We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Lefty's Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
710 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-752-7530
Website
Today
08:00 - 20:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

465 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 461: English reviews
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place for a bite to eat. Cosy, great staff and delicious food. Handily located in downtown Qualicum Beach for shopping.

Helpful?
Thank Ceri P
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Ceri - thanks for the 5-star review of our restaurant here on trip advisor. Glad you found the atmosphere cosy, the staff great and the food delicious. See you again soon! More 

Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We arrived rather late in the evening after a hectic day but were treated to warm and friendly service by an experienced server. We only wanted some pizza and and a glass of wine but both were excellent. We relaxed and discovered that we were there past their normal closing time. We apologized but this did not faze them at... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lesley M
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Lesley M - thank you for your positive review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor! So glad to hear you enjoyed your pizza, wine and the warm & friendly service. See you next time! More 

British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
704 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

met friends here for lunch, delicious. 2 of us had the special, chicken skewers with peanut sauce and asian salad, all good. my husband's' mac and cheese was scrumptious, with a side salad. my friend enjoyed her parsnip and apple soup. sipped our wine and beer, and coffee, the sun shone in and we had a good visit. glad to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank jarmwr40
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi jarmwr40 - thanks for the positive review here on tripadvisor. Very happy to hear you enjoyed the Thai-Marinated Chicken Skewers, Kicked-Up Mac N' Cheese and Curried Parsnip, Apple & Red Lentil Soup. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
118 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Went for breakfast and ordered the Traditional which consisted of two free range eggs (scrambled), with one locally made sausage, hash browns, multi grain toast and tea. The eggs were well prepared but cold as were the hash browns and with very little taste. The hash browns were over cooked. The toast were ok. I was truly disappointed with this... More 

Helpful?
Thank J T
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi J T - I'm sorry to hear that even though the eggs were well prepared, you found them to be cold. I hope that you were able to share this information with one of our servers at the time of your visit, as we will always take responsibility for the food we serve and would have happily remade or... More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Ordered three different pizzas and was honestly not impressed with any of them. Four cheese blend is smelly like parmesan or asiago and does not belong on a margarita pizza, but basil does and it was missing. Flavors in general were bland and muted. Crust became harder and harder as the pizza cooled - not recommended for those with braces... More 

Helpful?
Thank Eoifa9
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Eoifa9 - I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your pizza. Our quattro cheese blend includes both parmesan and asiago in the mix. While we don't have any plans to change our quattro recipe, we may look at re-naming the pizza to Four Cheese Margherita. I'm surprised we missed the basil - that is a key ingredient... More 

Cloverdale, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Me and my wife had take out to eat on the beach and it was great. we went back the next day for desert on my birthday. Awsome

Helpful?
Thank Adam P
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Adam - Thank you for your awesome 5-star review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor. Glad you enjoyed your meals to-go and that you were able to make it back the next day for dessert. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Vancouver
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lefty's is a popular eatery in QB, right in the buzzing town centre. Snug and cozy in a kind of slick way... it's clean and the service we had excellent. Food is just fine thanks and we will be regulars, though it isn't the cheapest joint in town.

Helpful?
Thank Ian M
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

HI Ian - thanks for your positive review of our restaurant here on tripadvisor. Glad to hear you enjoyed the ambience, service and food. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We personally prefer the smaller QB location while others like the larger Parksville location. Food now offered seems to vary as menus are changed to attract new patrons. For some of we "seniors" the change from the old "standbys" has not been so well received

Helpful?
Thank terlen
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi terlen - thanks for your review of our restaurant here on tripadvsior! You're right, we have changed a few of our core menu items for both our current and future potential guests. But we will always try our best to make a past menu item for any guest who requests it, even if we have to run across to... More 

Bowser, Canada
Level Contributor
20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stopped in to Lefty's while waiting for a prescription across the street. Bustling even before noon. Daily soup which came with our order was vegetable chowder. Yummy! My friend had bacon grilled cheese sandwich served on thick artisan bread with red onion, tomato, cheese and bacon. She loved it. I had the Thai Chicken wrap. Delicious! Lots of rice noodles,... More 

Helpful?
Thank lindylover
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi lindylover - thanks for your positive 5-star review of our busy restaurant here on tripadvisor! Glad you enjoyed the thai chicken wrap with the soup-of-the-day and that your friend enjoyed her bacon grilled cheese sandwich. Hope to see you soon! More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

we go to lefty's quite often for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Always fresh , and always a unique menu. I love trying new things, and at Lefty's you can or have the good old standby. The service is always friendly and quick. thank you

Helpful?
Thank Shannon r
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Shannon - thank you for your positive review of our restaurant here in tripadvisor. We love hearing from our regular guests and our team was very happy to read that you're enjoying our fresh seasonal menu items as well as some of the old standbys :) Our service team always appreciate it when they get mentioned in a review.... More 

Travellers who viewed Lefty's Restaurant also viewed

Parksville, Vancouver Island
Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island
 
Parksville, Vancouver Island
Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island
 

Been to Lefty's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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$ 8 - 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Lefty's Restaurant and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Lefty's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?