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.

Please help us during this challenging time by buying a gift card, ordering food online for pickup or delivery or by making a donation through the Paypal button below.

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Beer & Wine

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!


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.

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