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

Wednesday, October 14th at 7pm:

The Paisley Fields - a queer country band from New York City pushing the boundaries and seeking inspiration in the unexpected. With thoughtful lyrics and a unique sound, The Paisley Fields strike a chord with the entire audience.

Thursday, October 15th at 7pm:

OPEN MIC with Joe Harris!

Friday, October 16th at 8:30pm:

Tommy and the Bahamas - Like the feel of a summer day? Your feet in the sand? A tall cold one in your hand? Tommy and the Bahamas can hook you up! They play rock, country, blues and more, all with an island spin!

Saturday, October 17th at 8:30pm:

Zydeco Jed - an East Coast roots band blending many influences from rock, jazz, funk, grateful delta and more through original material and kind covers.
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.

Mixed media works by Linda Kuo, reception Saturday, October 4
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.