Best Restaurants, Shops, Events And More Announced At 2nd Annual Best Of Windsor-Essex Awards

Wednesday March 29th, 2017

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Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island has announced the winners of their second annual Best of Windsor Essex awards.

The popular social media campaign drew a tremendous response with the public nominating over 785 unique Windsor Essex locations for the 43 awards.

Those nominations were then pared down into the top 5 in each category and 7,000 people voted for their favourite spots to eat, shop, dine and play.

Here are the winners:

Canadian Club Brand Heritage Centre
Best Museum or Heritage Space

WFCU Centre
Best Local Attraction – Sports

Walkerville Brewery
Best Brewery Experience

Wolfhead Distillery
Best Windsor-Essex Distillery Experience

Capitol Theatre
Best Live Music Space – Under 1,000 seats

Mamo Burger Bar
Best Burger Joint

Spago Ristorante E Pizzeria
Best Pasta House

The Carvery
Best Sandwich Shop

Ojibway Nature Centre
Best Park or Garden

Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast
Best Bed & Breakfast

Art Gallery of Windsor
Best Art Gallery or Art Space

Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens
Best Family Friendly Attraction

Art in the Park
Best Local Festival – Arts & Music

Anchor Coffee House
Best Coffee House

Pelee Island Winery
Best Winery Experience

Urban Art Market
Best YQG Made Store

Jack’s Gastropub
Best Chef Inspired Dining

Viewpointe Estate Winery
Best Patio View

Sweet Revenge Bake Shop
Best Sweet Treat

Point Pelee National Park
Best Picnic Spot

Windsor Sculpture Park
Best Community Art Piece

Caesars Windsor
Best Local Attraction – Gaming

Harrow Fair
Best Local Festival – Family & Fairs

Jack’s Gastropub
Best Local Watering Hole

Freeds of Windsor
Best Clothing Store

Devonshire Mall
Best Mall

Rock Bottom Bar & Grill
Best Chicken Wings

Sandbar Waterfront Grill
Best Perch

Kingsville Golf & Country Club
Best Golf Course

Ganatchio Trail
Best Two Wheeled Adventure

Walkerville BIA
Best Cultural or Historical District

Fort Malden National Historic Site
Best Local Attraction – Historical

Carrousel of the Nations
Best Local Festival – Food & Drink

F&B Walkerville
Best Craft Cocktail

Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
Best Entertainment Venue – Over 1,000 seats

Twisted Apron
Best Breakfast

Mazaar Lebanese Cuisine
Best Global Eats

Armando’s Restaurant
Best Pizza Pie

Urban Surf Co.
Best On The Water Activity

Point Pelee National Park
Best Walking, Hiking or Running Trail

Caesars Windsor
Best Hotel

Sturgeon Woods Campground & Marina
Best Cottage/Campground

Willistead Manor
Best Photo Op

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