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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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11:00 - 23:00All hours
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 yesterday

We waited in line for a chance to sit in this charming little restaurant. The wait was short, but the town was very busy over the July 4 holiday. We ordered a bottle of wine to have with our Tuscana Pizza and Dametra salad. We...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in there for lunch on Friday and had a Amazing meal. Inside is small and well decorated plus staff was very attentive. We had Lamb shanks and the kebab, Wow. Highly recommend

Thank onestopchip
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was surprised that this unassuming Mediterranean restaurant would have such good clam chowder. The other dishes we ordered were good too. What was particularly memorable of our dinner was the staff breaking out in song and dance in the middle of the dining room...More

Thank PeanutButters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With no doubt Dametra has the best Mediterranean food in Carmel and tbe whole area. This restaurant is located on Ocean Ave about 1/2 mile from tbe ocean. The ambiance is a mix of Greek, Italian and Lebanese decoration. Arabic and Greek music play in...More

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Thursday night celebrating my wife's 60th birthday. We were there with another couple. We brought our own wine so I can't comment on the wine list. Dinners were fruitie de mare, lamb shish, Damietta pasta, all were great Service was good, not...More

Thank smccrae2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about this restaurant was just perfect. Beautiful wine, fabulous service, delicious food. Fun entertainment as well. We only had one night in Carmel. So glad we chose this place for our only meal! We hope to come back here again someday.

Thank leighontour
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place , both food and service were the best. In addition music was played and there was singing I delightful time at lunch we spent there

Thank avivaeg173
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here in a recommendation and it did not disappoint. Very cute restaurant with an inviting host. We arrived for a late lunch without a reservation but were seated after a very short wait. The menu has a variety of selections. Service was excellent...More

Thank mfrs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super fresh food and friendly staff. An authentic Lebanese concert is part of the experience! We took a pasta, pizza and some sandwiches. Each one of them was simply delicious! Absolutely recommendable. Best food in Cali so far! We even got a baklava dessert on...More

Thank 278sennev
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was lunch on a Monday. Entertainment was not advertised. I've been to Carmel many times, but this time I looked at half a dozen "new" (at least to me) "cafes" before making my lunch choice. The service, choice of food, quality, and price were...More

Thank Charon666
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Pam W
23 May 2017|
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Response from Shannydog | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open every day.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Sam_rihani | Property representative |
Hello. the corkage fee is $20 per bottle
27 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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