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Life Alive

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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    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
Delicious wraps and smoothies!

Get the coconut alive smoothie! It's so good and I get one each time I visit Cambridge. My favorite wrap on the menu is

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
DJ0587
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Walnut Creek, California
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Northridge, CA
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236 reviews 236 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We went here for breakfast after we flew the red eye to Boston for graduation. My daughter took us here as my wife is a vegan. I eat a lot of vegetarian and vegan food as a result. The food was good, a little pricey, but lacked consistency as two of the people in the party ordered the same thing... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Get the coconut alive smoothie! It's so good and I get one each time I visit Cambridge. My favorite wrap on the menu is

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Laurel, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

found Life Alive after a college tour with my daughter. lunch time the line was nearly out the door but moved quickly. great totally healthy food accented by several different sauces/dressings. Hot plates (the alchemist and the adventure were great) and cold. Smoothies (coconut was great) and juices. simple but genuine atmosphere. very friendly staff.

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Derwood, Maryland
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40 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We called ahead and picked up to go, which is recommended because of the crowd. The Goddess and the Adventurer bowls were amazing and fresh, and the sauce was addictive. The demi sized bowls were plenty with the creamy banana-y Elvis alive smoothie. Overall would love to go again, but would call ahead to cut the huge lines.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great fresh food! Amazing bohemian vibe and atmosphere. We ate downstairs where there are beautiful murals and live music. Food was a little pricey, but worth it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Have been here twice. First I tried one of their bowls and this time a wrap. Always fresh with quality ingredients. Love the creativity they bring to their recipes. Very popular spot so be prepared to wait

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

On our way back from Harvard Museum to Back Bay desperate for a hot drink we took a chance on this cafe. We ordered Chai with Rice Milk in two different flavours and two Demi Salads. They were excellent, tasty and generous portions. The staff were friendly and helpful and the chance to rest our legs in a pleasant colourful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Why did I not know about this place? Incredibly delicious. I am glad I don't live too close b/c I would be blowing a tremendous amount of money here. But it has given me some inspiration for meals at home. So glad a friend recommended it. I swapped noodles for the rice in the dish I wanted. Delish. My friend... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Organic, vegetarian, vegan. This place is amazing. I love the Seductress (broccoli, kale, carrots, egg, NO beets (for me anyways), PLUS cheddar. I have only ordered something else once and although it was good, this wrap is the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Vegetarian can be tasty and filling. This restaurant embodies that fact. I usually go for a soba noodle bowl that has carrots, kale, cashews, beans with a banana smoothie. My vegan and gluten free vegan family bliss out for life alive. Non vegans can love it to with an open mind. Eclectic decor. My little girls loves the lion seats... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?