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FULL LIST: Armando’s, Dairy Freez, Sweet Revenge, Others Win 2019 ‘Best Of Windsor’ Awards

Thursday March 28th, 2019, 2:22pm


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Tourism Windsor Essex has announced the winners of the 2019 Best of Windsor Essex awards.

Voting ran from February 4th through February 24th with the goal of putting together the most comprehensive list of the “best things to see and do” in the region.

This popular social media campaign drew a tremendous response where Windsor Essex businesses received over 12,400 nominations, with 232 finalists across 46 awards.

Here are the winners:

Best Art Gallery Or Art Space
Art Gallery of Windsor

Best Tour Experience

Best Festival – Arts
Art in the Park

Best Festival – Music
Bluesfest Windsor

Best Coffee House or Roaster
Anchor Coffee House

Best Breakfast
The Twisted Apron

Best Pasta House

Best Sweet Treat or Bakery
Sweet Revenge Bake Shoppe

Best Golf Course
Kingsville Golf & Country Club

Best Trail
Ganatchio Trail

Best WE Made It: YQG Made Store
Urban Art Market

Best Hotel/Motel
Caesars Windsor

Best Entertainment Venue
Colosseum at Caesars Windsor

Best Attraction – Family Friendly
Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens

Best Festival – Community Holiday Event
Bright Lights Windsor

Best Festival – Street Event
Open Streets Windsor

Best Winery Experience
Pelee Island Winery

Best Burger Joint
Mamo Burger Bar

Best Perch
Jack’s Gastropub

Best Vegan or Vegetarian Bites
Carrots & Dates

Best On The Water Experience
Urban Surf Co.

Best Antiques or Vintage Store
Timeless Treasures

Best Bed & Breakfast
Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast

Best Photo Op
Windsor Riverfront

Best Museum or Heritage Space
John R. Park Homestead

Best Attraction – Gaming
Caesars Windsor

Best Festival – Family & Fairs
Harrow Fall Fair

Art of a Cocktail
Wolfhead Distillery

Best Around the World Eats
Mazaar Lebanese Cuisine

Best Ice Cream
Dairy Freez

Best Pizza Pie

Best Wing Stop
Rock Bottom Bar & Grill

Best Outdoor Attraction
Boardwalk at Point Pelee National Park

Best Mall
Devonshire Mall

Best Campground
Leisure Lake RV Resort

Best Theatre Company
Windsor Symphony Orchestra

Best Attraction – Historical
Fort Malden National Historic Site

Best Festival – Food & Drink
Carrousel of the Nations

Best Brewery Experience
Walkerville Brewery

Best Asian Cuisine
Thai Palace Restaurant

One-of-a-kind Food Event
Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast Harvest Dinner

Best Poutine
Frenchy’s Poutinery

Birding Hot Spot
Point Pelee National Park

Best Park
Kings Navy Yard Park

Best Shopping District
Walkerville BIA

Best Cottage
Stone’s Throw Cottage

Walkerville Brewery

Armando’s Pizza

Wolfhead Distillery

Art in the Park

Sweet Revenge Bake Shop

Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast

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