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Lefty's Grill

101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
+1 530-265-5838
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of choices on menu! Nice bar! Riverside view, dining room downstairs so must be able to climb stairs or eat in the bar upstairs.

Thank Pat T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our local friends always bring us here, and we meet here there friends. I find the terrace by the river quite romantic, their bar very rich, their bistro enjoyable. The food is quite good. I had twice the chicken saltimbocca, which was great. I love...More

Thank StefanCal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate on the deck. Great view, had a creek running next to it. Food was great. Service was good. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank Jeannine S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for some appetizers and drinks before a show in Nevada City. This restaurant is across the bridge ( highway) from downtown with all its shops and restaurants and difficult parking. We stayed at a hotel up the hill from downtown, and could walk...More

Thank Calaverasgal
Reviewed 2 October 2018

if the weather is nice, you can't beat the deck, come early for great prices, varied menu, great service in a relaxing environment

Thank freedo
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting the area and this restaurant was recommended. We wanted to watch football game so we ate in the bar. Chris, the bartender, was excellent. Extremely busy bar that evening and he kept pace and served great drinks. Also, a very nice guy. Food was...More

Thank 840suzannef
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best places at which you can dine outside, and you can hear the gurgle of Deer Creek. You will need to make reservations or arrive early to acquire a seat alongside the creek. The wait staff are very attentive. The...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Delicious food and drinks! One of us had the venison, which was just ok, but the boneless ribs were amazing! So tender and perfectly paired with potatoes and squash. The only complaint was that I ordered a drink that must have the same name as...More

Thank Caliblue75
Reviewed 20 September 2018

How many pizzas have you eaten in your life? How many do you remember -- either because of where you ate them, who you ate them with or how they tasted (for better or worse). I figure that before we ate at Lefty's, I might...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Wonderful find! Great family lunch spot. Boys had great food options! Delish! Staff was wonderful as well!

Thank kinyama
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11 April 2017|
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Response from pbers |
Yes! Call John or Chris at (530) 265-5838
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Response from wowistar | Reviewed this property |
Lefty's is open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. Open Friday 11:30 am to 9:30 pm. This is the information we were given when we were there; HOWEVER, I would call (530.265.5838) to insure this is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Nevada City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-265-5838
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Casual white linen dining. Come see our new 1,100 sq ft dining room, featuring a view of Deer Creek. We also offer a full bar with daily drink specials. Enjoy our creekside patios, upper bar and wine tasting room. Think of us for gourmet burgers, pizza, elegant meals, banquets and catering. See us on Wednesday for our Blue Plate Special and Fridays for fresh house-made Fish & Chips, Clam Chowder and Coleslaw-all day, til sold out. Come early!
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