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.
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!
- Liegh Traversie
Just down to earth good people and awesome products!
- Mary M. Vivenzo
Very knowledgeable staff!
- Colleen Shannon Potter
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.
- Jim Bintz
One of the bright lights of West Dominick St. Creative, wholesome menu, and an interesting inventory of organic, hard to find products. I went in for lunch, got into a conversation with Brenda, bought a jar of coconut oil.
- Rachel Lynn
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!
- Megan Scanlon
Many people talk about supporting small business, and Brenda's is the place to support in central NY. Delicious, healthy, savory lunches; kombucha on tap; and hands down the best yogurt in New York State (Stoltzfus Dairy). Not to mention knowledgeable, welcoming, salt of the earth staff.
- Shelley Graham Turner
Lunch was great! Found some ingredients I've been searching for as well!!
- Susan Kelley
I worked in Rome for 10 weeks and visited Brenda's every week. Great selection, great prices and very nice staff. Loved the homemade soups, salads and granola. Great place to go for lunch!
- Julia Fusillo
stopped in to try and find some nutritional yeast. Of course she had it. She was friendly and nice to chat with and offered some of her knowledge regarding a vegan diet. I got a smoothie and it was out of this world!!! So grateful to have a store like this close by.
- Julia M Aikens
Great local business, very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful.
Rome, New York 13440