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Cafesano

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11130M South Lakes Drive, South Lakes Village Center, Reston, VA 20191
+1 703-391-2100
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and friends love Cafesano's food and ambiance. We've turned several friend's onto the place. The food is consistently delicious and fresh.

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Thank Kfjlaw
Reston, Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our family's favorite restaurant. Always consistently good food with friendly service and a great atmosphere.

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Thank Eunice2122
Reston, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food here is fresh and always tasty. Eat in or carry out, the service is quick and polite. I haven't tried everything on the menu, but the Mediterranean fusion is very appealing. The atmosphere is casual. Eat indoors or outside by the lake. An altogether pleasant dining experience.

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Thank CyndiRick
Reston, Virginia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My entire family enjoys Cafesano. My younger daughter loves their kid's pasta. My older daughter and I usually get their house salad with the steak skewer. I request that my steak be well done... And it always is.😊 my husband usually gets their Arrabiata pizza. Super! We've also used Cafesano catering for my older daughter's graduation. The service was great... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of our favorite neighborhood places for a quick, inexpensive healthy dinner. The panini's are excellent and their chicken skewer dinners are also quite good. You can order brown or white rice with your entree. Food is ordered at the counter and delivered to your table. The restaurant overlooks the lake and is a very pleasant place to eat. Outdoor... More 

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Thank kmd D
Reston, VA
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cafesano is our favorite local restaurant in Reston. Mostly Mediterranean-style with extremely good hand-made pizza (it placed in one of the Washingtonian Magazine's best-of lists a few years ago for pizza). Also paninis, pasta and salads. They serve wine and beer at very reasonable prices. The beer selection, in particular, typically has 10-12 bottled craft beers of very high quality... More 

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Thank Portolan
Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the Bianca Insalata pizza! Hummus is great too. We like to visit by boat...lovely location on Lake Thoreau.

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Thank RestonExplorer
Vienna, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite place to go to lunch in Reston. They have a cute out door area. Make sure to scope out a table when you enter as it gets very busy. Love the food here - it's healthy and high quality.

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

Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad to hear we're your go-to lunch spot and that you enjoy our healthy & flavorful options. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Reston, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nice to have a place like this ...where you can take family, or a business client. Here you get a wide choice of foods, centered on the Mediterranean, that are always prepared well and served pretty quickly. I wouldn't take small kids here, but they're certainly welcomed when the come in. My only hold back on this one is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Greek/Mediterrean American cuisine with generally positive dishes. A popular local eatery with one location it has a bright fresh appearance with a few touches meant to remind one of Greece No reservations and the line can become quite long, however it moves fairly quickly. As expected the appetizer section is prominent.Red pepper hummus was very good although the portion is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian
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
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11130M South Lakes Drive, South Lakes Village Center, Reston, VA 20191
  • 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. 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?