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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (131 reviews)
“quesadilla” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has never disappointed us yet. Wholesome and healthy choices. Friendly staff, the place is small, but has very cozy little corners and nooks. Not the "open concept" which is so popular these days (why, I don't know). A lot less noise and one...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Renata M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 of our family stopped in at Lefty's in Parksville on my recommendation. I remember us enjoying the food here years ago. We ordered lunch and honestly it did take awhile 30+ minutes to be served. My teenager was starting to ask why we hadn't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank janetpP1615UF
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A long time establishment in town. Quality food, consistent, nice atmosphere with wonderful patios. Wide array of menu items and good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jeffreyjackthefirst
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Professional friendly staff, nice atmosphere, wonderful food! Tables inside and out so you can go rain or shine. Chef’s specials are very good. Nice variety on the menu. Comfortable seating.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lazydayz2014
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Several family members and I were in Parksville last week and went to Lefty's for dinner. I had been to Lefty's in Qualicum Beach and liked it, but the Parksville location was even nicer. I appreciated the decor and the large menu with lots of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank hiker017
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Food was good, salad and burgers, but service was very slow. Probably won't come back during the lunch hour because of that.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank RFA2249
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Three of us recently had lunch at Lefty’s. We arrived at 12 and, almost immediately, the restaurant was full. The service was good and the food was good. I had the turkey club, which was very tasty. The other two shared a chicken quesadilla and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Golferboy18
Reviewed October 23, 2018

My husband myself and Mt adult daughter went for dinner in Parksville Leftys. My husband had stir fry the, at what like soup and Mt daughter had a 26 dollar Moroccan dish extra spicy so the poured hot sauce on the vagetables. Worst meal ever,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank jojocalgary58
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We ordered take out. I have had their salmon pizza and it has been delicious but this time my pizza was undercooked to the point I had to throw it in a frying pan to finish it. My husband enjoyed his ribs but the baked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank monica j
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Simone was friendly, helpful, tall and pretty! Bacon and eggs were on "special" ($10) Good coffee....Place was clean and cozy.....What more can you ask?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CarlosandGigi
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Robert M. L
June 9, 2018|
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Response from zenithCanada | Reviewed this property |
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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
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
  • Value
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
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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