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Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

Grocery Store, Deli / Bodega, and Health Food Store
340 River St (at Putnam Ave.), Cambridge, MA 02139, United States
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 PM
Beer, Wine
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. NFC Payments)

Founded in 1978 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market ( 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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    Paul W.
    "... it all better with a Kombucha! :-)"(3 Tips)
    "Whole Foods Market Whole Deal Magazine found at every cash register"(2 Tips)
    Gretchen B.
    "Good hot/cold food bars, butcher, bakery."(2 Tips)
    John C.
    "The hot entree bar gets pretty picked over my 1 PM."(2 Tips)
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  • whole deal
  • wine
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  • Indian food
  • chicken wings
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  • soup
  • fish
  • staff
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  • Niku A.

    Decent whole foods with the ability to preorder and pickup. You never have to leave your car !

    Niku Azam · March 27
  • Rem K.

    Big and well laid out wholefoods. Lots of local products in addition to the standard stuff.

    Rem Koning · March 13
  • Cristina R.

    Samples! And kombucha on tap.

    Cristina Ruiz · January 13
  • Foxytk23

    Much better selection here thank Charlestown, & wine & beer are sold here

    Foxytk23 · September 27, 2015
  • Julee P.

    Smaller store but good selection

    Julee Peck Jones · September 9, 2015
  • Sydney T.

    So much bigger than the Symphony store near me! They have lots of by-the-pound bars and they sell wine - some even $3!

    Sydney Trost · April 5, 2015
  • Dherbs

    This is a great shopping place to purchase organic fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds. Braggs all natural salad dressings is perfect while on the Dherbs FULL BODY CLEANSE.

    Dherbs · October 1, 2014
  • Bikabout

    A good-sized Whole Foods complete with the hote and cold food bars, beer, and wine. Get lunch and a cold beverage to go, and enjoy them by the river.

    Bikabout · April 15, 2014
  • Felipe G.

    Home of the kiwiberry, only 0.50 USD per piece! (Brief season in April only)

    Felipe G · April 13, 2014
  • Gretchen B.

    Big location. Wine & beer. Good hot/cold food bars, butcher, bakery. Excellent produce. Staff is friendly & helpful. Check weekly sale flyer online to save $ & plan meals that won't break the bank.

    Gretchen Bostrom · March 19, 2014
  • Brandon T.

    The funnels and inflatable trees are no where to be found.

    Brandon T · January 26, 2014
  • Charles S.

    A great selection of Massachusetts Craft Beer. Also the Wine Bags are free to easily carry the 22oz and bombers.

    Charles Silvey · November 24, 2013
  • Jon T.

    Conveniently located and well-stocked with beer and snacks.

    Jon Tyburski · November 15, 2013
  • Lisa W.

    Really fresh and yummy salmon and tuna sushi!

    Lisa Wu · September 13, 2013
  • Beretta Scott King

    No juice bar??!!! 😞

    Beretta Scott King · July 19, 2013
  • Pauline S.

    Friendly helpful staff! Also fun to people watch and awesome beer/wine selection

    Pauline Shaffer · June 29, 2013
  • Jordan M.

    Strawberry season!

    Jordan Morano · June 23, 2013
  • Scott H.

    Try the buffet, the chicken wings are amazing!

    Scott Harris · January 28, 2013
  • Jedi C.

    Great place to wear your leather jacket, grab a steak, and count how many meat is murder types give you the stink eye.

    Jedi Chrome · January 23, 2013
  • Teri

    Packed on the weekends. Best to come on a weekday. Produce is excellent quality. Staff is very helpful and will special order items you can't find. Good selection of wine!

    Teri · January 6, 2013
  • Jeremy B.

    Don't be shy about using the package lift to send your stuff to your car. It's easy, fast, and convenient.

    Jeremy Burton · December 9, 2012
  • Boston M.

    We love this WF... Always tons of samples out and always a helpful person within a few feet ;) Did I mention the samples?

    Boston Mama · December 2, 2012
  • Susan M.

    Looking for organic grapes. Hope they have them!

    Susan McHugh · May 25, 2012
  • Shannon L.

    The boiron section has what you need. You just have to think backwards to find it.

    Shannon Lezovich · May 1, 2012
  • Seventh Generation

    Take a mid-shopping aromatherapy break by smelling our Geranium Blossom scented 4X detergent in the laundry aisle!

    Seventh Generation · April 20, 2012
  • Andy M.

    Pleasantly clean Men's Room. A rarity at most grocery stores.

    Andy Mallon · April 15, 2012
  • skyle

    Delivery, FTW

    skyle · March 25, 2012
  • Kathryn

    Loads of samples on Friday night

    Kathryn · February 24, 2012
  • Anthony N.

    Warning...lots of self absorbed, aloof, earthy crunchy snobs from Cambridge. Great staff and products!

    Anthony Naro · January 16, 2012
  • Jess H.

    Best place to get fish (other than a specialty fish market)!

    Jess Hsiao · January 16, 2012
  • Jess H.

    Try the Rupert cheese!

    Jess Hsiao · January 11, 2012
  • Dania E.

    Now selling kombucha on tap.

    Dania El · November 29, 2011
  • Jarrett G.

    Be careful of the drive through pharmacy lanes for the Rite Aid as you enter the parking area... Cars seem to come down in the wrong direction constantly.

    Jarrett Goetz · October 3, 2011
  • CityVoter, Inc.

    Salad bar, brick-oven pizza/sandwiches and much more. Great for lunch!

    CityVoter, Inc. · September 12, 2011
  • Paul W.

    Really good soups for rainy days like today feeling sick make it all better with a Kombucha! :-)

    Paul Wedge · September 8, 2011
  • Ginkgo128

    Check out the Garden of Life Raw Meal $43.99 and Vitamin Code Multi Vitamins $31.99 that are on sale plus $5 off coupon found in the Whole Foods Market Whole Deal Magazine found at every cash register

    Ginkgo128 · August 13, 2011
  • Jarrett G.

    Excellent staff, always go out of their way to be helpful.

    Jarrett Goetz · July 3, 2011
  • Andrea S.

    Terrific staff, great customer service, and the quality of the produce can't be beat. If you "shop around the edges" and buy what's on special it's relatively affordable. The prepared foods and packag

    Andrea S. · June 5, 2011
  • Lifeway Kefir

    Join us starting at 3pm on 5/13/2011 at @WholefoodsRVR for the EarthFest block party! We'll have our full setup, including blender bikes, green screen, 80s promo gear and plenty of free samples!

    Lifeway Kefir · May 13, 2011
  • Jeffrey V.

    Come try some HINT Water 12-3 today!!

    Jeffrey Venuti · May 9, 2011
  • DietsInReview

    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

    DietsInReview · May 3, 2011
  • Natalia W.

    Try the capsaicin spiced elixir, Prometheus Springs.... yummm! Find it in the cooler next to the wine and beer section!

    Natalia Widulinski · March 31, 2011
  • Bob H.

    They now have $3 bottles of wine! Not the best-tasting stuff, but great for sangria or mulling.

    Bob Hagemann · March 25, 2011
  • estelle r.

    Fab place so much to choose from everyone should go here

    estelle rivers · March 12, 2011
  • Molly D.

    buy some Hint!

    Molly DeLong · March 10, 2011
  • Danni

    Very helpful staff - can special order certain out of stock items for you!

    Danni · March 2, 2011
  • Christine K.

    Always some tasty Indian food & soups!

    Christine Kathleen · February 27, 2011
  • Dedham Strength & Fitness

    Great place to start your week out right with smart and healthy choices.

    Dedham Strength & Fitness · December 7, 2010
  • EricaLynn J.

    The best Whole Foods!

    EricaLynn Jasionowski · October 27, 2010
  • Rogue I.

    good winre selection. for better, tj's is 2 blocks away.

    Rogue Integrity · October 23, 2010
  • Jamar T.

    The hot entree bar is also good in the morning before 11am. Preferably around 930am is the best time. Best Bacon depending on the day.

    Jamar Torres · August 4, 2010
  • John C.

    The hot entree bar gets pretty picked over my 1 PM. You should get there around noon for the best selection.

    John Campbell · May 28, 2010
  • Jonathan T.

    Good beer/wine selection!

    Jonathan Thorn · February 7, 2010
  • Gina G.

    Worst time to go=Saturday at 5p.

    Gina Gretchko · January 14, 2010
  • Ace B.

    get there before 10 am on a weekend- you can be done in 30 min.

    Ace Bhattacharjya · November 8, 2009

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