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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” (220 reviews)
“hummus” (160 reviews)
“lamb shank” (79 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 16 April 2015 via mobile

I loved everything about this place. The service was warm friendly and sincere, like being with family. The food was really good, a member of the kitchen staff came out and sang a song while the owner played his guitar type instrument and our waiter...More

1  Thank 1982andrew
Reviewed 15 April 2015

My husband and I made reservations to eat at Demetra's one night prior to dining. The night started off a bit shaky in that a couple who were obviously on a wait-list was seated before us. However, the wait wasn't terrible so no worries there,...More

Thank Ana Marie L
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We had dinner here a week ago based on reviews and recommendations. It is definitely the happening place in Carmel but it was just ok for us. It is very crowded, lively and loud. Service was confusing with many different people checking in on us....More

Thank CgyTraveller_10
Reviewed 13 April 2015

My husband and I, along with our three boys secured a reservation at this restaurant after playing a round of golf at Pebble Beach. We were seated promptly and greeted warmly by Bashar, the owner. Veronica was our waitress and she did an excellent job....More

Thank KimY644
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Sorry:Demetra's is a terrific restaurant, and great staff, but changes needed to keep up #1. Moussaka had little meat. Too much potato. Was there cheese? Music (drums) MUCH too loud. One drum would do it, like in the original place. A bit Softer! Other dinner...More

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Good food, terrible service! We were here for family food, we waited 20 minutes for a glass of water..also when we asked for pepper, they brought it too late, when the food was over... The lamb shish Kebab was good but Ravioli was the worst...More

Thank Babak G
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

A few friends and I were visiting Carmel and saw that this restaurant was ranked #1 on trip advisor for the area. We arrived at the restaurant where we were told it would be a 45 minute wait. We ended up waiting for almost an...More

Thank Brittany H
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The waitress overheard us talking about the appetizer plate that served 4, she immediately said we could get it for 2. Asked if we could get some olives, she brought us a bowl of about 40. When we were leaving host was getting everyone waiting...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We were a little skeptical as we walked in. The dining room was small, and it took some time before we got our water and order taken. But after that, it was like being over at grandma's house for dinner. The servers were attentive and...More

Thank 1bossymom
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Probably as good as the reviews indicate, but be warned: Dametra Cafe isn't for everyone. My wife and I found the space a bit too tight (we felt almost forced to chat with the people at the tables on either side of us), and the...More

1  Thank iksnamhcok
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Pam W
22 May 2017|
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Response from Shannydog | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open every day.
2 May 2017|
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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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