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“Healthy and delicious options” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Whole Foods Market Cafe

Whole Foods Market Cafe
4501 Market Commons Dr, Fairfax, VA 22033
+1 703-222-2058
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Ranked #6 of 343 Restaurants in Fairfax
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Description: Visit any one of our sit-down eateries. Seafood features fresh oysters, fish & chips, po-boys, ethnic and seasonal seafood dishes and fish soups. If you have a hankering for a pulled pork sandwich and all the sides, then try the Smokehouse. Travel to Asia where we offer peking duck, noodle bowls, sushi and more. The Specialty eatery features artisan grilled cheeses and sandwiches, delicious soups and cheese plates. All of our eateries offer beer and wine as well
Arlington, Virginia
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“Healthy and delicious options”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I'm a regular shopper at Whole Foods and love the Whole Foods brands. Every item I've purchased has not disappointed. Fresh and local fruits, vegetables and meats. Some stores (Fair Oaks Virginia) even have wine bars, sports bar, smokehouse, seafood restaurant, sushi, cheese shop, etc. While some say its 'Whole Pay Check' you pay for healthy, local foods and quality!

They post coupons online to use in-store too!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Take out of the smoked products is the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We have been purchasing the smoked turkey thighs, legs, and breasts for many years. In fact, we have that in lieu of cooking a whole turkey at Thanksgiving. They are wonderful - although the dark meat pieces are more juicy. I was thrilled when they opened the new Whole Foods in the Philadelphia suburbs so that I could get the smoked meats and other special takeout items close to home

Visited November 2012
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great location and lots of options for vegetarians”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

One of our favorite supermarkets located close to I-66 and Fairfax Co Parkway. The deli/prepared foods is diverse with lots of options for vegetarians.

Visited January 2013
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Stockton, California
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“groceries a few steps from hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

prices are not bad considering the convenience to the hotel and the quality of the products. Fresh vegetables, fruits, and deli selections are ready for the quick meal after day of touring.

Visited January 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Always something for everyone”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

If you are with a group, or just another person who has a hard time making up their mind, go to Whole Foods for lunch or dinner. There are so many varieties of food to choose from, everyone will find something. There is a BBQ bar with pulled pork, chicken, ribs and all the sides. There is a seafood bar which always has 3-4 soups going, aside from the side down service. There is a soup bar over near the BBQ bar and one near the buffet foods. There is a sushi bar, and packaged sushi to go. Pizza, hot entrees, desserts. Seriously, what more do you want? Is it weird eating a grocery store? Yeh, maybe, but if it weirds you out too much, go to the sports bar and never go into the super market part. This is the one place you want to go if you have to satisfy a bunch of different appetites.

Visited December 2012
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