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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
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (128 reviews)
“lemon meringue” (10 reviews)
“quesadilla” (15 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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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 828 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had dinner with family at Lefty’s. First time I’ve been. The food was fantastic. The coffee was really good. I had my young child with me, and when we arrived the hostess offered her a colouring sheet which didn’t show up for half an hour....More

Thank maria j
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Maria, it is never our intention to make anyone feel this way and I wholeheartedly apologize you did. We tend to get tunnel vision when busy and I will let my team know how their actions made one feel. Knowing this group of people they...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in Parksville next to Thriftys. Lots of parking. Varied menu with vegan options made in-house. Great for brunch and families

Thank 76ievans
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you! Having lefty (lol) all responses to reviews on the back burner as we ramp up into summer, yours is an absolute delight to read! Thank you 76ievans! You are the reason we do this.

Reviewed 1 week ago

About the same price range as an Earl's. Mid range. Food was VERY good. Had basic burger and could hardly eat it all. My wife had a salad and also enjoyed it. Facility is clean, staff are friendly, food is good.

Thank Robert D
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Why thank you Robert D. We appreciate your great review and will boost the spirits of my hard working teams to read it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try Lefty’s as a celebration dinner for end of school before heading into mini golf We ordered with two hungry 13 year olds The meal never arrived. We waited 45 minutes (restaurant was slow). I finally asked about it to find out...More

Thank djdebbc
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sorry for the disappointing meal.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I am in Parksville I eat at Lefty's at least once. I have never been disappointed, admittedly some visits are slightly better than others due to wait times etc but I have never been unhappy with my/our meals. This time all the meals...More

Thank EdmontonBob23
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you EdmontonBob23, but I am sorry about the pie! They usually don't last a day in the cooler so it is disappointing you received one less than stellar. (Is pie ever inedible?)

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Back again after two years away. Just great. Service very good and welcoming. Nice menu with plenty of choice. Specials excellent. Try the blackberry beer, interesting.

Thank gordonl463
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Why gordonl463, you just made my day! Thank you for giving us a review. I'll be sure to share with the teams as it will most definitely give them a spring in their step.

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Their pizzas are addictive So good you want to go back again and again...... I do !!! Don t miss out ! My mouth is watering just thinking about it !!!!!

Thank orcabm
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It's in the sauce orcabm, just kidding. Love that you loved it cause it's fun making them!

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

The place was not full yet the server stated that there were pressures on the kitchen so we might have to wait 20 minutes for food. We stayed and waited some 25 minutes but it was worth it as a flatbread and blue cheese salad...More

1  Thank David G
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We want our guests to know if they will be waiting. We committed to preparing all our meals to order back 21 years ago, so it is only fair we warn guests they may wait. Often families cannot wait, or there is a ferry to...More

Reviewed June 7, 2018

Very nice atmosphere, clean, and great service, with amazing food. Pastry is homemade, we wouldn't have found it, but we were told about it. It was worth seeking out. There is a bookstore attached with a pass through.

Thank Diane C
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you Diane for the wonderful review!

Reviewed June 6, 2018

I was walking around the wonderful town of Parksville with a friend and we decided we wanted to have some frozen iogurt from the local restaurant, Lefty's. We had been there before and it used to be a nice environment to hang out and enjoy...More

Thank Estel A
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

I am absolutely speechless and appalled of the actions of one of our employees during your experience! That is not acceptable in any way, shape or form and will be dealt with immediately! I offer my sincere apologies for this atrocious experience.

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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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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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