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New Deal Cafe

113 Centerway
Roosevelt Center
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 474-5642


Monday: 11am-3pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 11am-9pm
Friday-Saturday: 11am-11pm
Sunday: 10:30am-8pm

Reservations are recommended on Friday and Saturday nights and for popular bands. Call (301) 474-5642 to book a table.

Contact Us

Free wifi
Ample free parking

Luscious Lebanese food and desserts, captivating live entertainment, and an intimate community atmosphere. Exhibitions by local artists, and a decent cup of coffee.

The New Deal Cafe is nestled in historic Roosevelt Center in the heart of Old Greenbelt. Take in a movie in the theater across the square, and join us for dinner afterward. Enjoy live music six nights a week! Sample our gourmet wine selection. Have a Turkish coffee and read your email using our free wifi internet access.

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour from 6pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday -- $1 off beer and wine!

If you're coming from out of town, see our driving directions.

We want your feedback! Please send your comments and suggestions to our board of directors.

Poetry Moment

Maryland and DC residents are invited to submit poems for our bimonthly Poetry Moment exhibit, posted in front of the cafe.

The June-July winner of the Poetry Moment competition is Meg Eden Kuyatt, whose poem A Project on Long Term Goals is now on view in the poetry box outside the cafe.

Full event calendar »

Featured Events

Friday, August 1st at 8pm:

Fractal Cat - a five-piece rock ensemble that emphasizes classic songwriting, melodic vocals, and a multilayered psychedelic rock sound. Original songs combine the spirit of early rock ‘n’ roll with elements of soul, classic country, and electronic music. Musical influences include Chuck Berry, early Pink Floyd, and John Coltrane, while lyrical inspirations range from Blake to Buddha.

Saturday, August 2nd at 8pm:

The Hillbilly Gypsies - mindful of tradition but bold explorers of new and authentic styles, this internationally known group of high-energy, "Old Timey" West Virginia bluegrass performers are sure to captivate with their lightning fast award-winning picking skills, musical arrangements, natural comedic wit, and high lonesome mountain vocal harmonies. A must see!

Sunday, August 3rd at 10:30am:

Deaf Brunch: Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome!  Interested in learning sign language?

Sunday, August 3rd at 5pm:

Ayreheart - founded by Grammy-nominated Ronn McFarlane, this four member ensemble wields some of the most ancient instruments used in modern music, combining a magical blend of lute, fretless electric bass, wooden flutes, a variety of hand percussion instruments, and voice. These elements co-mingle to produce a thoroughly unique, beautiful and timeless sound that transports the listener with hypnotic harmony and refined rhythm.

Browse our full event calendar to see what else is coming up!

Wine and Beer

Sample our international wine selection, featuring Tomaiolo Pinot Grigio from Italy, Louis Latour Chardonnay from France, and El Toqui Cabarnet Sauvignon from Chile.

We have a fabulous wine to go with every entree.

Kick back with one of our popular beers.

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour from 6pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday -- $1 off any beer or wine glass.