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Lefty's Grill

101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
+1 530-265-5838
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
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Reviewed today

Great for lunch and/or dinner. Great food, great service, great drinks. The brie burger is amazing. The creek side dining is the best in the summer/fall months.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Monique P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner, and the special was lamb and meatloaf, and one person had the butternut squash ravioli. .the flavors were delicious in every meal. The menu has a wide variety of items. The staff / servers friendly and helpful. The bar is a mix...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Laura C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything on the menu is terrific. The tostada trio is our favorite appetizer and the Friday night Fish n Chips is consistently wonderful. Staff are the friendliest-it’s the best place in town-our favorite place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TracyOBarr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have eaten at Lefty's many times, and have never had a bad meal there! The food is great, the atmosphere is inviting, I highly recommend Lefty's!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank _ribot1994
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night fish and chips are the best I have ever had! I wish they were available every night!!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Lots of choices on menu! Nice bar! Riverside view, dining room downstairs so must be able to climb stairs or eat in the bar upstairs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pat T
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Our local friends always bring us here, and we meet here there friends. I find the terrace by the river quite romantic, their bar very rich, their bistro enjoyable. The food is quite good. I had twice the chicken saltimbocca, which was great. I love...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank StefanCal
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We ate on the deck. Great view, had a creek running next to it. Food was great. Service was good. Can’t wait to go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeannine S
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Went here for some appetizers and drinks before a show in Nevada City. This restaurant is across the bridge ( highway) from downtown with all its shops and restaurants and difficult parking. We stayed at a hotel up the hill from downtown, and could walk...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Calaverasgal
Reviewed October 2, 2018

if the weather is nice, you can't beat the deck, come early for great prices, varied menu, great service in a relaxing environment

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Atdacat
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April 11, 2017|
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Response from pbers |
Yes! Call John or Chris at (530) 265-5838
July 16, 2015|
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Response from wowistar | Reviewed this property |
Lefty's is open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. Open Friday 11:30 am to 9:30 pm. This is the information we were given when we were there; HOWEVER, I would call (530.265.5838) to insure this is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-5838
  • E-mail
Casual white linen dining. Come see our new 1,100 sq ft dining room, featuring a view of Deer Creek. We also offer a full bar with daily drink specials. Enjoy our creekside patios, upper bar and wine tasting room. Think of us for gourmet burgers, pizza, elegant meals, banquets and catering. See us on Wednesday for our Blue Plate Special and Fridays for fresh house-made Fish & Chips, Clam Chowder and Coleslaw-all day, til sold out. Come early!
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