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Lefty's Grill

101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
+1 530-265-5838
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lefty's seems to be a local favorite and now I know why. Great menu with many great choices, including fish and chips and healthy pasta dishes. Friendly wait staff and nice local feel.

Thank MarkMickelsen58
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We couldn’t decide on where to eat in Nevada City & settles on Lefty’s. We got there right after they opened & they kindly wiped down a table outside on the porch; was perfect in the sun. All of our food was perfection and well...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lefty's Grill is a fantastic place for Lunch or Dinner. It is a short walk from the main part of Nevada City, and well worth the walk. There is parking across the street, and you will have a very relaxing meal.

Thank Will S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lefty’s is a great place to dine whether you want to sit at the bar and have an intimate meal upstairs or celebrated with a big group downstairs. It has a diverse menu and their stone fired Birthday s’mores are not to be missed!

Thank Beinggreen23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a beautiful lunch, sitting outside on the patio, overlooking the creek. It was a beautiful day in December and although cold, the sun came out and made a rainbow. We ordered a pizza to share, salad, and drinks. We were recommended the specials...More

Thank TJC2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lefty's has an enviable position overlooking Deer Creek and deck seating allows diners to enjoy the babbling waters while investigating an eclectic variety of nibbles and beverages. Beer and an appetizer? Perfect. Full course dinner? Of course!

Thank ocruisers
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We live here and have eaten at Lefty’s several times. The food is good (Crabcake Saladin my favorite). Service good and ambiance nice and very nice at river edge. However, the Togo service was terrible. I ordered ahead of time, they told me 15 minutes....More

Thank Luiv2Vacation
Reviewed 27 December 2017

With a wonderful food, wine and beer selection, and located just a short walk from the historic downtown, try Lefty's happy hour. The bar has plenty of seats and tables, and there is usually no wait to get in. You can order from the full...More

Thank MEKonrad
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Was in town for Victorian Christmas and Lefty's was recommended to us. Great food, from pizza to rack of lamb,and service. It was a packed house, both upstairs and down stairs.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Lefty's is a wonderful restaurant and perfect for a special lunch or date. The food is great and the atmosphere is beautiful especially outside on the deck overlooking the creek. It NEVER disappoints! Yum.

Thank lisahT7974VZ
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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, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
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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