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Lefty's Restaurant

280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-954-3886
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (107 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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280 East Island Hwy | Thrifty Foods Center, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 723 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We went to Lefty's (Parksville) in May 2017 for my wife's birthday. First, the good: lots of free parking as the restaurant is in a small mall. We were quickly greeted, seated inside and had our orders taken. Lefty's also a very nice patio area...More

Thank MesaMac
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thouroughly enjoyable breakfast. Friendly service and fairly priced - being left-handed myself made it all the more special. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim D
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Jim! And you're a Lefty! Double great in our books!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this spot while driving and decided to stop in for lunch after a number of favourable online reviews. When we arrived we were underwhelmed by the exterior and it turned out we had found our way to their back entrance which was for pick...More

Thank darrylmills73
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Darrylmills73 for giving us a whirl. We are delighted we could meet and even exceed expectations. Those pizzas are delicious no argument there! Till we serve you again...

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When staying at our Timeshare at Beachclub Resort, we usually chose Lefty's as our first choice for dinner out. It's on the main drag tucked in the corner of the mall with Quality Foods. Great quite ambiance, good variety on menu and value priced. Their...More

Thank Greg S
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Greg S for the review and it is an honour to have you when you visit!

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had the spinach cranberry salad so fresh and delicious. Other members of our group had a variety of other items and all thought the same of their choices. Service was excellent. Will definitely return there when we are in the area. Always like to...More

Thank Kilipi
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Kilipi! That little salad always manages to surprise me in its ability to impact our guests. We are delighted you and your companions enjoyed yourselves and we'll be here for your next journey to our world.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here twice during our stay in the area. The food is flavorful. Multiple options available from salads to pizza and sandwiches to pasta. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank jenwulff
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Jenwulff for visiting our great community and taking the time to review us. Glad we met your expectations.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lefty's was recommended to us by the owner's of a local B&B and we were very happy with our service and our meal - caeser salad and pizza, coconut cream and lemon meringue pie. All made in-house and were delicious. We will definitely return the...More

Thank MSaka2017
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks MSaka2017! And thanks to the local B&B for the recommendation. Cannot wait to serve you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I discovered Lefty's Restaurant in Parksville. It's just like a nice cozy little bistro. The staff were attentive and exceptional. The food was very good and the atmosphere was wonderful. You could enjoy your meal inside or outside on the patio. The...More

Thank Debbie W
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Debbie for your five star review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I met up with a former co-worker and friend here for dinner while I was visiting the area. We had great meals. This is a real jewel in the Parksville crown. The meal I had was one of the most flavourful and tasty I've had...More

Thank ADBOCNL
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

What a wonderful review, thank you so much for taking the time to let other's know of your experience. It is the reason we are here!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought I would try leftys again what mistake took for ever for the waitress to get to me had salty coconut shrimp soup over cooked greasy burger want it med rare was told have to fully cook it food safe reg I thought the customer...More

Thank Donn T
Deanna D, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

I am truly sorry to read of your disappointing experience. It is a health violation to cook burgers medium rare so our hands are tied with that one, but the rest....salty soup, greasy burger and cold fries. We make all our soups from scratch so...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
TonyRenzetti
Do you take America express? Is it pet friendly?
21 April 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
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    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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: 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!'