Save the date! The Annual Membership Meeting is Sunday, May 17th at 1PM.


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

Tuesday, March 31st at 7pm:

Susan Jones Jazz Quartet - a violin led jazz group, playing an exciting and eclectic mix of originals and jazz standards, with a strong emphasis on swing and Bossa Novas (sort of like Stephane Grappelli meets Charlie Parker, meets Carlos Jobim).

Wednesday, April 1st at 7pm:

Warner Williams - honored by the National Endowmnet of the Arts (alongside B.B. King and John Lee Hooker) as one of the nation's greatest traditional artists, songster Warner Williams brings his Piedmont and R&B style blues to The New Deal Cafe!  Catch the chance to see this living legend!!

Thursday, April 2nd at 7pm:

Open Mic with Paige Powell!

Friday, April 3rd at 8:30pm:

Karikatura - with bright horns, socially conscious lyrics and booty-bouncing beats, this NYC band delivers a unique blend of Transglobal Soul. An organic synthesis of all the music heard blasting out of car windows and shops onto the streets of NYC, Karikatura lives where reggae meets klezmer, cumbia meets hip-hop and indie-rock meets afrobeat. Neither purist nor revivalist, this is music of the present, for the future.
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 November-December winner of the Poetry Moment competition is Peggy Rooney, whose poem Candles is now on view in the poetry box outside the cafe.

Attention Artists! Group Art Show

Local artists are invited to participate in the annual group art show for with the Green Man Festival. This year's theme is "water" in all its forms.

The show will be on display for the months of May and June in the New Deal Cafe. Two- and three-dimensional work will be considered. The deadline for submission is Friday, April 24th by 9pm. See our submission guidelines for directions!

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.


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