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Life Alive

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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
+1 617-354-5433
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Medford, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely pots of tea and vegan / vegetarian food options that are delicious. The atmosphere with plants and small nooks is cozy. It's hard to find a spot sometimes since it's so busy, and the menus are all up on the boards so it can feel hard to read them while you wait in the amorphous line. Delicious and cozy... More 

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Thank Karen W
Deerfield, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Life Alive is funky, authentic and sparking with a wonderful energy. Busy without being frantic, the staff are all friendly and helpful; the service is casually excellent, and the food, in a bright, bustling space, is fresh and delicious. As a vegan who gets tired of sifting through menus for something to eat, this place was a wonderful find, and... More 

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Thank lbloom616
Boston
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

A very smart way to eat your grains and vegetables. Fine for lunch since the flavor is mild and I like a light lunch. The fancy description of the dishes is smart and catchy although I didn't get much of the flavor in my bowl. Overall a great place to try some fun vegetarian dishes. The hot sauce is very... More 

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Thank coboston
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Despite the crazy lines and expense - a bowl and smoothly can runs about $20! - I love to treat myself occasionally when I'm in Central Square.

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Thank Farmie63
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

relax, sit back and enjoy fine vegetarian cuisine custom prepped and served by truly a positive energy staff

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Thank DarthWoz
Lyon, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I discovered Life Alive three years ago and although I've tried many many other vegetarian restaurants since then, this is still my favorite by a long shot! I almost always get the "Goddess" (and add avocado and egg to it) its absolutely delicious. The sauce they put on it is the key, it's amazing. Their smoothies and juices are also... More 

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Thank sixhoursbefore
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant offers an interesting juice collection and great dishes. If not too hungry you can split a dish. The juices are a bit expensive but very original.

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Thank Brian S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a nice night out with friends, the place was very busy as it was a Saturday evening but the line was moving very fast. There are places to sit downstairs. The food was very fresh and tasty, interesting combination and all in all a very tasty and good experience.

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Thank Maya B
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't love this place initially but second try of the bowls -- hooked! Excellent tasty and very healthy bowls. My fave smoothie is the love alive and sub out the chia seeds for coconut ice cream. The alchemist is a must have bowl

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Dubai
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We really enjoyed the salad plates- big bowls of organic vegan goodness. Drinks were also interesting and tasty. It was pretty packed when we arrived, service was initially chaotic and the hippy staff didn't look set to cope. But, we forgot about this once we found a quiet spot downstairs and our tasty lunch arrived.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-5433

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