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Greenlife Grocery

Five Points
Organic, Healthy
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70 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC
(828)-254-5440
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
another name for Whole Foods Grocery

This was the Whole Foods Grocery before Whole Foods came to Asheville. A human scale grocery with a great prepared foods section, body care, beer and wine. If you're planning a picnic in the mountains stop by and load up on healthy choices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This was the Whole Foods Grocery before Whole Foods came to Asheville. A human scale grocery with a great prepared foods section, body care, beer and wine. If you're planning a picnic in the mountains stop by and load up on healthy choices.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

What a fascinating clean and nice grocery store which is now owned and operated by Whole Foods Markets. The assortment of healthy selections is invigorating and truly makes shopping a delight.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We like Greelife although we stray to the new Whole Food Location. We still like the staff and patrons at Greenlife.

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alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Love this grocery store, even more than Harris Tweeter and Trader Joes. great selection to choose from.

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Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We discovered this grocery shortly after it opened in 2004 or so. Excellent neighborhood store which eventually became a Whole Foods Store. They have not lost their charm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Greenlife rocks! Whether you're grocery shopping, stocking up on Asheville beer or, looking for lunch, this is the place.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Have been a staple for us all the time, consistently great! Staff is great too. The outdoor cafe is nice too

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Perfect store for natural, vegan and hard to find local items. Must try their vegan cookies. We had just visited Green Man Brewery and found one of their new brews there, unfortunately now back home cannot!

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

For several years, Greenlife was alone then joined by Earth Fair providing fresh, organic, bulk and local foods, deli and medicinals. But now a block north on the same side of the street there is a new Trader Joes and a Harris Teeter (providing all of the above but a broader range of choices less healthy as well) Greenlife now... More 

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Candler, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Really do like the breakfast buffet and the fact that they don't stop serving at an early hour. Food is very good, always hot and fresh. Crowd can be daunting at certain times but that's a sign of good food, good value. Wish they would remodel though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Five Points
  • Neighborhood: Five Points
  • Phone Number: (828)-254-5440

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Organic, Healthy
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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