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Dametra Cafe

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Corner of Ocean & Lincoln, Corner of Ocean Ave and Lincoln St, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-622-7766
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were here on our last night in Carmel and it was the best food we had all week! Nice portions , a bit expensive but normal for the area. Also live music! Will definitely be back next year! Only issue: they kept the door open for a while, even on a windy winter night so it can get drafty.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Eating at Dametra's is like eating at a favorite Uncle's home who makes great Mediterranean food and who brings out his mandolin when you come over. We eat at Dametra's in Carmel every time we travel to the Monterey Peninsula (maybe every couple of years) including last night, Monday December 5, 2016. I had the Seafood Cioppino and my vegetarian... More 

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Trophy Club, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was awesome! I can assure you that you will not walk out of there hungry. We went during lunch right at Noon and had to wait about 15 min for a table but it was well worth the small wait! The service was really really good!!!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the gyros and it was amazing! There was a birthday in the house and there was singing and live music that turned into a birthday dance party! Great food, fun atmosphere and the management checked in with us to make sure everything was satisfactory. We will definitely return for lunch or dinner the next time we are in... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and the cozy ambiance were pleasant. Staff was helpful. If i would return to Carmel, this would be a place to be visited again.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is how a home should feel. Fun, lively, with warm hospitality and delicious food! I LOVE THIS PLACE. This was my third visit and it was my choice for my birthday dinner. They did not disappoint. Walked up to a room filled with music played by the owners/chef singing and got welcomed with a glass of wine while I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we go, we're reminded why we want to go back. We learned from the beginning to make a reservation--there still might be a few minutes wait time but it is highly advisable to have one on a Friday or Saturday night. The service is always spot on and with a smile! The atmosphere is lively and will put... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we arrived relatively late after 8 pm we were warmly welcome by the owner and his staff. The food and wine suggestions were very good and reasonably priced. The lamb meat is absolutely superior, not to be missed. The music, songs and a little of dance added to a friendly sphere, just the right measure to enjoy and still... More 

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San Ramon, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch on a busy day and had to wait around 10 minutes for a table; it was worth the wait!! My husband ordered the gyros, I ordered the kafta kebab; both came with a small greek salad which was excellent. The kafta kebab is a more robust meal than the gyros, so I shared with my... More 

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Chase, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were worried about finding dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Many places were either closed or serving "special" meals. While walking aimlessly we came across Dametra Cafe. As we were debating about entering, a passerby advised us that we would not be disappointed and we certainly were not. After a short wait, we were seated and our friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?