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Lefty's Restaurant

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American, Canadian, Soups, 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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped off for lunch. Attentive service and nice atmosphere. Great menu - we had pizza and the Thai naan sandwich - all delicious together with nice sides of soup and salads. May go back tonight for the desserts!

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

Hi John - we very much appreciate that you took some time to share a 5-star review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor. Glad you liked your thin-crust pizza and naan'wich. Hope you made it back for dessert! More 

Leduc, Canada
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, excellent service and toys for the kids to play with while dining. The desserts are to die for. A must for everyone to visit.

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

Hi TheAugustRose - thanks for the amazing 5-star review of our restaurant! Hope to see you at Lefty's again soon! More 

Vancouver, CANADA
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For me, Lefty's was exactly what they profess to be--a relaxed, friendly place offering good food at reasonable prices. Their menu is extensive and the food quality for the price we paid was great. Had we had more time, we would have returned for another meal as we always appreciate it when the food options and quality, the price, and... More 

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

Hi S B - thanks so much for the positive review of our restaurant!! We strive to provide outstanding guest service and delicious, fresh food at reasonable prices. Thanks so much for noticing and for also taking the time to share that on tripadvasior. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at a lot of restaurants on Vancouver Island over our two week holiday and this place was our worst experience. My hubby's stir fry was like a soup. Our charcuterie appetizer had stale, old cheese, stale almonds and was missing the meat. When we asked about the meat they offered to take half off the price of the... More 

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Thank knowRtravel2013
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Ah, judgment! On any given day interacting with our guests we and our staff receive an abundance of positive comments. When a guest is so disappointed as to publish a negative review we can only hope that it was brought to our attention at the time of service so that we had the opportunity to demonstrate the level to which... More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great as always. Good food decent prices. Qualicum location is far less busy than the Parksville location. It is worth the drive if you are able.

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

Hi aquadementia - thank you for your positive 5-star review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor. Yes we are a little less busy than Lefty's in Parksville but it sure doesn't feel like that this summer!! We were pleased to read that you felt our prices were fair and that we're worth the drive. We take great pride in our... More 

Sèvres, Ile-de-France, France
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130 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read in my travel book that it was a good place to stop and have lunch. We did stop so... The waitresses are nice but the food is not so good. And more over you really smell the food and the grease on your clothes after ... The salads are poor on dressing and it's not very mouthwatering when... More 

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

Hi Florence - thank you for taking time to share a review. We were very disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at Lefty's. It's challenging to improve on our offerings when generalizations (rather than specifics) are shared in a review such as this. I hope you were able to inform your server about what it was... More 

Red Deer
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183 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 2:30 on a rainy Saturday. Apparently, this means a crisis in service, particularly if you want a pizza. We were seated in short order and our drinks arrived promptly. After that, we didn't see our server for a good 30 minutes. At this point, she informed us that the pizza oven was backed up. My wife had... More 

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

Hi CentralABFamily - thanks for sharing a review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor. It's difficult being one of the most popular restaurants in downtown Qualicum. Rainy days like last Saturday usually mean that visitors to our area look for somewhere indoors, and because we're one of only a few restaurants in downtown Qualicum Beach committed to staying open 7... More 

Surrey, Canada
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped by here by driving by it. Very good breakfast with most of it made fresh by them. We found it very good. The service was a little slow and we ended up getting someone else's bill. Overall though it was good. My wife had the oatmeal pancakes and I had the eggs benny. The food was good and the... More 

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

Hi tdmy - thanks for your sharing a review of our restaurant and thank you for noticing our commitment to fresh food!! We are proud to serve a breakfast that uses freshly cracked free-run eggs, hand-cut hashbrowns and locally baked thick-cut bread for toast. I've made sure to share your comment about poached eggs being served medium-to-hard (instead of soft)... More 

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered a Thai pizza and a salad. Perhaps a little too spicy for us. The blueberry pie we had for desert was very good. Service was friendly. Would return for breakfast to see how that is. One of a few places open on a Monday.

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Thank VT4Me2
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi VT4Me2 - thanks for your positive review. I too have noticed that our thai chicken pizza is a little spicier than it should be. I've asked our chef to address this issue with our kitchen team as soon as possible. We're glad you enjoyed your slice of fresh blueberry pie, baked right here in the restaurant by our very... More 

Arlington, Texas, United States
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I dined here after arriving in town. It sounded like a nice place to eat and there were lots of choices on the menu, but the prices were high. We were willing to pay the prices since we heard that the food was really good. We were seated and our drink order was taken. We watched as... More 

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

Hi Lynda B - thank you for taking time to share a review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor and thank you for giving us a try even though you felt our prices were higher than what you expected to pay for food made fresh-to-order from-scratch quality ingredients. We were happy to read that you found your food to be... 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 - $16
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Soups, International, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
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 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?