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Plant Vegan Restaurant

165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
+1 828-258-7500
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“vegan cuisine” (10 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved Plant. It was a wonderful experience. The menu was full of amazing choices. The food was outstanding. Once we had the first entrée we wanted more and more. We can't wait to go back.

Thank Melinda T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and amazing for Vegan entrees. It was extremely busy and somewhat pricey, compared to non Vegan restaurants with similar menus.

Thank MLS-21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived in Asheville for four years, and dining at Planta number of times, we recently had the best meal we've ever had there. We dined with another couple and between us ordered three appetizers and three main dishes and shared them. We found it...More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One word...EXCELLENT ! We live several hours away in VA and make the trip at least monthly to have dinner at this small vegan restaurant. We actually met the owner once and honestly can say that it is no wonder this place is successful. The...More

Thank Ricky C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at Plant for the first time and loved it. We became vegan just a few months ago and this restaurant is paradise for vegan diners. We started with the fried plantains and for mains, my wife had the raw...More

Thank iamstoked22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a new vegetarian and was in search of an authentic vegan/vegetarian restaurant. So, their menu is not just a mere "vegetarian-friendly" but the entire menu is vegan. Delicious food. Friendly wait staff and will take the time to explain their dishes. They are...More

Thank LibbbsPT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here a number of years ago and we found the same high quality experience again. The waitstaff was excellent making great suggestions and attentive answers to questions. The food was exceptional, full of flavor and authenticity, After a full day of sightseeing...More

Thank Sheldon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had one of the best meals ever at Plant! We were in town for a conference. Lucky for us we had a free night. I looked up Plant ahead of time and made a reservation. (I would highly recommend doing so. We were there...More

Thank Deb74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was amazing. The flavors they infuse into each dish was masterful. The service was great and very knowledgeable. Worth every penny.

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first experience at a vegan restaurant and could not have been more amazing and satisfying. Chef Jason has made a believer of me!

Thank Fred B
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Rita W
25 July 2015|
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Response from mas4444 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are plenty of gluten-free options on the menu. The items that are or can be made gluten-free are marked on the menu with an asterisk.
31 January 2015|
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Response from Vittoria M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Risotto is usually a safe bet. I'm a vegetarian who absolutely hates tempeh but the walnut crusted dish is delicious. Your wife is lucky to be married to a vegetolerant guy like you!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-258-7500
Plant serves innovative, organic plant-based cuisine, local brews, craft cocktails, and biodynamic wines in a modern inviting setting.
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