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Life Alive

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Vegan, Vegetarian, Organic
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194 Middle St, Ste 3, Lowell, MA 01852-1944
978-453-1311
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not my cup of tea or plate of food.

I eat healthily, but not this kind of food. Too funky for me. Could not find anything on the menu that appealed to me.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
32Sharon
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I eat healthily, but not this kind of food. Too funky for me. Could not find anything on the menu that appealed to me.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It's too expensive, but they really do have good quality and delicious food. It's a once in a while treat.

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dracut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Daughter also loves their salads!!!loves it for a quick lunch!! Parking is tricky... Worth the hunt!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

On a cold Friday night, my wife and I walked into this warm, friendly, funky vegetarian restaurant that seats about 50. It was nearly full, but we found a table near the acoustic band. You order at the counter, pay and take a number; someone from the kitchen delivers it to your table. I ordered The Emporer in a large... More 

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Americas
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went there in three. We each had different dishes and drinks. All of them excellent. Two of us ordered the smaller, "demi" size portions. The one who ordered a wrap had to take a doggie bag home - so I unless you're VERY hungry, think small. But, whatever you do, DON'T miss this place.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I live in Lowell and Life Alive has a great concept, with tasty vegan wraps and meals. The main issue is, I get what I actually ordered about 75% of the time. Either there are missing ingredients, wrong ingredients, or the rice was cooked to mush. So, it's a crapshoot. The staff is super-friendly but not everyone seems to be... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My wife and I found Life Alive on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed. She had a salad and I a wrap- both were delicious! We look for vegan restaurants or those that serve vegan and were delighted to find this gem in downtown Lowell. We'll be back. Oh, yes- I heard the bathroom is worth visiting!

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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was absolutely delighted to be acquainted with Life Alive while passing through the unassuming city of Lowell on a day trip from Boston. I've been to a few cafes in the past that attempt the bohemian / vegetarian / love your life theme but this one takes the [vegan] cake over them all. Upon walking in, you quickly become... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I've eaten here several times. It will appeal mostly to vegetarians and the health conscious. There are few restaurants like this in Massachusetts. The cuisine, decor and people there make me feel like I've stepped back to New Mexico for a moment when I go there.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We have been to the Life Alive in Cambridge, MA and that's why decided to try the one in Lowell since its a little closer to home. The downtown Lowell area around the restaurant is pretty with historic New England vibe, cobblestoned streets & red brick old mill type buildings. With the restaurant itself, What a wonderful experience I must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 194 Middle St, Ste 3, Lowell, MA 01852-1944
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: 978-453-1311

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, Organic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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