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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great food and awesome ocean view. I've seen whales on more than one occasion while eating dinner.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The Horn is my husband's favorite brewpub. The views of the ocean and the bay are awesome!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Excellent Chowder !! 4.0 stars /1,398 reviews #5 of 20 Restaurants in Depoe Bay Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner CUISINES American, Bar, Seafood, Soups SPECIAL DIETS Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options MEALS Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night”
  • 5 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Carrie feels like a warm friend you haven’t seen in years. She handles large groups of 15 people on her new boat. She has named 50 of the whales and know everything about them. She has researched the whales for over 30 years.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“15 minute drive south of Lincoln City find the Depoe Bay, Whale Watching Center run by Oregon Parks & Recreation Dept. The whales don't seem to mind when the building is closed, they show up anytime.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Great charter service for whale watching. Larger vessels and wonderful staff. Very affordable and a great experience for visitors!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Depoe Bay is home to a resident pod of grey whales. You can sometimes see the whales from the seawall. Whale watching charters are also available.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Whale watching and deep sea fishing out of the harbor. Check their website for the conditions and sightings everyday!! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Travel Agency
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
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  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Food
“Salt water taffy is a big thing on the coast and this is our vote for the BEST!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Best Mexican food in the area overlooking the bay. Watch for whales while you eat!”
  • 1 local recommends
Harbour / Marina
“Great Shopping, good food scene, and great views of the Pacific Coast from the shores with the possibilities of spotting whale activity from the shore or even charter a boat to see up close.”
  • 16 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Great food and awesome ocean view. I've seen whales on more than one occasion while eating dinner.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Brewery
“The Horn is my husband's favorite brewpub. The views of the ocean and the bay are awesome!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent Chowder !! 4.0 stars /1,398 reviews #5 of 20 Restaurants in Depoe Bay Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner CUISINES American, Bar, Seafood, Soups SPECIAL DIETS Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options MEALS Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Best Mexican food in the area overlooking the bay. Watch for whales while you eat!”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“The Sea Breeze won't win any awards for "Healthiest Eatery" but don't let that stop you from indulging in one of their GIANT cinnamon rolls or obscenely huge apple fritters. They also serve a sizeable breakfast and lunch. Not a sit down place so plan on grabbing it to go.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Amazing authentic thai food, family run with a view of the Depoe Bay Marina! Great service! ”
  • 1 local recommends

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