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Plant Vegan Restaurant

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165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
+1 828-258-7500
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We don't have any vegan restaurants in our area and while we are not vegan, we are vegetarian inclined. The food was really good and creative. Between us we had the cheese plate, the beet salad (really good), the bulgogi bowl, a salad, and the cannoli. If you didn't know some of the items were vegan, you wouldn't have been... More 

Thank xtine16
Asheville, North Carolina
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Delicious vegan fare that doesn't have any strange flavors or textures, making this a great place for vegans to take their non-vegan friends! I've eaten here several times and it's been wonderful every time. The inside of the restaurant feels a little crowded (no cozy booths here), but in nicer weather the patio is lovely.

Thank julu74
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place was excellent! Food was amazing as was the service. Place is small but that adds to the charm of this wonderful restaurant. We eat here whenever we visit Asheville. We are not strict vegans but appreciate those who cook amazingly tasting food from healthy ingredients and it doesn't get much better than Plant. Whether you are... More 

1 Thank mariethecat
Mooresville, North Carolina
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270 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the variety & uniqueness of the flavors, & everything was high quality, but don't go if you're starving unless you don't mind spending some cash. We ate an average of 2 or 3 things each & didn't get full. Ended up eating dessert elsewhere. Overall enjoyable dining experience though.

Thank saibot
Carrboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well-traveled and fed, Plant is my favorite restaurant anywhere, and this time I drove 4 hours to Asheville with the sole purpose of eating whatever they were making tonight for dinner. They create high-quality, artistic, all-vegan and mostly gluten-free food made with locally sourced and/or the most excellent ingredients available. Their menu is small and changes regularly; and their skilled... More 

Thank LyndsayLove
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop if you are vegan or not. A few appetizers & entres that my non vegan family members had were very much enjoyed. Topped off with delicious desserts, we will keep on our list to revisit when in Asheville.

Thank John L
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The jury is still out when it comes to Plant. The menu is somewhat limited, and for the prices they charge you'd actually expect slightly bigger portions. My friends really talked it up before my last trip to Asheville, and during our trip we ate there twice. It was a 50/50 experience for me. One visit the service was spectacular... More 

1 Thank m_cthrn
Alpharetta, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We tend to eat somewhat vegetarian so we decided to try this restaurant out since it had great reviews. It was a small restaurant and looked a bit like a cozy diner. Atmosphere was nice with candles on the tables. Our waitress was very knowledgeable but don't expect a bunch of choices. There were about 3-4 appetizers, a few salads... More 

1 Thank Pep_Girl05
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Every time I am in Asheville I always make a stop at Plant part of my trip. Their menu is creative and ever-changing. My only caveat is to be careful pulling in and out of the restaurant (they are located on a very busy street). I would not be surprised if they don't expand and re-locate before long, given their... More 

Thank daisy27104
Gisborne, New Zealand
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Wonderful friendly service and deliteful menu options. Exquisite tasting food, beautifully presented.

Thank GrandpaAlexNZ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegan Options
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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Lynchburg, Virginia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?