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Life Alive

765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
+1 617-354-5433
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3303
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The organic food was very tasteful. Big compliments to making organic food so tasty. I had the “hot and healthy bachelor”; great combination of taste. Will definately come back when i visit Boston & Cambridge again.

Thank Floris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If a restaurant is this crowded on a Monday evening, they must be doing something right. Well, it turns out they do many things right. We decided on salad, soup, and sundaes, and everything was scrumptious! The staff is helpful and friendly, the portions are...More

Thank SuperTed19
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious, fast dinner here with kids! Relaxed atmosphere with games/toys for the kids in the basement seating area. Friendly staff, green goddess was delicious.

Thank Michellereneelove
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Last summer I had lunch there every day when I was installing a kitchen nearby. You can get half portions of most dishes which worked for me. The people behind the counter are always friendly and the food is first rate and you can do...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 19 February 2018 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 22 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
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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
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, 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
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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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