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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$6 - $16
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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APPETIZERS
Hummus
Chickpeas pureed with tahini, fresh lemon juice and garlic. Topped with EVOO
5.49
Red Pepper Hummus
Spicy blend of our Hummus, roasted red peppers and jalapeno. Topped with EVOO
5.49
Tzatziki
Cucumber and Greek yogurt dip seasoned with garlic, dill and lemon juice
5.49
Roasted Eggplant (Baba Ghanoush)
Roasted eggplant puree, tahini, yogurt, lemon juice and garlic. Topped with EVOO
5.49
Dip Sampler
Choose two from Hummus, Red Pepper Hummus, Tzatziki & Roasted Eggplant. Served with a grape leaf
7.49
Avocado Bruschetta
A zesty mix of avocado, tomato, basil, garlic, freshly shaved Parmesan and EVOO, served with grilled ciabatta
7.99
Tomato Bruschetta
A zesty mix of tomato, basil, garlic, freshly shaved Parmesan and EVOO, served with grilled ciabatta
6.99
Falafel
Finely ground chickpeas seasoned with onions, garlic, parsley, and spices, lightly fried and served with our tahini sauce
5.79
Avocado Dip
Our zesty avocado mix with homemade tortilla chips
5.79
Roasted Olive Medley
Olives (with pits), mixed with peppers and herbs, marinated in olive oil. Served warm with grilled ciabatta
4.99
HOMEMADE SOUPS
Homemade Soups
Our hearty homemade soups made fresh daily. Call for daily selections
Cup3.99
Bowl4.99
Seasonal Soups
Seasonal soups are also available throughout the year
Cup4.99
Bowl5.99
SALADS
Served with our own special homemade dressings, made fresh daily! Ask for our low-calorie, no oil Lemon-Tahini dressing as a substitute for any dressing
Signature
Romaine, artichokes, tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives and red onions, topped with fresh avocado and mozzarella. Served with our house dressing, our Parmesan crisp and grilled ciabatta
9.29
Side Signature7.29
Greek
Romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives, red onions, green peppers and feta cheese. Served with our Greek vinaigrette, a grape leaf and grilled ciabatta
8.59
Side Greek6.59
Avocado, Tomato & Mozzarella
Avocado, tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil served on a bed of romaine. Drizzled with EVOO and fresh lemon juice and topped with our Parmesan crisp
6.99
Arugula
Arugula, romaine, radicchio, tomato, kalamata olives, red onions and Asiago cheese with house dressing and grilled ciabatta
7.29
Side Arugula5.29
Kale
Kale with shredded carrots and radicchio, tossed with lemon-tahini dressing and served with grilled ciabatta
6.99
Side Kale4.99
House
Romaine, baby spinach, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots & radicchio with homemade croutons, served with our house dressing
6.59
Side House4.59
Caesar
Romaine with our Caesar dressing, topped with croutons, shaved Parmesan and a Parmesan crisp
6.99
Ide Caesar4.99
SALAD ADDITION
Add a grilled skewer to any salad:
Marinated Chicken
3.59
Seasoned Steak
4.29
Marinated Shrimp
4.59
Atlantic Salmon
5.59
Seasoned Vegetable
2.99
Falafel
3.29
PANINI
Served with our baked lavash chips or Terra Chips©. Choice of regular or whole grain ciabatta
Grilled Chicken Pesto
Marinated chicken breast, roasted peppers and grilled zucchini with our basil pesto
8.59
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, arugula and our basil pesto
7.99
Grilled Chicken Parmesan
Marinated chicken breast, freshly shaved Parmesan and our basil pesto, topped with our marinara sauce
8.59
Roasted Turkey BLT
Roasted turkey breast, Applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato and provolone cheese with our chipotle mayo
8.99
Prosciutto & Mozzarella
An Italian Classic - Imported Prosciutto di Parma, fresh mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil and Italian vinaigrette
8.99
Roasted Turkey & Havarti
Thinly sliced roasted turkey breast with tomatoes, lettuce and havarti cheese, dressed with our Dijon-horseradish sauce
8.59
Eggplant Parmesan
Baked eggplant with our arrabbiata sauce, shaved Parmesan and oregano
7.99
Grilled Steak & Cheese
Grilled steak, caramelized onions, romaine, tomato, cheddar cheese and our chipotle mayo
9.29
Italian Meatball
Homemade all-beef meatballs, caramelized onions and provolone cheese with our marinara sauce
8.99
Grilled Portobello
Whole baked Portobello mushrooms with tomato, arugula, havarti cheese and spicy brown mustard
7.99
WRAPS
Served with our baked lavash chips or Terra Chips©. Choice of regular, whole wheat or gluten free wrap
Chicken Shawarma
Marinated chicken, slowly roasted and thinly sliced, with romaine and tomatoes. Served with our garlic sauce and wrapped in a grilled pita
8.29
Beef Shawarma
Seasoned steak, slowly roasted and thinly sliced, with romaine and tomatoes. Served with our garlic sauce and wrapped in a grilled pita
8.59
Falafel
Finely ground chickpeas seasoned with onions, garlic, parsley and spices, lightly fried. Served with romaine, tomatoes, scallions, radish and our tahini sauce, wrapped in a grilled pita
7.99
Grilled Chicken Caesar
Marinated chicken breast, romaine and freshly shaved Parmesan, dressed with our Caesar dressing
8.29
Roasted Turkey Pesto
Thinly sliced roasted turkey breast with lettuce, roasted peppers and provolone, dressed with our basil pesto
8.29
Hummus & Greek Salad
Our Hummus wrapped with romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives, green peppers, red onion and feta cheese, dressed with our Greek vinaigrette
7.99
Tuna Salad
Albacore tuna, celery and red onion mixed with spices and mayo, with lettuce and tomato
8.29
Avocado Parmesan
Sliced avocado with tomato, lettuce, carrots, shaved Parmesan and our lemon-tahini dressing
7.99
Roasted Turkey & Avocado
Thinly sliced roasted turkey breast, avocado, baby spinach and tomatoes, dressed with our tzatziki sauce
8.29
Kabob Wrap
A grilled skewer wrapped with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, romaine and a side of our tzatziki sauce
Marinated Chicken8.29
Seasoned Steak8.59
KABOB PLATTERS
Served with rice, grilled vegetables, salad, pita bread and tzatziki sauce. Choice of regular or brown basmati rice and regular or whole grain pita. Substitute extra salad for rice $1
Marinated Chicken
12.59
Seasoned Steak
13.59
Marinated Shrimp
14.59
Atlantic Salmon
15.59
Seasoned Vegetable
10.99
GRILLED SKEWERS
Our popular grilled skewers are a great "side" with many of our menu items
Marinated Chicken
3.59
Seasoned Steak
4.29
Marinated Shrimp
4.59
Atlantic Salmon
5.59
Seasoned Vegetable
2.99
Falafel
3.29
BRICK OVEN PIZZA
Thin-crust 12″ and 8″ pizzas baked to order in our brick oven. Pomodoro (with tomato sauce)
Margherita
(cheese, tomato & fresh basil) Fresh mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses, tomatoes and fresh basil with our tomato sauce
12"10.69
10"7.69
Carne Amante
(pepperoni, sausage & meatball) Pepperoni, spicy Italian sausage, Italian meatball and fresh mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses with our tomato sauce
12"12.99
10"9.99
Arrabbiata
(spicy sausage) Spicy Italian sausage, kalamata olives, caramelized onions, fresh mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses with our tomato sauce
12″12.69
8″9.69
Greek
(fresh vegetables and feta) Fresh baby spinach, kalamata olives, red onions, tomatoes and our arrabbiata sauce with fresh mozzarella and feta cheeses
12″11.39
8″8.39
Melanzana
(eggplant & fresh basil) Thinly sliced and baked eggplant, fresh basil, freshly shaved Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses with our tomato sauce
12″11.39
8″8.39
Formaggio
(cheese) Fresh mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses with our tomato sauce
12″10.39
8″7.39
BIANCA
without tomato sauce
Bianca Insalata
(white pizza with arugula salad) Fresh mozzarella, caramelized onions and EVOO baked and topped with arugula, tomatoes, red onion, kalamata olives and freshly shaved Asiago cheese
12″11.99
8″8.99
Lombardi
(prosciutto & fresh arugula) A white pizza with fresh mozzarella and basil baked and topped with imported Prosciutto di Parma, arugula and freshly shaved Parmesan
12″12.69
8″9.69
Pollo
(grilled chicken) Grilled marinated chicken, sautéed baby spinach, garlic sauce, kalamata olives and caramelized onions with fresh mozzarella and feta cheeses
12″12.39
8″9.39
Porcello
(bacon, caramelized onions & arugula) Applewood smoked bacon, caramelized onions, fresh mozzarella and our garlic sauce baked and topped with arugula, gorgonzola cheese and balsamic reduction
12″12.59
8″9.59
Del Mar
(shrimp & roasted peppers) Seasoned shrimp, roasted peppers and garlic sauce with fresh mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and our basil pesto, topped with roasted pine nuts
12″13.39
8″10.39
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Reviewed November 30, 2019

After not being able to use last year's birthday coupon, I made a point this year. After a afternoon of Black Friday shopping, I headed over to Cafesano. They were doing pretty good business between take-out and in house and I think others must have...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed July 22, 2019

We always stop here after a flight into a Dulles and it never disappoints. The salads are fres and crisp and yummy. Everything else looks wonderful but it is such a treat to find a great salad when traveling,

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Wearywanderer123
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

Just returning from CafeSano- We had a Signature Salad and brick oven pizza. Both were absolutely delicious. The portions are on the larger side. The restaurant is a casual Mediterranean place. They have a nice patio.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Love_my_passport2
Reviewed March 7, 2019

The concept is nice however there is no wow factor to the food. can they do better? They should because they have nice location and great potential.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank George K
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

I just love this place . Good food, good prices , casual, and there is a lot of options in the menu . Me loving Mediterranean food had to go for it. But there is pizza and soups, wine and beer . Just go for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank calvarez200630
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We have visited Cafesano on several occasions and it never disappoints. The Food is freshly made, home-style, not "fast food franchise fare" It's cost-effective and worth every mouthful!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Maureen2c
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This may be as close as to an Italian restaurant as you can get. Fresh good, nice ambiance and great staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank joglen10
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A simple and well managed self-service restaurant with good quality food. Superb quality ingredients, well prepared and equally well presented. The past is excellent and the Pasta con Pesto is the best we had outside of Genova, Italy!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alan C
Cafesano_Management, Manager at Cafesano, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thanks for the kind words, Alan! We love hearing feedback from our valued guests. We always aim to provide an authentic meal and fabulous experience for all. Come back and visit us again soon, and maybe we can earn that 5th star ;)

Reviewed September 4, 2018

After spending Sunday morning doing some errands, I opted to take my parents to Cafesano as a treat. The restaurant was less than half full but they were doing good busy with a steady turnover of people. Ordering was super simple and then took my...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jehenson81
Cafesano_Management, Manager at Cafesano, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Wow! Your review really made our day. We love receiving feedback from our valued guests, and this is just great to hear! We are so happy you enjoyed your meals and had a fabulous experience. We always strive to provide great food with a relaxed...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Why haven't I heard about this place before today is a mystery. My neighbor and I went to lunch here today and I was blown away by the delicious food. I ordered the chicken kebab platter and it was one of the best I had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CdninLoudoun
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