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Lyfe Kitchen

Californian, Vegetarian
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167 N. Hamilton, Palo Alto, CA
650-325-5933
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 32
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty and healthy

Last weekend was the second time that I visited Lyfe Kitchen. My first time was not so good. Service was extremely slow at that time (it took about 45 minutes for the entrees to arrive!). That's why it took me another year to check it out again. The second time's better. I really enjoyed Art's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Los Altos, California
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Los Altos, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Last weekend was the second time that I visited Lyfe Kitchen. My first time was not so good. Service was extremely slow at that time (it took about 45 minutes for the entrees to arrive!). That's why it took me another year to check it out again. The second time's better. I really enjoyed Art's Unfried Chicken with roasted brussel... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were 4, all of us were very happy with the food, including sides, mains, salads. The Lemonade and Pomegranate-Lemonade are both really good. 4 stars only, due to the small portions which makes it a must to order a side dish (or another main).

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Columbus, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My friend had told me about this place, we're both vegetarians, so I was curious. I had Lyfe food on a Delta airline a few years ago and it was delicious, above (way above) my expectation on airplane food. I still remember the veggie dip they had on that one flight and it was the best dip I ever had!... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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208 reviews 208 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I love healthy food and eat it all the time, so I was delighted when a friend suggested Lyfe. I ordered a ginger veggie stirfry, but I couldn't taste any ginger and the meal was extremely bland. The menu looked great, so maybe I just chose badly. I liked the fact that there were vegan, gluten-free etc. menus, chia mint... More 

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San Francisco, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

When this restaurant opened it was definitely a fresh alternative to heavy menu items at other local places. It was a nice place to have a light lunch during the work day. But, having gone back recently for dinner with the family, we were soooo disappointed. The flatbreads have lost some of their flavor. We paid over $8 for a... More 

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California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This was my go to place in Palo Alto for a quick healthy meal that I did not have to worry about. I went by myself two weeks ago and was extremely disappointed in the food and the service. I had gone in for a late lunch and ordered the red thai dish - when it came - it was... More 

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Counter order / table service restaurant catering to those trying to eat healthy. Nice airy bright atmosphere with beech, bamboo and light grey tones in front, refined and more subdued in back and nice patio seating of the sidewalk in front. Food quality and preparation appear to be attended to very well. The costs are VERY reasonable given the quality,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Tacos were good and food came out fast. Everything was fresh and, although we came for dinner, we all had oj with our meal. IMO, a good choice w/tacos.

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Odawara, Japan
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155 reviews 155 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Had a breakfast meeting here, and really enjoyed everything I ordered (particularly the kale banana smoothie). Breakfast burrito was a relatively small portion size, but delicious. Could have easily eaten two of them... I enjoyed the food and philosophy here enough that we made a second trip back here for lunch a couple of days later.

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Fremont, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Met a friend who was in town for business. Nice relaxed atmosphere, the line to order ebbed and flowed, but was not an issue. Somehow though our entree and sides went missing. Manager very apologetic, provided a glass of wine and gift card which was much appreciated. Food arrived quickly after that and was delicious. Portions not huge, but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 167 N. Hamilton, Palo Alto, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-325-5933

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Californian, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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