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Laughing Seed Cafe

) #50 of 584 Restaurants in Asheville $$ - $$$ International, , Healthy
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-252-3445
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
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1 - 10 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent restaurant for vegetarians and vegans. They have a diverse menu and everything is delicious. Conveniently located down town near all the fun things to do and see.

Thank namaste1995
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of four had different items for lunch. Each of us loved our selection. The service was excellent and the decor is very nice and clean.

Thank joelajoela
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are vegan or vegetarian this place is for you. Not only are all the dishes meatless, but the creativity and presentation of the food is really special. They also had exceptionally good non-alcoholic drinks that we all enjoyed. The only downside for us...More

Thank wendy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought we had a restaurant picked out for dinner in Asheville but when we arrived it appeared that many before us had picked the same place. So, we took to the not-to-unpleasant task of wondering around this town gazing at menu items available for...More

Thank UwchlanJohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time we visited Asheville, we wanted a vegetarian/vegan option and tried this place and enjoyed it. This time, we waited about 30 minutes for a table. Once seated waited some time for a server. We heard the Jalapeno/Onion fries were great, so ordered...More

Thank OldMarSix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time I have ever eaten at a vegetarian/vegan only establishment. Wanted to give it a try to see if it was something to add to our restaurant excursions. It was well worth it. The hummus is outstanding along with the bread...More

1  Thank Vols_Rock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm on an elimination diet that is essentially vegan and gluten free. This entire restaurant is vegetarian and has many options. Don't let that stray the non vegans out there. My husband LOVED the jackfruit tacos and he's a meat eater. Our food was delicious,...More

Thank jboring12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The South by Southwest Burrito provided two scrumptious meals! Our waitress was also willing to bring me a "beer taste" of the kombucha since I didn't want to fill up on a whole serving. I enjoy this place, have been before, and will go again...More

Thank singingcook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Laughing Seed was a great lunch spot. Popped in to get out of summer shower and had a wonderful lunch. The water was the best thing though!!! No ice, no lemons, no straws! Just plain old good water. The food was delicious also. We...More

Thank Edla S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited The Laughing Seed again. It's been a year or so. Very good as usual. I had the Harmony Bowl this time. Very fresh vegetable dish. Generous portion as well and I had the small size.

Thank grhoden
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • 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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