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The Foundation

2301 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Mt. Pleasant)
604-708-0881
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Ranked #656 of 2,804 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Healthy, Fusion, Organic
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Mt. Pleasant
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Mt. Pleasant
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
Top Contributor
205 reviews 205 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Okay, everything aside, the nachos are worth coming for. Why they serve anything else is beyond me. I came and had the nachos of course, and another sampler platter. While I couldn't identify much of what was on the sampler platter, it was tasty, but it was the nachos that I love. The sangria was okay, nothing special. The service... More

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Airdrie, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

When I was told that we were going out for vegan food I was a little unimpressed to say the least. I was brought up to believe meat was a staple in all meals. In the end what an amazing meal. I had the che pol t. It was really very good. The service was great although the music was... More

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