Dining and Recreation

Food

Beijing (Chinese), Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt, 301-345-3996

Franklin’s Brew Pub, 5123 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville (home-brewed beers, family-friendly)

Atlanta Bread Company, beside the Beltway Plaza, 5506 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt

Pho 88 (Vietnamese), 10478 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD, 301-931-8128

Tiffin (Indian), 1341 E University Blvd, 301-434-9200

Udupi Palace (Indian), 1329 University Blvd. East - next to Tiffin's, nicer interior

Pizza Roma - 9805 Rhode Island, next to MOM's, good pizza, but best if you pick it up, unreliable delivery, 301-982-2551

Human Express (Chinese) -5039 Garrett Ave, Beltsville, pretty good Chinese, reliable delivery, 301-937-0297

Myoung Dong (Korean) - 11114 Baltimore, Beltsville, good food, small inside, 301-595-4173

Barnside Diner-9206 Baltimore Ave, 301-441-8888--a more authentic diner than Silver Diner in the Beltway Plaza mall (which is OK too, but noisy).  

Plato's Diner - 7150 Baltimore Ave, College Park, 301-779-7070

Costa Alegre, 5815 Greenbelt Road, College Park, 301-474-2278 (very good Mexican food, mostly take-out)

Hamani Japanese Restaurant, 8145-M Baltimore Ave., College Park, 301-982-9899 (very good Japanese food with quick delivery)

Hard Times Café, 4738 Cherry Hill Road, College Park (in the same mall as Shoppers)—good chili and beer selection, 301-474-8880 

Marathon Deli (Greek food), 4429 Lehigh Road, 301-927-6717

China Café 6, 4370 Knox Road, College Park, 301-277-3737 (inexpensive and good Chinese/Thai food)


For fancy dining

94th Aero Squadron restaurant at the College Park airport, 5240 Paint Branch Pkwy, 301-699-9400

Calvert House - 6211 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale 

 

Live music/coffee houses

New Deal Café, Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt, 301-474-5642

College Perk Coffeehouse, Baltimore Ave

Berwyn Cafe - 5010 Berwyn Rd, College Park, 301-345-9898

 

Movie Theaters that show good movies

Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt (one-screen)

E Street in DC, at the Gallery Place Metro

AFI in Silver Spring

Majestic in Silver Spring

International Films once a month during the semester at the Hoff Theater at the UMD campus


Recreation

http://www.ci.greenbelt.md.us/Departments_and_Services/Recreation/recreation.htm
The recreation department of the city of Greenbelt.  There are many classes offered for children and adults - soccer, dance, art, aerobics, computers, music, t'ai chi, Mom's Morning Out preschool - the list goes on.  We suggest going to the Community Center as soon as you arrive to see if there's a class you or your children would enjoy.  You can e-mail the community center at: commctr@ci.greenbelt.md.us

http://www.greenbeltmd.gov/recreational_facilities/aquatic_fitness.htm
The Greenbelt Aquatics and Fitness Center offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hydrotherapy pool and fitness room, along with various classes for both adults and children.

http://www.greenbeltartscenter.org/
The Greenbelt Arts Center puts on a wide range of plays, musicals and concerts.