Cuenca Expats Magazine, Issue 43

Photos: Courtesy of Sabaneta

As NFL and NCAA football seasons kick off, enthusiasts are scouting for the ideal haven to revel in the matches accompanied by delectable food and drinks. Enter Sabaneta, touted as the prime destination for every sports aficionado.Recently inaugurated by Carlos Tapia, Sabaneta was conceived with a vision:        to create a sanctuary for sports-loving expats. It beckons with an ambiance reminiscent of home, impeccable service that’ll have patrons lingering, and the guarantee of broadcasting all beloved sports teams.

Introducing Sabaneta Sport Bar

Determined to curate a personalized experience, Sabaneta actively solicits your preferred sports and teams, and promising exclusive game-day promotions in return. And with eight strategically stationed TVs, you’re guaranteed a front-row view to every crucial moment on the field. A diverse culinary journey awaits patrons. From their eclectic menu to innovative cocktails, Sabaneta champions the art of culinary exploration. A highlight is the “Tapa Arterias” burger, a game-day special featuring 300 grams of beef laden with cheese, bacon, egg, and a house-special sauce.

Introducing Sabaneta Sport Bar
Introducing Sabaneta Sport Bar

If light grazing is your pace, delve into their shareable platters—ideal for bonding over sports narratives.Drink aficionados will applaud their exhaustive array of domestic, imported, and craft beers. As cocktail connoisseurs, Sabaneta prides itself on offering generous pours at pocket-friendly prices. Their liquor cabinet is expansive, boasting premium staples like vodka, tequila, rum, whisky, gin, aguardiente, and more.

Expect cocktails priced between $5 to $10, and delight in the knowledge that no dish on their menu surpasses $15. And for those beer moments? You’re looking at a modest starting price of $2.50. For patrons who desire exclusivity, there is a private alcove at the bar’s rear.

This secluded space, ideal for savoring premium liquors, promises a distinctive experience. In addition, you can dine alfresco in the outdoor seating area, which is perfect for the cigar aficionado, as they offer select Cuban cigars for your indulgence. One of Sabaneta’s crowning glories is its proficient staff, trained for fluent English interactions, ensuring an uninterrupted, barrier-free experience.

See you on game day!


  • Monday-Tuesday: noon  4 p.m
  • Wednesday-Thursday: noon 12 a.m
  • Friday-Saturday: non — 3 a.m
  • Sunday: 10 am — 4 p.m

Lunch is served MondayFriday, and Brunch on Saturdays

Address: Remigio Tamariz, 1-95, between Av. Solano and Federico Proaño.

Phone: 099 056-9047 — 098 420-4210


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