We are your local health food store.

Brenda’s Natural Foods is an independent and locally owned natural health foods store and café located in Rome, NY. Operated by Brenda Henry, the shop is packed full of healthy and gourmet foods including many locally produced items. We strive to provide our community a variety of health foods, gluten-free and local foods, as well as natural personal care products and cleaners.

Our Café

Dine In or Take Out. Brenda’s Café is open LATE and always has a full service lunch menu. Fresh farm to table foods are available seasonally from the Henry’s own farm located in Verona, NY.

We care about you.

We serve our community by providing a place where health and local foods are available in abundance. We also assist those with special dietary needs and link them with local producers.

We LOVE our customers!

  • 5 star review  If she doesn't have what you are looking for she can usually get it for you, how many businesses are even willing to accommodate a customer anymore. That's why I will shop there first.

    thumb Jennifer Romer
    6/08/2015
  • 5 star review  For someone who is trying to get her health back on track, make community based aquaintences and trying to become educated upon how to lead herself and others on a naturally, down to earth road, I highly reccomend others who haven't been in Brenda's to just go in there and indulge in the amostphere and everything is so convienant. If Brenda herself can't help you with something, she knows who can help. Everyone who works there are unbelievably pleasant and wholesome. One of the best businesses I've walked into locally.

    thumb Colleen Shannon Potter
    3/18/2017
  • 5 star review  I really adore this store and the ppl who work in there, they are always very nice and want to talk to you and smile. Every time I shop there I go home and tell my family to stop in and support. Places like this make your day♡♡♡♡

    thumb Michele Groomes
    2/09/2017
  • 5 star review  Friends and I get together on Thursday evenings at Brenda's for a light supper and knitting in the cafe. Brenda has welcomed our little group with enthusiasm. While there, I usually buy my organic veg for the following week. Brenda's Cafe offers a good selection of entrees for folks like me who have a few dietary restrictions. These aren't just "bark and twigs" alternatives. This is real food, done well.

    thumb Patricia Thomas Conley
    2/10/2016
  • 5 star review  Very knowledgeable staff!

    thumb Mary M. Vivenzo
    4/13/2014
  • 5 star review  Just down to earth good people and awesome products!

    thumb Liegh Traversie
    7/06/2015
  • 5 star review  Simple the best for all that is natural! Great service as well!

    thumb Nicholas M Ross
    3/29/2017
  • 5 star review  Brenda's Natural Food Store AND Cafe' always makes me feel welcome, well fed and good about the quality of choices in the cafe' and store. The staff is sweet and helpful and Brenda is a lovely woman both inside and out. I don't know what my family would do without her family....,And isn't that what it's really all about?

    thumb Anita Moonan
    2/09/2017
  • 5 star review  Stopped here today while in the area. What a great find. I have been coming to rome for over a year now once a month for work and just not eating since it is all fast food joints. Today i was starving so i looked through my GPS for somewhere to eat and came across this place. This place was perfect. Got the black bean burger salad with kraut. It was fantastic and colorful. Perfect for a dreary January day to cheer me up. The woman at the cafe was very helpful since i am dealing with multiple food sensitivities. She knew what was in everything and the few things she didn't know she checked the lables which was much appreciated.

    thumb Jennifer Carpenter Hernandez
    1/29/2016
  • 5 star review  We are so fortunate to have a health food store right here in Rome. Brenda and her staff are always so accommodating and helpful, not to mention they have the best cafe foods...everything from chipotle black bean burgers, organic salads, homemade soups, smoothies, sandwiches, wraps, homemade paleo cookies, pastries, half moons, kombucha and more. Thanks for always special ordering things for me, Brenda!

    thumb Rachel Lynn
    5/12/2016
Brenda’s Natural Foods & Café
236 W Dominick St
Rome, New York 13440
(315) 337-0437
Opening Hours
Monday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed