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Equator Coffee Roasters

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Equator is a unique cafe and coffee roastery featuring fair trade organic coffee and espresso beverages, alcohol and a variety of baking and meal options including oven-fired pizza, sandwiches and salads. Enjoy the monthly changing art wall and great selection of coffee accessories and fair trade gifts. Pick up a bag of freshly roasted coffee. Roastery tours by request.
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Cafe, Italian, Canadian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Equator is a regular stop for us. The coffee and ambiance are perfection. Whether you sit and enjoy your speciallty coffee inside or take out, you can't beat the fantastic coffee.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank murkar2016
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is a lovely place to meet someone to chat over coffee Their cinnamon buns are to die for I would reccommend this to everyone I know Mmmmmmmmmm

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mcphami
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I ordered Flat White.. and what I got was burnt smell bitter taste of some sort of coffee I couldn't identify. I traveled the world I drank a lot of Flat White.. nothing really bad like this one. One sip even more than enough. Brownie...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 0_Gyrfalcon_0
Amber H, Owner at Equator Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hi There, I'm very sorry you had such a bad experience. That is not our norm as you will see by reading other reviews. I will address your concerns with our staff. If you feel willing to return, we would happily provide you with a...More

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome! Great atmosphere, great coffee, and very good food! We had the oven fired pizza and gluten-free Nanaimo bars... delish!! Definitely recommend :)

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NATandSAL
Amber H, Owner at Equator Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Thanks NATandSAL! Glad you came by!

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We were passing through Almonte after a hike and stopped in for a snack and we were pleasantly surprised. There are lots of gluten free options and the place is much larger than we expected. Also we loved the philosophy around schoolbox to make education...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank R6161CKsarahs
Amber H, Owner at Equator Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Thanks for your comments! We’re so glad you came by.

Reviewed March 6, 2018

I love the ambiance of this coffee shop and the best place for coffee in Almonte so far. The service was excellent and best of all the coffee. I am not from Almonte but do visit often and this place is on my list to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank coeurubina
Amber H, Owner at Equator Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you back!

Reviewed January 23, 2018

We live near Almonte and we buy whole bean Equator Coffee at Patrice's Independent Grocer exclusively. My personal favourites are Muffurah Joe and Sweet Justice. The beans are always recently roasted which just makes your home brewed coffee far superior to anything

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank EaseCoaster
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We attended a coffee course at Equator. Small group of 6 people. Great host. We saw the roaster, and tasted coffee from different types of brews. Definitely would recommend!

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank gabriellea2018
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Always good coffee and it's all fair trade. The new expansion and relayout is excellent as well. One nice feature is the fireplace. Unlike Tim Hortons it actually produces heat. Food is limited to light meals and various baked goods ideal for having with coffee....More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank 152chris
Amber H, Owner at Equator Coffee Roasters, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you Chris!!

Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Been here every day of my visit to Almonte, and the range and quality of the drinks is great. I tried a London Fog which I didn’t know about even though I’m from London - lovely. The cinnamon bun I had today (made on the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ernesto61
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