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Whole Foods Market

#5 of 3,043 Restaurants in Austin
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525 N Lamar, Austin, TX 78703
+1 512-476-1206
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This store is HOPPING! Once you find a parking spot, make your way through the store and decide what you want to eat. Taco bar, sandwiches, sushi, seafood and good old TX BBQ! On the visit we had BBQ plates. Choice of meat and two sides. Beef , beans and cheesy grits hit the spot. Also great for takeout.

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Thank Jessica P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I always wanted to try oysters so my husband took me to the Whole Food Market as he knew there you'll get a great quality of oysters. We saw how they got prepared. We had 2 sort of oysters. Garlic ones and spicy ones. On both types they put some Spanish Manchego cheese on top. The oysters also came with... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am usually weary of Whole Foods but I have to admit… this one is AWESOME. Think Disneyland of Whole Foods. Multiple restaurants, buffets, tasting bars, walking in beer cooler. It was epic! Right in the heart of downtown Austin.

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Thank Drew F
Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it's pricey, but wholey moley, there's so much here. You can eat fresh seafood, prepared right in front of your eyes (daily specials are delicious); you can eat from the huge buffet, that always has all salad makings, along with a Worldly buffet of-the-day. There's a soup bar. There's a pizza shop, a juice/coffee/ smoothie shop, a pasta bistro,... More 

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Thank Jimminy_Cricket
Canada
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable, vegan foodie experience! There's nothing like it. I can not say enough about how much I LOVE this place!!! Customer service is outstanding! Nothing like it. Cashier went, and found a black and white Whole Foods insulated bag for me. Another cashier told me the crackers I was about to purchase were not vegan. I was in a rush... More 

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Thank Schmoozequeen
Austin, Texas, USA
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454 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place to go to the fish counter, select oysters, and the very nice folks will shuck the oysters and ice them down for you. You can enjoy them at Whole Foods. The fish soups and chowders are also delicious.

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Thank Gloria L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Austin Whole Foods is so much more complete than the San Antonio versions. The employees are super and we are always able to find everything we came for.

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Thank Warren N
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check out this flagship store, it's still a Whole Foods, but it's really big and really cool. I think the area is called West End and check out the nearby shops too!

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Thank mynamehere2013
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whole Foods flagship store at corporate headquarters is a must see while in Austin. Stroll around the mega store and take a break for refreshment and any of their many food and beverage stations throughout the store. Great indoor activity when the weather is not cooperating.

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Thank katerochford
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely it stands out as the headquarters/ flagship store !! You can get any and everything there! Nothing can be compared to this Whole foods. Sandwiches, build-your-own salads, prepared meals, tacos, Chinese food, pizza, the awesome juice bar and the list goes on and on & Variety, volume of people, food stations and choice are unbelievable. Among-st all these they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 N Lamar, Austin, TX 78703
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-476-1206

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