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Life Alive

281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
+1 978-594-4644
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brown rice” (6 reviews)
“wraps” (10 reviews)
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8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a pescatarian, but this place was recommended to us and we gave it a shot. My son wasn't crazy about his lunch, but he's a little more picky of an eater. I had a smoothie and the Emperor's Bowl. Delicious, healthy and filling....More

Thank gefilte63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious vegetarian/vegan lunch spot. I've eaten here in the past, and I would eat here again. I only get the salads, but the bowls and sandwiches look just as good. Try the kombucha on tap!

Thank Jenmboyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I really enjoyed this restaurant. Ambiance and decor was very nice which offered a cozy feeling. It took me a while to go thru the menu not because it was very large rather the dishes mostly contained the same ingredients with 1-3...More

Thank bmts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently fresh, healthy & delicious food particularly geared to the health conscious traveller, this is one of the areas best finds. I typically go at least once a week - often it's the great ending to a busy, stressful day.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed May 16, 2017

My favorite dish is the Green Goddess Bowl, which is usually what I order for dinner. Fresh ingredients, generous serving and just the right combination of rice, veggies and delicious shoyu ginger sauce.

Thank debra_is_now
Reviewed May 9, 2017

I am surprised that this eatery is classified under dessert. This is a place for complete healthy meal.. We walked around this town cruising around and after our visit to the witch house, I got really hungry. But because we all got hungry at different...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

I love this place. After eating pizza and ice cream and other naughties, it felt great to eat healthy at Life Alive. I had the explorer demi ( a moderate bowl) and the hubs had the udon. Taste sensations! My favorite here is the golden...More

Thank Deborah L
Management response:Responded May 3, 2017

Thank you Deborah! We are on a mission to feed our guests luscious food that fuels your vitality! Thank you for the opportunity to serve you!

Reviewed April 26, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed lunch here while visiting Salem in April. The food was incredible, fresh and made to order. The flavors that each dish had made my mouth water. We loved the cool and eclectic vibe that the restaurant gave off. I just...More

Thank krazykevy
Management response:Responded May 3, 2017

Thank you for visiting us and for your kind comments. Hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We love the veggie bowls. All the veggies are super fresh and tasty, and the dressings and seasonings really burst with flavor. I like that most, if not all ingredients are organic. This is a place with a mission to deliver healthy, high quality food,...More

Management response:Responded May 3, 2017

Thank you for your kind feedback and for the opportunity to serve you!

Reviewed April 11, 2017

A Healthy meal that you can feel good about. Nicely prepared, fresh ingredients and all healthy for you with an excellent taste. Life Alive is the new place for your regular weekly feel good meal.

Thank traveler19562015
Management response:Responded May 3, 2017

Thank you! I love the "no ho hum" sentiment! Thrilled we had the opportunity to serve you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 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: 281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-594-4644
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