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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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank JR115
Reston, Virginia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient (waiter-free) place to get a relatively quick bite. Reasonably priced and very appropriate for an informal luncheon. Good wraps, salads, and pizzas...

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Sterling, Colorado
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the menu and new setting. Like all "newer" places I am sure Cafesano is growing into what it will be. I frequented their other site regularly, and am looking forward to coming here more regularly now. My experiences thus far have been very good!

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Thank Oraz55
Sterling, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a relaxing atmosphere. I remember when Cafesano used to be Marie's Pizza before they closed years ago, so the bar was set pretty high. It's a great little gem in Reston that serves all different kinds of food, primarily with a Mediterranean twist. The staff is very friendly and they give great service. My go-to if I'm really hungry... More 

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Thank RestonNative
washington dc
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411 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a model of the fast casual approach to dining. Careful menu design based on what can be prepared quickly that is simple, fresh, healthy AND tasty. You stand in line to order and pay the reasonable prices, then sit and await delivery to your table. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. We're so pleased to hear you like what we have to offer, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Reston, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Never have had a bad meal at Cafesano. Cooked to order and fresh. Great wood fired pizzas and kabobs.

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Paul S, Owner at Cafesano, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and leaving us such a kind review! We're so glad you like what we have to offer, and we hope to see you again soon! 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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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