Sajsana, located in the old seminary next to the new cathedral could be a fine dining, boutique restaurant in any big city.  The atmosphere and décor are clean and sleek with a few, well thought out architectural features from the past.   The service is attentive without being smothering.  They offer outdoor seating on their balcony that overlooks a large courtyard.  Sajsana offers not only full bar service but also an upscale trendy bar that you can sit at to enjoy a cocktail and appetizer.  The food and the presentation are well thought out.  Their specialty soup is a combination of three Ecuadorian soups served in a triple bowl. If you are trying for the first time, try their Ecuadorian ceviche.  It is quite beautiful with a wonderful presentation.  If you are a ceviche lover, be aware that this one is orange juice and tomato based.  While there, make sure you take the circle staircase to the roof for a unique view of the domes.

Sajsana Restaurante

Address:Benigno Malo across from Parque Calderon, in the courtyard of the building (Seminario) next to the new Cathedral
Phone: (07) 403-6728
Hours: Mon-Wed: 12-10pm, Thu-Sat: 12-11pm, Sun: 12-5pm

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About Tina

Tina has been a public school teacher, a book dealer and most recently a Traditional Naturopathic Doctor. She combines her passions for learning, adventure and people in this blog. She was the author of two newspaper columns on health in CA. Now she is an young retiree living in Cuenca Ecuador fulfilling one her dreams which was to live in another country.

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