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Ideal Market Boulder

Mainstay for natural & organic food

  • Kerbside pickup
  • Delivery
  • In-store shopping
1275 Alpine Ave., Boulder, CO, 80304, United States
Open 路 Closes at 9 PM


7 AM - 9 PM
7 AM - 9 PM
7 AM - 9 PM
7 AM - 9 PM
7 AM - 9 PM
7 AM - 9 PM
7 AM - 9 PM


423 reviews


"Small whole foods store, great selection, can get in and out quickly"

"It is the only place that I have found good quality organic or grass fed meats."

", not to mention they charge you an arm and a leg for a salad."

Cornelia Langealmost 1 year ago

This North Boulder Grocery has wholesome food options. Always a go to place for quick small fresh pick ups. Produce is great with specials. Also To Go options. Gluten Free baked goods.

Owner's responsealmost 1 year ago

We appreciate the feedback and thank you for being a loyal customer, Cornelia! Feel free to visit us again soon, we hope to have many more great products for you to discover!

Liz Bissell1 year ago

Went into the market during my lunch break, planned on getting a salad. Once there, I went back to the salad bar and there was hardly any Lettuce in the pan. I asked if it was possible to put out more fresh. Lettuce and I was told they can't do that until 12:30. So I guess in the meantime? I'm supposed to p*** away my lunch hour and wait for fresh lettuce for half an hour. , not to mention they charge you an arm and a leg for a salad. I would not recommend this store to anyone if that's how they treat their customers.

Owner's response1 year ago

We're so sorry you were disappointed on your recent visit, Liz. Please visit to send us further details and our team would be happy to review your feedback.

Kyle Fowler10 months ago

Sad to see that this location is no longer bike friendly. I've been going here for years with my bike, with no issues. The staff has been friendly and accomodating. But it seems that bikes are longer allowed in the store. Sad to see it happen.

Michael Carannante1 year ago

This is the little Whole Foods that I鈥檝e always dreamed of! Upon walking inside it has a small town and cozy feel to it! It was very clean and offered very fresh produce! It was quite the pricey little grocery store so it鈥檚 certainly not for folks with a light wallet. 馃槼

Owner's response1 year ago

Thanks for being an awesome customer, Michael. We genuinely appreciate your business.

Katherine Wolffalmost 3 years ago

Although it was a great find my budget could not go far here. This local gem just popped up as I was driving around Boulder. I shopped at Whole Foods market (very pricy) but worth the stop as I was In need of a snack. The parking is free for 2 hours but only if you are shopping in the small market area.

Ilan Keshetalmost 7 years ago

Great produce at high prices. Everything fresh and good. perhaps the only downside other then price is that they don't stock Coke-zero.

K S10 months ago

Was my go to place for salmon lunch before they raised their prices. Now more affordable to get elsewhere in Boulder.

Adam S1 year ago

Basically a smaller Whole Foods but it is convenient and has most of the things I would buy from a full sized Whole Foods. Only complaint is the limited checkouts, most of the time not a problem but during lunch rush it can get surprisingly busy with the amount of dining options nearby.

Jake Wojack1 year ago

Nice, sterile atmosphere. Hypnotically Caucasian. The chocolate milk is strikingly overpriced and at the same time very easy to steal: another of god's little tests

Owner's response1 year ago

Thanks for the review, Jake. Cheers!

Tomas Purtell1 year ago

One of the best of the Whole Food locations. Easy in and out with a small local neighborly store.

Owner's response1 year ago

Thanks for shopping Whole Foods Market, Tomas! Please come again...



Eco-minded chain with natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products (most sell wine).

Service options

Kerbside pickup
In-store pick-up
In-store shopping


Great produce


Wheelchair-accessible car park
Wheelchair-accessible entrance


Organic products
Prepared foods
Salad bar


Quick visit


Glass bottles
Plastic bags
Plastic bottles


Credit cards
NFC mobile payments


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