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Laughing Seed Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹International, , Healthy
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-3445
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed 2 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
  • 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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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 28801-2710
  • 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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