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Greenlife Grocery

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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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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Asheville, North Carolina
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459 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Greenlife is still a good place to shop for groceries and is still very popular with Ashevillians. But, somehow, some of the soul of the place was lost when it was sold two or three years to Whole Foods. It retained its old Greenlife name, but a lot of other things changed., most notably the staff attitude. Plus, there's a... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We went here looking for fresh baked sourdough bread naturally leavened with natural yeast and found it! This grocery store has all that most 'greenies' would wish for including a great selection of pre-prepared salads, pickles, Asian treats, cheeses, meats, wines and much much more. Good friendly service too.

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Thank David M
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

This is a store that in the past would have merited five stars, but now only merits three. Am I the only one who misses the old Greenlife back before Whole Foods took it over? Their coffee was much better in the past as were their baked goods. The ginger molasses cookies are now often overbaked, so instead of being... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

It is always great to have a nice grocery store to stop in when traveling. We were glad to find this Whole Foods.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We especially love their wide selection of cheeses. But the produce is absolutely the freshest and the employees are extremely helpful.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 10 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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58 restaurant reviews
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Five Points
  • Neighborhood: Five Points
  • Phone Number: (828)-254-5440

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