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Laughing Seed Cafe

) #50 of 585 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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11:30 - 22:00All hours
International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801
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11 - 20 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank WestwardBound54
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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 July 2017

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 27 June 2017

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 24 June 2017

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 24 June 2017 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
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Located on a side street in Asheville this cafe turned out to be a great find. Atmosphere is wonderful, well decorated and comfortable dining areas with lots of light. Outdoor seating in front is very nice too. It is a vegetarian restaurant that has options...More

Thank Hoach
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We have been dining at Laughing Seed for years and it never disappoints. Yummy food, great desserts and drinks, outstanding service

Thank stebbed2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This restaurant does not disappoint. We are not vegetarians, but the chef takes such great care in preparing the ingredients, that you don't even notice the lack of meat. You can tell that someone puts a lot of thought into the menu and bringing together...More

1  Thank Michael W
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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