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  Lunch was great! Found some ingredients I've been searching for as well!!

    thumb Shelley Graham Turner
    10/18/2016
  • 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  Brenda has a total commitment to provide Rome with organic, healthy food. Great place for lunch and her husband's chocolate cookies are the best.

    thumb Dawn Tartaglia
    3/28/2015
  • 5 star review  Very knowledgeable staff!

    thumb Mary M. Vivenzo
    4/13/2014
  • 5 star review  Love it! Great selection of organics. Delicious cafe foods! She couldn't be nicer or more helpful.

    thumb Rena Hughes
    4/15/2015
  • 5 star review  Wide variety of healthy ingredients, foods, teas, coffees and more. A cozy, clean cafe with tasty food and drinks. Wonderful staff and owner. Highly recommend.

    thumb Michelle M. Danti
    1/27/2017
  • 5 star review  Brenda’s food is always delicious! I love knowing I get a fresh, healthy meal every time!

    thumb Kelly Griffin Mirabelli
    10/11/2017
  • 5 star review  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.

    thumb Megan Scanlon
    1/30/2017
  • 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