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Laughing Seed Cafe

€€ - €€€International, , Healthy
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-3445
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 - 22:00All hours
International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take your non-vegetarian friends here and watch their horizons widen. Beautiful, delicious dishes with lots of flavor and texture.

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best places in Asheville to get a vegan meal. Consistently really good. The staff is excellent too.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat at bar and enjoyed ASIAN FANTASIAN salad. Dressing was really tasty! Also cookie (bakie) selection. Lots of fresh made-to-order juice options also.

Thank KatrinaOrson
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Every time we are in a new place we look for vegetarian options. Normally there are very few and they are not too good. That is not the case in Asheville. There are several vegetarian options but the Laughing Seed menu looked the best, it...More

Thank colonialgal
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My husband and I are both vegetarian with vegan tendencies. We absolutely loved everything we had at Laughing Seed Cafe! I got the Thali plate: packed with East Indian goodness, perfect mild to medium spice. My husband got the Cauliflower Steak and Frites: oh my...More

Thank therealjenn
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Recently went with my daughter to Laughing Seed.She is a vegetarian but I am not. I chose the seed burger and it was absolutely delicious,Amazing that those ingredients could create such flavor. This restaurant will certainly be on my short lists of places to return.

Thank cherie51
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Glad we gave this place another try. Service was quite good this time, and we visited twice in our short visit to Asheville. The have vegetarian french onion soup. Yes, you read that right - VEGETARIAN french onion. Leave off the cheese and make it...More

Thank Scarletleaf
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We were visiting Asheville and looking for a small quint place for lunch. My wife is Vegan so this was a great find. The food was great and the service was good. The portions were large as we had enough for our super meal.

Thank gvsnj
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We’re not vegetarian but were in the mood for something different; glad we came! I had a black bean, beet, carrot and smoked walnut burger seasoned with roasted garlic. Served on a vegan bun with garlic aioli (delicious), lettuce, tomato and a pickle and their...More

Thank ladybugsmiles
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Was here recently and it is so, so yummy. I am not vegetarian or vegan, but still enjoy this place very much! I had the bean burger and carrot ginger soup - both were delicious! I went here at lunch time with a group of...More

Thank PghTravelGirl87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 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 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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