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Lefty's Restaurant

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American, Canadian, Soups, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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710 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9P 2G3, Canada
+1 250-752-7530
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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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
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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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
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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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
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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 

Campbell River, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good at breakfast. Great service. Nice location. Would definitely return to this restaurant at another time.

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

Hi TassieMom - thanks for your 5-star review of our restaurant! Glad you enjoyed your breakfast and found the service to be great. We think we're in a pretty great location here in Downtown Qualicum Beach too! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Good, cheap breakfast, and quick service too. We had the $9 special (which includes coffee) and the huevos burrito, both very tasty. This will be my go to breaky spot in QB

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

Hi ghgreys - thanks for the positive 5-star review of Lefty's! Glad you enjoyed the the Weekday Wake-Up breaky special (2 freshly cracked eggs, 2 slices of bacon, hand-cut hashbrowns and thick-sliced toast with a hot cup of coffee) and the Huevos Burritos. See you soon for breakfast. More 

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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We popped into lefty's for a date night while staying with friends in qualicum beach. A great atmosphere and quality menu, my husband had the chicken pizza and liked it so much he tried to recreate it at another pizza place a few nights later. I had the steak which was well cooked and served with mash and veg. We... More 

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1 Thank Discover81
Anthony C, General Manager at Lefty's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Discover81 - thank you so much for your positive review of Lefty's. We were very happy to read that your husband enjoyed his pizza and that you enjoyed your steak dinner. Our baker Carol will be happy to hear that you that you really liked your gluten-free cookie. Hope to see you again soon! 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$8 - US$19
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Soups, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?