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167 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1643
+1 650-325-5933
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08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Mississauga, Canada
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130 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Such a fun menu of foods to try! Drinks are exquisite. Loved the beet one. Pizza is thin flatbread style. The broccoli side dish is YUM!

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Thank MaryC12345678
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is great and beautiful, the food is delicious and the staff is wonderful. Very good service! WiFi is perfect!

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Thank Catalina C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Ok, I know it's kind of fast food style, but the service wasn't great. I've honestly have had better service at McDonalds. Grumpy face, grumpy attitude. Would make me not go back and recommend that others do the same.

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Thank nicnjohnuk
SF Bay area
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160 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Varying flatbreads all excellent among a large varied menu, and can be shared with friends for variety. Inside plants attractive. Not crowded and not too noisy, off University Avenue. Limited outdoor seating under terrace at sidewalk. Gluten-free and vegan-vegetarian options: all well-marked. Kitchen visible from inside. Friendly service. Takeout available.

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Thank travelerSFBayarea
Palo Alto, California
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Fresh ingredients and a healthy menu makes Lyfe a nice reasonably priced every day type restaurant. The wine list is limited and Lyfe serves beer.

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Thank Brenton h
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

This was a very good experience. Great decor and I like the fresh healthy food choices, the atmosphere and the very friendly work staff. Since my visit to this Lyfe restaurant, I have visited one in Chicago. Although the food was still quality and the workers were friendly, I did not like the open, fast food, food court style of... More 

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Thank Jo L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We got take out several times from here, and had mixed experiences. The salads were very good the first time (Farmer's and Quinoa our favs), though the second time we got pick up they had left out the salad dressings, which made them not so great. The sweet potato fries don't travel well, tho suspect they are fine at the... More 

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Thank jtileston
Perrysburg, Ohio
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

We went here for breakfast and had a pretty good breakfast. We're vegan and there were some nice vegan options, including a breakfast burrito that was tasty. The potatoes were very greasy for a place that prides themselves on healthy options (cut back on the oil a bit please!). Coffee was decent. I ordered a beet juice which was good... More 

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Thank Mike Z
Bengaluru, India
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234 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

On a Saturday afternoon, the place was buzzing with crowd for lunch. I ordered a farmhouse burger, which was very dry and not so tasty. I then requested for some sauce, which never landed on our table. It is okay for a casual eat out with friends but not more.

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Thank DeepakBachu
Thomas L, Manager at LYFE Kitchen, Palo Alto, responded to this review

DeepakBachu - we are sorry that you did not enjoy your burger, and apologize for any inconvenience that this caused. So that your next visit exceeds your expectations, we will use the feedback that you provided to make sure to revisit our burger preparation and that we provide exceptional service. Thanks! More 

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85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

This was a nice place to grab a quick bite. We sampled two soups (corn chowder and tomato), a mushroom flatbread and a bowl of curry. All were tasty and satisfying. Service was efficient and polite. Our one criticism is that both soups were served just barely warm, which seemed intentional, since the flatbread and curry were nice and hot.

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Thank je-voyage-partout

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1643
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-325-5933

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