The Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Oakville

Discover these coffee shops and cafes in Oakville this International Coffee Day!

October 1st is International Coffee Day, but let’s be honest, every day is coffee day! If you're someone who can’t start your day until you’ve had a cup of coffee, then today is for you. International Coffee Day is a day for celebrating the art of coffee and discovering the best local coffee shops and cafes around, and there are so many great coffee spots in Oakville. The coffee scene in Oakville is filled with plenty of small roasters serving up fresh brews and ethically sourced beans. Whether you’re grabbing a cup of joe on the go or cozying up to sip your coffee alongside a delicious pastry, your local coffee shop has your back. When you look forward to saying hi to your favourite barista every morning, it’s easy to see that coffee and community go hand in hand. Recently launched and available for purchase, North Oak Tower 3 has joined our master-planned community at Dundas St. E. & Trafalgar Rd. in Oakville, and there are plenty of neighbourhood coffee spots for you to fall in love with in this thoughtfully connected community.

At Minto Communities, our greatest value is aspiring to build better – better places to live, better places to work, and better communities. By building with the surrounding neighbourhoods in mind, supporting local businesses, and fostering connection through thoughtfully planned spaces, we aspire to create homes that satisfy your love for community, and now, your love for coffee too! 

North Oak Tower 3 Blend

We’ve partnered with Patera Caffé, a family-run business in the GTA, to gift new home buyers at North Oak Tower 3 a specialty North Oak coffee blend exclusive to Minto Communities. Patera Caffé is a traditional Italian coffee roastery with over 25 years of experience in the coffee industry. Patera has developed a North Oak coffee blend that’s fairtrade, organic certified, and sustainably made, just like North Oak! This specialty coffee blend is packaged in eco-friendly Biotre 1.0 block bottom bags with a one way valve to ensure freshness. 60% of the bag is plant based and 60% of the bag can be composted. The label and adhesive on the bags are recyclable, compostable, and made with soy/water based inks. The ethical and sustainable coffee blend and packaging perfectly aligns with North Oak’s commitment to sustainable design, building, and living through sustainable technology and building features, like the geo-exhange program. The North Oak specialty coffee blend features 80% Arabica and 20% Robusta F.T.O. beans giving it a hint of acidity with a subtle cocoa nuance enhanced by essences of nuts, barley, and tobacco for an earthy aftertaste.

Just like the perfect cup of coffee, there are key ingredients that go into making North Oak the perfect place to live in Oakville. Get to know the best coffee shops and cafes in Oakville this International Coffee Day below!

Marylebone Café + Creamery 

216 Oak Park Blvd, Oakville

Located just a short drive or walk away from North Oak, Marylebone Café + Creamery serves gourmet organic fair trade coffee, espresso, and lattes. You can also satisfy your sweet tooth at this elegant café with their luxury gelato, farm fresh ice cream, shakes, cheesecakes, and other baked treats. All their baked goods are hand-crafted from scratch using natural ingredients.

Vereda Central Coffee Roasters

310 Kerr St, Oakville

This specialty Colombian coffee roaster and café makes the best quality single estate origin specialty coffee beans. Their coffee is roasted in-house in small batches to ensure the highest quality flavour. Vereda Central Coffee is Responsible Trade and Fair Trade, meaning they practice ethical sourcing to benefit the coffee farmers and improve their quality of life. Vereda Central Coffee Roasters also offers free delivery right to your door.

Taste of Columbia Fair Trade Coffee Shop 

67 Bronte Rd, Oakville

Taste the best of Colombia through its food, music, and products at Taste of Columbia Fair Trade Coffee Shop. The aromas, flavours, vibrant colours, and Latin music at this coffee and gift shop will whisk you right to South America. Taste of Columbia Fair Trade Coffee Shop also hosts community events, such as coffee and painting sessions and salsa nights in their event room, El Salon.

Firebat Coffee Roasters

407 Speers Rd Unit 7 (back entrance), Oakville

Firebat Coffee Roasters is a micro-roaster with a powerful impact. Rooted in quality and sustainability, Firebat Coffee Roasters’ beans are traded directly from Cup of Excellence winning farms in El Salvador. When you drink a cup of coffee from Firebat Coffee Roasters, you can trust that love and care went into your cup during every step of the process, from the farm’s environmental impact to picking, processing, roasting, and brewing. You can shop Firebat Coffee Roasters’ coffee blends on their online store and through their network of wholesale partner cafes, bakeries, restaurants, and specialty food stores across Southern Ontario.

Tribeca Coffee Co.

174 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville

This New York inspired coffee house in downtown Oakville delivers highly curated coffees made with leading-edge brewing methods. Tribeca Coffee Co. works closely with local suppliers to develop meaningful relationships that extend towards their customers. Tribeca Coffee Co. offers coffee subscriptions so you can have coffee delivered to your door as often as you’d like.

Kerr Street Cafe

298 Kerr St, Oakville

Open daily from 8 to 4, Kerr Street Cafe serves up delicious coffee from Brothers Coffee Roasters, a small batch roaster also located in Oakville. Kerr Street Cafe is also the perfect boozy weekend brunch spot with a selection of cocktails, wine, and craft beer.

Community and coffee. The key ingredients to a lifestyle inspired by happiness and wellbeing.

Reserve your unit at North Oak Tower 3 today and satisfy your coffee craving with our specialty coffee blend! [email protected]

Later this month, we’ll be sharing the love of community and coffee by giving away a giftcard to Kerr Street Cafe and our North Oak coffee blend on Instagram. Follow us so you don’t miss it! @mintocommunitiesgta

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