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Laughing Seed Cafe

40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
828-252-3445
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Ranked #34 of 644 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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359 reviews 359 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed a delicious brunch - highlights were the huevos rancheros, Sooner Sunday, blueberry pancakes, rice/vegetable/bean bowl and the Pooh bear smoothie. Service was fast and friendly. We enjoy returning to Laughing Seed each time we visit Asheville!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The decor was nice. The service was good. We had the cheese plate appetizer. It was really good. We had another appetizer my wife picked out. Some sort of indian hush puppy. It started with a p i think. Neither of us liked it though.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to me by two different people. It exceeded my high expectations for quality of food and dining experience! I went with my family - of them all, I am the only vegetarian - and we all loved our meals! I got the tempeh reuben with jalepeno fries and it was the best sandwich I think I... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had the tofu Benedict and it was unbelievable. We're local and we've been to this place many times. Food is always great and service is good.

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Tennessee
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was my second lunchtime visit to The Laughing Seed Cafe...love the fresh salads and appetizer options! The portions are extremely generous, so consider splitting a dish if you are not ravenous. Vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike will appreciate this restaurant for the ingredient combinations and the fresh locally sourced options. A fantastic variety of beers are on tap and are... More 

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Winter Park, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I'm a hard-core meat lover, but I'm not kidding when I say this is one of the best meals that I've ever had. I had the East West Quesadilla, which melds two different styles of food brilliantly and in a combination that I never would have even considered. The waitress was super helpful and encouraging to those who were apprehensive... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a must visit restaurant when living in or visiting Asheville! The vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free choices are phenomenal. The service, whether at lunch, brunch, or dinner is wonderful! I have never gone away feeling hungry or unsatisfied with any of the multitude of choices available. When weather is nice, it is wonderful to sit outside and enjoy... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A great choice for vegans and non-vegans alike! The service was good. I highly recommend trying one of their juices.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a fantastic find for a vegetarian traveler. A variety of food options along with a good drinks menu. The service was good and the place has a nice atmosphere. I had a full, three course meal and everything I tried was to my liking. Their desserts are exceptionally good and I saw a lot of people stopping by... More 

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Birmingham
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I was excited to try Laughing Seed b/c there are limited vegetarian options in my hometown & b/c my brother-in-law, a local, highly recommended it. The service was friendly, but the food just o.k. I thought the non-alcoholic drink menu was quite extensive; but, what we got was hit or miss. Thumbs' up to the hot toddy style drink and... More 

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Additional Information about Laughing Seed Cafe

Address: 40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
Phone Number: 828-252-3445
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

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