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11130M S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191-4327
+1 703-391-2100
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11:00 - 21:00
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Reston, Virginia
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311 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently we ate lunch here after our last visit four years ago. We had a pizza and a luncheon salad. The salad ingredients were fresh and looked very nice. The salad was dressed well. The thin crust pizza was very good. We will definitely will eat here again. This is a very casual eatery. You place your order at the... More 

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Thank Farhad A
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to Cafesano for years. We enjoy food and friendly service. It is a great environment and surroundings. I love brick pizzas and paninis.

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Thank Andrew K
Reston, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I frequently have lunch and dinner at Cafesano and have always had great fresh consistent food. We have also used their catering services and would recommend for your next gathering. Good selections and service.

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Thank Carol I
northeast US
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162 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really diverse variety of food here. you order at a counter and then get a seat. Somebody will bring your food to you. We had a pizza, tasty, thin crust. also had a panini we were split. I liked the panini better than the pizza. Good bread on the sandwich. chicken, pesto - could have been hotter but very delicious.... More 

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Aldie, Virginia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a review of their newer location near Dulles Town Center. The place was very clean and brightly lighted. The entire meal for three (3) plus two (2) beers was under $40. The food was very good and flavorful. I ordered the panini chicken parmesan, my son ordered, and my wife ordered beef shawarma. All were well seasoned, served warm,... More 

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Thank thomasduyen
Reston, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I have eaten often at Cafesano. I was not impressed the first time but I gave it another try. (Diinner vs, lunch) I have enjoyed all the meals there. I particularly love the portobello panini.

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Thank Lunchbuddies2017
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great fresh salads that are interesting and healthy. Have heard their pizza is very good too. There is delightful outdoor dining with water view. Very informal: you place your order and it is delivered very efficiently to yr table.

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Thank Goodcarm
Paul S, Owner at Cafesano, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to leave us a review. We're so pleased to hear you love our fresh salads and pizza! Thank you for your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered some wraps, dips and deserts to be delivered for a small party. Everything came on time with sturdy paper plates, plastic cutlery, serving tongs and paper napkins. The delivery person came into the house and set everything up for us. The food was excellent, as it always is in the restaurant. Delivery was $10 extra

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Thank Tel M
Paul S, Owner at Cafesano, responded to this review

Hi Tel, thank you for ordering Cafesano Catering. We're so glad to hear you were impressed with the food and delivery service. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Reston, Virginia
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100 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Cafesano is close to where I live. I have been here multiple times and had excellent experience every time. It's located right next to Lake Thoreau. I don't recall if they have outdoor seating but its location is excellent for it. Service is fast, and food has been great on all the occasions. I would absolutely recommend their cannoli and... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Good food with nice variety at reasonable prices. We good here for lunch regularly. It has something for almost every taste. We like the salads and pizza most for our order, but there is always other good meals on the menu. We have done the dinner meal here as well, where it is usually less crowded. One thing we like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11130M S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191-4327
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-391-2100
Description
Cafesano serves Italian and Mediterranean food in an upscale quick-casual cafe environment located on Lake Thoreau in the South Lakes Village Center in Reston, Virginia. Our hours are from 11-9 daily. Enjoy our fresh and flavorful Appetizers, Panini, Wraps, Salads, Pizza and Kabobs. Kids Menu and Gluten Free Menu available. Vegetarian friendly menu. Nice variety and reasonably priced beer and wine. Our patio overlooks Lake Thoreau and there is ample parking. Cafesano. Tastes good! Feels good!

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