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Laughing Seed Cafe

40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-3445
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 11 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 9 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
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The place had great atmosphere and a fantastic selection. The food took a really long time so don't come starving and our waitress was not stellar, but the other people who worked there were really nice.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was the first restaurant we visited on our vacation, and it set the tone for a wonderful time! The food was delicious (try their new vegetarian French onion soup!), the atmosphere was lovely, and the service superb....put this on your trip list for sure!

Thank SewManyDolls
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We have visited Laughing Seed for the last 25 plus years and will keep coming back.The food is consistantly great and the staff are helpful suggesting their favorites.

Thank worldtraveler5229
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
Description
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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