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167 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1643
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

The emphasis here is on the quick turn of your meal from the cash register to your table, but they continue to provide tasty and healthy bowls and plates to order. A favorite is the salmon plate that usually comes over different grains and vegetables. Drinks include a strong, no fake flavoring, iced tea.

Thank jrftrav16
Chico, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We had lunch at Lyfe Kitchen in Palo Alto and enjoyed the healthy fresh food and fast service. We enjoyed the outdoor patio for eating accented with beautifully potted flowers.

Thank NOnnie_5_11
Makati, Philippines
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

I am not a vegetarian or much of a healthy eater, but I love this place. Everytime I am in California, I have to head to Palo Alto to eat here. I Love the neighborhood. I like the open air feel of the restaurant. I like their Herb wall. Service is great, you order from the counter and they give... More 

Thank TinaMGonzalez
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

If you are looking for some healthy food while at Palo Alto (Stanford University), then visit the LYFE kitchen. I ordered a grilled chicken bowl and it was full of veggies and 6-7 pieces of chicken. The service was fast and I was served within 7-8 min after I placed my order. The only downside is it's too expensive. I... More 

Thank Traveller-PC
Bangalore, India
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210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Definitely a must try place for all foodies, vegans, healthy food fans and people who really care about what they eat. I felt the restaurant had a great vibe with lot of originality. The food was fresh with different flavors some which were quite unique combinations.  Items on my order: Edamame Hummus and Asian Stir Veg fry Rating Food 5/5 The... More 

Thank PramodKSrikanth
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

My wife and I have passed by LYFE Kitchen near downtown Palo Alto numerous times over the past few years. Tonight we thought we'd finally give it a try. We looked at the menu and thought to ourselves, this might work for us; my wife's a vegetarian, and I stick to an ultra-low-carb diet. While the low carb offerings at... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Such a fun menu of foods to try! Drinks are exquisite. Loved the beet one. Pizza is thin flatbread style. The broccoli side dish is YUM!

Thank MaryC12345678
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is great and beautiful, the food is delicious and the staff is wonderful. Very good service! WiFi is perfect!

Thank Catalina C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Ok, I know it's kind of fast food style, but the service wasn't great. I've honestly have had better service at McDonalds. Grumpy face, grumpy attitude. Would make me not go back and recommend that others do the same.

Thank nicnjohnuk
SF Bay area
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157 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

Varying flatbreads all excellent among a large varied menu, and can be shared with friends for variety. Inside plants attractive. Not crowded and not too noisy, off University Avenue. Limited outdoor seating under terrace at sidewalk. Gluten-free and vegan-vegetarian options: all well-marked. Kitchen visible from inside. Friendly service. Takeout available.

Thank travelerSFBayarea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1643
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 16503255933

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