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

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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

Tuesday, November 24th at 7pm:

The New Deal Laugh-In - CLaw Comedy Productions presents the New Deal Laugh-In Showcase featuring some of the area's funniest comics performing together for one night only! Parental Guidance Suggested.

Friday, November 27th at 8:30pm:

Jennifer Cooper & GroovSpan - Beautiful vocals from a former professional opera singer, and tight melodies from the band.  From Duke Ellington to Doobie Brothers, Antonio Jobim to Adele, Bill Withers to Blondie, this eclectic ensemble covers a wide variety of genres, decades, styles and grooves of popular music!!

Saturday, November 28th at 1pm:

Jazz Jam w/ Greg Meyer - bring on your jazz groove and join in this community jam session!!

Saturday, November 28th at 8:30pm:

Patsy's Honky Tonk Torch and Twang with The Hall Brothers - classic country, Western swing, jazz standards, rockabilly, and plenty of Patsy Cline!
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.