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Laughing Seed Cafe

) #37 of 581 Restaurants in Asheville $$ - $$$ International, , Healthy
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-252-3445
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though I'm a carnivore, this place didn't disappoint. I had the Here comes the Sun Grilled Cheese. Others had the Kathi Roll and the Lotus Bowl. The latter was enough to feed two it seemed. The Grilled Cheese was just okay. Our service was...More

Thank WestwardBound54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife wanted to eat at this all vegetarian restaurant since she is a vegetarian, however I am not, so going into it I was a little concerned but open to try new things. I got the Reuben which was awesome. Couldn't have been better...More

Thank LetsGoMountaineers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here just for a drink but looking at the food coming out of the kitchen makes me want to come back and eat ! ... Varied menu and even kids meals... will definitely come back when in Asheville again but this time for...More

Thank HH922
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never miss a chance to come to Laughing Seed when in Asheville--usually about once a year or more. The food has definitely gone down-hill, however. We were all disappointed with what we ordered...we will be looking for a new vegetarian spot.

Thank LEANC1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten at the Laughing Seed 4 or 5 times and have always enjoyed our food. The Jalapeno onion fries are something we always order. Our favorites are the Reuben and Cuban sandwiches. We also like the Harmony Bowl, South by...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seemed to have quality ingredients and innovative foods, but somewhat underwhelming in flavor (lost a star for that). Maybe we picked the wrong dishes. A little overpriced. Service was very good. We are life-long vegetarians, and ate here specifically because of that. The Blackberry-Ginger-Mint Lemonade...More

Thank MiteshP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I ate here two nights in a row-I would go for three if staying here.Chefs make magic flavor blends.Food is fresh & delicious.Highly recommend the cauliflower crust pizza-had both nights.Toppings change each night.The texture & toppings scrumptious.Tonight's had arugula,goat cheese,strawberry,apple & almonds.The...More

Thank Ellen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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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