Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, Depoe Bay

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An old-fashioned candy store on the waterfront, Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy opened in 1947--it remains a must-stop for travelers with a sweet tooth. Inside, you'll see a taffy-wrapper machine at work, pulling, stretching, and folding the candy over and over again in mesmerizing circles. Be sure to taste the shop's signature buttery caramel corn. Use our Depoe Bay trip site to arrange your visit to Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy and other attractions in Depoe Bay.
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  • Our family visited this candy shop and it’s not just a candy store but a living museum: they have an ancient salt water taffy machine. This machine is old! They make the taffy right before your eyes, ...  more »
  • Stop in and try to pick a favorite flavor, won’t be just one. It’s interesting to watch them make the taffy and you can watch the process. Then go across the street and watch the spouting horn, just d...  more »
  • The staff was super friendly at Ainslee's, but they weren't making taffy at the time. Depoe Bay wouldn't be Depoe Bay without these longtime shops. The taffy was good and the chocolates were even bett...  more »
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  • They make their own taffy. Best on the Oregon coast. Have homemade chocolates also.
  • I was very impressed with the amount of flavors to choose from for taffy. The caramel popcorn and cheddar popcorn was so fresh - it went warm into the bag. We mixed the two for a sweet/salty sensation. It was the best I ever tasted.
  • Great family owned business. Best Taffy on the coast!
  • Its really good and there's like 100 different Taffy's and 🍫
  • Most amazing salt water taffy in the area! As well as their chocolate covered gummy bears!! This place is a must every time I'm in Depoe Bay!!
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