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2301 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Mt. Pleasant)
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Ranked #756 of 2,869 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $0 - $20
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Wed 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Healthy, Fusion, Organic
Neighborhood: Mt. Pleasant
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I must admit I've been to foundation quite a bit since I moved to Vancouver. I enjoy the good portions and tasty menu and it is cheap compared to a lot of vegetarian places around the city. However the music is loud!! Not sure why so loud but it distracts from trying to hold a conversation as does the low... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

A friend from Vancouver took us here for a light dinner on our visit. I am not a vegetarian but figured I would try it out. At night the lighting is really low lighting. Lit by Candles. It was hard to read the menu in that light but I managed. I just ordered the nachos. Good choice on my part.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you're going to serve so-called guacamole from a bucket bought from a food supplier, don't tell us that your guacamole is made in-house when we called to ask if you're guacamole is made in-house. (It was a woman on the phone who told us this lie then hung up on a Monday.) Your salsa and sour cream with the... More 

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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Servings are generous, and the food is satisfying and tasty. The restaurant is open late and offers a great selection of beer, sangria and other drinks. Prices are very reasonable, and it is a nice place to enjoy good vegetarian food, listen to music and relax.

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Hong Kong, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The flavours of the food were great. You don't have to be a vegetarian to love the food here. The food is so good that you won't even notice that there isn't any meat.

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our son took us here while visiting him from overseas. The Restaurant looks tatty at first and the vegetarian menu threw me. ordered a whole bunch of stuff and soon had our table covered in way to much food. great flavours, fresh and a great vibe. staff are casual and efficient. The kitchen seems to have the say in the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Was taken for dinner here by locals while visiting Vancouver. A great recommendation seeing that neither are vegetarian. The portions are HUGE, and speedy, friendly service makes the experience even better. Ask for daily specials/ variations on the nachos. You will not leave hungry!

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Perth, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place is literally the definition of "hipster", funky menus and art and all the staff dress the part. I had a veggie bowl with chilli/like quinoa which was delicious and I ate til I couldn't eat anymore! I also had a side of houmous with pita which was good but nothing exciting. The food here is healthy and delicious... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Loved this place! The music wasn't quite what you might expect from a vegetarian place, but if you're a hip hop fan then you'll love it. The fact that the food is imaginative, delicious and excellent value really makes this a winner in my book. The service was a little slow, but they were very busy - I imagine this... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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225 reviews 225 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The legend that has been built about these nahcos is incredibly perplexing. It isn't cheap ($18 + guacamole) and it sure as heck ain't good. There are too many black beans, it is sloppily prepared, no veggies, the cheddar used is quite sharp and there is almost no jalapenos. Nachos need a tartness which comes with jalapneos. Boston Pizza or... More 

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Additional Information about The Foundation

Address: 2301 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604-708-0881
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Mt. Pleasant
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Fusion, Organic

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