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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
617-354-5433
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English first
New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
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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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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Located right on Mass Ave, Life Alive is a well-located place for those looking to grab a quick, yet very healthy meal. Love their assortment of salads and the juices are wonderful. Would not recommend for anyone looking for a more intimate experience (since it's on the "fast casual" side of dining). Whenever I've been there have met kind, eclectic... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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223 reviews 223 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I see why the lines are long! I love when I am able to go to a restaurant that is such a home run that I want to go back - and do whatever it takes to make that return trip happen. I could NOT make that return trip happen, but I did take home a menu so I can... More 

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in Boston. Without a doubt. Everything is organic and delicious. My favorite is the Green Goddess bowl. And the smoothies are amazing. I've brought a lot of non-vegetarians and non-vegans here and they've been surprised at how satisfying the meals and smoothies are. Love this place.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I stayed just next door to the restaurant and dropped by because of the lineups. The lineup is out the door during meal times but reasonably quick and worth the wait. I went twice during my last visit to Boston. I had the Goddess with the sides including egg, garlic, avocado and tamari almonds. They can be pretty busy and... More 

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Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My friend couldn't wait to take my daughter and myself here, and I soon found out why! Life Alive is on two levels. As we queued up (counter system) coming in the door, it was so busy we had plenty of time to choose from the menu and to have a free sample of a very spicy gingery smoothie. Being... 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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