Nova Scotia Road Trip: Yarmouth & Acadian Shores

If you’re looking for an authentic East Coast experience, fresh seafood and beautiful, small town vibes – head to Yarmouth and the Acadian Shores. From an oyster farm, to fine dining and local beer on a patio, there is something for everyone in this part of the province.

Don’t forget to bring your Good Cheer Trail, Lobster Trail and Chowder Trail passports with you to collect stamps at all the eligible locations!

Rudder’s Seafood Restaurant & Brew Pub
Rudder's Seafood Restaurant from the Yarmouth harbour at sunset

Soak up the ambiance as you dine on fresh seafood and sip premium brewed beers at Rudder’s Seafood Restaurant & Brew Pub. Open daily at 11 a.m., Rudder’s has a wide range of delicious menu options and brings in local, live entertainment weekly!

Rudders is also on all three culinary trails, so dive into a bowl of chowder, crack open a lobster, and enjoy a pint of beer – and make sure to collect those stamps!

Argyler Lodge And Restaurant

Watch the sunset and experience a gourmet getaway by the sea on the Argyler Lodge and Restaurant’s main deck overlooking Lobster bay. Only a short drive from central Yarmouth, they have seaside lobster boils on Sunday, Monday & Tuesday nights.

The Argyler is also on both the Chowder and Lobster Trails – try their lobster dinner or seafood chowder for a stamp on your passports!

The Hatfield House Restaurant
The Hatfield House Listing Photo

Located 10 minutes east of Yarmouth, The Hatfield House Restaurant is sure to satisfy your taste buds! Join them for an elevated dining experience in food, culture and history at one of the oldest properties in Tusket. Perfect for date night or a fun evening with friends!

Red Cap Restaurant & Motel

Located 30 minutes outside of Yarmouth, The Red Cap Restaurant & Motel is perfect if you’re looking for a great spot to dine outside of the town centre. Experience Acadian hospitality, traditional rappie pie and chef-inspired cuisine for the entire family!

Eel Lake Oyster Farm
Eel lake oysters Sip n Shuck

It doesn’t get any more authentic East Coast than this! A short 10 minute drive outside of Yarmouth will get you to the family owned and operated Eel Lake Oyster Farm located in Ste. Anne du Ruisseau. Try freshly shucked oysters on site or take some some with you to go. Either way, you’ll be glad you visited this neat Nova Scotia gem. Shells yeah!

Wine & Beer Tours of Nova Scotia

Whether you’re interested in a tour of downtown Yarmouth or breweries and wineries in other areas – Wine and Beer tours of Nova Scotia are passionate about Nova Scotian. They strive to create unforgettable experiences that tantalize all your senses! With four different tour packages, there’s something for every member of your group.


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