July 20, 2013 Colombia’s Independence Day!

Come and celebrate with us Colombian Style!

Time table of Activities:

2-3 p.m. Children’s CUMBIA contest! Have your children dress in their Colombian outfit and bring them to dance CUMBIA! All participants will have cookies and refreshments!

3-4 Adult’s CUMBIA demo: Bring your dancing shoes and show us how you dance CUMBIA! You can win gift certificates from our cafe!
5-6: ZUMBA instructors are free to do their DEMOs during this time! Bring your students and create a big show outside our cafe! We will reward you with free promotion for your classes
6-8: SALSA DANCERS: Come and show all the skills you have learnt at all those salsa nights that you have attended here at Taste of Colombia! Free refreshments for all!

Dia de la Independencia de Colombia


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Interview with Halton Small Business Centre

Interview with the staff of the Halton Small Business Centre who were so helpful by helping us create our business. Gracias!

February 22, 2013: Our first anniversary!!!!!

TASTE OF COLOMBIA’S First Year Anniversary!

Share our invitation by clicking here

FEBRUARY is a very important month for us and we are going to celebrate with you!

We opened our doors to the public last February 22, 2012. During our first year, we have learnt a tremendous amount,  met incredible people and had a great time while establishing our presence and brand. Expect events, promotions, celebrations and more to be posted here in our blog, our Facebook Page and Twitter.

It will be our way of saying THANK YOU to you for supporting our dream of having our own fair trade coffee & gift shop. We could not have done it without our families, our clients and suppliers!

Event Page on Facebook

Key dates to remember: 

February 11 to February 17, 2013:

Anniversary Sale!(Unique Items)

February 18, 2013:

Cafe will be closed for FAMILY DAY

(Statutory Holiday)

February 19 to February 24, 2013:


Free drip coffee, tea, samples & treats.

Bring a friend that has never been to the cafe and your drip coffee is free!

Goods baked with QuinoaSure available!

Testimonials from our clients:

Video #1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7xMJBVavZ0E

Video #2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfvzHXkSjzQ&feature=youtu.be

Video #3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvoHBHMPZT4&feature=youtu.be

Video: #4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-D8nw-3m44&feature=youtu.be

Video #5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3crzLJBY_8

Video #6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSJIMUasAq0&feature=youtu.be

Video #7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG2XXaS4-tw

Video #8: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r11Jr_kdZ5s

Video #9: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgH4m_FBpEo

Video #10: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcEwR641M4Y

Video #11: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knPDQ-8yVtQ

Video: #12: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwfERPppNnU

Video #13:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePnuLN7HoZE

Video #14:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qRBcUIINqI

Video #15:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZqXOS5tEz0

Video #16:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96cwzJBH418

Video #17:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCJEEie65WQ

Video #18:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdAS4RTTK8I

Video #19: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DxhOGpHPuM

Live Harp Artist – Marielba Chacon:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIT0JnHldwY

Video #20:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0d-uvCB6g20

Video #21:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTLjZC3WUS4

Video #22:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6JC0Se-Qx0

Our Barista, Abril Garcia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfVsBTd36d8

Abril Garcia – Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_ncioFFfOc




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Cafe de Mi Tierra! New Arrival at Taste of Colombia

Cafe de mi Tierra

A marvelous Specialty Fair Trade Coffee arrived today directly from Colombia to our cafe! There is only a VERY LIMITED quantity of this amazing coffee available. Come to Taste of Colombia and experience yourself the indulgence that this coffee is!

Our own COLOMBIA BREW Organic Soap!!!!!

We are very excited to tell you that we now have our very own organic soap made locally by Enfleurage Organics in Oakville reusing the organic coffee grouds that are leftover after we make delicious coffee drinks! Thank you to Eco Partners in Oakville for introducing us to Colleen – owner of Enfleurage Organics and to Collen for customizing the soap just for us!

Available now at our Fair Trade Coffee & Gift shop in a 4 oz / 15 gr presentation.  Amazing gift for anyone!

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!


We will keep you posted as to when we plan to reopen our business. In the meantime – follow our social media pages (Facebook – Twitter – Instragram – Meetup) so see the latest information. We are delivering coffee beans and some other products you can purchase and pay online: https://www.facebook.com/tasteofcolombiacafe


We will reopen on July 1st, 2020:

Monday – Friday 8 am to 8 p.m.

Saturday 10-8 p.m.

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.