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US$5 - US$25
Canadian, International, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The server was excellent and tried to make up for the food. Order prawn tacos with Chile lime, only 2 large shrimp on top of the greens and then the sauce was so spicy and brown. Way to spicy, shrimp looks like the frozen ones...you buy in a shrimp ring. I love fish/seafood tacos, this wasnt anything close. Then got olive and sun dried gluten free pizza, initially it tasted good but after a few slices way too many sundried tomatoes, so very salty. The flavour profile was too much, sun dried tomatoes should be limited on pizza not the main ingredient otherwise too over powering. Our son loved his pizza and chocolate cake. My husband liked his burger patty but not enough dressing on side salad.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to tell you COVID has been tough on Restaurantbut this restaurant has a reason to shut down for every issue! they were shut down before Covid they were shut down after Covid they were shut down for heat... come on shutter down if...you don’t want to run a restaurant why would you shut down the restaurant (other than the patio)when it’s hot out you have air-conditioning! I have made four trips there unsuccessfully not including the two times I went with her pizza ovens were down. Don’t bother with the customers Interest in mind crap! No more I will not entertain this restaurant again.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 11, 2021 via mobile

Was taken here for lunch. Lunch was excellent, but the chocolate cake was incredibly good, have to return for it. Waitress was friendly and extremely competent. All in all a very good experience.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 27, 2021

Living locally, we have been here many times, always a good meal and value for money. Their menu is varied and also has fresh eats in the glass display.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed May 24, 2021 via mobile

Visited with my family this past weekend. Waitress was nice, service was really slow. Saw another couple leave because the service was so slow. Portions were good, but food wasn’t great. I had cold soup that came with my clubhouse. Overall I felt like I...was there way too long for lunch, and the food was not good enough to make up for it.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 10, 2021

We ordered Friday night take out from Lefty’s to help support them during the shutdown and wow - the Ribeye ciabatta and Mac and Cheese were both excellent. What a treat! We will definitely do this again soon; every bite was so good. We are...fortunate to have such great food available for take out during Covid. Thanks Lefty’s!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 9, 2021

My friend and I stopped in for lunch a few weeks ago, and we were both so impressed with the whole experience, that I just have to write a new review. (My last one was in 2012.) We were able to sit outside on their...patio, which was important to us, due to the pandemic. Our friendly, accommodating server put the heater on for us, so it was warm and toasty. I ordered the 'Jerk Bowl' and my friend ordered the 'Blackened Salmon Tacos'. Yum! We were both so pleased with the taste, quality, and freshness of the food. And there was plenty of it. I am a long-time patron of Lefty's, for good reason. But this time? It was the best food I've eaten there yet!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 31, 2021

Ordered 16” pepperoni & mushroom pizza for take out, paid around $30. Thin crust very much like frozen pillsbury pizzas with skimpy cheese and toppings. Tasted like cardboard. My 7 year old, 72 year old father and myself all agreed it was one of the...worst pizzas we had ever had. Disappointing as when I went to pick up the atmosphere was sort of cute with unique coastal decor, even if it seemed a bit outdated. Acknowledged by staff pretty quick but stood at entrance for around 5 min as the cashier/server chatted with a delivery driver. Was going to order delivery but it would have been a $15 charge. Next day my tummy didn’t feel super great either, but everyone else said they were ok. My tummy is a bit more sensitive. I’m not sure, with all the competition out there and folks trying to support local, how this place stays afloat. Unfortunately we won’t try this place again.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 2, 2021

We made a reservation based on the reviews here as we were in Parksville for the night, 2 moms and 2 teens. We literally sat for 20 minutes before someone walked by and I said could we please get some service?? She seemed surprised and...said of course. We had asked for water when we arrived.... still didn't get it. We ordered a beverage and our meal as we worried it would be slow again. We got our beverages which was fine but still no water. She said that the glasses were being cleaned so thats why no water yet???? We got our meals....the pizza was teeny tiny..... the sushi bowl looked okay but at least 1/4 of it was carrot sticks.... so a complete waste and very expensive. The jerk chicken bowl - tasted good to my friend but she spent most of the night in the washroom so something was wrong there!! I had the med salad which was decent but not outstanding. All in all, we wouldn't recommend nor return. We got out water after an hour!!! And it wasn't busy, as we went early, 4pm! It's unfortunate it just wasn't good at all.....More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 29, 2020

Had to wait outside and no one showed up so we went in and then had to go back outside. Service was friendly but slow and the food average.

Date of visit: December 2020
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June 9, 2018|
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Response from Aldergreen | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their web site, there is an option to contact them directly. I would give you the link but answers are not allowed to include this info. Best to get your answer from the restaurant as I'm not sure many previous... More
April 21, 2016|
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Response from Deanna D | Property representative |
Sorry we do not accept American Express and unfortunately our Health Inspector does not allow pets on our patios.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lefty's Restaurant

Yes, Lefty's Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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Lefty's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4