon casual dining experience. In the heart of Village. Great desserts.

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Nanaimo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Stopped for brunch & Lefty's was just right. My mate tried the cabbage rolls which he described as "delightful!!" and I sampled the clam chowder and chicken quesadillas, generously stuffed with tasty cheddar cheese, chicken, veggies including spinach. Lefty's was packed but we were shown to a window seat quickly then promptly served by a friendly waitress. We finished with... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Stopped in for a bowl of soup after enjoying some shopping in Qualicum. I had their soup of the day, which was tomato, basil and feta and it was absolutely delicious. My friend enjoyed a bowl of their borscht soup, which is always on their menu and raved about it as well. Would definitely go back and look forward to... More 

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Vancouver Island, BC
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A couple of years ago we went to Lefty's for Mother's Day and it was terrible. Hardly anyone was in the restaurant, the cooks were in the back being very loud and smoking, and one server grudgingly brought us the worst quality dinner we've had in Qualicum Beach in 10 years of living here. That said, lots of people have... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Qualicum beach is a small town but this restaurant was as good as those in any city. The server was really good and very engaged and friendly. The food was excellent. This place has a theme which is more of a running gag about the superiority of left handed people. They have another location in Parksville too. As we were... More 

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

There is nothing better than accomplishing what we set out to do at Lefty's. Great Food, Great Service and Great happy Customers! Thank you for your comments! More 

Comox Valley, Canada
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We have enjoyed several nice lunches at Leftys. Favourites are the veggie burger, quesadilla and quinoa salad. The servers are very pleasant and efficient even when its busy. The only minor quibble I have with the place is that in winter when it is closed up more the open kitchen throws a bit of smoke out and our clothes smell... More 

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

Thank you for your comments! More 

White Rock, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Went for breakfast while passing through the area and it was delicious. The French toast is really the best I've ever had. Our server Jennifer was very pleasant and very attentive. We had four in our party and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal.

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

Vive la French Toast and thanks for your wonderful review. More 

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
444 reviews 444 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended by friends, it was an enjoyable experience! We made reservations for a Saturday night & glad we did, as it was busy. Got a nice table close to the bar & our server was very friendly & helpful with explaining the menu. We both took the seafood pasta special which came with a salad/garlic bread.... More 

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

We are tickled pink we lived up to the recommendations of your friends! And even more joyous you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for your comments and review. Deanna D. General Manager Lefty's Fresh Food More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you are kicking around in the town of Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island and looking for a hearty breakfast and serice with a smie then you need to go to Lefty's! Lunch is also very good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 710 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-7530

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary, International, Pacific Rim, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, 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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