The New Deal Cafe serves an accessible, plant-based, Italian-American menu that nurtures the environment, animals, and our health.

We have live music nearly every night of the week and feature monthly exhibits by local artists.


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

Open Mic every Tuesday from 7 to 10pm!!

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 20th at 7:30pm:
The Paulverizers - hard drivin' blues with some of the finest musicians in the DMV region including Steve Watson on drums, Steve Carey on bass, The Fabulous and Legendary Sam Paladino on Hammond and piano, Paul Mastradone on guitar, and featuring Big Boy Little on harmonica and vocals.

Friday, June 21st at 8:30am:
Long Time Coming - From hits to deep tracks. From singer-songwriter ballads to rockers. From classic rock to new artists who will be classic. From covers to originals. From blues to reggae. From the 60's through today. LTC feature strong vocals with multi-part harmonies, tasteful mandolin styling, and a rock solid rhythm section. Come out to experience LTC!

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Beer & Wine

Enjoy our rotating selections of micro-brewed draft beer, bottled beer & international wine!

Happy Hour is 4pm 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.


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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