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.
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.
Maryland and DC residents are invited to submit poems for our bimonthly Poetry Moment exhibit, posted in front of the cafe.
December 3rd, 2012
Did you join us last night for the 75th Anniversary of Greenbelt Photo Show reception? If not, you missed great 1930 jazz by the Greg Meyer Jazz Trio and the awards ceremony! BIg congratulations to the winners: Cynthia Cummings, Nora Simon, Rich Renomeron, and Leslie Olsen!
Left to right: Barbara Simon, FONDCA President; Rich Renomeron, 3rd place; Nora Simon, 2nd place; Cynthia Cummings, lst place; Leslie Olsen, Honorable Mention; Diana Srnka, Honorable Menton; Julia Wade, Chair, Cafe Art Show Committee; Brendan Mattingly, judge. The awards were given by the 75th Anniversary of Greenbelt Committee. FONDCA sponsored the exhibit.
July 23rd, 2012
New Deal Cafe Voted Best Music Venue in DC
Listeners of WTOP FM chose the New Deal Cafe over larger venues like the 9:30 Club and The Birchmere as the top DC area music venue in WTOP's Best of Washington contest! The cafe would like to thank everyone who voted for us, favoring an intimate, casual, neighborhood gathering place.
Visit the ten 10 list to see winners in other categories.
See our full blog for older entries.
Full event calendar »
Thursday, December 5th at 7pm:Open Mic with Paige Powell!
Friday, December 6th at 8pm:The Moxie Blues Band -
a foot-stompin' mix of blues and blues rock (with a touch of Southern rock)!!
Saturday, December 7th at 8pm:The U-Liners
- socially conscious Americana band playing a wide variety of roots-rock including bluegrass, rock'n roll, country, folk, swing, folk-rock, country-rock, blues, rhythm & blues, soul, and more!
Sunday, December 8th at 10:30am:Deaf Brunch:
Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome! Interested in learning sign language?
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.
Join us for happy hour from 6pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday -- $1 off any beer or wine glass.