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Lefty's Grill

$$ - $$$, American,
101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
+1 530-265-5838
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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (40 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (9 reviews)
“polenta” (10 reviews)
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Bar, American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Lefty's is great for a casual and reasonably priced dinner meal. Located across the street from the Deer creek Inn, it proved to be a very convenient and enjoyable experience.

1  Thank Orville1041
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Located at the bottom of Nevada City's historic Broad Street, Lefty's grill is a creek side restaurant with great food and excellent wines. It's a great place for lunch and dinner or a light meal anytime. Featured wines are from Nevada City Winery, one of...More

2  Thank steve W
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is one of my favorite places. The location of the creek. The menu full of delicious dishes. My favorite is definitely the salmon with vegetables.

Thank DucziM
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Just had dinner at Lefty's. Made a reservation for dinner with the expressed wish to eat outside. When we arrives a 35 minute wait for an outside table (with a reservation?). We were seated and had to wait for menus. Pizza was great (as usual)....More

2  Thank Chris1948_2
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We went to have lunch on our anniversary. The Bloody Mary's were good, the service was very slow , but the waitress apologized and offered free drinks. But when the food finally arrived it was worth it! Delicious burgers in a nice atmosphere! Went back...More

Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed August 27, 2016

While the food was great, service was sketchy. Staff was confused with who ordered what. We were a party of 18 with reservations and paid a $300.00 up charge for having the deck to ourselves. There were other parties on deck so they conned us...More

1  Thank Arlin C
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

You have a few options for dining in this 3 main street town. We are glad we chose Lefty's just across the bridge as the food was incredible. I fancied everything on the menu but went with the honey glazed salmon and coconut rice and...More

2  Thank Laura D
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Hamburgers are not the only choice, but they are worth to try. The award winning pizza's are very good as well.

Thank 509Sonny78
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I like Lefty's. We live in Nevada County, so it is one of the places we like to go for casual lunches and dinners occasionally. Recently, a friend suggested the Fish & Chips, served only on Fridays. We did. It was outstanding, really as good...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed August 11, 2016

We've eaten at Lefty's twice. The first time, we were favorably impressed with both the bar and restaurant, although the food service was a little slow. On our second visit, we found the food service to be unacceptably slow. Based upon this recent experience, we...More

1  Thank RJ748
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Response from pbers |
Yes! Call John or Chris at (530) 265-5838
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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
Bar, American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
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
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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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