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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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Redding, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We had planned to go to another restaurant for dinner that night, however, that restaurant was closed. So we walked by Dametra Cafe, which was packed with people. We entered it. The waiting time was 15 minutes. It appeared very lively. Inviting decor and atmosphere. The meals we chose were out of this world. Almond crusted Halibut with potatoes au... More 

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Wayne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Personal service, authentic Greek cooking and a fabulous birthday celebration routine. We didn't know where to go- checked trip advisor and came up with a gem. A great choice!

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Thank DougBalfour
Carmel, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to dine at Dametra's with a group of 7. Situated on Ocean Avenue in downtown Carmel, this charming cafe is a local's favorite. Every 30 minutes or so, the music begins and the owner and a few waiters begin to sing and dance. As the drummer drums the diners clap to the beat! It's such... More 

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Thank FromLax2Carmel
West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

All I can say is that this restaurant lives up to all of the great reviews we read. The food is great, and the service was wonderful. When 6 of the wait staff broke out in song with instruments and drums around 7:30 pm, it was pure joy and fun....not to mention a breath of fresh air! The decor and... More 

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Thank DrSusan47
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Service very good, attentive staff and interesting food. Been several times and always a first choice when company visits.

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Burlingame, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday to celebrate my husband's birthday and didn't have a reservation, because I didn't think it would be necessary on a Sunday in the early evening. Wrong. Place was packed as always, but we were lucky enough to be able to be seated at the bar. Since we were last here, they have knocked out a... More 

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porto alegre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was full when we got there. But the owners were so nice that we decided to walk around and wait. When we came back there, they gave as a glass of red wine and we sat soon. The food is delicious, the price is good but the best is the enviroment. The birthday celebrations is thumbs up!!!

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Thank Fm2008
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is wonderful! Delicious food, excellent service, wonderful entertainment! It is very small so make a reservation ! The whole experience is just memorable! I went with my brother and family. Our party of five shared 5 different dishes so we all got to taste a variety of food. The owner even sent over complimentary dessert! I... More 

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Thank Diane02151
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This was one of the best restaurant experiences my husband and I have ever had. The service was amazing. They were so warm and friendly and were on a first name basis with several of the customers. You could tell that customer service was a real priority and the whole staff seemed to enjoy their jobs. The food was also... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Dinner was excellent and reasonable. A fun touch was suddenly a musician appeared and got several people on their feet and waiters joined in. Be sure to reserve if you go - they were turning away walk-ins because of the long wait.

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?