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Review of Laughing Seed Cafe

Laughing Seed Cafe
Ranked #45 of 818 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Laughing Seed Cafe is Asheville's original downtown vegetarian restaurant. We've provided the finest organic, local, and farm-to-table vegetarian cuisine with an international flair for twenty years and counting.
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Nice vegetarian, local food restaurant. Tucked in once looked to be a alley but now perked up with eats and shopping.

Thank Keri G
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

We have been coming to Laughing Seed since 1993 and it's food has NEVER disappointed. This is the restaurant to bring someone who isn't sure about vegetarian food - the menu choices are creative, beautifully prepared, full of taste and texture and so satisfying that some carnivores I've brought here can't believe they've eaten a meatless meal. Weekend brunch, lunch, dinner - you can't miss at any time of day. You can choose from simple to adventurous, and there's something for every budget. Fabulous desserts, wine list and some of the best local beer on tap. You haven't fully experienced Asheville unless you've eaten at Laughing Seed Café.

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Thank GMR1954
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

This place has consistently served great food for years. I have never been disappointed in this restaurant. The food is great and the service is great. The draft beer is always good. I would recommend this place to anyone even if you aren't a vegetarian.

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Thank TRUNCIMAN
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

After unsuccessfully trying several different restaurants on a typically busy Saturday night, our party ended up at "The Seed". Although there was also a wait, once again it was well worth it. We ordered an entree special consisting of a roasted red bell pepper stuffed with a quinoa dressing. The presentation and taste were excellent. Also ordered was a stuffed portabella with black-eyed pea salad and quinoa salad on the side. It's so pleasant to leave a restaurant feeling like you've eaten healthy & had a great quality meal at a great price.

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Thank Perillo4
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

I met a friend for lunch at Laughing Seed's outside patio. Parking is easy at a parking garage next door. The atmosphere is peaceful. The waitress was very good and brought our food quickly. Unfortunately, on the third bite I knew I could not continue eating without risking a stomach ache.
When the check came, I said nothing and paid my bill. The waitress noticed I had not eaten my food and asked if it was satisfactory. When I said I just could not handle the spices, she smiled and said that a lot of people can't handle intense cumin. She insisted on comping my bill. I appreciated her concern and will try again.

Thank AVilleCruiseDirector
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