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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
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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 NEW

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 NEW 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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155 reviews 155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 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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79 reviews 79 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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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This was the best vegie meal and smoothie that I have had in months. Service was efficient and friendly at what was probably the busiest time of day. But please, no more Mason Jars! I would go back here in a flash if I was staying in Boston longer.

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United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I like the food, I love the concept actually, and I support it - I eat it. But the management of this place - the simple reality of long lines and chaos - it is just really amateur and makes people (me included) dread dealing with them. Simple fact: they could have a place on every block of Mass Ave... More 

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Additional Information about Life Alive

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

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