Retire in Depoe Bay, OR

Livability Score
46
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
1622
Median Househould Income
45047
Median Age
53
65 Years and Over
476
Median Home Value
277900
Unemployed
105
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Restaurant Beck

Shame on me! I've had two spectacular dining experiences here, and never wrote a review! This review will focus on my visit mid-August 2016, but my visit...

2. Cafe C'est La Vie

This is a little cafe in a sleepy beachy town. You can tell the owner takes pride in the food she creates. The breakfast cranes are absolutely delicious and...

3. Tide Pool Pub & Pool

If you're going out on a "first date ", the ambience will not impress. However, this review is about the food. It's Monday night and time for football...

4. Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant

I was pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. Our tacos were excellent. Good food at a good price.

5. Side Door Cafe

Crab Cocktail: Fun presentation with plenty of greens, very good. Bouillabaisse: Living in Utah we have a real nice farm to table scene that is producing...

Golf
1. Chinook Winds Golf Resort

We came here to spend a day with friends for a day of golf. I haven't golfed in 30 years and had a blast as this is such a beautiful course. My girlfriend...

2. Salishan Golf Links

This is an absolutely amazing golf course. It is a par 71 and was redesigned by PGA player (now Champions' Tour, I believe) Peter Jacobson. The front 9...

3. Agate Beach Golf Course

I don't golf but discovered the cafe at the Agate Beach Golf Course almost by accident. Located in the north end of Newport and opened daily from 7 AM to...

4. Salishan Lodge

Stayed here for one night. Great atmosphere and the room was really nice. We had a basic room, but that included a fireplace and a balcony. Staff was really...

5. Olalla Valley Golf Course & Restaurant

Had our July wedding here!! Was gorgeous & more than I could have expected!! Shelley was great she had such good communication thru our whole process! Our...

Active
1. Dockside Charters

We had such a great and memorial experience on board the The Tacklebuster with captain JT and his assistant. Our group of 24 fit comfortably on the boat....

2. Oregon Coast Aquarium

My daughter loved this aquarium! All of the sea animals were out and weren't hiding like other aquariums/zoos so the whole family enjoyed that. Especially...

3. Devil's Punch Bowl State Natural Area

Had a great time here the tide was low when we arrived but it was still a very nice visit. We stayed for a good hour just watching the whales and liking at...

4. Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint

There are tons of viewpoints along the Oregon coast and sometimes it's hard to know when to pull over but this place is worth it. The viewpoint juts out...

5. Fogarty Creek State Park

This is a gorgeous piece of nature! There is a path to the beach that opens up to a nice cove with a climbing rock. It's a smaller beach area now given the...

Arts
1. Whale Research Eco Excursions

We went out on a trip 07/23/16 at 2 o'clock, and it is something that I will cherish in my heart forever. We went out with Carrie on her boat and saw quite...

2. Cape Foulweather's Lookout Observatory and Gift Shop

Absolutely the best view of the coast of Oregon! Great little gift shop and super friendly employees happy to answer any questions you may have about the...

3. Flying Dutchman Winery

Awesome tiny winery on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Came for the Pinot Noir fell in love with the outside seating area. Tastings are $1.00 a taste. They...

4. The Sparks Gallery

Beautiful nature and ocean paintings, with prints on cards, magnets and mugs. Justin is a super nice guy too, involved in animal rescue projects. Stop in...

5. Eden Hall

My friends and I made the 2+ hour drive from Portland on Saturday night to see Girlyman play at Eden Hall. I had no idea what to expect from a venue out on...

Shopping
1. Things Rich and Strange

The store was pretty awesome. You can find a vareity of alternative religion material here! When we went in the store was clean and organized. The staff...

2. Waves End

Lots of Crocs is right. But after going from shop to shop and all them being the same this was a nice change of pace. They have a lot of sports team stuff...

3. Joan-E Gifts

Cool place to shop for Depoe Bay souvenirs. Reasonable prices and friendly staff. They also carry huge selections of neat stuff. No sales tax!

4. Blake's Coastal Nusery, Inc

This place is awesome. Welcoming. Felt relaxing walking around thier grounds. Quality plants and variety. I just feel like they needed more food plants....

5. Converge

This is a great store - all three of my friends and I found clothes we loved! If they ever wanted to do an online store I hope they message me - I love to...

Health
1. Back In Touch Massage

We were staying in Neskowin for a few days and we scheduled an in home massage at our condo. They sent Lori to massage both my wife and myself. She set up...

2. Scott Loiselle, DDS

These guys are the greatest. Super friendly staff up front. Extremely kind dental hygienists that are gentle & quick. Dr. Loiselle is professional and great...

3. Central Coast Community Acupuncture

Acupuncture can be a little scary but Erica is kind and gentle. The office is clean and comfortable and they are flexible with appointments and rates. What...

4. Nye Village Wellness Center

My husband threw his back out during our vacation over the holidays last year (2011). I called a bunch of places to find a chiropractor that would take him...

5. Ocean's Way Naturopathic & Acupuncture Clinic

Susan Anderson has helped me with many different problems and concerns I have had with my body. Things western med have fallen short, she has boosted my...