A self-service hot foods bar near the entrance includes Southern favorites and “Classic Indian” choices.
The coffee bar, which includes a walk-up window from the street, includes specialty Cuban-style coffees popular with neighborhood residents. The bakery highlights a partnership with Hot Bread Kitchen, the Harlem-based bakery that provides job training for foreign-born and low-income women with profits from bread sales.
A bulk candy display in cooperation with Dylan’s Candy Bar, the New York-based specialty candy retailer.
The Harlem store deli features the chain’s first specialty Cuban pressed sandwich bar, along with a kebab offering.
A dining room looks out onto Malcolm X Boulevard.
An escalator takes shoppers to a lower level grocery store beneath a street-level prepared foods and checkout and café.
A worker hangs a bunch of bananas in the produce department.
Service meat and fish departments alongside one another allow for the departments to share functions.
A passerby can see a display of fresh peaches in the window.
A display of freshly made sandwiches in the deli.
Sausages behind the meat counter include “team member recipes.”
Like other New York stores, the Harlem Whole Foods utilizes a multilane, color-coded queue.
The store sits at the entrance to the 2/3 Subway at 125th Street in Central Harlem. Nearby landmarks include the Apollo Theater and Sylvia’s Restaurant.