Luscious Lebanese food and desserts, captivating live entertainment, and an intimate community atmosphere. Exhibitions by local artists, and a decent cup of coffee.

Photo of falafel sandwich

The New Deal Cafe is nestled in historic Roosevelt Center in the heart of Old Greenbelt. Take in a movie in the theater across the square, and join us for dinner afterward. Enjoy live music six nights a week! Sample our gourmet wine selection. Have a Turkish coffee and read your email using our free wifi internet access. Coming from out of town? See our driving directions.

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour from 6pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and enjoy $1 off beer and wine!

Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 6th at 8:30pm:

Wild Anacostias - come celebrate Mardis Gras with Hyattsville's preeminent New Orleans/Blues style, funky, raucous, merry-making, multi-morphous Zydeco party band!!

Sunday, February 7th at 10:30am:

Deaf Brunch: Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome! Visit us on Facebook. Interested in learning sign language?

Sunday, February 7th at 6pm:

Dixieland Express - from the cultural, social and international melting pot of New Orleans, this Dixieland-style music pays homage to tradition and the creativity found in performances of early twentieth century jazz. Come celebrate Mardis Gras with The Dixieland Express!

Wednesday, February 10th at 7pm:

The Bachelor and the Bad Actress - the Bachelor & the Bad Actress sound like a film about two folk musicians hanging out at an absurdist honky tonk, occasionally throwing bombs.

North American Martyrs
- Americana.
Poetry Moment

Maryland, Washington D.C. and metro Virginia residents are invited to submit poems for our bimonthly Poetry Moment exhibit, posted in front of the cafe.

The Poetry Moment project is sponsored by the Friends of New Deal Cafe (FONDCA), with support from the City of Greenbelt. For more information contact Leeann Irwin at or call (310) 801-9922.

Wine and Beer

Sample our international wine selection, featuring Tomaiolo Pinot Grigio from Italy, Louis Latour Chardonnay from France, and El Toqui Cabarnet Sauvignon from Chile.

We have a fabulous wine to go with every entree.

Kick back with one of our popular beers.

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour from 6pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday -- $1 off any beer or wine glass.