2016 Annual Membership Meeting is Sunday, May 1 at 1 PM -

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

Friday, April 29th at 8:30pm:

Ursala Ricks Project - with astounding, sultry vocals, a fresh approach to song writing, and a funky & gritty performance, powerhouse Ursala Ricks leads her Soul & Blues band to unchartered territory.......

Saturday, April 30th at 8:30pm:

Orchester Prazevica resistance is futile, this is Turbo Folk! High energy music drawing on the tradition of Eastern European Czardas and Gypsy Swing, but widely influenced by jazz and blues. Under the direction of Slovak born and raised guitarist and singer, Tomáš Drgoň, this band delivers a unique, authentic and entertaining blend of musical traditions.

Sunday, May 1st 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, May 1st at 6pm:

Scott Slay and the Rail featuring Sammy Shelor - a bluegrass-inspired dynamic collaboration of American artistry and eclectic roots and folk originals featuring Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer, 5-time IBMA Award Winner for Banjo Performer of the Year, and 2011 Award Winner for the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Sammy Shelor.
Sammy's Breakdown.
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 paxirwin@yahoo.com or call (310) 801-9922.

Drawing Women

Drawing by Barbara McGee

Work by Barbara McGee (Barbara Simon) done over the past five years will be on exhibit at the Cafe through May 1. The reception is on Sunday, April 17, from 3pm to 5pm.

Ceramic Tiles by Mary Gawlik

Tile by Mary Gawlik

Mary specializes in creating individual art tiles and small multi-tile panels that can be hung on walls or displayed on easels.

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.