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The Fountainhead Pub

#477 of 2,897 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Davie Village
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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1025 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1M5, Canada
+1 604-687-2222
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The staff is now too plastic. Guess new management, as so many new staff with their own colored t-shirts. Where is the old uniform and the honest caring attitude. Where is the old staff. This used to be my favorite hangout with friends in Vancouver but my last visit leaves me so cold. Not sure if I will be back.... More 

Thank bradvanbc2016
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had an awesome brunch on the patio on a sunny september morning. Great little spot for any meal or just to hang out! Staff was really friendly and the food was good!

Thank triciaw801
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Bartenders are really friendly. Especially Scotty. Food is decent and fairly priced. It's a little to dark even during the day. Patio is nice as well

Thank Andrew S
Vancouver, Canada
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627 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Four of use dropped in to try out the $6 lunch. Six listings, $6 each. Half a sandwich accompanied by fries or salad. Not too busy so great for having a conversation. Opted for the Half Beef Dip (2) with fries, a Half Clubhouse and a regular priced J Burger each with a kale caesar. The beef and clubhouse were... More 

Thank Ted M
West Hollywood, California
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Awesome lunch, great staff, laid-back atmosphere :-) I found this place years ago, and occasionally visit when I'm in Vancouver. Now that I've relocated to Vancouver, it has now become a frequent lunch stop for me while I work away on my laptop. There are always people (always a good sign) eating, and everyone is super friendly. The $6 lunch... More 

Thank rileyhalden
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108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Although it might appear a bit dark as you walk in for dinner (your eyes need to adjust, bit too dark maybe), the service was top-notch, eager and friendly, nice varied menu with different pub choices; try the flatbread pizza - a nice change from regular pizza. I had the meat-lovers. :) Lots of local brew choices, so many that... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Visited a number of times whilst in Vancouver. Excellent staff and service. A good range of beers and food.

Thank Sheff_Horn
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner with my hubby & our bestie Went to fountain head Great service great food All in all a great place to hangout and Typical bar food but good Highly recommend this place for a casual dinner

Thank Brad S
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137 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Having a beer in the evening in a Canadian city is not that easy. People seem to go to a restaurant and then to a club (or home?) Quite different from many places in Europe. This gay bar appeared to be almost the only place in Davie to have a beer without having to eat. Nice ambiance and crowd too!... More 

Thank DVreis
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Fish and chips are not great. Fish is taste free and greasy. Chips are limp and also have no taste. Server was very slow. Request malt vinegar for my chips, but it never arrived. Server was more focused on a large group next to me and ignored the solo diner (me). Probably great for drinks, but find somewhere else for... More 

Thank Andrew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Davie Village
  • Neighbourhood: Davie Village
  • Phone Number: +1 604-687-2222

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

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Davie Village
Davie Village is the vital LGBTQ heart of Vancouver. It is the only like area in the world to have a permanent four-way rainbow crosswalk, to symbolise the city's solidarity with many of the businesses, ranging from bars to bookstores, that keep the area vibrant. By day, it is a people-watching stop, with fantastic boutique cafes, but at night is when it really shines, humming with neon lights and nightclub music inside many of the hip and trendy bars and dance halls. The area is diverse and welcoming, and its supportive community makes for a tight-knit group of independent and creative shops.
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