About Us

Our Story

Where It All Began

Il Cappero’s cuisine is the result of authentic, Italian family recipes refined through generations. The owner, Tony, immigrated to the United States from Italy, bringing with him many great Italian traditions, including a love of making and sharing delicious and satisfying cuisine. He brought with him the secrets of his mother’s magic sauce. Using these family recipes, Tony opened several restaurants of his own. He instilled in his son, Brandon, the same passion for cooking. Wanting to follow in his father’s footsteps, Brandon helped Tony open Il Cappero in Lansdowne.

Together, they serve up their family’s recipes and bring to the table a passion for cooking. But what is the point of cooking without seeing the smiling faces of those who enjoy their food? Everything made at Il Cappero comes from fresh, local ingredients and everything they serve is made right here in Il Cappero’s kitchen, authentically Italian. Always!

Come join us at Il Cappero and allow us to share with you our treasured family recipes. From our kitchen to your table, you’re always welcome. Please, be our guest.

“If it’s not fresh, it’s not food. And if it isn’t delicious, it’s probably not Italian.”
Brandon, Il Cappero


What People are Saying

“I can't say enough about this place”

"I can't say enough about this place. The food is by far the best Italian food in the area. The owner obviously cares and is always there. The servers and bartenders are personable and good at what they do, especially stormy. Fettuccine bolognese is amazing. The pizza is great so are the raviolis.

As a plus they have gluten free pasta as well and it tastes amazing."

Jamie J.

Leesburg, VA

“Love This Place!”

"Both service and food is excellent! We've dined in and have had carryout. Met the owner and his son. They are fabulous and very hard working. Restaurant business isn't easy but they definitely know what they are doing. We live right in Lansdowne and this on our rotation list! If you like Italian food, please give them a try!"

Lambrini V.

Leesburg, VA

“Just have to say WOW!

"Just have to say WOW! I love Italian food and wanted to celebrate with some friends so we decided on Il Cappero and it was absolutely delicious! I had the Mussels  Marinara  and my better half had a pizza.The food was fresh, very tasty and the portions were fantastic.They have a good selection of wines to pair with and have very reasonable prices. Chef came out and made sure all was good and at the end of dinner brought out a birthday dessert, such a nice touch which made me feel like family. The service was excellent from the time we walked in the door to when we left, we will be making this a regular stop!! Thanks for an awesome birthday dinner Il Cappero!!"

Sue S.
Ashburn, VA

"What a great find"

"What a great find. I am a New Yorker and have seldom found a great Italian restaurant in Virginia. This one is above expectations   The owner! tony, who is the chef, is terrific. Every dish from the appetizer platter, to the veal parmigiana and eggplant parmigiana!!!  And the extensive dessert menu. OMG. We'll be back regularly"

Arlene V.
Ashburn, VA

Hours of Operation


Monday - CLOSED

Tuesday - Sunday

12 pm - 8 pm

*Online orders may be placed anytime but only picked up between 12-8 pm unless agreed to otherwise. Please specify your estimated pickup time in the notes on your order. Delivery options require a 2-hour window currently and may not be fully serviceable. Thank you for your business and support during this time!

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