Call (301) 474-5642 to make a reservation. Patrons are strongly encouraged to wear masks when not actively eating or drinking. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation–stay healthy!
food vendor search
NDC is seeking an experienced restaurateur to fully run our cafe operations. You already know how awesome our music, arts, and community program is and you’ve seen how we can fill the seats. Perhaps your delectable cuisine is just what we need for our next phase? Click here to learn more!
Music & Events
Enjoy live music six nights a week in an intimate community atmosphere. Reservations are strongly recommended for nights with live music. Call (301) 474-5642 to reserve a table. See more on the event calendar!
Annually, the Washington City Paper determines DC area residents’ favorite places, people, and things across the region in their Best of DC poll. New Deal Cafe gets more awards and higher standings each year! For 2023, we were recognized as:
1st Place: Best Place to Experience Local Music
1st Place: Best Jazz/Blues Venue
Runner-Up: Best Music Venue
3rd Place: Best Music Venue
Finalist: Best Neighborhood Music Series
Finalist: Best Performing Arts Venue
Every vote helped this funky little nonprofit venue keep growing; thank you for loving this funky little nonprofit cafe, venue, art gallery, and community hub! Thank you for all your support!
Masquer-aid the cafe ball is still accepting sponsors!
Through sponsorships, donations, and art sales, this night of fun AND fundraising was a MASSIVE SUCCESS, raising over $25,000! Thanks for your support, and go to newdealcafe.com/cafeball to see our list of sponsors, donors, and some pics from the night!
With special guest Dar Stellabotta: a one woman stoner blues rock band from Southern Maryland who builds and plays cigar box guitars. She plays with a slide, muddy distortion, and the kick drum making her a one woman band. Dar released her first vinyl record Lo-fi Rejection in 2019. This album is available on all streaming platforms.
About the 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.
Support the Cafe
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!