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Life Alive

281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
+1 978-594-4644
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“green goddess” (11 reviews)
“wraps” (13 reviews)
“brown rice” (7 reviews)
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Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate here with my veggie brother and sister in law, the food was all a variation on a theme but it was very good. I appreciate they are trying to be as vegan as possible but a little halloumi would have made my meal 100%...More

Thank BusinessTravelMonkey
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We enjoyed our meals. Fresh and healthy!! Wish the portions were a little bigger for the price. Over all a great place!

Thank tina123_12
Reviewed 21 April 2018

SO, this place is very everything that makes you happy and healthy. If I were to not write a review than I'd be certainly "forgot something" verbally expressing later on and driving me nuts for a feeling. Life alive has helped me with many things...More

Thank clarktammy1992
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Great café environment, with inspiring wall quotes, beautiful natural wood tables, and a selection of games to play if you plan to stay for a while. The food is fresh and vegetarian, although the options are mostly limited to bowls and wraps, some of which...More

Thank Chenmama
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We were traveling with our Vegan friend and we let her pick the restaurant. We all were so happy with our warm grain bowls. We all ordered a different one and shared. The veggies are incredibly fresh and perfectly cooked. The sauces compliment each dish...More

Thank Maude S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A nice place to get some healthy food! Loved the Chaga Chai with tiger-nut milk. The hummus was great as well!

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Tried this place the other day because of many rave reviews on how healthy the food is. I will say that the food has incredible flavor but decided to research the nutritional value of some of the dishes and was disappointed in how much salt...More

Thank Craig621
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I love coming for food that I know will provide a bunch of healthy nutrients and vitamins. Great atmosphere and staff. The prices are also incredible!

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Wherever we travel, I research a juice and smoothie spot to be sure I at least start the day on a healthy note. This fun, lively and delish spot was exactly what I was hoping to find for grab and go, or sit and people...More

Thank travelmomnh
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I was very happy with my bowl of coconut curry soup and the level of service I received when I ordered it. I'm on a very strict medical diet at the moment, which is difficult to be on even without it being Thanksgiving weekend. The...More

Thank Lily M
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21 April 2018|
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Response from travelmomnh | Reviewed this property |
It is counter service only, with seat yourself dining - but worth it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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