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Laughing Seed Cafe

40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
828-252-3445
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Ranked #30 of 646 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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KNOXVILLE
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94 reviews 94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Honestly this was the only place with out a long wait for brunch. It would be fantastic for a Vegetarian, unfortunately we were all meat eaters. Tofu, wheat sausage, and shitake bacon is not for everyone. It was good, but different. If you are a vegetarian, I highly recommend it.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I must admit that I am taking some liberties with the title. I only know for certain that there is a wonderful assortment and that the food my wife and I had was fantastic. :-) It was tough to decide between many menu items that made my mouth water (I'm not a vegetarian, but my brain didn't seem to mind... More 

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Ford City, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Overall, the experience was worthwhile. Our food was delicious and the server was very polite and friendly. The only issue was that we checked in first on the list and 3 parties came in after us and we're seated first. The hostess asked us who we were again, after she seated two other parties. Once we were seated, the service... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We popped in here for a drink and appetizers. The place was pretty busy but the bar had open spots so we opted to sit there instead of wait. The service was great and the food was amazing. It was hard to decide what to get because everything sounded great. We will be going back soon for sure

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Super great food. Two of the people in our party thought their food was spicy, but still said how delicious it was. I ordered the vegan Rueben and it was delicious. My daughter and I also tried the butternut squash soup which was pretty good.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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249 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
33 helpful votes 33 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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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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