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Laughing Seed Cafe

40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
828-252-3445
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Ranked #32 of 638 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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Charleston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This has been my favorite restaurant for years in Asheville. Their food is always perfect and the staff friendly and knowledgable. They've recently added a few new items to their menu that are creative and delicious. Their raw portion of the menu continues to expand and is remarkable. This place should be getting more praise than it does - it's... More

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114 reviews 114 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My previous visit here, sometime last year, was very good. Last night's meal was only average. The menu seemed to have been heavily edited and my selections (cream of broccoli soup followed by a hemp nut burger) was only so so.

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cary, nc
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Laughing Seed is such a great experience. I simple love the vast, eclectic menu. So many goodies to choose from. Definitely worth a trip back!

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Charlottesville, VA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Laughing Seed Cafe had so many enticing items on the menu that it was difficult to have just one meal there while on vacation...so my husband and I went there twice during our visit to Asheville. There was a variety of flavor options at this restaurant: gourmet grilled cheese sandwich, Indian Pakoras, Vietnamese style sub sandwich, Mexican taco salads,... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

With many options for appetizers, meals and drinks, Laughing Seed is the kind of place that you wouldn't know it was vegetarian. Tofu was tasty and other dishes were varied. Would definitely recommend this restaurant for anyone veggie or not. Though we did not drink there are many mixtures and a full bar. A very large restaurant with a pleasant... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband is a vegetarian and it was really fun to finally find a place where he literally could eat anything on the menu. The food was amazing and when we return to Asheville we will be returning there. Their drinks were also very good. I had the Peruvian and it was amazing.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Okay, so I was asked very nicely by my fiance if we could go try out a place that was 100% veggie, no meat options at all. I had no problem with it since it would get her all excited and I'm all about having a happy wife. This was the last time i felt sorry for myself as this... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I'm not a vegetarian but I do frequent the Laughing Seed from time to time. It's also a good place if you want a healthy all-natural meal. The salads are superb. I especially like their vegetarian Sloppy Joes that comes with a side salad. The atmosphere is pleasant. The service is good. They have a nice outdoor patio.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Varied menu, good presentation, great value and delicious! Ate there a couple of times with friends. Could have eaten there every day.

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Asheville, NC
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123 reviews 123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Anyone who dines in Asheville knows it is a very serious and competitive food scene. Laughing Seed continues to excel year after year, in spite of (or perhaps because of) its role as a vegetarian-only restaurant. After visiting Laughing Seed numerous times, I have always been impressed. This is a restaurant that does vegetarian cuisine so well that even omnivores... 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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