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Laughing Seed Cafe

€€ - €€€International, , Healthy
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-3445
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’m not vegetarian or a vegan, but this place makes me want to try. The menu was super diverse and everything was delicious! I will definitely go back next time I’m in Asheville.

Thank Melissa_W_TN
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends are vegan, but I am not, but I had Thai Panang Curry, that is both gluten free and Vegetarian. It was filling and had great flavor. We sat outdoors and could watch all the people walking up and down the very busy downtown...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing pizza - and not a bit of grain to be found. And you would not know it (I did not know initially). Do not forget the tasty fragrant various appetizers. Service is knowledgeable. And the Ginger “Cider” (not cider but not sure what else...More

Thank stephrab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I’m not a tofu or tempeh fan, I had a delicious spinach and berry salad today. My lunch mates had a generous serving of fried tofu on their salads which they said was delicious. The Laughing Seed is located on a quiet street in...More

Thank mtncrk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of ashevilles all time best resturants, maybe vegatarian but has amazing food and i love the family that owns them and jack of the wood in the downstairs of laughingseed it is also a great place to eat and get drinks at the bar,...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Laughing Seed was a perfect place for a healthy lunch. Everything was seasoned just right. We had been indulging in rich food for a few days and this meal brought us back to healthy eating with wonderful flavors and eye-pleasing plates of fresh food....More

Thank bookscout27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The spinach pesto manticotti raw dish was one of the best vegetarian dishes I’ve had. So many great plant based options as well as juices and vegetarian appetizers and desserts.

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've honestly never had a bad meal here. I like everything they serve (and I'm not vegan or vegetarian). I think the food here is much better than other much more expensive places in town. Service is very nice and I like the vibe. Patio...More

Thank abigailgriffinavl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I am not vegan I am gluten free and dairy free so vegan restaurants have an appeal for me. Laughing Seed, which is tucked away on a small street, takes gluten free seriously. There were many offerings that fit my needs and the food...More

Thank metalmaiden
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Wow the options were wonderful...from the vegetable pakoras to an excellent brown rice salad that I have tried m best to recreate at home...but the hardest thing to recreate is the salad dressing that was so Yummy!

Thank Kelly P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-3445
The Laughing Seed Cafe is Asheville's original downtown international vegetarian restaurant. We've provided the finest organic, local, and farm-to-table vegetarian cuisine with an international flair for twenty years and counting.
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