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The New Deal Cafe is named one of the 35 Best Folk Music Venues in the U.S. (and the only one in Maryland).

The New Deal Cafe is named one of the 35 Best Folk Music Venues in the U.S. (and the only one in Maryland). We recognized some big names on the list and are honored to be in such esteemed company.

The New Deal Cafe is named one of the 35 Best Folk Music Venues in the U.S. (and the only one in Maryland). We recognized some big names on the list and are honored to be in such esteemed company.

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Cafe Swag
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BREAKFAST

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

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Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A cup or a bowl, a half sandwich or whole. Goes great with something from our great beer selection!

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Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A cup or a bowl, a half sandwich or whole. Goes great with the pear hard cider on tap!

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Free parking!!

Roma Stew

Food

Delicious house-made 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. Take in a movie in the historic theater across the square, and join us for dinner. Ample FREE parking!

Music

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

Upcoming Events


Thursday, May 24th at 7pm:
Songwriters' Association of Washington (SAW) - Open Mic with host with Paige Powell.  


Friday, May 25th at 8:30pm:
The Smokin' Polecats with Marianna Previti - oneof the best blues bands in the DMV area! Their sound comes from the post-WW2 ensemble sound of the Chicago masters like Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and Howlin' Wolf; the West Coast Jump/Swing of Tiny Grimes, Pee Wee Crayton, and T-Bone Walker; the Rock'a'Billy sound of Carl Perkins and Johnny Burnette; and the Louisiana swamp blues of Slim Harpo.

Full event calendar »

Swag

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!

Cafe

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.

Reservations

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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