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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (237 reviews)
“hummus” (151 reviews)
“gyro plate” (42 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner of Ocean & Lincoln, Corner of Ocean Ave and Lincoln St, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed December 5, 2014

Every time we go, we have to eat there!! It's really good and the owners are so nice to us. You won't be disappointed. The only thing is how busy it gets. You know that's a good sign when you have to wait to eat!!...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food is good, prices are fair, but the entertainment is what makes the experience exceptional. It is due to the simplicity and sincerity. At least give this place a try. Make reservations because they are always busy.

Thank venturapaul
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We eat here more often than any other local restaurant, most often through take-out. Even with reservations, there is usually a wait, but if you do have to wait, a glass of wine is always offered. A clear indication of how well-loved Dametra is? In...More

Thank Terrill D
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I always go back to this place when I am in Carmel. Love the ambience and now they have more room after the renovation too ! Great food, great service and very homely owners. Love the house music and the dancing !

Thank mjshah2
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We chose Dametras for ou thanksgiving meal this year, since we were staying in Carmel for a couple of nights. I made reservations a month ahead, and it was a good thing, because they were full all night with reserved tables and people kept stopping...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We all had the combination plate which boasts a variety of food. Everything was excellent and the service was amazing. The hummus was terrific. Pita was perfect. The chicken and lamb was perfectly cooked and tender and the sauces brought all the flavors together.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed December 2, 2014

this has to be one of the finest middle eastern resautrants you will ever experience. caring and authentic cuisine

Thank martyone
Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great cappuccino! Love the atmosphere and decor. The chicken shawarma was good - the flatbread was nice and crispy and the lemon sauce was unique. Service was quite slow (we didn't even get our waters until halfway through the meal), but it was very busy...More

Thank swimRx
Reviewed November 27, 2014

We just stumbled in to Dametra and it was busy. There was a table for us, so we stayed and shared a salad and the Gyro Plate. The Gyro meat was outstanding! Flavorful and tender. Many things on the menu looked good. There was a...More

Thank Marlynne P
Reviewed November 26, 2014

Went here because it was no.1 on tripadvisor, not sure why because I think there are better restaurants in carmel.Had the artichoke ravioli and spaghetti bolognese. Thought it was very good but nothing to rave about. Service was excellent and so was the atmosphere.. Would...More

Thank brixs
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Pam W
Are they open on Mondays ?
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Shannydog | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open every day.
What is the corkage fee?
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Response from Sam_rihani | Property representative |
Hello. the corkage fee is $20 per bottle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
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