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The Seed - CLOSED

52 N Queen St, Rear of Place Marie Mall, Lancaster, PA 17603-3828
+1 717-945-5787
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 4, 2016
“Great food”
Jul 2, 2016
“Excellent food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
52 N Queen St, Rear of Place Marie Mall, Lancaster, PA 17603-3828
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

A vegetarian struggles in America. A vegetarian with gluten intolerance? Double whammy. However, the upside of having to Google 'gluten- free vegetarian' wherever you go means you get the chance to find interesting off-the-main-drag places. The Seed is a gem. It is founded on sound...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank GeorgiaJ487
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I am not a vegan or vegetarian, so I was a bit worried if I would find anything for me. YIP! Im eating a delicious black bean soup and a yummy grilled cheese sandwich. The prices are reasonable. The atmosphere isnt fancy, but the food...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Justin B
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Co-operative restaurant near central market serving an excellent selection of vegetarian and vegan foods. Fresh, clean ,healthy and they serve Kombucha on tap!

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Rachel B
Reviewed June 26, 2016

enjoyed everything - but -mt vegan granddaughter said that the mock Ruben was spot on delicious! My sandwich was also delish!

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank grammylammy
Reviewed June 5, 2016

I was super excited to find a place like this while visiting Lancaster. It was great to find a spot with a bunch of vegan options. I tried the vegan reuben and the vegan cheesesteak. Both were good, in a simple way. The style is...More

Date of visit: May 2016
1  Thank kbokellybrooke
Reviewed April 21, 2016

If you want vegan or vegetarian lunch style foods look no further. They know what they are doing. Rich full flavors in everything they prepare. Original versions of standard foods that give you everything you desire in eating them. Simple safe space and good service...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank TheLancasterBandB
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Whenever I find myself in downtown Lancaster around lunch I always have to stop at The Seed! It;s a little more pricey than your average lunch place but definitely worth it! Tofu has never tasted so good!

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank JSDSpa
Reviewed February 29, 2016

We visited The Seed before a Saturday night play. We got the last available table.The place was hopping. After a 1.5-hour wait for our food, we told the server to bring the food in boxes when it was ready because it was too late to...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank SLindt_12
VgnDd, Owner at The Seed, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2016

We're sorry to hear that you had such a poor experience while in our cafe. We're always looking for ways to improve our customer service. Please send us a private message about receiving a discount for your next visit. You can email us at theseedlancaster@gmail.com...More

Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

It's a nice experience at this place. I visited with my family, and I found on google search as vegal or vegetarian restaurant near me(Lancaster, PA) and I found this place. It's hard to find this place. Portions of the meal is good enough for...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Reviewed November 2, 2015

I am not a vegetarian nor vegan but have a friend who has celiac disease and gets violently ill when eating gluten. This problem often prevents her from eating out or at least creates great anxiety when restaurant folks do not understand such issues. I...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank marian m
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$6 - $10
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 N Queen St, Rear of Place Marie Mall, Lancaster, PA 17603-3828
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-945-5787
  • E-mail
MENU: theseedlancaster.coop/menu * All our food items are made vegan (with some vegetarian options). All our sides, soups, and baked goods are ALWAYS vegan. * All of our sauces, baked goods, soups, sides, and seitan are made from scratch. * We offer gluten-free and soy-free options. Ask us how we can accommodate your needs. Please be aware that this is not a gluten, soy, or nut free space so we can not guarantee no cross-contamination. Our space also features a community built library full of progressive and radical literature. The library was expanded in 2014 and resides in The People's Space. All of our approximately 500 titles are available for lending. If you are interested in using the space for an event, please fill out the event form on our website (theseedlancaster.coop/events). We are a radically inclusive safe space: we will not tolerate any form of discrimination towards any traditionally marginalized group. Please be courteous and respectful of our staff and others within our space.
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