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Green Light Cafe - CLOSED

18 North Lexington, Asheville, NC 28801 (Five Points)
(828) 250-3800
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Cuisines: Vegetarian
Neighborhood: Five Points
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Neighborhood: Five Points

11 reviews from our community

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English first
NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

We wanted to try them but found this on their website.. We wish to thank all our loyal Green Light Café customers who have supported us both in our Asheville and Black Mountain restaurant locations. Due to the increasing demand for our catering services and festival participation, we feel it necessary to focus on those aspects of our business.

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Appalachia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

I would have rated this pleasant place very good instead of poor, but the pseudoscientific misinformation regarding the purpose of chlorophyll in the drinking water was too much for my rational mind to bear, and I consider it my civic responsibility to provide the following comment: Because the structure of the intact chlorophyll molecule is in the same category as... More

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Oregon
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127 reviews 127 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Nice counterbalance to BBQ and heavier fare. Creative dishes, tastefully prepared. When dairy was an issue for one of us, they quickly found an alternative. Chlorophyll in the water was a nice twist.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

This is a quirky little restaurant. I wanted to go because they had such a plethora of vegan food yet still choices for my carnivore husband. I have to say the water they serve took us by surprise. The water is filtered and then has chlorophyll added (yes the stuff that makes plants green). The water had a very refreshing... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

I've lived in the Asheville area for 15 years now. And finally Asheville has what I consider to be an excellent vegan restaurant. I'm not saying some other places aren't good, but none of them have what all adds up to the best of everything: great food, great service, and great prices in a really nice "good feeling" atmosphere. This... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

I love this place! The food is great, service is very, very friendly yet efficient. I feel like I'm being served by an old friend. I like to eat there during lunch a lot. But when friends come to town, I love to take them there for an evening meal. They have all been quite impressed, including two of my... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Pear salad without the pears? Unfriendly service. This restaurant needs a thorough cleaning.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Since it was a beautiful day, my wife, son, and a friend drove from Greenville, SC on our motorcycles to Asheville to have lunch. We usually eat at another vegetarian restaurant in downtown Asheville. After reading numerous reviews of the Green Light Cafe on the Happy Cow eating guide, we thought we would be adventurous and sample an alternative vegetarian... More

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Miami, Florida
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376 reviews 376 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

NOTE: THIS PLACE IS COMPLETELY VEGETARIAN / VEGAN; they don't serve meat. I love that!! I ate here today for the second time. I had the tempeh reuben sandwich (it's the 4th reuben at different places I've had in the last 5 days!). It was very good. Plenty of tempeh and the sauce and other stuff on it was very... More

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Bristol, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Always get the special. This restaurant is like heaven for us vegetarians. They have a good selection of appetizers, dishes and sandwiches. All of the veggie pates are like nothing I have ever eaten. So get the special and the pate sampler platter for starters. The staff is very friendly and will nicely explain anything on the menu that you... More

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