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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
617-354-5433
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hippie Healthy Heaven

Not what you might get anywhere else. My son at Kale and didn't complain. Bowls, salads, and wraps of various vegetables, rice, beans and Quinoa with sauce. Pretty good. That's what I eat myself often and they did a good job of it. The atmosphere is also different - Hippie for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Eric D
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Seattle, Washington
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Not what you might get anywhere else. My son at Kale and didn't complain. Bowls, salads, and wraps of various vegetables, rice, beans and Quinoa with sauce. Pretty good. That's what I eat myself often and they did a good job of it. The atmosphere is also different - Hippie for sure.

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Been there 100 times and 100 times waited in line, Amazing vegetarian food.. you can feel the freshness and healthy as soon as you walk in. Worth a wait anytime.

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Cambridge, MA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Long line, vegetarian and vegan option.... Not what you think. Fresh food, delicious whether you normally eat meat or not. Worth waiting for.

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stamford, CT
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Order food at the counter and sit downstairs. Your food will be delivered to your shared table. Delicious and fresh food combination in bowls, wraps, full and half portion. Good for lunch.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have been here twice - but never actually eaten here. We did eat in their Salem branch - and the food was superb - tasty, healthy, fresh, and reasonably priced. But the Cambridge location seems to have a VERY long line just to put in your oder no matter when we pass by. I don't like to wait so... More 

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Sanbornton, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The best meals are found right here. Great place for vegetarians to dine... vegans, too. There are so many options... over rice or in a wrap... sauces, additions, sides, etc. Great smoothies, fantastic soup, teas and more. Help yourself to the water. The restaurant is quite cute, too. This is my favorite restaurant in the Boston area. I aspire to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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157 reviews 157 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a great place to go if you are a vegan. I am not a vegan but I enjoy it just the same. I have had their smoothies a few times and they are delicious and packed with healthy ingredients. I also had one meal there, it was good. Everything smells so good from the minute you walk in... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Awesome place. They have great coffee, smoothies, juices, salads and bowls. We had their coffee and their goddess bowls. One of the best vegan places I've been!

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Warwick
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

M wife is a vegan but I am not. That said we both enjoyed our meals at this friendly vegan restaurant. There are many choices o the menu, both hot and cold offerings. We both chose hot dishes in bowls, but couple have had wraps or chibatta bread instead. The bowls offered unusual combinations such as kale, chickpeas, corn, carrot... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The food here is delicious and the portions are very generous. we had to wait in a long line to order and found a very small cramped corner downstairs to eat our meal with a bench as our table. I had the vegan carrot ginger soup which was very good...along with the warrior salad. I would highly recommend Life Alive.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-354-5433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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