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Lefty's Restaurant

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710 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-752-7530
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Nanaimo, Canada
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381 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Today I did not have a meal but a latte & chocolate cake. This may seem nit picky, however I didn't like the presentation of the dessert. A good dessert should not need a bigger plate, 4 squirts of whip cream & chocolate sauce lines on the plate - I'd rather have a smaller plate with possibly 1 squirt of... More 

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Thank S_Leach
Delta, Canada
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a breakfast and a dinner at Lefty's while in Qualicum and enjoyed both meals and friendly staff. My husband was extremely satisfied with the gluten free choices and enjoyed his pizza. My dinner was the Thai prawns and it was very tasty and good value. Breakfast was also great but you have to have a HUGE appetite to... More 

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Thank Harald L
Calgary, Canada
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a special lamb burger on focaccia bread. It was tasty and had the perfect condiments to highlight the meat. The focaccia bread was toasted but too much bread to fit into your mouth! We would return and try other items on the menu. Our server, Anthony, was especially helpful and friendly!

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Thank Loki111
Vancouver
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always consistent and good size portions. The children enjoy their meals and the service is consisently good. Great menu and family dining.

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Thank Sandra C
Qualicum
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great breakfast a week or so ago, was very happy with entire visit. Went in yesterday (Mar.15/17), sat solo for sometime before being spoken too, food was good as usual not that the waitress would know as she never came back to my table. Got the bill...$3.00 for "bottomless coffee" which would have been good had I been... More 

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Thank 269lisam269
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in qualicum and quite often go to leftys, people that complain about a server getting a drink wrong!! oh my lord they should get a life. I wonder if they ever made a mistake at their place of employment. the staff work hard and the food is good. Qualicum and Parksville Leftys are both great places to eat... More 

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Thank 2014banjo
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi 2014banjo - thanks for your 5-star review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor!!! I can't wait to share your comments with our hardworking team of servers and line cooks. You're right - we do try our best to provide our guests with good food and a strong sesne of community. Hope you'll introduce yourself the next time you visit... More 

Parksville, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in the area and frequent both Lefty's on a regular basis. First the good. The food here is always tasty, well prepared and well presented. Now the bad. On our last 2 visits to Lefty's in Qualicum Beach the service was incredibly poor. The first bad experience was in December. Basically the food took an inordinate time coming... More 

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Thank Douglas H
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Douglas H, I was glad to read that you found the food at Lefty's to be tasty, well-prepared and well-presented. Our team works very hard to provide each of our guests with exactly what you mentioned. Yes, sometimes the food does take a little longer than expected to make it to the table. Without knowing the exact details of... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Saturday breakfast during our two day mini vacation. Food was excellent and service very friendly. Highly recommend this place.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited 20 minutes before our server took our order. She even said to us: I was in the kitchen and forgot all about you. Really? The food was average, nothing to rush back to.

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Thank RicaR222
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi RicaR222, Thanks for your review. Average is definitely not a standard we aim for here at Lefty's. 20 minutes is a very long time to have wait to place your order. Without knowing the exact details, such as the date and time of your visit, I can't offer an explanation as to why you were overlooked, only an apology... More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have lunch here occasionally ... they have very good food and an extensive menu. Everything is homemade ... their desserts are wonderful!

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Thank Sharon K
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Sharon - thanks so much for your 5-star review of Lefty's! Our baker Carol is going to love that you mentioned her desserts, which are made right here in the restaurant. Hope to see you on your next visit! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Soups, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-7530
Description
Located in downtown Qualicum Beach, Lefty's has been crafting fresh food daily since 1996. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts (with many gluten-free and vegetarian options available), the restaurant features comfort food with a twist and seasonal specials along with a warm, welcoming ambiance and cozy tables. Lefty's now offers stone-baked artisan thin-crust pizzas with sauces made from scratch, blended cheeses and fresh ingredients. Or start your morning with a Lefty's local breakfast, made with free-range eggs, custom British-style banger sausages, house-made jam, hot sauce and fresh-brewed locally-roasted organic coffee.

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