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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%
Travellers talk about
“green goddess” (11 reviews)
“brown rice” (7 reviews)
“wraps” (12 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
281 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3421
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 6 days ago

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 Joanne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Fresh and creative, wraps, salads, smoothies, soups and treats. Something for everyone and healthy-guilt free meals!

Thank teacher15
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I ate here in September and had to come back. It did not disappoint! The Swami and The Green Goddess were tasty bowls! I will return next time in Salem!

Thank PattyD440
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21 April 2018|
Response from mfbarthe | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they take reservations - but I was there during a festival and it wasn't too busy. They served us right away.
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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