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The Foundation - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Fusion, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

This is vegan heaven ❤️ Nothing more and nothing less An inspiration for body and mind Will be sadly missed

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank lypsanimal
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Coming here is probably the worst decision you can ever make! As we entered and were taken to our table, we noticed the table was dirty and let the server (Ash) know, rather than apologizing and politely cleaning the table, she did so with attitude...More

Date of visit: January 2017
4  Thank Njosan
Reviewed December 16, 2016

I've been hearing that the nachos and food were great at this place, so i decided to go with my husband. He and I were excited to try the food, but were disappointed to be sat after standing for 5 minutes without being seated or...More

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank Char L
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I was excited to take my boyfriend to The Foundation for their world famous nachos. He was sceptical and said that he couldn't get very excited about vegetarian nachos, but I assured him that he was in for a surprise. The end result was a...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank owenpierson
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Went there with a friend for vegetarian. Had a burger. It was so unbelievably bad. I don't think I've ever had a veg burger quite so dry and tasteless. The salad it came with was just leaves with salad dressing squirted on top. There was...More

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank ptrpdrm
Reviewed November 26, 2016

if i would move to vancouver, it would mainly be because of "the foundation"! great beats, awesome salads, huge superb nachos platters, delicious beer! and its just super relaxed there!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank URSliYeah
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Although not everything was vegan, they did have a separate vegan menu with quite a few options. The servers were all friendly and knowledgable. I really liked the salad that had cooked broccoli and peanut sauce but I didn't love the sangria.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Sarah Violin D
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Found this little gem looking for something to eat on a rainy day on Main st! Would highly recommend to anyone that is vegetarian as The Foundation serves a variety of delicious options! Some of my favorite plates include the mingling yams and the satay...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank kbernard4444
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Rented bikes from a shop around the corner and stumbled on this restaurant. The menu is a bit quirky and takes some time to interpret. Food is generous and tasty. Went twice in the last two weeks for lunch. Great both times.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Dan M
Reviewed August 6, 2016

My favorite is the maple chili. it's amazing. Great for lunch - fast and friendly service, always delicious.

Date of visit: August 2016
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