Taste of Colombia – Fair Trade Coffee & Gift Shop

Taste of Colombia

“TASTE OF COLOMBIA” Fair Trade Coffee & Gift Shop has been created to be the first store for Fair Trade Colombia – our parent organization.  It is the first green and fair trade coffee & gift shop operating in Oakville, Ontario (Canada) offering a wide array of Fair Trade Coffees, Teas, Colombian Snacks and Fair Trade products in a fun and lively environment! TASTE OF COLOMBIA wants you to taste the best of Colombia through its food, music and products!

Regular hours updated on Jan 9, 2018:

Monday – Friday 8 am to 9 p.m.

Saturdays 10 am to 11 pm

Sunday 10 am to 5 pm

For more details about our regular weekly events at El Salon please visit:


  1. All classes (Yoga / Dance / Wellness) held in our El Salon – our events room (Unit #3): https://www.meetup.com/LakesideYoga_in_Oakville/events/
  2. Spanish Conversation Club: https://www.meetup.com/Club-de-Conversacion-en-Espanol-Spanish-Conversation-Club/
  3. Salsa Night: https://www.meetup.com/Salsa-Night-Noche-de-Salsa/

Please follow us on Twitter & Facebook. If you have been to our place and would like to leave us a review, please do so here: Yelp or Urban Spoon

See our listing with HEN (Halton Environmental Network)

or on Trip Advisor



67 Bronte Road, Units #2 & #3

Oakville, Ontario, L6L 3B7 Canada

Phone: 289-837-3021 Cell 416-568-5707

Map here

FREE Parking on the street or behind our units all the time; if parked behind the units you may use back entrance!

We are located on Bronte Road south of Lakeshore. The entrance to the parking lot is on Marine Drive.



Our beautiful cafe (Unit #2) and “EL SALON” events room – (Unit #3)  are both available for corporate and private events.



Closing at 5 pm Mon-Fri during March Break 2019

Please note that this upcoming March break our cafe will be closing at 5 pm Monday to Friday.

Weekend hour remain the same:

Saturday: 10 am to 11 pm (Salsa Night goes from 6-11)

Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm as usual

Any classes – events in our community room will continue as usual as all the instructors have keys to El Salon.

Thank you! Taste of Colombia

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Early Closure Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019

#EarlyClosure: Please note that our cafe is OPEN today from 8 am to 6 pm – albeit with less staff members (some baristas are parents of school aged children) so it you make it around here – we will do our best to take care of you! Stay warm & drive carefully if going out at all!

#snowday ❄️☕️🍪

Closing at 6 pm instead of 9 pm. Gracias

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Holiday Hours Dec, 2018

#HolidayHours Please note our extended hours and holiday closures this 2018 season:

Regular Hours:

•Monday-Friday 8 am -9 pm
•Sat 10 am – 11 pm (Salsa Nights don’t stop!)
•Sunday 10 am to 5 pm

Cafe CLOSED: Mon -Dec 24th & Tue -25th.

Café Open: Dec 26th (Boxing Day 10 to 5 pm)

Dec 27th through Dec 30th with regular hours

Café CLOSED: Mon – Dec 31st & Tue – Jan 1st.

Open with regular hours Wed – Jan 2nd, 2019!

May your holiday season be peaceful and full of joy!!!!

Contact Management at (416) 568-5707 for emergencies. GRACIAS for being such awesome clients & suppliers!!!

Dec 2018

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Gift Card Promotion

Our #GiftCard special is here! In time for the giving season!!!

Here is the scale of this once a year promotion! Going on until Dec 31st!

Cards $20+ get 15% more added
Cards $50+ get 20% more added Cards $100+ get 25% more added

Is our way to say Thank you for being such loyal clients! Valid for any drinks / food / merchandise and Salsa Nights.

First come – first served!#easygiving #bestgiftever🎁 #ready #teachergifts🍎


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ThanksGiving 2018 Hours

#ThanksGivingHours #CafeOpen #LongWeekendHours

As per our clients request, our cafe will be OPEN on ThanksGiving Monday 10-5 pm.
Long Weekend Hours:

Friday – Oct 5: 8 a.m. – 9 pm
Saturday – Oct 6: 10-11 pm (Salsa Night 6-11 pm)
Sunday – Oct 7: 10-5 pm (as usual)
Monday – Oct 8: 10-5 pm (Holiday Hours)
Tuesday – Oct 9: 8-9 pm (usual hours)


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Canada Day Hours 2018

#CanadaDayHours #CelebrateinBronteVillage
We are open as follows:
Friday – June 29: 8-9pm

Saturday – June 30: 10-11 pm
(Salsa Night goes from 6-11pm)

Sunday – July 1: Canada Day! 10 am -10 pm

Monday – July 2: CLOSED

Tuesday – July 3: 8 – 9 pm Viewing Party Colombia vs England @2 pm LIVE!!!!!

Avoid traffic, take the shuttle to Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park! Ride the bus to Oakville’s Canada Day celebration. Info: https://www.oakville.ca/events/canada-day.html


Calendar of Classes & Activities June, 2018

#YogaClasses #NIA #Zumba #SalsaLessons #SalsaSocial #SpanishConversationClub #CommunityEvents 

Here is our updated calendar of classes and events taking place at El Salon (Multipurpose Event’s Room) – feel free to share it with your networks! New classes – classes that have moved to a new day or time. Wishing you a healthy June!!!!!