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Life Alive

765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
+1 617-354-5433
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“green goddess” (14 reviews)
“wraps” (19 reviews)
“salad” (46 reviews)
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International, American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place! It balances my mojo, so my insatiable desire (every once in awhile) for a New York Strip Steak, loaded backed potato and caesar salad can remain intact, as long as I come here to replenish my bodies need for straight up...More

Thank larryjaytish
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice even for this omnivore! Nice casual seating. It's easy for a single person to find a peaceful nook to eat in.

Thank Dreamer21032233339
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Life Alive is so delicious you almost forget how healthy it is. The food is creative, fresh, and packs a great nutritional punch. Can’t go wrong!

2  Thank pondo17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very overwhelmed when I first looked at the menu because I wanted to try everything! I ended up choosing a salad with kale, chickpeas, cauliflower, lentils, feta, pomegranate seeds, and a spicy dressing. It was so flavorful and delicious. I also had one...More

Thank farrelma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this restaurant through Google and it was excellent. I am not sure if the entire menu is vegan, but it was delicious. Had a great salad, with nuts and vegetables, and you know it wasn't cheap because there were plenty of nuts in it....More

Thank PaK90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do not seek out vegan, but a friend and I were hungry for a veggie lunch and stopped here when walking thru Central Square. I ordered the green goddess salad for the avocado and loved it! Includes garlic (lots) and broccoli and delicious dressing....More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The first time I tried their good I was skeptical as I thought it wouldn't have any flavor...boy was I wrong. After the 1st visit Life Alive has become one ofy favorite places to eat. I wish there was one located in the South Shore.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Life Alive is one of my favorite vegan/vegetarian places to eat. At this time I am not vegan or vegetarian but I have days when I just want a healthy salad or warm veggie bowl from Life Alive with kale, legumes avocado and almonds that...More

Thank Eireitalia1234
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I’ve wanted to check out this place since I moved to MA...... almost 4 years ago.... it was EXCELLENT. I met up with a friend who lived in the area, she got the goddess bowl, while I got the emperor bowl with the Ginger Crush...More

Thank NataliaS9209
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Only place I have ever seen which such fun and healthy selection. Healthy food generally does not taste nice, but they had the most delicious food ever !

Thank liveslikewater
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Yuan G
June 24, 2016|
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Response from jurgencm2016 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't order those, sorry
June 4, 2015|
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Response from Lori528 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have several gluten-free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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Life Alive is an organic cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a vibrant casual cafe that is inspiring and honors local artisans, the community, and our global ecology. Our Mission is to Feed the Vitality of the World... one meal at a time. We are here to renew your energy and connection to life by soulfully serving you the most fantastic, organic, therapeutic, whole food you could ever imagine. Our extraordinary food, space, and service are grown, supplied, prepared and designed with the health and vitality of our bodies, communities, and earth foremost in our mind. By providing you with ease and great enjoyment in one of the most important aspects of your wellbeing, we give you the profound experience of contributing to personal and planetary wellness as you blissfully nourish yourself. Namaste!
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