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Laughing Seed Cafe

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40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
828-252-3445
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 388
    Excellent
  • 169
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great, interesting food

Loved the interesting combinations and thought it was great value for money, Would definitely return!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Emma D
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Loved the interesting combinations and thought it was great value for money, Would definitely return!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I make it a point to eat here whenever I visit Asheville. Every single time I have been there it has been the same consistently great food and atmosphere. It is a Vegan restaurant but give it a try. There is something on the menu for anyone and a great selection of local craft beers. The decor is beautiful and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Trust me, I'm not a vegetarian or vegan or anything else. This is excellent food with incredible flavors that you will enjoy. Don't pass this by thinking you won't come away satisfied!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The food is amazing, the staff is wonderful, and very helpful,it is a place that everyone can eat at,since they also have vegan food. A must stop for everyone

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

This place is very popular and it's always hard to get a table. For the life of me I don't know why. The three times we've been there have been long waits for a table, long waits for food, and the food was disappointing. The food takes forever to come out, don't know whether that's the fault of the kitchen... More 

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a vegetarian's dream! The menu offers a diverse array of flavorful combinations including many vegan options. Most surprising was the choice of vegan desserts, including a delectable grasshopper pie! They have some outdoor seating, and the interior captures your attention with beautiful photographs and other unique decorative touches. Loved it!

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Albany, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Found this restaurant by accident while visiting my niece in Asheville. We were both amazed at the wonderful food selections and food taste and quality. Best vegetarian meal I have ever had!

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North Carolina
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

...man, I'll come back here in a heartbeat. Went here for breakfast a few days ago. I looked at the menu and while everything looked delicious, I was frustrated at the idea of no real bacon, and the fact that there was a lot of tofu (and I am so allergic to that stuff...) No matter. Got an omelet. An... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We are so impressed with this inviting vegetarian restaurant! I'm not vegetarian, but wanted my husband (who is) to have a wider variety of options to choose from. I had Harvest Salad and he had a "Reuben" sandwich. We were both thrilled with the quality and depth of flavors! Definitely a place we would recommend--vegetarian or not! And our server,... More 

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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

This is a nice spot downtown for Vegetarian cuisine. THat said, what we tried on the menu was somewhat mediocre, not a lot of flavor, herbs, or originality. Rice and beans and tofu, with broccoli and carrots, very little flavor. They gave us a ginger dressing that looked the same as the salad dressing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-252-3445

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?