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

    thumb Shelley Graham Turner
    10/18/2016
  • 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  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  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  Picked up our second local, fresh co op box of fruit and veggies � make, beets, basil, tomato, peppers, cucumber, garlic! I love feeding my family great naturak foods.

    thumb Catherine Rose Puma
    8/13/2017
  • 5 star review  Just down to earth good people and awesome products!

    thumb Liegh Traversie
    7/06/2015
  • 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  I love this place! They are very accommodating to special requests and offer a wide variety of products. The staff is very kind to their customers.

    thumb Jeni Rizio
    10/06/2017
  • 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
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