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Laughing

Seed

Café

Vegetarian with an International Flair

 Voted #1 Vegetarian Restaurant in Asheville

CURBSIDE TAKEOUT

*Currently Closed due to Corvid 19

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Welcome to The Laughing Seed Cafe, 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-seven years and counting.

Located on historic Wall Street in Downtown Asheville

Current Hours

11:30am-8pm - Everyday but CLOSED on Tuesdays.

*Ask about our Beer & Wine available for Takeout!

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Reservations

Due to recent circumstances we are not taking reservations at this time. 

The Legend of the Laughing Seed

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On the Indonesian island of Bouton there is the legend of the Laughing Seed. This plant was sacred to the people of the Spice Islands for centuries. When the seeds of this plant were consumed, the people were intoxicated with laughter and able to communicate with the gods. It is said that this wondrous food satisfied the appetite and created a sense of fullness and well-being which lasted for many days… read more