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Life Alive

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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Thank MarianneRemark
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

1 Thank juliadalton45
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1 Thank Del C
laconia, nh
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297 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing discovery. Just walking by for our first visit to Cambridge, we noticed this spot, stopped and were thrilled with everything about it. The system of ordering first, then seating yourself with a table number and the food being brought to you. The best seasoned, fresh, healthy, delightful creations, I wish there were one in my town. It... More 

1 Thank jwredlabel
San Antonio, Texas
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177 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vegetarian and organic food was above average. Unique reminds one of the 60's, colorful, and friendly.

1 Thank Vic L
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245 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This was so good. Fresh ingredients and perfectly assembled. Went there for breakfast and had a demi warm plate. Also the loco moco smoothie. Great service - basically went with recommendation by the staff as I couldn't decide. Will definitely return.

1 Thank lemonloaf
Nashville, Tennessee
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My husband, myself, and our best friend visited this restaurant before we had to head to the Logan airport. It was absolutely wonderful. The atmosphere is so fun, the seating is ample, and the food is to die for. The sustainability efforts of the restaurant is so refreshing. My husband enjoyed the Udon, and I would highly recommend the Green... More 

1 Thank Hillary W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

So grateful to the employees at life alive for their allergen awareness. They are willing and able to swap out ingredients in any of their dishes, allowing for a customizable meal and they were very patient when I asked a bunch of questions. It can get pretty hectic around dinner time, but you almost need all that time in line... More 

1 Thank Michelle H
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Our family has visited Life Alive every time that we've been in the Cambridge area, and we love this place! It has a very "hipster" atmosphere and great vegan options. The food is delicious. Don't be surprised to find a line of frequent diners waiting to place their order. It might be helpful to avoid during peak hours, if you're... More 

1 Thank Brenda D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Always busy.line is sometime out the door..but it moves fast.. WELL WORTH THE WAIT..Even if your not Vegan you will enjoy....

1 Thank Sharon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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?