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Lefty's Restaurant

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American, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, International, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
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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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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Port Coquitlam
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236 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to Qualicum or Parksville BC isn't complete without a visit to Leftys. Always breakfast is my favorite and today no exception. 4 Golfing gents stopped for morning fill up. 3 bacon eggers and one bagel with lox. All of them delicious. Great spot and a great story on how the name evolved.

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Thank Goldwingman
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Goldwingman - thanks for the 5-star review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor! Glad you and guests enjoyed your breakfast. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped on a whim, without doing any research, as we were passing through Qualicum Beach on the way to Campbell River. It was there and it smelled nice! We were very pleasantly surprised by the variety of choice, the quality of the food and the friendly server. I had the vegetarian Mexican wraps, which, though in the light bites... More 

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Thank TimothyNathan38
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi TimothyNathan38 - thanks for sharing your positive review about our restaurant here on tripadvisor. We're glad you enjoyed the Mexicale Wrapetizer and Bruschetta with Focaccia Bread appetizers. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were passing through Qualicum Beach and happened to stop for lunch at Lefty's. This was a really nice place and we were so glad to have found it. We sat outside in the sunshine and had a light lunch with very good coffee. The food was excellent, the service was friendly and very pleasant and altogether it was a... More 

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Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi CeliaPatron - thanks for the positive review here on tripadvisor! I'm looking forward to sharing your feedback with our service and kitchen team members. Hope to see you again the next time you're passing through our charming town! More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's OK but I wouldn't go out of my way to go there again. Food was average, service average, prices average. Had a Bagel with a bit of cream cheese, a few capers and a bit of smoked salmon and a lot of tomato and it wasn't even toasted. Everyone at our table had the same reaction-It's OK, nothing special... More 

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Thank yvrbs
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi yvrbs - thank you for your review of our restaurant. Average is definitely not a standard we are striving for. I hope you were able to share with your server at the time of your visit what it was you didn't enjoy about the Leftcoast Brekafast Bagel. We will always remake or replace a meal for a guest if... More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is very good middle - of - the road. Really needs an uptick on decor however. Patio areas are especially tired, uninviting, concrete/ dismal . Do something more snazzy with updated decor and you have a winner !

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Thank Sandra M
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Sandra - thanks for your review. We're glad you found the food at Lefty's to be good!! We can't wait for you to see the improvements that we'll be making to our patio before next summer. In the meantime, you'll have to stop by and check out our newly-renovated side dining room, which we will have finished at the... More 

Kootenays, BC, Canada
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128 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a fan of what I feel is cafeteria style dining. By that, I mean I really dislike sitting in a row alongside the other patrons. This is a very small venue, but with a rather cramped organization of tables. I'm also not overly impressed with the menu. I've found it mediocre at best each time we've visited. I... More 

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Thank KellyBS123
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi KellyBS123 - thanks for you review. I'm sorry you found our restaurant seating plan not to your liking. Our nearly 100 seats inside and out provide guests with a variety of seating choices, including standalone chairs at hightop bistro-style tables, facing seats at intimate tables for two (most of which are separated from other tables with a partition) and... More 

Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times actually, and have always been pleased. Somehow, tho, last night's dinner was over-the-top tasty! My husband had the Panko Crusted Chicken and I had the Chicken Quesadilla--my usual--just so good. We shared the Three Selection dessert and then had to almost roll out of there! Prices are fair and the staff is good.

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1 Thank Yvette B
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Yvette - thanks for your sharing your 5-star review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor. I was glad to read that you and your husband are longtime guests here at Lefty's but was even happier to hear that you found your last (usual) meal so over-the-top tasty that you had to share a review about it! Looking forward to... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on vacation in Qualicum Beach and noticed the restaurant outdoor patio. We decided to stop in and have breakfast.The special that day was French toast with fresh blackberries and Strawberries and it was delicious and a steal for the price. I am sorry that I can't remember her name but our server was fantastic. She was top notch... More 

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1 Thank Dawn P
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Dawn - thanks for your 5-star review of Lefty's! I can't wait to share your feedback with our team members here in the restaurant. I'm glad you had an opportunity to come back after trying breakfast so you could enjoy one of our fresh desserts, made right here in the restaurant by our very own baker! Hope to see... More 

St. Albert, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning walking the beach we enjoyed a very tasty lunch here. The server was friendly, knew her menu, and quickly and easily made suggestions to accommodate my dietary restrictions.

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Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Beatrice- thanks for the 5-star review! Glad you enjoyed your very tasty lunch and that you found your server to be both friendly and knowledgeable. See you next time! More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as a specialty food supplier I take eating out pretty seriously and I'm always 100% satisfied with Lefty's. I ordered the butter chicken tonight and it was a great diversion from the same butter chix you get everywhere else. Great scratch made sauce, perfectly grilled naan bread and excellent service from Victoria. New QB home owners and Long time friends... More 

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1 Thank Chumpler
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey Chumpler - our chef was pretty excited to read your 5-star review of our restaurant and his from-scratch butter chicken sauce. Thanks for taking the time to share here on tripadvisor! I can't wait to pass along your feedback to your server Victoria! Hope to see you all again sometime soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $19
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, International, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings
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
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
Description
Located in downtown Qualicum Beach, Lefty's has been crafting fresh food daily since 1996. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts (with many gluten-free and vegetarian options available), the restaurant features comfort food with a twist and seasonal specials along with a warm, welcoming ambiance and cozy tables. Lefty's now offers stone-baked artisan thin-crust pizzas with sauces made from scratch, blended cheeses and fresh ingredients. Or start your morning with a Lefty's local breakfast, made with free-range eggs, custom British-style banger sausages, house-made jam, hot sauce and fresh-brewed locally-roasted organic coffee.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?