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11130M S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191-4327
+1 703-391-2100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (23 reviews)
“kabobs” (26 reviews)
“signature salad” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11130M S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191-4327
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've eaten here twice and had excellent food both times. I even ordered take out so I could take home and enjoy in the comfort of my home. They have great pizza, kabobs (steak and also salmon) and lots of other great dishes. I've only...More

Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quality of kabobs is reliably quite good. Enjoy with brown rice, salad, pita and tahini. Avocado w/ mozzarella appetizer is excellent

Thank AndreaD7066
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love going here for lunch or dinner. A lovely atmosphere with delicious menu items and great service.

Thank dmsweeney98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in hear being new to the neighborhood and was pleasantly surprised! Obviously a magnet for people to gather. Interesting concept of ordering at the counter and having food delivered to the table. Pretty efficient! The sound level was loud but had a vibrant feel...More

Thank Rhoffmann11
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Cafesano never disappoints! The food is fresh and delicious. The staff is friendly and helpful. The ambiance is lovely. My friend and I were so happy to be able to sit outside and enjoy our Signature Salads on a beautiful evening! Cafesano is a tried...More

Thank chrissykelley2018
Cafesano_Management, Manager at Cafesano, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for the awesome review! We appreciate your time and patronage. We are so happy you enjoyed everything we have to offer here at Cafesano. We always aim to provide a top-notch, authentic meal for all, as well as a comfortable atmosphere. We look...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is isn't an elegant setting, just clean, comfortable and stylish, and from the deck, there's a great view of the lake. It also consistently has some of the best food, ever, always. The signature salad, the steak kebab, the pizzas... it's always tasty, and...More

Thank garyeilerts
Cafesano_Management, Manager at Cafesano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this incredible review. We greatly appreciate your kind words and patronage. We are so happy to hear that you enjoy all that we have to offer. We always aim to provide each and every guest...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

First visit. Ridiculously fresh and healthy Mediterranean dishes, all very reasonably priced. Started with the (outstanding) Zucchini Fritti; I had a Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap, while The Boss had a Steak Kabob. Both were perfectly prepared and quickly delivered. As we were finishing, the sun...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

loved fresh mediterranean..as well as italian dishes.. simple decor..freshly made food..service with smile..in small city like Reston..

Thank Dream40673
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great customer service everytime. Best fast casual setting. It's all the freshest ingredients. The salmon is delicious.

Thank mfinton1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Cafesano is great! The food is fresh and reasonable priced. My husband and I go often for a quick but healthy dinner. Friends and I meet for lunch because the food is consistently good and you the service is fast.

Thank Jody T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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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