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Swing by starting at 7am Monday-Friday and 8am Saturday-Sunday for fresh coffee and pastries!

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Please contribute to our GoFundMe campaign in support of a new espresso bar!


Delicious house-made brunch, lunch and dinner options for omnivores, vegetarians and vegans! Convenient grab-and-go breakfasts, luscious desserts, and locally-roasted coffee. Sample our gourmet wine selection, or kick back with a cold beer and free wifi.

We ❤️ Roosevelt Center

Dine with us before your live theater experience across the plaza at the Greenbelt Arts Center, or nip in for a nightcap afterward. Seeing a matinee? Swing by for brunch first! Take in a movie in the historic theater across the square, and join us for dinner. Stop in on Sunday for brunch while you’re shopping at the Greenbelt Farmers Market!


Enjoy live music six nights a week in an intimate community atmosphere.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 26th at 7:30pm:
Swing Jam - bring instruments, listening ears, charts, and voices. They jam on jazz standards, Western swing tunes, blues numbers, and anything else fun that folks can swing to!

Wednesday, September 27th at 7:30pm:
Rakes - stewards of the Appalachian condition. A blend of American folk and insurgent country.
Rock Creek Revival - bluegrass for your ears!

Full event calendar »


Love the cafe? Now you can wear it! Our Zazzle shop is stocked with shirts and onesies, drink coasters, notebooks, cards, and wrapping paper sporting the classic New Deal Cafe logo!


Nestled in historic Roosevelt Center in the heart of Old Greenbelt, the New Deal Cafe is the perfect spot to catch up friends or watch the world wander by. Coming from out of town? See our driving directions.


We suggest reservations on weekends after 6pm. To help us keep bringing you great music and live events, please take note: reservations are for customers intending to order a meal, are accepted until 8:30pm, and are held for twenty minutes. Reservations may not be confirmed until the next day. Same-day reservations are taken by phone only. Questions? Call (301) 474-5642.
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