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Laughing Seed Cafe

40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Ranked #35 of 630 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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100 reviews 100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This place has been around for years and has a great reputation. Very attractive on quirky Wall Street. Extensive menuI have a great cup of Kale Soup and a half of their Gourmet Grilled Cheese. Both were terrific. This is a restaurant I am looking forward to returning to!

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Jacksonville Beach, FL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I have allergies to garlic and onions and I emailed the restaurant before going. Julie Sabo, one of the managers sent me a detailed reply saying basically they could accommodate me. The food, the wine, the service were all wonderful. My dining partner kept talking about how good it was for days. Thanks, Julie and The Laughing Seed!

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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Neither my husband nor I are vegetarians, but we decided to try this place. We loved the food here! Everything we ordered was amazing. We even went down the bar below for some drinks before our table was ready and you can bring alcohol up to the restaurant. We will definitely return!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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195 reviews 195 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I have always liked this place and have eaten here every time we come to Asheville over the years, but I have noticed the last two visits that the quality of the food has gone down hill!!! I was very disappointed with this recent visit. The pakora appetizers were greasy and almost burnt, the risotto had a strange flavor and... More

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New York City, New York
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662 reviews 662 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had a really good vegetarian meal and several vegan options too. The tomato soup was delicious. The highlight of our meal was the marinated seitan. It was like having a pastrami sandwich. We ordered it twice in a row! The sloppy joe (vegetarian too) was a favorite of my kids.Service is very quick and friendly.

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Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

So i'll admit that on first finding out that Laughing Seed was ll vegetarian, i was a little apprehensive. They totally won me over. I had the lentil sloppy joe and it was great. Service was good. My girlfriend and I had a great dinner with friends and the atmosphere was perfect for a reunion!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stopped here for breakfast and it was terrific! The biscuits were really great, hashbrowns very flavorful and service good. A great value and well worth the short wait!

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Parkland, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had late lunch! Seated quickly at the height of Asheville tourist leaf viewing season. Great attentive friendly staff, place was packed. Food is really delicious and even non vegetarians will enjoy the options. Good central city location, loved! The huevos ranchero with tofu! A must try when in Asheville!!

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Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is the bet vegetarian restaurant I have ever visited. The blend of flavors, the use of local food and presentation are all excellent. I frequently take out of town guest here for a delightful meal and also a great lunch meeting spot to have lunch with friends. I have always had an excellent meal here.

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Newark, Delaware
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We spent 3 nights in Asheville and ate here two of the three. (The only reason we didn't eat here a third night was because we were in town to attend an evening wedding at the Claxon Farm.) The sushi roll was awesome...we shared it both times. This is a vegan/vegetarian restaurant. Many of the dishes can be made vegan... More

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