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“Veggies Galore!”
Review of Laughing Seed Cafe

Laughing Seed Cafe
Ranked #51 of 781 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: International, Contemporary, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Mountain City, Tennessee
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Veggies Galore!”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

Wonderful creative vegetarian & vegan selections that rival any meat dish anywhere. Plus: the menu offers a variety of selections that are flavorful & nutritious- sandwiches, salads, entrees, desserts. And the servers & staff just make you feel at home, right there in the Great Smoky Mountains. You gotta try this one! A Vegetarian's Treasure for sure- with outdoor seating available.

  • Visited April 2013
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Meat eaters Take Note”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Even die hard carnivores like me will find something scrumptious at the Laughing Seed. The eggplant sandwich was excellent as was the EastWest Casa Dea. Give it a try.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Wayne M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Veggie Nirvana”
Reviewed June 13, 2013

If you're a vegetarian, this is the Mecca. If you're a carnivore - I dare you to try something and claim it's not amazing. Great food for everyone. My favorite place to take visiting friends and family while they're in Asheville.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank KoreyCH
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NJ-USA
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

Really good vegetarian and vegan food. Not a big fan of “vegan” food, but this seems like “normal” food and yet it is vegetarian and vegan. We have eaten here several times and never had a meal that wasn’t great. We sat in the outdoor patio and had a chance to watch the “locals” pass by. We will return.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank ChrisR11
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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122 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“poor food”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Ordered Parmesan sandwich and a blueberry pie.Both did not tasting very good. The pie was stall and bitter. However, the waitress was very friendly and helpful. Prices were reasonable.

Visited June 2013
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Thank DCtraveller41
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