1st Place: “Best Place to Experience Local Music”
3rd Place: “Best Music Venue”
3rd Place: “Best Place to Have Dinner With Live Music”
The New Deal Cafe serves an accessible, plant-based, Italian-American MENU that nurtures the environment, animals, and our health.
Open for Patio Service
The front patio is open for service Tuesday thru Thursday 4 to 8pm and Friday & Saturday 4 to 9pm! Check out our summer menu by DC Vegan. Bottled beer and wine available!
Delicious Vegan Meals at Home
Please see our Fill Your Fridge Menu for a selection of plant-based breakfasts, deli items, and reheatable dinners, available for next day delivery or curbside pickup at your house! Orders by email only: send email to .
* Allergy notice: our kitchen shares equipment with gluten, nuts, and soy
Bar & Music Program Suspended
In response to concerns over the Coronavirus, and the health and safety of staff, guests, members and volunteers, as of March 16th, we are suspending the operations of our bar & music program.
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!
Enjoy our rotating selections of micro-brewed draft beer, bottled beer & international wine!
Happy Hour is 5pm to 7pm Tuesday through Friday!
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!
We are not presently taking reservations. You can order online for pickup or delivery.