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Dametra Cafe

Corner of Ocean & Lincoln, Corner of Ocean Ave and Lincoln St, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-622-7766
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Corner of Ocean & Lincoln, Corner of Ocean Ave and Lincoln St, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love this place. The atmosphere is fun and the food is delicious. They played live music while we were there and even had some of the patrons join in on some dancing. All the hosts were super nice. The food was so good we...More

1  Thank donsanchez23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food is absolutely to die for and very reasonably priced... the atmosphere, ambiance, decor & staff make this restaurant one of our favorites in the country. It's way worth the wait should you go at a high volume time. It seems to be run by...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to go to Dametra or one of their sister restaurants (one just a few doors down!) whenever we are in town. Delicious food, great service and fun music that pops up spur of the moment and include all the staff. Go check it...More

1  Thank TravelingDuo6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t eat here but I can’t remember the name of the sister restaurant - I want to say Meditera. (They have he same menu and settings!) I had the cioppino and my husband had the lamb kebob and they were both delicious! Our server,...More

1  Thank Patty W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off in Carmel Based upon trip advisor reviews we thought we would give Dametra a go (not a clue where these people have eaten before who rate this place 5 unless we caught the place on a bad day ) We ordered 2...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch with a surprise serenade from a worker! It was a fun & interesting change to the normal dining experience.

1  Thank Otravelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and the hospitality was good. Never the less, we had the bad luck to have some noisy and provocative people next table. They were loud and just awful. Because of that, we didn’t tip that much just because we expected the staff to...More

Thank antonhanson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to eat here due to Dametra’s No.1 rating for restaurants in Carmel, however our experience was just average. Firstly we were left to wait outside for 15 minutes despite booking a table, this was fine as we had a chance to read...More

Thank ollie-gatland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Restaurant during lunch. Group of 10. No problem at all. The Singing Chef and the gitar-playing owner (of Syria & build a Company of 5 restaurants in 10 years with a business partner / friend from Jordan, RESPECT!!) where a complete surprise....More

1  Thank Arno H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just arrived in Carmel and selected the place for lunch. Was busy and had to wait 20 minutes. Looked to be a favorite in the area. We all ordered salads and they were very tasty. The waiter was friendly and attentive. Lots to choose from...More

1  Thank Harley W
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18 May 2018|
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Response from Kim C | Reviewed this property |
I would make reservations about 2 weeks ahead. Ask for a window seat, and make your reservations about 7 pm. Sometimes the staff plays music around 7, it is fun! Very good food, and service.
Thomas L
8 March 2018|
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Response from Soph129 | Reviewed this property |
Not much room inside but yes.
Pam W
23 May 2017|
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Response from Shannydog | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open every day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Ocean & Lincoln, Corner of Ocean Ave and Lincoln St, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-622-7766
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