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,Thursday and Friday and enjoy $1 off beer and wine!

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 26th at 7pm:

The Marianna Previti Trio - heck out the cunningly seductive vocals of Marianna Previti and her jazz trio as ahe sails effortlessly through reel-book favorites from the 50's and 60's. Marianna is a three-time winner of DC's WAMA award for Best Jazz Vocalist. Joined by Steve Steckler on guitar and Paul Rosenberg on piano.

Thursday, October 27th at 7pm:

Songwriters' Association of Washington (S.A.W.) Open Mic with hosts Lynn Hollyfield and David Weaver!!

Friday, October 28th at 8:30pm:

The 5-1-2 Experience - tantalizing R&B and Neo-Soul with a sound inspired by the sexy and soulful music greats of the past and present.

Saturday, October 29th at 8:30pm:

49 Cent Dress - a tasty mix of rock and roll with a dash of blues and soul. Featuring vocalist Melissa Orr, the DC-based band performs tunes by Amy Winehouse, Van Morrison, Duffy, and many others.
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, Thursday, and Friday -- $1 off any beer or wine glass.