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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%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (246 reviews)
“moussaka” (77 reviews)
“greek salad” (122 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
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

Super friendly and engaging staff, delicious food and live music! They play and sing traditional music, right in the middle of the dining room - it makes for a fantastic atmosphere. This may just be the most popular restaurant in Carmel, and for good reason

1  Thank Matt V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere, friendly crowd, fun entertainment, outstanding service. Never been disappointed. You probably will have to wait to get in, but it’s well worth it.

Thank KURT W L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful Greek salad with gyro meat and my wife had a mozzarella sandwich, we enjoyed both. Staff was very attentive and friendly. Would highly recommend them.

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last time I was in Carmel I wanted to eat that Demetra café but couldn’t get in because I didn’t have a reservation. It is a very popular place. the next time I visited I made sure that I called ahead and had a...More

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On friend's recommendation made reservations for Sunday dinner. Was super! First, food very good. House salad with grilled prawns: ordered prawns as appetizer, then salad and server explained it was cheaper to order as meal, same exact food. Score 1 point. Generous portion, slightly charred...More

1  Thank sjslater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice lamb that was perfectly cooked and seasoned. The baklava was super interesting, nothing I experienced before. The staff was the most remarkable feature of this place. We're going back again to eat the same thing which we rarely do !...More

1  Thank ElyesLucifer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One enters a large informal room with tables quite close together. While waiting for our entrée a chef? from the kitchen came out and sang and two other people played the drums perhaps two songs. There were two birthday dinners and the staff came out...More

1  Thank Sebastian3962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is typical of a Greek restaurant and our food was good overall. The appetizers were a disappointment but the lamb skewers were delicious. It is a small restaurant and the seating is very tight so not much privacy! The waiters sing and encourage...More

1  Thank Anatta2212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch! The greek salad plug felafel nuggets was wonderful! My fried ate ravioli and it was happy too. Staff is very kind and damn fast!

1  Thank DimitriBorellini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had supper at Demetra Cafe on Sat., 16 Sept., 2017. For starters we had a platter of domales, humus with pita and yogurt. We tried the Insante – ground beef kabobs with yellow rice & Greek salad. I had the Gyro Plate with rice...More

1  Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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