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711 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
United States
7:00am - 10:00pm Seven days a week / 7th Ave Pub: 12:00pm - 9:30pm
P: 619.294.2800
F: 619.294.2830

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About the Store

Whole Foods Market Hillcrest opened in 1997 and was the second location to open in San Diego County. We are located just north of the infamous Gaslamp District and Little Italy, and right off the 163 freeway in the heart of Hillcrest.

The store features the freshest sustainable seafood, compassionately raised organic meat, a huge assortment of organic produce, in-house prepared foods including stone oven pizzas, custom made sandwiches and more. Our beer aisle boasts hundreds of craft beers to choose from. We also offer an extensive catering menu for all events and parties.

We focus on sourcing product from local vendors and growers and our food is always free of artificial preservatives, sweeteners, colorings and flavors.

What’s unique to our store:

  • 7th Avenue Pub venue located at the corner of University Avenue and 7th (more info below)
  • Organic juice bar MENU
  • Prepared Foods: sushi, stone oven pizza, Mexican & Asian food stations
  • Coffee/smoothie/juice bar with custom blended espresso, pour over and French press coffee drinks MENU
  • Artisan breads baked daily in-house & custom decorated cakes
  • Floral department
  • EV Charging Station on the rooftop
  • & more! 

7th Avenue Pub

Our 7th Ave Pub offers 32 beers on tap and a funky pub-grub menu. As always, our food is free of artificial flavoring, coloring, sweeteners and preservatives. Our meat is free of added hormones, antibiotics and growth hormones. So come on in for a cold beer & delicious grub!

Happy Hour in the Pub: Monday through Friday from 5-8PM

  • ALL $6 Pints are $4 
  • ALL Wines by the Glass are $1 off




Whole Body Return Policy

Effective January 1, 2016, all Whole Body items require a receipt to obtain a refund, exchange or store credit.

Whole Body items include, but are not limited to, bath and body care, supplements, clothing, toys, housewares, books, cards, magazines, music and DVDs.