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Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

Grocery Store, Deli / Bodega, and Health Food Store · Hillcrest
711 University Ave (at 7th Ave), San Diego, CA 92103, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
Drinks:
Wine
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. NFC Payments & American Express)

Founded in 1978 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com) is the leading retailer of natural and organic foods, the first national “Certified Organic” grocer, and uniquely positioned as America’s Healthiest Grocery Store™.

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    Kristin S.
    "The vegetarian butternut squash enchiladas are dlish!"(6 Tips)
    Vivian H.
    "fresh& organic foods/fruits/drinks!!"(3 Tips)
    Ece B.
    "Best place for fresh fruit juice and delicious desserts on the go!"(7 Tips)
    Amy Laurel H.
    "Their syore-brand gluten free sandwich bread"(2 Tips)
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  • Ken S.

    Either everyone in SD is healthy or this is the place to be on a Saturday night. It's extremely small and everyone stands around and talks to each other. My best advice is don't go hungry leave time,

    Ken Scheer · July 1, 2012
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  • Manilyn S.

    Food Bar Wednesdays: $5.99 per pound & they serve Hawaiian food on this day too. Kahlua pork, chicken, garlicky kale, brown rice etc. Salad bar is good too.

    Manilyn S · September 11, 2012
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  • Kristen A.

    Beautiful lighting. Excellent parking lot in back and a parking garage. Perfect location. Lots of things to do nearby including boba. Nice employees. Hard to have a bad time.

    Kristen Ames Mahrer · 1 week ago
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  • Sean M.

    This is our favorite Whole Foods in San Diego. The fresh vegetables and fruits are some of the best we've been able to find.

    Sean Miller · August 20, 2015
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  • Caro

    Produit francais!? I couldn't resist promoting this one. You can actually return the ceramic containers back to Whole Foods, and they go back to the factory. It's  actually from Sonoma, CA....

    Caro · June 13, 2013
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  • Katia M.

    Love this store! It's huge and they have terrific mochi, my favorite desert. The taste is even better than in Mitsuwa!

    Katia Matoian · October 4, 2015
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  • Jon T.

    Don't bother. The place is a mess from an unnecessary remodel that goes on and on. They've dropped half the products I normally buy. At least I got off cheap! Bye bye Whole Foods.

    Jon Tara · February 21, 2013
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  • KitchenKonfidence.com

    Amazing spice selection. Only place in town I could find black cardamom. Pick up a small box near the bulk bins for this Smoked Chocolate & Tequila Ice Cream. Recipe on kitchenkonfidence.com!

    KitchenKonfidence.com · January 9, 2011
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  • Alison L.

    Do yourself a favor and bike or walk there with recycle bags. Parking will be the name of your shopping trip otherwise

    Alison Liebrecht · January 1, 2013
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  • Sebastian A.

    The Vegetable Calzone is actually pretty delicious, couple it with a Mamma Chia/Coconut Water and you're set!

    Sebastian Alberdi · August 5, 2011
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  • Melodie T.

    Their sushi is good but ask them to make it to order rather than buying the boxes that have been sitting out.

    Melodie Tao · July 27, 2013
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  • Dust A.

    The French lamb stew is my favorite! Not always available but grab a pint when you can.

    Dust Agent · January 7, 2012
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  • Perriann H.

    This is a great place to get lunch. Great price, quick, and very tasty.

    Perriann Hodges · August 8, 2014
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  • Patricia D.

    Try the basil tomato pizza. It has a touch of garlic that makes it delicious!

    Patricia Duarte · October 9, 2011
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  • Anton P.

    If you're eating-in there are usually more seats upstairs all the way along the left side, just keep going.

    Anton Perreau · June 14, 2013
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  • Amy Laurel H.

    Their syore-brand gluten free sandwich bread is the best I have found, so far.

    Amy Laurel Hegy · December 1, 2011
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  • Nasara G.

    Cheese pizza is the best! Also...tofu stroganoff is great when they have it!

    Nasara G · July 10, 2010
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  • Jennifer V.

    Whole Foods has a plethora of vegan dessert items, including whole carrot cakes

    Jennifer Van Grove · October 18, 2009
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  • Paul S.

    They have bread pudding as a take away dessert!!!! Awesome!!!

    Paul Smith · February 1
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  • Monika V.

    On wednesdays, the hot food bad is 5.99/lb as opposed to the usual 7.99/lb!

    Monika Valadez · September 7, 2011
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  • Vivian H.

    Always a great market to go to if you're trying to look for fresh& organic foods/fruits/drinks!!

    Vivian Handyside · March 31, 2015
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  • Bob B.

    Quinoa Mellon Balls dish is refreshingly delicious and nutritious for summer.

    Bob Barron · July 27, 2010
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  • Alfa S.

    Some great things are really inexpensive, just keep an eye out.

    Alfa Santos · July 28, 2015
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  • Destiny L.

    Pizza is amazing and the Macaroons are amazing also.

    Destiny Leshay · January 6
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  • Lara O.

    One of the few places I've been able to find fresh fish - and it all looked great

    Lara Olsen · April 9, 2011
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  • Maggie U.

    Have the butcher cut you up an organic chicken. It's cheaper than a conventional one.

    Maggie U. · February 7, 2015
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  • Eddie R.

    Amazing street tacos, the pork is to die for mmmm

    Eddie Ramirez · April 26, 2011
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  • Kate

    Love the new pub! Nothing like a nice pint to take the edge off of grocery shopping.

    Kate · March 16, 2013
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  • Kendra L.

    Only WF in town that makes gluten free pizza crust and non-dairy/soy cheese pizzas!

    Kendra Losee · April 27, 2012
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  • Roger

    Parking is terrible unless you squeeze a spot on the street or the upper level.

    Roger · March 27, 2015
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  • Dana R.

    Soy😋 Iced Mocha ;) and the friendly face behind the counter thank you!

    Dana Rock · January 29
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  • Kristin S.

    The vegetarian butternut squash enchiladas are dlish!

    Kristin Sorianosos · October 9, 2011
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  • Sarah A.

    Check out the deli. Best make your own sandwiches here!

    Sarah Arvizu · July 14, 2012
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  • Kristin J.

    I'm sad! Can't use your own personal cup when buying an iced drink! How weird is that?!

    Kristin J. · January 1, 2012
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  • Alyssa

    Huuuuge pizza slices now by the slice instead of by the lb!

    Alyssa · March 4, 2012
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  • Alison L.

    Starting Aug1, 2011, bring in your reusable bags for 10 cents back per bag!!

    Alison Liebrecht · September 21, 2011
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  • Joni C.

    Park on the roof and avoid harassment at the front door from petitioners!

    Joni Conner · August 19, 2013
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  • Natalie D.

    Watch out for Chris. He'll steal your mac and cheese.

    Natalie D · July 5, 2013
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  • Cameron C.

    Get the Whole Foods App: http://vegenista.com/post/28639307987/fresh-cherries-are-one-of-my-favorite-summer

    Cameron Comstock · August 3, 2012
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  • David K.

    Get there early on Sundays for breakfast then get your shopping done for the week.

    David K · October 30, 2011
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  • Tavo A.

    Try the teriyaki scallop bacon kabob!

    Tavo Alvarez · February 28, 2011
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  • Ryan R.

    This is where the most inconsiderate people on Earth buy their groceries.

    Ryan Ross · December 5, 2012
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  • Ece B.

    Best place for fresh fruit juice and delicious desserts on the go!

    Ece Bolat · November 17, 2015
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  • Samantha R.

    The organic juicing bar (beets, celery, apple, kale, lemon)

    Samantha Razoky · October 14, 2011
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  • Jesse G. S.

    Try the Fumi salad! Delicious!

    Jesse G. Salas · April 28, 2011
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  • Jessica G.

    The 3 Grain Sald Shaker is scrumptious, filling, AND healthy! It's a must try!

    Jessica Garrow · May 26, 2012
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  • Morgy1970

    don't know who would ever buy wine here.. the prices are just silly.

    Morgy1970 · January 6, 2012
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  • Caitlin C.

    Kombucha yourself with trilogy and strawberry serenity!!! <3

    Caitlin C · July 6, 2011
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  • Charles C.

    thai seafood curry soup is mouth watering.

    Charles Cochrane · November 4, 2009
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  • Ethan C.

    Girl at front juice bar is super awesome.

    Ethan Chen · November 29, 2013
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