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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
617-354-5433
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Manchester UK
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice and loved everything. The Spring alive smoothie was fantastic And every salad was tasty, fresh and colourful. The service was quick and friendly and whether your a Veggie or not it's worth the trip. Great place 10/10

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Thank Jonathan H
Jerusalem, Israel
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner! All 5 dishes were fresh and happy. We were 4 adults, sharing 3 "demi" plates, one big salad and one big plate, and that was more than enough!

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Thank Eva K
Geneva, Switzerland
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousin and his wife took us to this restaurant where we had a delightfully healthy meal. Not only was the service good but the food is beautifully prepared. The atmosphere is unique: between beat and hip - with a serious side. They are serious about ecology and the quality of their food.

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Thank TeaAtFourOclock
Newton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here several times. It is always a special occasion even though the meals are less than $10/each. My favorite is the Green Goddess bowl with tofu. My husband loves the Romantic wrap. The menu is extensive. The smoothies are delicious. The only item I have ordered that I did not enjoy, was the miso soup. The food... More 

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Thank Sandra Y
Arlington, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Life Alive is a vegetarian restaurant in Centrsl Sq. It doesn't serve coffee so as not to compete with the coffeehouse next-door, but it does have on-demand juices and smoothies as well as kombucha and some hot beverages. There is a Daiya cheese alternative for those who are vegan or lactose-intolerant. The meal options include bowls, demi-bowls, and wraps, and... More 

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Thank Belinda C
South Carolina
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate lunch here as it is our daughter's favorite healthy food restaurant. and near her work She is expecting her second child any day and wanted us to try Life Alive. We were not disappointed. The Mystic Mountain salad was delicious as well as the bean soup. We also tried the Loco Smoothie which was like a dessert. The... More 

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Thank Carolinagirl002
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Healthy AND tasty! This place serves "bowls" - grains and vegetables with tasty sauces. Great smoothies and friendly staff!

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Thank Jenny T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Life Alive has interesting vegan choices and unusual smoothie flavors, all with colorful names (we had the Seductress wrap and Lust Alive smoothie). Great option for vegans, interesting taste and textures for non-vegans to explore.

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Thank MarianneRemark
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I had seen this place on trip advisor for a while and finally got the chance to go and check it out. I'm so glad I did because it' was one of the most amazing vegan meals I've ever had. I had the green goddess rice bowl and the love alive smoothie and I was full, satisfied and knew that... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Busy place, but worth the wait! Great smoothies and meals for the vegetarian or vegan ... but meat-eaters would like it too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-354-5433

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