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The Foundation

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Mt. Pleasant
Organic, Vegetarian, Fusion, Healthy
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2301 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-708-0881
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Wed 12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great restaurant

Great restaurant, great food, affordable prices, I will go back again for sure!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
WelinChen
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Taipei, Taiwan
via mobile
Good for:
  • Late Night
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant, great food, affordable prices, I will go back again for sure!

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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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

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
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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
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 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
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2301 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Mt. Pleasant
  • Neighborhood: Mt. Pleasant
  • Phone Number: 604-708-0881

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Organic, Vegetarian, Fusion, Healthy
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?