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Cafe C'est La Vie

8 Bella Beach Dr, Heading north use last turn around in Lincoln Beach. On the ocean side of Highway 101., Depoe Bay, OR 97341-9623
+1 619-674-8816
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“crepes” (20 reviews)
“croque madame” (6 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
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French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
8 Bella Beach Dr, Heading north use last turn around in Lincoln Beach. On the ocean side of Highway 101., Depoe Bay, OR 97341-9623
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Such a cute little place! Couldn’t decide on savory or sweet but finally went for the sweet and chose the Strawberry and cream. It was wonderful and the coffee was excellent. Will have to go back to try the savory and...More

1  Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Tiny cute place. Love the feel with home touches. The food was excellent and we both loved the Croquette Madame. Sauce was so lite and tasty and the combination of ham Ciabatta,egg and cheese excellent. Presentation made you feel like you were dining in an...More

1  Thank jan2017423
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Ok... keep going here ....hoping - they’ll close the door to the kitchen (otherwise you get an entire dining experience in the kitchen -it’s REALLY LOUD - imagine eating right next to a commercial dishwasher with someone angrily slamming dishes into it repeatedly). The food...More

Thank FoodieWestCoast
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This place is fabulous, the assortment of crepes on the menu is not only delightful but delicious. The menu is full of both breakfast and sweet crepes. The pastries are light and fluffy, and the coffee is actual french press and full of flavor. Thanks...More

Thank ThomasWA610
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We stopped at this out of the way place for breakfast and we're not disappointed. The food was outstanding!

Thank Jo M
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

If you want; phenomenal coffee/lattes , homemade croissants (ridiculously good!), specialty crepes, other homemade goodies and a cool, funky "French cafe" vibe, GO HERE!!!! Love this place!!! Make it a yearly visit!!!!!(wish we lived closer!!!)

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We absolutely love this little cafe! The crepes are fantastic and the croissants are homemade. It was such an amazing comfortable atmosphere; you feel like you're visiting a great friends home.

1  Thank sassadaisy
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My kids and I stayed in Depot Bay at a lovely Air BnB 2nd floor condo. How lucky are we that this delicious French Cafe was right beneath us on the first floor. I don't know what was better, the Cappuccino or the Croque Madam....More

2  Thank janewaynemt
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stopped for lunch. My husband had a savory crepe with a few bay shrimp. I requested a vegetarian dish something without meat or cheese. I received a very thin piece of bread with sauteed mushrooms and zucchini squash with a green leaf garnish. It...More

1  Thank Hazel S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Limited menu...food is good ( Crepes) some sweet treats. Very small, but works great for the vacation homes. Good coffee. When we were staying at the Bella Beach home, hours were irregular...could be because it was winter. Nice little place..staff friendly.. It was crowed when...More

Thank Islandtraveler2307
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bella Beach Dr, Heading north use last turn around in Lincoln Beach. On the ocean side of Highway 101., Depoe Bay, OR 97341-9623
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Depoe Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 619-674-8816
The idea for this cafe has been resting in our minds for years, since the first time I unlocked the door to the French restaurant I was managing in California, to the moment I cooked with my new love and his mommy, not snails and Vouvray but Pinot and Pork!...I knew one day we would create a place to share our love of yummy things with the world! We all envisioned a cafe that would offer an escape from the ordinary and a window into the world of the extraordinary! With the guidance and support of our families and friends we are pleased to introduce the French inspired Cafe C'est La Vie to our coastal community. So please visit us soon and walk away with a smile on your face and a sweet crepe in hand!
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