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We love this nature shot by @danielle_boudreau. Off the beaten path on beatiful Surette's Island. #visityas #visitnovascotia .
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#shanty #argyle #camp #scenery #landscape #novascotia #peaceful #lake #natureRight next to the Holy Trinity Church you can admire this beautiful gothic revival home, built in 1877. #visityas #visitnovascotia .
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#architecture #architecturelovers #architecturephotography #gothic #gothicrevival #gothicrevivalarchitecture #yarmouth #novascotia #historic #heritageThink this photo is amazing, watch this: http://bit.ly/2kI8hLJ .#VisitYAS is North Americas first Starlight Destination designated by The International Starlight Foundation. #yarmouthns #atlanticocean #explorecanada #visitnovascotia #darkness #starlight #stargazing #astrophotography #astronomy #space #galaxy #capeforchu #capeforchulighthouse #capeforchulightstation #capeforchulight #darkskies #telescope @visitnovascotia @explorecanada #nsastronomy  @smuhalifax @nasa @canadianspaceagency @nflbayferries @natgeotravel @novascotialocal @wearenovascotia @nswebcams @nsgov @ns_parks @cbcns @tasteofns  @justinpjtrudeau @nbcnews @cnn @weathernetwork @weatherchannel @globalnews @cbc @capeforchulight

Best of YAS

The Best of Yarmouth & Acadian Shores (Best of YAS) celebrates the best the region has to offer! Each year, residents and visitors alike vote for their favourites in a variety of categories; including best beach, best restaurant, and best place to have a coffee. Look for "Best of YAS Winner" plaques throughout the region to find out where the locals go, and where visitors have enjoyed their experiences!

Vote for your favourites!*

Voting for Best of YAS 2016 has closed.

*Best of YAS is open to Yarmouth County businesses only.

Best of YAS 2016 award winners:

Best Fish and Chips
Winner: The Red Shed
Runner Up: Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

Best Poutine
Winner: The Red Shed
Runner Up: Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

Best Breakfast
Winner: The Shanty Café
Runner Up: Café Brioche d’Or

Best Place to Have a Coffee
Winner: SIP Café
Runner Up: The Shanty Café

Best Desert
Winner: Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub
Runner Up: The Shanty Café

Best Pastry
Winner: Bailey’s Bakery, Seafood & Grill
Runner Up: Café Brioche d’Or

Best Beach
Winner:  Port Maitland Beach
Runner Up: John’s Cove Beach

Best Event
Winner: Yarmouth Seafest
Runner Up:  Roaring 20’s Antique car show

Best Visitor Experience
Winner; The Song of the Paddle
Runner Up; Cape Forchu Lightstation

Best Burger
Winner: The Red Shed
Runner Up: Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

Best Seafood
Winner: Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub
 Runner Up: The Red Shed

Best Walking Trail
Winner: Cape Forchu Lightstation-Leif Erickson Park Trail
Runner Up:  Yarmouth Waterfront

Best Farmers Market Stall
Winner: Emilia’s Smoothies
Runner Up: Victor Thibault B&T Orchards

Best Art Gallery
Winner: Yarmouth Waterfront Gallery
Runner Up: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Western Branch

Best Campground
Winner:  Ellenwood Provincial Park
Runner Up:  Castle Lake Campground & Cottages

Best Inn or B&B
Winner: Ye Olde Argyler Lodge
Runner Up: MacKinnon-Cann Inn

Best Customer Service
Winner:  The Red Shed
Runner Up:  The Shanty Café

Best Museum
Winner:  Yarmouth County Museum and Archives
Runner Up:  W. Lawrence Sweeney Fisheries Museum

Best Place for a First Date
Winner: Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub
Runner Up: The Shanty Café

Best Place to Go Swimming
Winner: Ellenwood Provincial Park
Runner Up: Port Maitland Beach

Best Place to Walk Your Dog
Winner: Ellenwood Provincial Park Runner Up: Yarmouth Waterfront

Best Pizza
Winner: Jakes Diner Pizzeria & Deli
Runner Up: Pizza Villa

Best Corner Store
Winner: Carl’s Store
Runner Up: Toots

Best Place to See Live Music
Winner; Coal Shed Music Festival
Runner Up:  Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub

Best Beer Selection
Winner: Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub
Runner Up: The Shanty Cafe

Best Place to View the Night Sky
Winner: Deep Sky Eye Observatory
Runner Up:  Cape Forchu Lightstation

Best Patio
Winner: Rudders Seafood Restaurants and Brew Pub
Runner Up: The Shanty Cafe

Best Antiques and Collectables
Winner: Yaciuk’s Antiques
Runner Up: Warehouse 78

Best Attraction
Winner: Cape Forchu Lightstation
Runner Up:  Le Village Historique De La Nouvelle Eccosse

Best Golf Course
Winner: Yarmouth Links
Runner Up: West Pubnico Golf & Country Club

Best Chinese Food
Winner; New Century Restaurant
Runner Up: Lotus Garden Chinese Restaurant

Best Restaurant
Winner: The Red Shed
Runner Up:  Rudders Seafood Restaurant and Brew Pub