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11130M S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191-4327
+1 703-391-2100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wraps” (21 reviews)
“signature salad” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11130M S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191-4327
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a smaller, informal place with outstanding food. We have been there multiple times. Kabobs, hummus, salads, etc. all tasty and well prepared. Decent wines at a reasonable price. Efficient service. Outside seating by South Lake. They have recently opened a new location near...More

Thank SteveC122
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped by for a late lunch, our first time here. Love the menu, plenty of great choices. We took advantage of their free appetizer offer and got hummus and baba ganoush. Both were delicious. My entree was the chicken kabob platter. I ordered it with...More

Thank Kem C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today was my first visit to Cafesano but I can definitely give high marks to their Signature Salad with Chicken Kabob and their tatziki! The salad boasted delicious avocado, artichoke hearts, olives plus the usual cucumbers, tomatoes, fresh greens etc. The chicken was good and...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafesano has a wonderful, atmosphere, good food, and provides good value. The service is good, there is an excellent selection of meals, beverages, and desserts. It has salads, skewers/kabobs, sandwiches/panini/wraps, pizza, and pasta. It has nice lake views. It's a great place for meeting and...More

Thank Ray R
Cafesano_Management, Manager at Cafesano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ray, thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We're so pleased to hear you love the wide selection of options at Cafesano, and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Sano is always good. It's a nice place to go for a quick bite with the family or to meet friends. The atmosphere has gotten fancier over the years, but the staff of always friendly and the food excellent. There's a huge variety of...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is by far a must visit...the food is amazing and the fresh squeezed lemonade mixed with the sweet tea (or unsweetened) is delicious! I always get the avocado bruschetta...it's my favorite there! My man got the falafel wrap and a side kale salad, I...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price. Best wine and beer prices in Reston. Always clean with the friendliest of service.

Thank kellysan0705
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Cafesano is a rather unique restaurant which offers a large number of entrees and smaller dishes. It also has beer and wine. Their food is very tasty and I have visited on several occasions. They recently opened a second shop in the Sterling,Va area. They...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a solid option for quick service dining in Reston. Although you order from a counter and service is pleasant, it does tend to take some time to get your food. I am forgiving of that since i know it's being made fresh. The...More

Thank GoBoSox07
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Despite inviting food, vegetarian choices, the problem with service made this an unpleasant dinner experience. One stands on line in order to order the meal which is not the problem. It's afterwards when there is no circulating manager or staff to ask for requests. When...More

Thank myjourney
Cafesano_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Cafesano, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry you had a disappointing dining experience and your comments have already been addressed by our General Manager. We actually do have a dedicated Associate assigned during every shift whose primary responsibility is to circulate amongst our guests to...More

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Response from sconsaul | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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