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Lefty's Restaurant

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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, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, 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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  • 89
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
quaint little restaurant

We enjoy the atmosphere and the sidewalk eating area. Great place to eat summer or winter. Food is very good and fairly reasonable. It is a favourite place for locals to meet and eat. Service is good and it is comfortable and quiet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
BCVisionary1
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were just passing through Qualicum and hadn't had lunch. Used Trip Advisor and success!!! What a delicious lunch. Lefty's was great! A gem in a small town!

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoy the atmosphere and the sidewalk eating area. Great place to eat summer or winter. Food is very good and fairly reasonable. It is a favourite place for locals to meet and eat. Service is good and it is comfortable and quiet.

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

Thanks for your review which is especially meaningful coming from a local. Day in and day out it is our locals who know us best. Consistency is essential although difficult to sustain and it is our locals who best hold our feet to the fire. (We like warm feet!) More 

Red Deer
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

If a burnt dried up hamburger, beef fajitas as tough as leatherand a snotty server appeal to you, then choose leftys. If not, go right to another restaurant!!! The overall experience with our server was awful. She certainly was not hired for her customer service skills. When asked how our meal was we said "it's 'ok'...however the fajita meat is... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I usually end up here whenever I'm in the area. The food is casual with a good selection to choose from and is always excellent.

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

Succinct and to the point. Nothing beats a 5 out of 5 review to motivate us all. Thanks for taking the time to show your appreciation. More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The best touch is the caraffe of water on the table. And, it was refilled without asking. The server knew we were going to the theatre after dinner and she was attentive to our timely needs. I recommend the Thai coconut prawns. The appetizer size is very generous. The sharing dessert was awesome - meant for two but the five... More 

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

We are greatly appreciative of this review and the time and effort you took to write it. Often reviews are motivated by a flawed experience which does not reflect the level of satisfaction overall on a given day. Our teams are committed and care about guest services despite any occasional lapses and it is a review like this one that... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We have been coming here for several years and have always enjoyed it. However, yesterday we had our order placed within 10 minutes but had to wait 55 minutes to get our meals. The "Special" was "Mediterranean chicken burger" but it was heavily burnt and smelled burnt as well. The fries were very greasy. When we spoke to the server... More 

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

Glad you have enjoyed your past visits and sorry this one was not up to your (or our for that matter) expectations. I am happy to see that the server took responsibility on our behalf and I also hope that you will try us another time. She was correct that we had new people in our kitchen and, although this... More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

On the run and touring Qualicum Beach, then this is the restaurant for you. Great outdoor seating in summer. There is a nice variety of food on the menu and all I have tried has been very good. Love their salads and if you are really hungry try their burgers. It is a bit warm in summer and sitting by... More 

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

Thanks for your in depth review and your gracious comments. Much appreciated! More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have been to Lefty's numerous times! In fact, it is our "go to" restaurant for birthdays, Valentine's etc. We have never been disappointed with a meal and find the prices extremely affordable. The menu is fairly limited, but changing all the time. Their desserts are to die for!!

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

Thanks for a great review. If you ever are disappointed we want to hear about that too. We'll do our best to keep that from happening. More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I had the opportunity to eat twice, at this place last week. Both times I had an excellent meal, with lots of flavour. I find this location better than the Parksville one. Service was great, and good suggestions by the server. I had Gorgonzola Chicken, pasta which I truly enjoyed. The second visit was Pesto Chicken with Risotto, the chicken... More 

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

Thanks Will, we appreciate your review and are happy to hear your enthusiasm for your meals. We appreciate your taking the time to review us. More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Felt like pancakes but didn't feel like cooking. I went for pancakes at Leftys but not just plain ones. These were sugary, cinnamony goodness :) Fluffy and so good! Always excellent service. I appreciate the attempt to keep their meals as healthy as possible.

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

Thanks for your review. We are proud of our pancakes which actually use ginger as one of the spices that make that unique taste. More 

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Additional Information about Lefty's Restaurant

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

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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: International, Contemporary, Canadian, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business

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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