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Life Alive

765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
+1 617-354-5433
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoothie” (29 reviews)
“salad” (40 reviews)
“brown rice” (8 reviews)
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International, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Full marks for this wonderful, mission driven, vegetarian restaurant located in Central Square. I am a local and regularly get the Goddess Bowl and Life Alive juice. You can always taste the freshness of the ingredients! The staff are friendly and passionate about what they...More

Thank Ashwath M
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Tried this place out a few times last week for a refreshing fruit and greens smoothie. The staff here is very friendly and made great recommendations on smoothie mixes and substituted based to my liking. All three times I only order smoothies so I will...More

Thank GuySBosMia
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Didn’t really want to go here when a friend suggested - it was a frigid winter day and thought I’d want something with animal protein - but boy was I wrong! Great blends of warm veg and grains with sauces that a friend called addictive....More

Thank A S
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I was so happy to visit Life Alive as a whole food plant based eater. It can be hard in restaurants to find unadulterated plant foods that are overly processed, goopy with sauce and more. This is a place where yes, you can have sugary,...More

Thank bkramer947
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Went there with my boyfriend since I've already been to Life Alive in Lowell. The food is excellent, healthy and freshly made. Since it is located close to Uni, I expect it to be very crowded during the week. We went on a Sunday and...More

Thank Katharina D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Even the demi salad was filling enough - I have had most of the varieties and they are always good with variety of colours, textures and flavours.. But of course I had to have the dessert - apple ice cream made with Fomu coconut based...More

Thank lemonloaf
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing u can not miss this healthy spot when u come to Salem full of delicious organic food, smoothies salads and much more. Food made fresh and in front of u. Reasonable prices.

Thank 144paolav
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I am not vegan, but my friends who are asked me to join them for dinner and said it is worth the trip. I tried the Seeker Salad, which was good, but super garlicky (almost too much). The atmosphere is fun, and they definitely have...More

Thank S P
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. Good vibe. Friendly staff. Order at counter. Grab a seat inside or outside. Great selection. Good location.

Thank LabsRock
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I just finished the most amazing meal from Life Alive. Simple yet delicious and incredibly healthy food. I will definitely be back. The descriptions of the food don't quite capture it. Friendly service and warm atmosphere.

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Yuan G
25 June 2016|
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Response from jurgencm2016 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't order those, sorry
4 June 2015|
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
USD 7 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 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
  • E-mail
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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