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When you’re new to an area, it’s difficult to know where all of the good local spots to get drinks or food are. Whether your semester is in session or you’re on break for the summer, there are so many great spots for college students to check out in Greenbelt, Maryland. Here are some of the top spots you’ll love as a University of Maryland student.
1) New Deal Café
Great food, delicious espresso and an awesome atmosphere—New Deal Café is the perfect place to frequent as a college student. Whether you’re looking to take your coffee to go when you’re on your way to class, or you want to sit down for a meal, you can’t go wrong! Another great part about New Deal Café is that you can enjoy live music six nights a week in an intimate community atmosphere here. New Deal, in addition to being a great local business also supports and sponsors local art exhibits, poetry and art festivals.
2) Looney’s Pub of Maryland
All the beers on tap that you could want and enough TVs for everyone to have a view, Looney’s Pub is a great place to hang out. At the College Park location, enjoy happy hour from 2pm-7pm. Going out at night here is also great if you’re on a budget. Every Tuesday is $2 Tuesday, which means that some drinks and shots are discounted to $2! This is a known go-to place for both college students and locals because of the great atmosphere and quality food.
3) Silver Diner
Diners and college students go together like syrup and pancakes! The Silver Diner exemplifies the classic American diner and is the best spot for comfort food and seafood, when it’s in season! It’s also open late which means it can be a great end to a night out!
4) College Park Diner
Speaking of diners, College Park Diner is also a great place to check out when you love around the clock American food staples. Perfect for late night eats or a spur of the moment breakfast, College Park Diner is definitely a place to try when you’re a student at the University of Maryland.
5) Chevys Fresh Mex
Who could pass up $4-6 margaritas everyday during happy hour? Chevys Fresh Mex is an American style Mexican restaurant. This is a great spot to have a few drinks or sit down for a meal.
6) Trinity Grill & Bar
For the classic bar experience, check out Trinity Grill & Bar, located in Greenbelt. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or happy hour in a welcoming and friendly environment.
Apartments for Rent in Greenbelt, Maryland
Live better than ever at Lerner University Square. Inside the apartments you’ll enjoy fully equipped kitchens, some completely renovated with granite countertops and maple cabinets. To top it off, all apartments include a washer and dryer. And, you’ll be thrilled to know that gas heating and cooking is included in the rent! With nearby access to the Greenbelt Metro/MARC and New Carrollton Metro/Amtrak station and easy access to I-95 and the Capital Beltway, getting around town has never been so easy. If that weren’t enough, we also have Metro bus stops and a University of Maryland Shuttle stop located within the community to take you to the University of Maryland and other nearby shopping and dining destinations. Take the virtual tour here!