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Plant Vegan Restaurant

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165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
+1 828-258-7500
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Plant serves innovative, organic plant-based cuisine, local brews, and...
Plant serves innovative, organic plant-based cuisine, local brews, and biodynamic wines in a modern inviting setting.
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  • 16
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  • 12
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Vegan I ever had

I was in town with a vegan nut. She insisted we try the Plant. All I can say is "I'll be back." Be sure to have the caramelized artichokes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Robert B
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Aiken, South Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I was in town with a vegan nut. She insisted we try the Plant. All I can say is "I'll be back." Be sure to have the caramelized artichokes.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

My cousin being vegan wanted to go somewhere special for her birthday, November 22nd. She has been to plant before, on her first occasion she actually ran into Owen Wilson!! How awesome that he was residing in the same are?! Anyways, my experience was more than good, the restaurant was a little small and we sat very close to our... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I recently visited Plant to try out several offerings and was amazed by the beautifully presented dishes. If you are a vegan or not, this restaurant has has lots of dishes thatare way above ordinary! The taste and textures are absolutely wonderful and will make just about anyone a big fan of this restaurant. One of my absolut favorites is... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I'm not a vegan, but do eat vegetarian food predominantly, but my vegan friend took me to dinner here today when I visited Asheville. The food was incredible, taste and flavour spectacular, and the 'ice-cream' was a triumph. The service was impeccable, and the gin and tonics were even unique. I loved every single mouthful and can't wait to come... More 

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Melville, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

If you're vegan it doesn't get any better than this. This is a splurge but so well worth it. This is the place you go with a date or a special occasion. It's classy, the service is great and the food is fantastic. Nothing is a la carte, it's all specials cooked and sauced to perfection. This is what fine... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Appetizer was awesome - Jerusalem artichoke. Portobello mushroom was ok - nothing special. Lemongrass seitan - very spicy even though we asked for not spicy. Service slow.

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New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

What a treat to be in a restaurant that specializes vegan food. I had the raw lasagna and it was amazing. Before that we shared appetizers- Brussels sprouts, beets, plantain and Jerusalem artichokes. Each dish was spectacular, the flavors were amazing. Love this restaurant and will visit it again when we return.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We tried the wild nettles udupam, grilled tofu, and a couple of other items. In general, unique flavors, herbs. However, TOO heavy on the salt. The chef needs to use more variety of herbs and spices and rely less on salt.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We spent only two nights in Charlotte back in December so I spent a lot of time going through restaurants and chose this one based on the mostly good reviews as well as its vegan/vegetarian fare for me, and which my meat-eating husband also enjoys trying. First, although we had reservations for 8:00 pm, we only got to our table... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We live in Asheville and Plant has been a "special occasion restaurant" for us for awhile since we have a vegetarian family member. Last night we celebrated a birthday with dinner at Plant, and the one question we asked ourselves was, "Why don't we come here more often?" The food was creative, delicious, beautifully presented...the staff was really kind and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-258-7500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegan

Description

Plant serves innovative, organic plant-based cuisine, local brews, and biodynamic wines in a modern inviting setting.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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