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Lefty's Restaurant

$$ - $$$, International,
280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-954-3886
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (127 reviews)
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 855 reviews

Reviewed today

I have never had a bad meal or experience in all the years I have been going..I have gone there with friends in a group or just a friend or by myself with a book purchased from next door..Mulberry books store (there is a walk...More

Thank weeziespice
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner there twice both times were great. The menu had a great selection. Service was great and was in walking distance to the beach club resort

Thank Peter C
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Peter C for the fantastic review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast there, it was the omelette. We ordered two omelettes actually and both were way OVERCOOKED. The sausage was way overcooked as well. Service was given with a nonchalant attitude, atmosphere is ok, prices were average. But I knock 2 full stars down for...More

Thank JG S
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry to read this JG S. It is our policy to remake any of our meals not up to our guests' satisfaction. I am disappointed my service team did not take care of this for you as they know this. I will bring...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a breaky there before we went to tigh na Mara Grotto spa. Was pretty good. Service was fine. Both had omelettes. Heard it was good. Had never been to a lefty’s before. I’d like to go back when we could try a lunch or...More

Thank GlenMClark
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you GlenMClark. IF you do get to make it back for lunch or dinner do not forget to have dessert. Carol's homemade pies are deeelicious!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was a bit shoddy but the food was good. It was too bad we were so near the door - rather noisy and disconcerting

Thank Jim B
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I apologize for the shoddy service, feel free to contact us directly and let us know what we can improve with our service team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for almost an hour to get a house salad and a clubhouse. The food was ok but nothing too spectacular. The house salad came in a soup bowl which made it difficult to eat without getting it all over the place. Most likely wouldn’t...More

Thank Annette J
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I apologize for your experience Annette J. We will address the issue of wait time with our kitchen team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food good service good atmosphere Location was right beside a grocery store and across from the ocean.

Thank Beth P
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Beth P for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant at the end of a long day visiting Duncan and Cathedral Grove. Friendly reception, menu a little lacking for vegetarians but still nice food. Good location and good parking

Thank Passport652685
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our location.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our company of three family (with six children under the age of five) recently visited Parksville, and had lunch at Lefty's. It was a very good experience. Seating was very comfortable. Reservations were made so we were given good seats near the entrance with plenty...More

Thank Ed L
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well Ed, this has to be one of the best written reviews I've had the pleasure of reading. As parents/grandparents ourselves, we understand the issues of traveling and sometimes worse, eating with little ones. We try our best to accommodate even the pickiest of eaters....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy, lots of families with children of all ages were at the restaurant when we went so that night it was quite noisy. Because the restaurant was busy, the service was slow, but the waitresses were run off their feet, but still maintained a...More

Thank Saltspringer340
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Summer is always crazy and loud, but it makes our day with the sounds of socializing, friends and family. I am delighted to read of your enjoyment in our establishment. Till next time...

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Robert M. L
June 9, 2018|
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September 12, 2017|
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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
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TonyRenzetti
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-954-3886
  • E-mail
Description
Purveyors of Leftcoast fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner since 1996. As much as possible our meals are made to order and feature house made soups, sauces and scratch baked desserts. The place where 'It doesn't matter who's right!'
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