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Dametra Cafe

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Corner of Ocean & Lincoln, Corner of Ocean Ave and Lincoln St, Carmel, CA 93921
831-622-7766
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have return to Dametra Cafe , at least a dozen times in the last five years . The reason is simple , it is always a marvelous experience . You are usually greeted by the owner / chef with a super friendly smile and a hug , if it is already your third visit ... Yesterday for dinner ,... More 

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Thank Oscar A
Baltimore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Carmel Ca.or a week and ate at Dametra Cafe the first night and has so much fun along with wonderful food and service. Everyone who worked there including the owner were friendly and spent a bit of time talking with the customers. Also if you have a birthday they will sing to you and get the patrons... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good restaurant, food is delicious and service is perfect, waiter Daniel is very very nice. Lamb was very good, good wines also

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Carmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a favorite place In Carmel and one great place to have dinner. Live entertainment ad hoc with staff and always a great fresh menu. Tint tables and friendly staff. Worth the time to be on the reservation list. Excellent Mediterranean Food, wine and cocktails. Two thumbs up

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food and service good, people very-very nice. Quite crowded but adds to the enjoyment. Will definitely go back.

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Studio City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In Carmel, one of the happening night spots these days seems to be Dametra Cafe on Ocean. The food is exceptional but what makes the experience so great is the entertainment which happens instantaneously! Singing, dancing instruments - toucan't help but jump up and join in or sit and clap. Strongly making reservations because the place is packed every night.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Carmel is magical on its own. But when you add the experience of lovingly prepared authentic Cuisine, ambiance par excellence, add a big helping of OPA from the owners when they break out into song and dance! accompanied by the dining guests who now share in the joy of eat ,drink and be merry! This has been my favorite restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we arrived in Carmel it was heaving with people, weekends get very busy apparently. Dropped in here for a quick lunch and they squeezed us in at the bar. there were people waiting inline outside to get a table so it appears to be a popular place. The service was good and served super fresh food, decor was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We loved the entire experience including the singing and dancing during the meal! It is a small restaurant right on Ocean Avenue and extremely popular. Street parking is plentiful and free in the evening. Make a reservation. I had the Greek combo platter and it was great. Also had a glass of wine and it was pretty huge. Chocolate fudge... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a baby in a stroller and they were so nice to accommodate us with the stroller as best they could. Waiter was very friendly as well as suggested some options too. Food was good. We had the appetizer sampler, clam chowder, and chicken schwarma. All good. Great stop for lunch, atmosphere was lively and in the middle of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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 Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831-622-7766

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?