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Life Alive

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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
+1 617-354-5433
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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Deerfield, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Life Alive is funky, authentic and sparking with a wonderful energy. Busy without being frantic, the staff are all friendly and helpful; the service is casually excellent, and the food, in a bright, bustling space, is fresh and delicious. As a vegan who gets tired of sifting through menus for something to eat, this place was a wonderful find, and... More 

Thank lbloom616
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

A very smart way to eat your grains and vegetables. Fine for lunch since the flavor is mild and I like a light lunch. The fancy description of the dishes is smart and catchy although I didn't get much of the flavor in my bowl. Overall a great place to try some fun vegetarian dishes. The hot sauce is very... More 

Thank coboston
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Despite the crazy lines and expense - a bowl and smoothly can runs about $20! - I love to treat myself occasionally when I'm in Central Square.

Thank Farmie63
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

relax, sit back and enjoy fine vegetarian cuisine custom prepped and served by truly a positive energy staff

Thank DarthWoz
Lyon, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

I discovered Life Alive three years ago and although I've tried many many other vegetarian restaurants since then, this is still my favorite by a long shot! I almost always get the "Goddess" (and add avocado and egg to it) its absolutely delicious. The sauce they put on it is the key, it's amazing. Their smoothies and juices are also... More 

Thank sixhoursbefore
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant offers an interesting juice collection and great dishes. If not too hungry you can split a dish. The juices are a bit expensive but very original.

Thank Brian S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We had a nice night out with friends, the place was very busy as it was a Saturday evening but the line was moving very fast. There are places to sit downstairs. The food was very fresh and tasty, interesting combination and all in all a very tasty and good experience.

Thank Maya B
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Didn't love this place initially but second try of the bowls -- hooked! Excellent tasty and very healthy bowls. My fave smoothie is the love alive and sub out the chia seeds for coconut ice cream. The alchemist is a must have bowl

Thank Jenny T
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We really enjoyed the salad plates- big bowls of organic vegan goodness. Drinks were also interesting and tasty. It was pretty packed when we arrived, service was initially chaotic and the hippy staff didn't look set to cope. But, we forgot about this once we found a quiet spot downstairs and our tasty lunch arrived.

Thank BryanDubai
Boston, MA
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Fresh ingredients and very tasty dishes. Whether it's the juices, the smoothies or the meals - everything tastes amazing!! Awesome for vegetarians and Vegans or anybody that believes that you are what you eat. Word of caution: depending on the time of day, it can get very busy at this location of Life Alive, but the food is definitely worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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: +1 617-354-5433

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