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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” (127 reviews)
“lemon meringue” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (26 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 4 days 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.

Thank jeffreyjackthefirst
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank lazydayz2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank hiker017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank RFA2249
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Golferboy18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank jojocalgary58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  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?

Thank CarlosandGigi
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Stopped for lunch on the way back to the vacation rental. The food was very tasty and plentiful. The service was alittle slow which worked out as we were not in a hurry. The staff were very friendly.

Thank 257bobm
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

We are truly pleased you enjoyed your meal with us Bob M.

Reviewed September 24, 2018

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
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you Weeziespice for such a positive view of our establishment. We thoroughly enjoy our regular guests whether they come once a year or once a week!

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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