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Life Alive

#1 of 16 Dessert in Salem
Certificate of Excellence
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765 Mass Avenue, Salem, MA 01970-3421
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Pittsford, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I am open to all kinds of food and have loved vegetarian/vegan restaurants in Syracuse, Philadlephia and Rochester (NY) but this one did not do it for me. Heavy on the salads but little else. I started with the Green Lentil Soup, and it was fantastic so I shoudl have ended the meal there, but I went on for a... More 

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Saranac Lake, New York
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This was a great vegan find in Salem Massachusetts. The bathroom situation was a bit confusing initially w/o clear signage. One bathroom door says here, the other says there... What does that mean? Food was good, healthy, and the restaurant had a good atmosphere.

Thank Attila_The_Hutt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing selection of vegetation/vegan food and really good selection of drinks. Staff were friendly and the place was clean. If you're vegetarian/vegan and in Salem you should definitely visit this place.

Thank Bethyp1982
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Not a place I'd normally visit, but went along with family. I was pleasantly surprised at how yummy the food was everyone enjoyed there food I did have extra cheese in mine and it was dripping out of the bottom of the wrap :) The drinks are delicious as well and you can taste the spices in them plus nice... More 

Thank Druarc
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love the food there, even when you over eat you don't feel gross. I love having the vegan options and having a punch card makes the trip even sweeter! The workers are always wonderful and friendly.

Thank Larisa S
Salem, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Live food, expertly prepared. I've been to many Holistic Retreat Centers where the food is not this well prepared and presented. It helps to know of this regime to understand the menu and protocols (get your own water in a jelly glass, bus your own table).

Thank odchere
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

What do I love about this place? Everything. Simple. Their purpose to be in existence percolates down to their sourcing, names of items, flavors, decor. Its an experience if you ask me. We need more of these cafes. I have worked on my diet and mostly eat organic now. My body knows when something has additives/preservatives it shouldn't have. If... More 

Thank Pooja J
Honolulu, Hawaii
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Names of some of the food items were unfamiliar, but a person who appeared to be the owner noticed and explained.

Thank DougMadden
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch. Soup, salad, entre, dessert, kambucha. Quick service, friendly environment. We'd go back any time!

Thank BrentDav
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great to have a healthy alternative for vegetarians and vegans. Atmosphere is casual and staff is efficient. Creative menu choices and fabulous location. A+

Thank roadpeops

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Mass Avenue, Salem, MA 01970-3421
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-594-4644

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