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Laughing Seed Cafe

40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-252-3445
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“harmony bowl” (47 reviews)
“manicotti” (35 reviews)
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International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great restaurant for vegans and vegetarians. There were many expected ingredients and some novel twists. Mary Beth our waitress was friendly and did a great job explaining menu items for us. TheLimeade mocktail was very good. It was a bit pricey for...More

Thank Mtkx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch here today. BBQ shredded jackfruit sandwich and their homemade veggie burger. Both were great. Great vegetarian presented by cool people.

Thank SteveK20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun, friendly place to stop for a beer, mixed drink, smoothie or coffee when you are walking around downtown Ashevillle. The downtown patio is on a cute cobblestoned street that is great for people-watching.

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently switched to a plant-based diet for health reasons and found this great restaurant in Asheville! The weather was beautiful while we were there so we sat at the outdoor patio, where we were lucky enough to be serenaded by a...More

Thank amandao479
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop by Laughing Seed Café on most of our trips to Asheville and it never disappoints. We love all the delicious vegan options. This trip we ordered the "Faux"cuterie plate to start. This is a clever, tasty dish. We enjoyed it very much. One...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch here. Food was good. Weather was great, but outside was full. Nice location by the window inside. Server was cordial and helpful. Took a little time, but wait was worth it. Service was much quicker than last spring. Obviously would go back.

Thank floridatraveler376
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last month visiting Asheville, my man, poochies and I sat at the outside tables for such a savory meal I want to return again and again. At most restaurants, I have to worry about dairy as a lactose intolerant, yet here I discovered I was...More

Thank tinabtinari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Asheville for the day and decided to eat lunch here and so glad we did. I got the Harmony bowl which was veggies,beans over rice and it was very good. Nice atmosphere also.

Thank sheran59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I usually eat the spinach-pesto manicotti whenever I dine here, but my husband and I tried salads yesterday. I ordered the Asian Fantasian which was really good and fresh. There were rice noodles in the salad and lots of veggies with an Asian dressing. It...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food is terrific but the beer is where it's at! there is a beer for everyone's taste.wait staff is alway's nice and helpful as well with an atmosphere for everyone,

Thank pek115
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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