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Plant Vegan Restaurant

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165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
+1 828-258-7500
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Asheville, North Carolina
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My first visit to a a vegan restaurant and I was really quite impressed! Amazing what a creative mind can do with vegetables. I had a Porto-house steak ... Tasted similar to a steak but was actually a portobello mushroom with other vegetables made up to look like and sorta taste like a steak. There were 4 of us and... More 

Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our daughter and her spouse introduced us to this restaurant on a recent visit to Asheville. Thankfully we had reservations, as the place was packed and there was always someone waiting. We had the cheese plate, farm lettuce salad and the seitan. Everything was delicious, every bit as good as any non-vegan meal we've ever had. Also best ice cream... More 

Thank Beth M
san francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not necessarily a vegan. With that said, I highly recommend this restaurant to everyone who likes fresh, creative, and absolutely delicious food. Ate at Plant tonight had the beet appetizer and the raw (yes I mean raw) lasagna. The lasagna was piled with greens, almond cheese, some of the most flavorful tomatoes I have even eaten in a restaurant, red... More 

Thank preeta
Asheville, Nc
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first experience at Plant, and maybe our first at any vegan restaurant. The food was fantastic! I had the cheese plate, and every item on the plate was delicious! My dining companion had the Korean tofu bowl, and it was yummy, too. The restaurant is small, very comfortable, has very good service, and offers good handcrafted cocktails.... More 

Thank CarefreeRetiree2002
Asheville, North Carolina
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i'm not a vegan person, but once in a while you get that craving for good wholesome real veggie food. Plant is excellent when you have that urge. The only complaint I have is the expense. It's rather expensive, but you are paying for truly quality veggie foods. Definitely worth going

Thank Bob P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As pescatarians we thought we would try a vegan restaurant. The 3 of us ordered 5 dishes that were quite different from each other and delectable! What the chef can do with vegetables is amazing! And because vegetables are so low in calories, we all ordered desserts. Also wonderful. Life is too short to eat ordinary food!

Thank Martha S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had my first experience at Plant last night. I was slightly hesitant just because I am not vegan, so I wasn't sure what to expect. But I was so pleasantly surprised! The food was absolutely delicious, they truly know what they are doing there. The service was great as well. I will for sure be back!

Thank Linzyfmills
Asheville, NC
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131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is very popular for a good reason. The vegan dishes are creative and very flavorful. It's an educational experience to learn how they use plants to recreate the same flavor and consistency of meats and dairy. If you are not a vegetarian, keep in mind you may leave with that unsatisfied feeling due to lack of protein, but... More 

Thank jujubean4
Beech Mountain, North Carolina, United States
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good and the presentation is nice but still doesn't justify the price. I love Asheville and it's my favorite towns on the east coast but this place will cost more then Ruth Chris's steak house lol plus I left hungry both times after eating there. Cool idea and great place for all you rabbit food eaters to... More 

Thank Duck C
Rockville, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a B&B nearby and stumbled upon Plant while walking. Having eaten at many vegetarian restaurants, it struck me how well the cook used spices and herbs to create wonderful tasty dishes. It is a step up from most vegetarian fare I've eaten where mostly, there are vegetarian version of meat dishes (i.e., veggie burgers, tofu-based items,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-258-7500
Plant serves innovative, organic plant-based cuisine, local brews, craft cocktails, and biodynamic wines in a modern inviting setting.

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