3 new openings at this popular shopping centre in Oakville

Published August 22, 2023 at 3:05 pm

3 new openings at Upper Oakville Shopping Centre

Three popular new stores have joined Upper Oakville Shopping Centre’s extensive selection of food, fashion and fun.

Located at the corner of Upper Middle Road and Eighth Line, the outdoor shopping centre has been one of the community’s mainstays for over 30 years, with a wide variety of different stores (including restaurants, grocers, spas and other services) to ensure shoppers can find everything they need in one place.

Over the years they’ve seen some exciting new openings, such as Toronto-based restaurants and international food brands opening their first west GTA locations at Upper Oakville Shopping Centre.

Their selection of stores has now gotten even bigger with the arrival of restaurants Boustan, Pisac Peruvian Bistro, and kids clothing store Once Upon a Child.

Here’s a glimpse at what each new place has to offer:


At Boustan, let your senses guide you to the flavours of the Mediterranean! The popular Montreal-based fast-casual chain, which specializes in Lebanese cuisine, has opened its third Ontario location at Upper Oakville Shopping Centre. The menu brings a modern twist to authentic Lebanese classics, with a variety of pita wraps and bowls featuring falafel, kafta, chicken and beef shawarma, veggies, and more.

The menu also has classic poutine, shawarma poutine, hummus, and golden seasoned potatoes served with garlic sauce, among other favourites.

The popular restaurant franchise has been a staple of Montreal’s food scene since 1986, with the goal of making their guests feel like they’re eating a homemade Middle Eastern meal that’s fresh and delicious. With over 60 combined locations in Montreal and now Ontario, their fast-growing success makes this new location well worth checking out.

Once Upon a Child

Whether you’re looking for affordable clothing and toys for your children, or have gently used items that you’d like to sell, Once Upon a Child is your new go-to. The new store features a collection of quality children’s clothes and toys that are sourced from members of the community, with gently used items at up to 70% off of regular retail prices.

For those who are looking to sell, the store offers a convenient process and on-the-spot payment for items that meet their style, safety, and condition standards. They also maintain high merchandise standards by thoroughly inspecting all toys and equipment for safety.

Every Once Upon a Child location is run by parents who know firsthand that money doesn’t grow on trees, and that you shouldn’t have to break the bank to provide your kids with quality clothing. The store emphasizes affordable prices and an eco-friendly shopping experience that not only lowers costs but reduces waste as well – a win-win for everybody!

Pisac Peruvian Bistro

Who’s craving some Peruvian food and cocktails? You’ll find them at Pisac Peruvian Bistro, a family-run business specializing in authentic Peruvian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere. Savor the taste of Peru with their variety of ceviches (seafood dishes) while sipping on a pisco sour.

The extensive menu also features dishes of sauteed flank steak, pulled chicken breast, and spicy Peruvian-style rice among many others.

The restaurant’s original location in Toronto began after Chef Renzo Galleno (born in Lima, Peru) arrived in Toronto in 1983. Inspired by the amazing Peruvian dishes his father cooked, he began working at his sister’s restaurant, The Boulevard Cafe – one of the first Peruvian restaurants to open in Canada – before opening his own restaurant. Now with a second location under its belt, Pisac Peruvian Bistro is excited to bring its popular Peruvian cuisine to Oakville.

Aside from the three new openings, there are many more stores and restaurants to check out at Upper Oakville Shopping Centre! For a full list, check oakvilleshops.com/stores.

Having served Oakville’s east and central areas since 1986, the centre has become one of the town’s most popular outdoor shopping centres and is ready to continue serving the community for many more decades to come.

The centre is located at 1011 Upper Middle Rd E.

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