The "Love Your Lanyard" Program
Community is at the heart of all we do. As a visitor, your CTCC lanyard is your passport to exclusive deals from partner restaurants throughout our downtown neighbourhood. It’s our way of extending the CTCC experience to your Calgary journey. With excitement filling up your schedules, we kindly encourage guests to make reservations ahead of time to ensure seating during your breaks.
Serving familiar food with a twist in an atmosphere that feels just right. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone, taking advantage of Happy Hour after work or enjoying brunch with friends, Milestones will make sure that you have a simply memorable experience.
107 8th Ave SE, Website
Offer: Free spinach and artichoke dip with every purchase of 2 entrees. Maximum 2 per table
2. One18 Empire
Take what you know about hotel bars and toss it in the bin. One18Empire in the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel redefines the experience. It’s home to a delectable burger as well as customizable Old Fashioned cocktails that can make you weak in the knees—on flavour alone. Rye, whiskey and bourbon lovers, take a seat. With over 100 top shelf bottles of our favourites, each spirit is the toast of the town.
820 Centre Street S, Website
Offer: Free popcorn with the purchase of an alcoholic beverage
$20 Burger and Beer Lunch Special (Monday to Friday from 11am- 2pm)
3. Teatro Ristorante
Steeped in history, Teatro is a mainstay of Calgary’s downtown dining scene. And for good reason. For a quarter century, they’ve transformed expectations with new takes on Mediterranean cuisine and service that’s nothing short of impeccable. If you love wine, get ready for a delightful twist. Teatro’s location was once a bank, and the old vault is now a wine cellar with an award-winning selection of the finest bottles. Now that’s a delicious meal you can bank on.
200 8th ave SE Website
Offer: Free glass of sparkling wine per guest with purchase of any curated dish
4. Centini Restaurant and Lounge
Savor the warm and luxurious atmosphere of Centini—offering a delightful blend of gourmet Italian and the richness of continental European cuisine. The most discerning palates will appreciate their award-winning wine selection that pairs perfectly with a level of service fitting for our guests.
Centini is also a sought-after destination for corporate dining and memorable special events. Celebrate in fine taste while embarking on a culinary adventure.
160 8th Ave SE, Website
Offer: Free Italian Coffee (espresso, cappuccino, etc.) with any purchase
Introduce your work family to the burger family. A&W is the first and only national burger restaurant in Canada to serve beef raised without hormones or steroids. Their mouthwatering chicken? All raised without the use of antibiotics. The eggs used in their breakfast? From right here in Canada. Even if you’re stopping for coffee, you’re in luck. A&W is always brewing organic, Fairtrade coffee. All of it proves that good food gets better with good ingredients.
150 8th Avenue SE, Website
Offer: 20% Off
6. Rosso Coffee Roasters
Premium espresso is only steps away at Rosso Coffee Roasters, located in the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Experience their bold and rich coffee offerings brewed on equipment known for delivering superior flavours. For business leaders on the go, enjoy high-speed WiFi and ample outlets to power up while you power through.
140 8th Avenue SE, Website
Offer: 10% Off
7. Bakers Café (Main floor of Hyatt Regency Calgary)
Bakers Café seamlessly caters to on-the-go dining, much to the appreciation of busy travellers with full itineraries. Stop by for a cup of freshly brewed craft coffee or select from an array of gourmet sandwiches, ripe fresh fruit, hot teas, cold drinks, satisfying smoothies, and to-die-for pastries.
Coffee served at Bakers Café is provided by Coffee Concept—Calgary’s premier coffee roasting company providing the finest coffee beans across Alberta.
700 Centre St S, Website
Offer: 15% off food and non-alcoholic beverage (not valid for retail items)
8. Phil & Sebastian
In the heart of Downtown Calgary, amidst the foot traffic of Stephen Avenue, you’re bound to discover Phil & Sebastian Hudson Block. Steps from the breathtaking Calgary Tower, visitors are embraced by a lush atmosphere of greenery as they take warm sips and enjoy an assortment of charming treats from Hoopla Donuts. When you visit in the summer, we recommend their patio. An ideal spot to soak up the city’s energy.
102 8th Ave SW, Website
Offer: 10% off
Plunge into the culinary suite from FinePrint—which is inspired by a soft French influence. Conveniently located in Downtown Calgary, you’ll find yourself dining in a stunning building that dates back to 1893. With an emphasis on sophistication and simplicity, each contemporary dish is served by knowledgeable, attentive staff.
113 8th Ave SW, Website
Offer: An order of Tempura Green Beans, Miso Aioli and Lime; our signature dish that pays homage to Divino’s. Maximum 2 per table
10. & 11. Deville Coffee
When dedicated coffee crafters and baked goods dreamers come together, you get Deville. Since 2008, they have been welcoming communities across Alberta and BC with a distinct commitment to making a quality cup of coffee. Each direct trade bean is carefully sourced and expertly roasted.
Experience it all. Your latte or espresso is a lesson in taste that uses intentional ingredients like organic vanilla. And to top your experience off treat yourself to a make-you-weak-in-the-knees chocolate ganache. There’s a reason we keep coming back.
100 685 Centre St S, Website
807 1 St SW
Offer: 10% off
12. Social Beer Haus
You don’t have to go home for a family meal, just visit a family business like Social Beer Haus BBQ & Southern Kitchen. Effortlessly blending local flare with Southern Charm, this destination collaborates with local food suppliers and farms to create smokehouse cuisine that’s uniquely Albertan. While here, it’s not uncommon to work up a thirst. On tap? An impressive selection of local craft beer to share with friends.
In fact, 66 taps stand at the ready alongside an extensive collection of whiskey, bourbon and cocktails. As you pop in and out of shops on Stephen Avenue, stop on by with your friends or plan an event or birthday. The more the merrier.
220 8th Ave SW, Website
Offer: 20% off on all regular priced food items
Please note: As Love Your Lanyard gains popularity throughout Downtown, it’s still relatively new. In the unlikely scenario where inconveniences occur when visiting our partnering businesses, please let us know. It’s our joy to help craft a truly remarkable experience.