Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

Grocery Store, Deli / Bodega, and Health Food Store
Lower East Side, New York
  • The experts at Time Out New York and The Corcoran Group recommend this place
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  • Peter
    "Venture upstairs for a great place to eat and or work"(34 Tips)
    "This place has an amazing salad bar for a good price."(17 Tips)
    "Get the bread pudding and the Beer Room is a must-see."(6 Tips)
    martin n.
    "2 types of kombucha on tap w/ refill station = awesome"(6 Tips)
316 Tips and reviews
  • upstairs
  • healthy food
  • organic food
  • beer
  • desserts
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  • Adam T.
    Adam Toth4 days ago
    Everything you could need. But not too cheap.
  • Emiliano V.
    Emiliano ViscarraSeptember 15
    I just noticed that they got rid of the dedicated beer section (I think this happened a few months ago) to replace it with a coffee shop. They still have a big selection but no growlers anymore.
  • Michael Dylan F.
    Crowded AF all the time ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • Scott Kleinberg
    Ugh. Terrible Whole Foods. Awful, confusing layout with dirty bathroom. Ugh.
  • Dr F.
    Dr FoodieMay 18
    I love ❤️ shopping 🛒 my groceries from their organic stuff
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff SavageMarch 28
    Been here 25+ times
    Look out for the $5 lunch specials 💪🏼
  • Ted P.
    Ted PalenskiJanuary 15
    A vegan paradise.
  • Kayleigh H.
    Kayleigh HarringtonDecember 2, 2016
    Don't accidentally get in the express line. 🙈
  • Carlos T.
    Carlos TasconOctober 7, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Normal supermarket
  • Jeremy C.
    Jeremy CohenSeptember 29, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Proud of this neighborhood for achieving enough gentrification for Whole Foods presence.
  • Monika M.
    Monika McMahonAugust 1, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't go during commuting hours as the lines get VERY long! Also, if you have more than 10 items in the 10 items or less line, you will get yelled at.
  • Kayleigh H.
    Kayleigh HarringtonJuly 25, 2016
    The gelato counter here is the best kept secret in the neighborhood! Inexpensive and delicious. Try the cinnamon flavor.
  • Zoe D.
    Zoe DunJuly 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great choice - just wish I could afford to shop here all the time
  • Jack C.
    Jack CurryJuly 7, 2016
    Beer section in northeast corner, probably has giant non-alcoholic beverage fridge
  • TYree
    TYreeJuly 5, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Whole Foods continues to be a top notch, although unaffordable, Grocer in NYC
  • Malcolm C.
    Malcolm ChangJune 24, 2016
    Great selection, but expensive.
  • Terecille B.
    Terecille Basa-OngMay 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The setup of the store is rather winding and not too intuitive. As with all Whole Foods, everyone who works there is great!
  • Luis L.
    Luis LopezMarch 19, 2016
    Good selection of foods in the buffet. Spacious seating upstairs.
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MazzaMarch 17, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Clean, big, great selection and lots of beer
  • JP P.
    JP ParkFebruary 10, 2016
    It has everything. And is rarely crowded.
  • K
    KFebruary 6, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Typical whole foods but way better than 14th street. Love the "hanging" area upstairs.
  • Louis D.
    Louis DiazFebruary 3, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Almost always long lines. Everything is very fresh.
  • Almando P.
    Almando PerezJanuary 28, 2016
    It is a good spot if you live in this area to go to and get fresh food. I would recommend this one.
  • Sara .
    Sara 🌈⚔🍾January 22, 2016
    Huge selection of organic foods. Shop their 365 line to save money.
  • Luc D.
    Luc DoanJanuary 16, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Seeduction bread loaf is an integral part of my life.
  • Nick N.
    Nick NorwoodJanuary 6, 2016
    Hectic vibes. Checkout folks are less than courteous.
  • J Crowley
    J CrowleyDecember 19, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    I got a dozen organic eggs on sale for $84.
  • Omer Z.
    Omer ZachDecember 18, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    They always have super delicious blackberries—and they're cheaper than at Key Food!
  • Damian B.
    Damian BayonaNovember 10, 2015
    Much less crowded than other Whole Foods in NYC. Large upstairs area to enjoy a snack or a smoothie. Also, dessert bar by the pound 😻
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RivkinNovember 4, 2015
    Classic Whole Foods. Great upstairs seating with a Jamba Juice.
  • Jason B.
    Jason BrewNovember 3, 2015
    Check out the great stand alone craft beer store on the corner of Houston
  • Morgan J.
    Morgan JordanNovember 3, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Great buffet!
  • James M.
    James MarshallOctober 21, 2015
    At it's most crowded, it's a nightmare. But love the upstairs food court. Prepared foods always excellent. I'm hoping they no longer cheat on their scales.
  • Jackson I.
    Jackson IsaacsonOctober 12, 2015
    Great whole foods but very confusing layout
  • Florence N.
    Florence NguyenOctober 8, 2015
    Go upstairs to the salad bar
  • Timothy Y.
    Timothy YuanOctober 2, 2015
    Somewhat surprisingly, Whole Foods is actually one of the cheaper grocery stores in the city (just avoid the $4 water)
  • Alex R.
    Alex RichardsSeptember 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Always go mid-morning in the week. Very quiet!
  • Nate B.
    Nate BeattyAugust 17, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Fresh and high quality food, but notoriously priced accordingly
  • Saif D.
    Saif DiaAugust 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Bathroom is upstairs and requires a code
  • The Brew Noob
    The Brew NoobAugust 10, 2015
    On the eastern corner of Whole Foods is a separate beer shop, with a large selection of import and craft beer. BYO growler to bring local draft beer back home, or just pick up a sixer of your choice.
  • Saarim Z.
    Saarim ZamanJuly 28, 2015
    Salads upstairs are a good bang for your buck
  • Ellie
    EllieMay 2, 2015
    One of the more spacious WF in New York City, it features all the usual goodies plus the highlights of an extensive pickle and craft beer section
  • marcelo m.
    marcelo mendoncaApril 5, 2015
    Best supermarket in the world!
  • Wendy V.
    Wendy VerbraeckenMarch 19, 2015
    Fresh and delicious
  • Kira F.
    Kira FisherMarch 14, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    burger bar in ground floor near prepared foods is excellent and a great value ($8!)
  • Karan T.
    Karan TamhaneMarch 7, 2015
    Great place to kill time. There's lots of seating upstairs.
  • Yera H.
    Yera HaMarch 6, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't be intimidated by the lines-- they move faster than they look!
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhFebruary 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Plenty of fresh, organic produce
  • Dana M.
    Dana MelaverFebruary 25, 2015
    So expensive, but worth it. Always fresh. Love the almond butter (grind it yo'self, foo)!
  • Jack B.
    Jack BotsfordFebruary 25, 2015
    Favorite whole foods in Manhattan
  • Abigail A.
    Abigail ArgersingerFebruary 10, 2015
    Check out upstairs to skip the long lines on the first level.
  • Jane K.
    Jane KimJanuary 7, 2015
    The produce selection is lacking compared to other markets
  • Jack G.
    Jack GashiJanuary 7, 2015
    Love the salad bar. Careful, though - go there hungry and you'll leave with a 1.8 pound $20 salad
  • Katie C.
    Katie ChildsDecember 4, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Indian food is pretty good here, but my favorite is the chocolate cookie clusters!
  • Ariel S.
    Ariel SeltzerDecember 1, 2014
    Line moves quickly for lunch. 2 for $6 is a great steal
  • Rafi S.
    Rafi SyedDecember 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best engagement ring spotting in all of Lower Manhattan
  • Davor B.
    Davor BennettNovember 3, 2014
    All the premade dishes for quick lunch or dinner! Sinful mac and cheese, tamales, Sanoma chicken salad, fresh fruits, etc. Green beans are a bit greasy lol
  • N N.
    N NOctober 29, 2014
    It looks like a hipster threw up on the soups. They look disgusting. And there's only vegan cookies, no croissants?
  • Gordon M.
    Gordon MeiOctober 18, 2014
    Bathroom code is currently 54365. Second floor, on the Chrystie St side.
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MichiharaOctober 18, 2014
    Upstairs area is chill.
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanOctober 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Closes at 11 pm every night. They also sell beer by the bottle near the checkout line.
  • Kylie J.
    Kylie JayOctober 3, 2014
    It's wholefoods. The name says it all, really.
  • SJ8544123 L.
    SJ8544123 LOctober 1, 2014
    very nice selection of organic food. Get fresh meat/fish not pre-marinated.
  • IrmaZandl T.
    IrmaZandl The OpinionatorSeptember 18, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    EVERYTHING!! My go-to for veggies, fish, yogurt! Fresh produce and actually less expensive than the local Met supermarket. Go figure!!
  • Nate F.
    Nate FolkertSeptember 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    all salad bar and hot buffet items list their ingredients
  • Samuel H.
    Samuel HowardAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Good for stonefruit. Pretty good cheese selection. Charcuterie is comparatively weak. Lots and lots of different beers.
  • Kyra G.
    Kyra Gaunt, Ph.D.August 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Picking up a few things before classes begin. #selfcare
  • Garett P.
    Garett PressAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Go upstairs and get excellent ramen!!
  • Maxwell Z.
    Maxwell ZAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Even if you only have a few items, the lanes for 12 items or more are almost always faster (except peaks times on weekends).
  • Chrissy W.
    Chrissy WeeksJuly 26, 2014
    Apparently, you need a bathroom chide from your receipt to use the bathroom (at least the one upstairs).
  • Chez O.
    Chez OngJuly 8, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Two words. Breakfast. Omelets. Two more words: Rotisserie Tuesday.
  • Susumu
    SusumuJuly 2, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Restroom upstairs requires passcode to use. You can find the passcode on top of your receipt.
  • Staff Picks
    Staff PicksJune 25, 2014
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  • Катя А.
    A lot of delicious food 😋🍴
  • Niji J.
    Niji J.May 22, 2014
    Great selection of bitters in the beer store.
  • Emma C.
    Emma CramerMay 10, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    The grind-your-own nut butters are amazing. Whole Foods, making the pb&j bougie.
  • Yige S.
    Yige SunMay 1, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Be nice to the cashiers. They're people too! 😁
  • Kris C.
    Kris ConcepcionApril 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    It's a little surprising how efficient the check out counter here is.
  • Margo M.
    Margo MindnichApril 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Head upstairs for the salad bar!
  • Maria P.
    Maria ParraApril 8, 2014
    the baths are locked...look in your invoice, there is a code for the door.
  • Olivier K.
    Olivier KitengeMarch 16, 2014
    I miss the sushi conveyer belt 🍱🍣
  • Monti B.
    Monti BrayFebruary 23, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    It's a maze finding the registers. On the left after the produce for 10+ items. I wouldn't even tempt trying to find the end of the less than line.
  • @HungryEditor B.
    @HungryEditor Ben SetiawanJanuary 28, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    As of 1.27.14 the restroom code is 73659. 🚽 (You're welcome.)
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChoiJanuary 6, 2014
    Plenty of seating upstairs. They also have a place where you can sample Smorgasburg goodies!
  • Alex L.
    Alex LoJanuary 2, 2014
    Want a cup of water? Can't get them upstairs, have to go to the coffee bar, makes dinner a pain.
  • Edward F.
    Edward FabilaNovember 12, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Restroom code: 83695
  • Glenn F.
    Glenn FujimuraOctober 27, 2013
    Bathroom code is 62598
  • Bastian B.
    Bastian BeyerOctober 23, 2013
    Must be the biggest organic foods market in the world. Amazing
  • Stan T.
    Stan TranOctober 20, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Surprisingly more affordable than the Morton Williams on Bleecker & LaGuardia Pl
  • Heber L.
    Heber LopezOctober 17, 2013
    The upstairs is amazing. Chill place to hang out and eat and there is a Jamba Juice! Some pretty great views of the area as well!
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupOctober 9, 2013
    We love this location not only for the fresh, extensive selection of products, but for the Beer Room and Yuji Ramen upstairs.
  • Christine M.J. S.
    Christine M.J. SuAugust 28, 2013
    Hefty scoops at the gelato stand! Go get em!
  • Lauren L.
    Lauren LachsAugust 23, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    upstairs fresh n' wild station is the way to go.
  • Natasha T.
    Natasha TAugust 19, 2013
    The Energizer
  • Steven G.
    Steven GarciaAugust 10, 2013
    Best beer store in Manhattan. Period.
  • JRSS
    JRSSAugust 1, 2013
    Packed at lunch time.
  • Sara K.
    Sara KJuly 30, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The normal register lines usually move faster than express during the after-work rush
  • Lara P.
    Lara PattonJuly 20, 2013
    Just noticed there is a Jamba Juice inside upstairs ...
  • Jefferson L.
    Jefferson LouieJuly 4, 2013
    Would be great if they have a parking lot.
  • John S.
    John SuharJune 7, 2013
    Great beer selection!
  • Charlie
    CharlieJune 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If the cashier lines are super long, you can make small purchases at the cafe.
  • Charlie
    CharlieJune 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you need late night caffeine, they are open till 11!
  • Helena W.
    Helena WongMay 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    2 hrs of free wifi
  • Dana B.
    Dana BrejMay 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    John Legend is always up in this bitch, and his gorgeous girl CT.
  • Shadi
    ShadiApril 28, 2013
    Marqt, Landmarkt & Albert cuypmarkt combined.
  • Kim P.
    Kim PhạmApril 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Take a cooking class upstairs- Min is a total sweetheart and knows her stuff!
  • Geoffroy B.
    Geoffroy BablonApril 22, 2013
    Apparently the aloe vera in the fresh produce aisle is meant more for skin care, or sword fights, than salads. But I could be wrong.
  • Lizza D.
    Lizza D.March 13, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the fresh salad pizza with mango salsa for sauce at the pizza counter downstairs! Delicious!
    MIZANUR RAHMANMarch 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The lines during the weekend are crazy. Especially SAT evening
  • Noelle P.
    Noelle PalumboFebruary 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Whole foods is still corporate!
  • Noelle P.
    Noelle PalumboFebruary 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Whole foods is corporate!
  • Gewirtz M.
    Gewirtz MartinFebruary 24, 2013
    Stupid move to put the coffee bar downstairs and mix it in with other stuff. And the seating upstairs? (Scratching my head). Huh?????????
  • Dorry F.
    Dorry FunakiFebruary 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    I love this place
  • Bailey
    BaileyFebruary 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Always use the 10 items or more checkout...way faster.
  • Andy D.
    Andy DFebruary 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the Rice & Miso outpost upstairs!
  • Vincent C.
    Vincent ChuFebruary 17, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Found out today 2/16 that the changing table is missing in the men's room!
  • Stephen Y.
    Stephen YangFebruary 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Burger and fries for $6 is their best kept secret
  • Jesse B.
    Jesse BraunsteinFebruary 7, 2013
    The beer room is totally out of control! I like supporting smaller shops...but Whole Foods has a literally unbeatable selection
  • Brent U.
    Brent UnkrichFebruary 2, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Grab a snack for line. It is never a shot wait. GRAZE FOR DAYZ
  • Brian M.
    Brian MooreJanuary 20, 2013
    Worst fucking feeling when you picked the wrong colored line to stand in.
  • torr d.
    torr duerJanuary 13, 2013
    Get in the pre-line before you get on the actual line!
  • Joe H.
    Joe HankoJanuary 10, 2013
    Great seating area next to the sushi bar on the upper level. No wifi, however!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CerdaJanuary 7, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    BluePrint cleanse sold here.
  • Lisa J.
    Lisa JohnsonJanuary 2, 2013
    Don't forget to check out the upstairs -area. Nice places to eat or just sit.
  • Katy Z.
    Katy ZackDecember 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Pro tip: get a half salad on the second floor. Huge, fresh, tasty and wildly inexpensive. I'd venture to say its the best salad value in the city!
  • Dan A.
    Dan ApplegateDecember 15, 2012
    Most beautiful grocery store I've ever seen, even by Whole Foods standards. I would not be ashamed to take a date here.
  • Bloomberg TV HD
    Bloomberg TV HDDecember 5, 2012
    Like vegetables? Americans eat around 280 lbs of them per person each year. Brits each much less, around 200 lbs of them per person/year.
  • Jay N.
    Jay Naz 👍December 4, 2012
    They have 2 whole rotisserie chickens for $14.99. Options include plain, BBQ, herb and tandoori. Can't not go wrong. Ever ! Great price and taste even better!
  • Zucker B.
    Zucker BakeryNovember 14, 2012
    Stand in line
  • Jay P.
    Jay PobladorNovember 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    When you buy by the case, there is usually a 10% Discount. Ask them to scan the item individually if you aren't sure.
  • Cheapeats I.
    Cheapeats IncNovember 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ck out their website for details about Supper Clubs & FREE menu tastings.
  • Kimberly H.
    Kimberly HenriksonOctober 23, 2012
    Best cheap and healthy lunch: the 2 for $6 salads/sandwiches and a bottle of 365 water ($.49)
  • Elyse E.
    Elyse EstradaOctober 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Muli-grain rice salmon avocado roll is soooo good!
  • Nick H.
    Nick HuddlestonOctober 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Special check-out area for 5 or less items by sushi counter makes for a quick getaway.
  • Concert Ticket Agency
    Concert Ticket AgencyOctober 8, 2012
    A little pricier, but so worth it. Fresh organic produce. Yummy prepared foods, great for grabbing snacks before heading out to nearby Webster Hall or Le Poisson Rouge for a show!
  • Lauren L.
    Lauren LachsOctober 5, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Gelato on the lower level really does it in a pinch. Chocolate coconut almond/ salted caramel are both recommended.
  • mahammatt b.
    mahammatt babaAugust 30, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The Bowery burgers are very good!
  • debz
    debzAugust 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Express checkout is hardly ever faster than regular checkout. Don't be fooled!
  • Luz A.
    Luz AndujarAugust 21, 2012
    Buy the water "bottles"
  • Henry W. N.
    Henry W. NgAugust 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    They stock Ortiz brand canned tuna from Spain here. I haven't seen this stuff since in was in Barçelona!
  • Tani Y.
    Tani YeeAugust 14, 2012
    Monday's are so crowded
  • Citybeams.com
    Citybeams.comJuly 1, 2012
    One of the best store beer selections you'll ever see! Huge selection of both domestic and international, cold and not cold, actually a whole beer ""wing"" on the left side of the store.
  • Edward F.
    Edward FabilaJuly 1, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The Bowery burger is such a deal!! $5 for a vegan veggie burger with ALL the fixings...the bun is reminiscent of BK or McDs but healthier. Carrnivores can get grassfed beef burgers for same price!
  • Doug P.
    Doug PetkanicsJune 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Avoid the pre-made food section unless you want to pay by the pound.
  • Siobhan Q.
    Siobhan QuinnJune 22, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Upstairs salad bar is better and cheaper than the one downstairs!
  • Caitlin C.
    Caitlin ConnollyMay 24, 2012
    Try the burger bar!
  • Kathy I.
    Kathy IshizukaMay 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The rudest cashiers here. Two claimed that it's WF policy that customers pack their own bags. Really?
  • Olivier K.
    Olivier KitengeApril 23, 2012
    They make burgers now. I tried the turkey and the beef burger and they're good. I recommend garlic aioli or chipotle sauce instead of ketchup or mayo.
  • Seventh Generation
    Seventh GenerationApril 20, 2012
    Did you know that the air in the average U.S. home is 5 times more polluted than outside air? Use our VOC-free All Purpose Cleaner to effectively remove grease, grime and dirt without the harsh fumes.
  • Christine J.
    Christine JenningsApril 15, 2012
    Great staff. I could live at Whole Foods!
  • Ling L.
    Ling LukeApril 14, 2012
    BluePrintClease bottles
  • Brian H.
    Brian HoeftApril 3, 2012
    The design of this WFM is bright, airy (especially for NYC), and fun. The 2nd-floor eatery & seating area is really nice. Like any WFM, the product offerings and service are great.
  • Morgan G.
    Morgan GwynnMarch 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The Normal line is always shorter than the express.
  • Brian T.
    Brian TaubMarch 18, 2012
    Free restroom on the second floor.
  • Lindsay W.
    Lindsay WilliamsMarch 18, 2012
    They have charging stations here!!!
  • Red F.
    Red FabbriMarch 11, 2012
    Check-in special doesn't work. They want you to PRINT out the unlock message. Fuck you Whole Foods.
  • Lainey
    LaineyFebruary 28, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Beware of the spotted cow that works there. Moooo
  • Tanya R.
    Tanya RobinsonFebruary 28, 2012
    Exit @ 2nd Avenue station on "2nd Avenue" end. Door to store is right there. Walk past registers to left for sushi, home-made stew & brick oven pizza. Check out on the express line. Back to F. 10 mins
  • Irena C.
    Irena CFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Wish they sold wine like the uptown location.
  • Soo Y.
    Soo YooFebruary 26, 2012
    There are counters upstairs that serve food. One American, the other is sushi (with sushi belt).. try their fish over rice!
  • Coby F.
    Coby FarrowFebruary 17, 2012
    They have a cookie bar!!!!
  • Yvette D.
    Yvette DiazJanuary 20, 2012
    Use coconut oil instead of butter. Brown rice sushi 2 to go. Yum yum.
  • Hot Bread Kitchen
    Hot Bread KitchenJanuary 17, 2012
    The Bowery Whole Foods has a fantastic selection of natural and organic foods and produce. You can find Hot Bread Kitchen products sold here.
  • Kristine Y.
    Kristine YappJanuary 16, 2012
    Best Whole Foods in the city. Doesn't get as crowded as the rest of them and has a great selection.
  • Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen DeGeneresJanuary 11, 2012
    While you're here, you may as well pick me up a birthday gift. And if you do that, you'll have to come to my birthday show! Go to http://ellentv.com/birthdaytix & enter the code ELLEN54 to win tickets
  • Phatgoose
    PhatgooseDecember 31, 2011
    Gotta try the sushi!
  • Robby M.
    Robby MarshallDecember 29, 2011
    Public bathrooms!
  • Yiling L.
    Yiling LoeraDecember 28, 2011
    Nice quiet area in the back of cafe for tired kids
  • Michael T.
    Michael TiffanyDecember 22, 2011
    Consistently the worst-smelling men's room in NYC - worse than Penn Station - because hippie management is helpless in dealing with the belligerent mendicants taking advantage of them.
  • LB
    LBDecember 18, 2011
    The best whole foods I've ever been to...Gigantic and everything so fresh
  • Green Drinks NYC
    Green Drinks NYCDecember 14, 2011
    Check out the great selection of Eco friendly Mighty Wallets, fantastic vegan make-up by PeaceKeeper Cause-metics
  • jason b.
    jason betaDecember 12, 2011
    samples on wednesday
  • Wayne S.
    Wayne SurberDecember 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    For mgmt: put six point in the beer dept. why hide & go seek? Wtf
  • Terence M.
    Terence MeadeNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Sit upstairs and have a meal with a view.
  • Crystal B.
    Crystal BridgesNovember 11, 2011
    Get the large coffee with Almond Milk. It's delicious.
  • Evey B
    Evey BNovember 10, 2011
    Anna banana tuna tar tar is a delicacy.
  • Evey B
    Evey BNovember 10, 2011
    Try the dingalingling sandwich. Its amazing!!!!
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatNovember 7, 2011
    Great layout at this Whole Foods, and our favorite grocery in the area. The eating area on the second floor is a good place to relax as well.
  • Lynda L.
    Lynda LiuNovember 4, 2011
    Try the soups with the salad dressing cups.
  • H. Alan S.
    H. Alan ScottNovember 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The handicap toilet in the men's room has a deceptive lock. Avoid getting walked in on. However, this will certainly teach you a lesson to not use the handicap toilet.
  • ZocDoc
    ZocDocOctober 31, 2011
    ZocDoc employees love this Whole Foods for its awesome beer room, kale chips, buffet and close proximity to the office!
  • @PetteLov w.
    Big a big smile you always have better service :D
  • Rob G.
    Rob Gould (@bobbbyg)October 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to grab a coffee & plug in (by the bathrooms in back).
  • Chobani
    ChobaniOctober 23, 2011
    Head to the dairy aisle to stock up on Chobani. They've got a great variety of flavors!
  • Miye M.
    Miye McCulloughOctober 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Order this location on SUNDAYS unless you really adore long lines or really are desperate for that farro salad
  • Antonella G.
    Antonella GraefOctober 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Visit the salad bar upstairs!!
  • Courtney C.
    Courtney COctober 17, 2011
    If you buy the milk in the glass bottles be sure to bring back the empty bottle to customer service... You get a refund!
  • A L.
    A LeeOctober 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Odwalla smoothies on sale 2 for 4 bucks
  • Whitney W.
    Whitney Wood BaileyOctober 9, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Heirloom tomatoes are glorious!
  • Jenna L.
    Jenna LeongOctober 7, 2011
    They have outlets!
  • Sandy C.
    Sandy CampbellOctober 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If you can smell the fish, don't buy it. Even when it looks this good.
  • Sandy C.
    Sandy CampbellOctober 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    A rather ugly tomato.
  • Sandy C.
    Sandy CampbellOctober 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If these taste as good as they look, they'd be amazing.
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkOctober 5, 2011
    In the brewery room, pick up the bubbly Lambrucha beer, a tart, pinkish quaff made by blending lambic (a sour ale from Belgium) with kombucha tea. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more
  • Miye M.
    Miye McCulloughOctober 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Avoid this place like the plague unless you adore ridiculous lines or unless you realllly need that bulk basmati
  • Monique S.
    Monique SSeptember 28, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Gives shopping in the supermarket a whole new meaning. Wonderful experience. Great fresh food.
  • Mark L.
    Mark LaugherySeptember 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Blueberry muffins are killer
  • Zachary S.
    Zachary SchmahlSeptember 16, 2011
    One of the coolest Whole Foods in the city. Big fan!
  • Angell Organic Candy
    Angell Organic CandySeptember 3, 2011
    Angell Bars are located in the candy aisle (near nut butters etc) not the chocolate aisle near the coffee.
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeVineSeptember 1, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    You would think a place like this would have clean restrooms. You'd be very wrong.
  • Peter
    PeterAugust 20, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Venture upstairs for a great place to eat and or work
  • Nick G.
    Nick GigliaAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great selection in their own separate beer store.
  • Edward F.
    Edward FabilaAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Rain = less crowds!
  • Michael D.
    Michael DumasAugust 11, 2011
    Join the panini sandwich club for buy 10 get 1 free.
  • Sir Kensington
    Sir KensingtonAugust 10, 2011
    Pick up a jar of the Classic or Spiced and start scooping!
  • Evey B
    Evey BAugust 10, 2011
    Katherine Sullivan Whatever is very particular about who she let's into her palace
  • Sterling I.
    Sterling InfinityAugust 7, 2011
    My favorite whole foods in NYC!!
  • Brew York
    Brew YorkAugust 3, 2011
    Check out the Beer Room at the corner of Houston and Chrystie. In addition to six beers on tap for growler fills, there's a huge bottle selection and homebrewing supplies.
  • Natalie C.
    Natalie CentenoJuly 29, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The 2nd floor is a great place to study. If you come here often, you're likely to come across a knitting club or two ; )
  • Jesse B.
    Jesse BrightmanJuly 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    AVOID THE BREAKFAST BURRITO. Rubbery eggs, sweet bacon, and a terrible cheese orgy turn what should be a solid breakfast into a morning regret.
  • Natalie C.
    Natalie CentenoJuly 27, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Kombucha is back on sale as of today!
  •  esther p.
     esther parkJuly 26, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Sushi bar fail. It's not fresh.
  • antonio c.
    antonio coltraneJuly 25, 2011
    Getting corn on the cob or a chicken drumstick at the $8.99/lb salad bar shows youre a whole foods rookie
  • Howcast
    HowcastJuly 21, 2011
    Don't feel hemmed in by "use by" and "sell by" dates. Watch this video to know when is the right time to toss your food! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0t-Q3p8oGY Read more
  • Anne A.
    Anne AretzJuly 8, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Want a good salad? Skip the salad bar, go upstairs and get one made for you. More toppings, same cost, no elbowing.
  • Allison D.
    Allison DaugilaJuly 5, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Way less crowded then USQ & Chelsea WF. Whole foods rocks the casbah. I wish i could live inside it.
  • Cathy
    CathyJune 26, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They accept 1 manufacturer coupon and 1 store coupon per item. Printed mfr coupons are accepted too.
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BiasJune 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the mayonnaise, parsley, and bowtie noodles salad! I love it!
  • MuscleTech
    MuscleTechJune 17, 2011
    Don't have access to a pre-workout MuscleTech drink like Neurocore or naNO Vapor? Eat a banana or have a coffee to get your energy up.
  • Sherri F.
    Sherri FeldmanJune 10, 2011
    Beware: no sign informing this but you can't drink beer on the premises. You'll get kicked out.
  • Dens
    DensJune 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're upstairs for lunch/dinner, as glamorous as the sushi conveyer belt looks, I'd skip it. Salad or pasta is the way to go!
  • Bruna Luiza d.
    Definitely my favorite supermarket in the world! It's so easy to be vegan with a place like this around.. LOVE IT!!!
  • Physique 57
    Physique 57May 26, 2011
    Love vegan food and don’t have much time to cook? Check out the selection of healthy frozen dinners from Candle Café.
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioMay 19, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Empanadas are $1 after 1030pm
  • Prometheus Springs
    Prometheus SpringsMay 19, 2011
    Grab a refreshing and spicy Prometheus Springs beverage at the cooler near the main checkout in the middle of the store. Read more
  • Dan Z.
    Dan ZeehandelaarMay 19, 2011
    Go to the upstairs salad bar - $4 for a half (made to order), and totally enough food!!
  • JetzNY
    JetzNYMay 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
  • DietsInReview
    DietsInReviewMay 3, 2011
    Check out The Whole Deal, a section of the Whole Food’s website that features current deals, money-saving meal plans and recipes, and printable coupons. Read more
  • Eve C.
    Eve CMay 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Marie was great at helping put together bouquets in the floral section.
  • BluePrint
    BluePrintMay 2, 2011
    Can't say enough about Whole Foods, but Whole Foods Bowery just got better because guess what... now they carry BluePrintJuice. Get 'em while they're hot (we mean cold)!
  • Ruwan J.
    Ruwan JayatillekeMay 1, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best to avoid grocery shopping here on Sundays as it's full of "asswholes" on the weekend! lol
  • DietsInReview
    DietsInReviewApril 30, 2011
    Check out the Whole Foods store brand 365. Also grab the Whole Deal Value Guide flyer with seasonal coupons, budget friendly recipes or sign up for the online newsletter and save. Save & eat healthy! Read more
  • JJ S.
    JJ SunghoonApril 22, 2011
    The best WFM in NYC. Wholefoods own salad bars, next best thing if you can't be on some exotic foods.
  • Jaclyn
    JaclynApril 20, 2011
    They have a chicken tikka masala at their hot food bar that will blow your socks off.
  • Vanita C.
    Vanita CyrilApril 15, 2011
    Great selection and wonderful staff
  • CBM 
    CBM April 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Post gym time @ the salad bar has got to be the best place in lower manhattan to pick up hot single chicks
  • Caitlin B.
    Caitlin BiskupApril 6, 2011
    Fully stocked with all of siggi yogurt flavors
  • Diego R.
    Diego RufoApril 4, 2011
    I love the prepared foods here and their amazing stock of natural and organic items. Check them out! Read more
  • etta y.
    etta yMarch 28, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Spinach salad with bacon is CRAZY SALTY.
  • Lindsay A.
    Lindsay AndersonMarch 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    cheapest shrimp cocktail you'll find in nyc
    OMGICUMarch 21, 2011
    This Whole Foods is the least exclusive place you can go to have a reliably awesome celebrity sighting. Tracy Morgan, Agyness Deyn, Mos Def, etc. (Plus, salad bar is great for hiding behind!)
  • Suzana U.
    Suzana UenoMarch 19, 2011
    Less people and better selection here
  • Christina D.
    Christina DiRussoMarch 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Gluten free beer!
  • Molly B.
    Molly BaragMarch 13, 2011
    Best Whole Foods in the city. Great layout and no lines wrapping around the store like every other one.
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa GanskyMarch 7, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If you're into that kind of thing, keep your eyes peeled: a lot of celebs shop here.
  • Cassandra S.
    Cassandra SealeMarch 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    check what they have on their weekly sales flyer! usually some good stuff. everyday staples - chicken stock, organic milk are surprisingly cheap
  • Raj S.
    Raj S.February 24, 2011
    They have a great beer mart. Lots of craft beers and hard to find items you won't see anywhere else.
  • Marius R.
    Marius RamdahlFebruary 22, 2011
    Great selection of meat!
  • KitchenKonfidence.com
    KitchenKonfidence.comJanuary 17, 2011
    Did you know WF sells pizza dough? Grab a ball and give this homemade Skillet Pizza a try. The easiest way to achieve a perfect charred crust at home! Get the recipe on kitchenkonfidence.com.
  • Teona
    TeonaJanuary 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you like Kombucha this whole foods has kombucha on tap upstairs. You can buy a re-useable growler and get it refilled here. Much cheaper than by the bottle.
  • S
    SJanuary 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    When you are eligible for your Larabar and you ask to redeem it; they look at you as if you are from Mars. They asked me how do we know you really checked in 10 times !!!!! Very bad customer service!
  • Ariane S.
    Ariane San BuenaventuraJanuary 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Grab yourself a Salmon Rice Bowl...trust me.
  • Christina W.
    Christina WalkinshawJanuary 8, 2011
    I prefer to call it "Whole Paycheck."
  • Jake A.
    Jake AaronJanuary 6, 2011
    Great place to have an easy lunch or dinner
  • Hank
    HankDecember 19, 2010
    The beer selection is OMG amazing! One of the only places in the city that has St Bernadus Christmas Ale. If you like dark Belgian style beer, you will love it!
  • Mindy M.
    Mindy MaeDecember 18, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're trying to catch a cab, cross the street or try to nab one off of Bowery. It's almost impossible to catch one directly out front. Good luck!
  • DailyCandy
    DailyCandyDecember 9, 2010
    Beer, glorious beer tastings! See what's on tap and take home your own growler.
  • Bravo
    BravoNovember 22, 2010
    Great selection of organic products and great selection of sugar derivatives for people with diabetes. I did a dinner and made desserts using Stevia. -Ed Cotton, Top Chef
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingNovember 22, 2010
    Try the raspberry jam
  • Yvant' B.
    Yvant' BichetNovember 21, 2010
    You can find real french sparkling cider in the huge beer section. Awesome!
  • Bryan B.
    Bryan BonczekNovember 21, 2010
    much less crowded than the one in union square.
  • Lorna W.
    Lorna WallaceNovember 18, 2010
    Try the salad bar upstairs! Get a small...but filling salad for only $4!!!!
  • Lila
    LilaNovember 7, 2010
    The tables upstairs are great. Beats working at Starbucks--especially when you want to eat. The communal tables also gives you the opportunity to talk to new people if that's your thing.
  • Serge K.
    Serge KassardjianNovember 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Dont leave without making a stop to their beer store on the corner of bowery and houston. You can get a jug of local brews!!!!
  • Sara
    SaraNovember 1, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the bread pudding and the Beer Room is a must-see.
  • Daniel R.
    Daniel RadovcichOctober 6, 2010
    There bread pudding is the bomb!
  • Kevin C.
    Kevin CochranSeptember 26, 2010
    Bathrooms upstairs, all the way in the back of the food court.
  • Mandy M.
    Mandy McKennaSeptember 24, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the buffalo chicken panini at the sandwich/panini area, it's really good and only $5!
  • Gabe A.
    Gabe ASeptember 13, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The beer shop has a huge selection of craft beer and some home brewing supplies. Seriously, who buys PBR when some of the best beer in the world is right next to it?
  • Ari B.
    Ari BSeptember 11, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    the salad bar UPSTAIRS is amazing. $4 for a huge half salad. awesome assortment of toppings.
  • Vicki
    VickiSeptember 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    This place has an amazing salad bar for a good price. Big selection of yummy pastries as well!
  • Christine K.
    Christine KimAugust 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The Salad Bar!
  • Scott D.
    Scott DupreyAugust 19, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Pretzel baguettes are the bomb - smile
  • Jeffrey S.
    Jeffrey ScottAugust 6, 2010
    Beer selection rules
  • Summer Streets 2010
    Summer Streets 2010August 4, 2010
    Visit the Whole Foods Market City Picnic at Summer Streets at 24th & Park - Saturday August 7, 14, 21 from 7 am to 1 pm. Check in to get free prizes while supplies last!
  • Ori K.
    Ori KAugust 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Avoid like the plague.
  • Kathryn Y.
    Kathryn YuJuly 19, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Relax and be glad you're not at the Union Square location. Don't buy any of the pre-marinated fish (made me sick) or the crab legs (past their prime).
  • Krista K.
    Krista KnappJuly 16, 2010
    Yum vegan indian cuisine on hot bar
  • Paul H.
    Paul HearingJune 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the burger
  • Dora
    DoraJune 28, 2010
    Check the schedule for cooking workshops for kids!Powered by ParentsConnect.com Read more
  • Boberto P.
    Boberto PatricioJune 28, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    It's a ghosttown compared to Union Sq. Very good beer selection
  • Adam H.
    Adam HadjinianJune 23, 2010
    Is the ground beef on sale today?
  • Chris O.
    Chris OLearyJune 22, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Check out the new homebrewing supply section!
  • Lucy D.
    Lucy DrummondJune 5, 2010
    vegan pizza
  • Alex S.
    Alex SeligMay 24, 2010
    Urban detox
  • Angela W.
    Angela WangApril 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Wholefoods own stawberry fruit bars, next best thing if you can't be on some exotic beach paradise.
  • Alex G.
    Alex GomezApril 13, 2010
    If ur here for the chicks ur better off at union sq whole foods they r way hotter there
  • Wag
    WagApril 5, 2010
    Wonderful ready-to-go meals, snacks, pastries and absolutely spectacular soups!
  • Chris B.
    Chris BoeseMarch 31, 2010
    go here more often
  • Chris B.
    Chris BoeseMarch 31, 2010
    get here more often!
  • Richard L.
    Richard LiuMarch 18, 2010
    CA crunchy meets ny hip.
  • gillian f.
    gillian fallonMarch 1, 2010
    Kombucha on tap:-)
  • Laurel T.
    Laurel ToubyMarch 1, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Having a salad bar dinner.
  • Sabine D.
    Sabine DufauxFebruary 21, 2010
    Organic paradise! Great Supermarket! Read more
  • joseph a.
    joseph anninoFebruary 14, 2010
    Yuppies are scary and gullible.
  • Anna P.
    Anna PakmanFebruary 13, 2010
    love the made to order pasta bar!
  • Michael C.
    Michael CiccaroneFebruary 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The ten items or more line is WAY faster than the express line. PBR in the beer room is the best deal in the hood for cans: 12 for $8. Take that, you hipster "whole paycheck" haters!
  • Anna G.
    Anna GraizbordJanuary 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    the half portion of the salads is totally enough, and an amazing bargain
  • Dan C.
    Dan CrayJanuary 19, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Cafe Rustica: killer food, full service, no tipping. Yeah!
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SayntJanuary 17, 2010
    Macau power pills perfect for lowered libidos
  • StuArt
    StuArtJanuary 12, 2010
    Want overpriced food please go here
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SayntJanuary 12, 2010
    Get the chia seeds. It's full of fiber and protien and absorbs water in your body.
  • Douglas P.
    Douglas PaulJanuary 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    the best chicken soup this side of my momma's kitchen.
  • Edward F.
    Edward FabilaDecember 8, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    love robust coffee? get the pacific rim blend (organic). only $6.99/lb!!
  • martin n.
    martin navarreteSeptember 9, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    2 types of kombucha on tap w/ refill station = awesome
  • Edward F.
    Edward FabilaJuly 28, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    good: veggie chips @ 1.99, bad: hearty veggie mix (batch I got was a stink bomb)
  • Edward F.
    Edward FabilaJuly 5, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    for coffee-aficionados or coffee addicts that crave robust flavor--try the Pacific Rim blend (in the whole bean section)--organic and only $7.99/lb!
  • Adrienne R.
    Adrienne RhodesJune 8, 2009
    Great cooking classes at reasonable prices. Highly recommend!
  • Chris F.
    Chris ForsytheApril 30, 2009
    Go to Whole Foods - LES and look at their beer shop on Houston and chrystie. 12pack of PBR = $12. score!
  • Leo S.
    Leo SkvirskiyOctober 12, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Очереди дико заебали. За это объедаю их кулинарию и уношу как можно больше бесплатных приборов и кетчупа. Ибо не хуй!
  • Raheem K.
    Raheem KJuly 13, 2015
  • Tausha
    TaushaMarch 24, 2015
    Ничего лучше, чем Whole Foods Market я в штатах не знаю! Шикарный магазин!👌
  • michihiro
    michihiroDecember 29, 2014
  • Nino d.
    Nino de MeloNovember 17, 2014
    Ótima opção para quem quer fugir do fast food. Há uma ótima diversidade de alimentos orgânicos, muitos já prontos para consumo, inclusive sucos e frutas frescas. O preço é ótimo!
  • Emin A.
    Emin AlıcıApril 5, 2014
  • Leo N.
    Leo N-BJuly 12, 2012
    Världens roligaste mataffär. Färdigmaten man plockar ihop själv blir en helt ok lunch i en park i närheten. Och så får man inte missa öldelen av affären som har ALLT.
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