Asheville, North Carolina, USA Vegan Friendly Restaurants


Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the ten best vegan restaurants in Asheville, NC, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews.

Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
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165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, North Carolina

828-258-7500

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Fusion

Vegan restaurant featuring scratch-made, modern plant-based cuisine. The multi-cultural menu includes raw and gluten-free options, vegan cheeses and handmade desserts. All beer and wine are vegan. Sources local, seasonal, and organic ingredients.

46 Reviews

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2145-A Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, North Carolina

828-483-6505

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out

It's 2nd location, opened Apr 2015. Vegan restaurant in South Asheville specializing in southern comfort foods.

75 Reviews

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116 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, North Carolina

828-232-0738

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, International, Organic, Take-out, Catering

Vegetarian whole food restaurant with menu items such as peanut butter tofu, smashed taters, nutritional yeast gravy, and vegan dessert. Dine in the hand-crafted wooden furnishing interior or on the enclosed balcony.

31 Reviews

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610 Haywood Rd, Asheville, North Carolina

828-255-8115

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out

A worker-owned cafe, bookstore, and community event space committed to maintaining a vegan establishment. Re-opened here in summer 2015 (previously at 48 Commerce St). Offers casual vegan fare, baked goods, and beverages with plant milk varieties including soy, almond, coconut, and flax milk. Check out their book selection and the events calendar - see website.

88 Reviews

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40 Wall St (at downtown), Asheville, North Carolina

828-252-3445

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Organic, Beer/Wine

Cafe serving vegetarian cuisine with international flair, such as vegetarian sushi, sandwiches, salads, a raw tapas plate, fruit smoothies and elixirs, dinner plates, and Sunday brunch.

6 Reviews

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39 S Market St, Asheville, North Carolina

828-254-9277

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Beer/Wine

Eco vegan bar offering sustainable wine plus craft cocktails, beer, fair trade coffee, tea, cold-pressed juice, kombucha and light food. Since 2015.

4 Reviews

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771 Haywood Rd (at West Asheville), Asheville, North Carolina

828-225-4949

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out

Raw food bar in downtown West Asheville Village, est. 2013. Offers raw food, juices, and smoothies.

15 Reviews

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233 S Liberty St, Asheville, North Carolina

828-713-7513

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion, All Raw

Vegan cafe and juice bar opened Apr 2015 by the operators of Roaming in the Raw food truck.

17 Reviews

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233 Montford Ave, Asheville, North Carolina

828-505-3121

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Cuisine: Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Caribbean, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual, full-service restaurant and bar in Historic Montford. Caribbean inspired pasta dishes, rice dishes, traditional pasta dishes, daily specials, and desserts. Uses local organic produce & products whenever possible. Sauces are made in-house and food is cooked to order. Menu denotes which items may be made vegan. Another outlet at 751 Haywood Rd.

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707 Haywood Rd, Asheville, North Carolina

828-505-4307

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Organic, Asian, Bakery, Fusion, Middle Eastern

Teahouse with several locations. Offers organic loose leaf teas and has a small vegetarian food menu and selection of cakes and cookies.

So, there you have it - our list of the very best vegan food that Asheville, NC has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience.

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