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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%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (40 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (9 reviews)
“polenta” (10 reviews)
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Bar, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2623
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the selection of beer was good, and I was delighted to see one of my favorite local craft beers on the menu, "Clouds of Jupiter" a double IPA. We then ordered Lefty's burger, and it was really really good. One of the best, by...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly On this dark night I was not impressed with the store front. I thought a normal pizza place but was really taken back once we got inside. It was warm and inviting. The staff was friendly and the food was really good. You should...More

Thank 242vernec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd heard about Lefty's since moving here a year ago, but the one time I tried to go there, they were closed. Last night we returned and had a most pleasant dinner. Our server was friendly and attentive, our food delicious, and I look forward...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Restaurant has great customer service, charm and can accommodate large groups, indoor and outdoor setting, banquet area available and groups of all sizes. Prices are reasonable for setting and flavor. Definitely recommend!

Thank Patty S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

It was unusually warm in Nevada City yesterday for an October 28th day so the creekside dining was perfect with lots of trees. The cocktails were as good as the popular mixology bars in Sacramento, San Francisco, San Diego, Denver, and Portland. The food was...More

Thank Juliana1962
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This Historic Building built in 1872 has been around since the Gold Rush. Sit outside by the water and enjoy THE HIPPIE HORSE $10, Effen Cucumber Vodka, fresh cucumbers, Elderflower liqueur, Fresh lime juice, Ginger beer...delish and refreshing! Food was outstanding, waiter could not have...More

Thank BarbD778
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely dinner on the deck above a fast-flowing creek. The warm reception and excellent waiter got us off to a warm start, although my husband needed to make a run to the car for jackets. We were all tempted by the special...More

Thank JoAnn D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Three of us dined on a Friday evening. Although crowded the service was without fault. Each of us had something different....short ribs were a tad dry but tasty served along with polenta, the seared ahi was nothing short of perfect and lastly the baked salmon...More

1  Thank tresg399
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The service was excellent. The food was very good, but my butternut squash pasta was a little too rich for me. My friends and I did enjoy our meals and will be back, although next time I will try something less buttery.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Stopped in for dinner on a Friday evening and they were very busy. We did get seated immediately though and a waitress was with us pretty quick. After that the service was very slow. Not sure if they were short staffed or if that is...More

Thank Duker20
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Nearby Attractions
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1.36 km away
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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