Beer Revolution and Brewsters are essentially the same restaurant, and they share their parking lot with the office buildings in which the restaurants are located. After 5 o’clock, when the offices clear out, the parking lot on 11 Avenue S.W. next to Brewsters is available to Beer Revolution and Brewsters patrons for free.
1080 8 St. S.W., 403-264-2739, beerrevolution.ca
The parking lot behind the restaurant offers free parking after 5 p.m. for four hours. All you have to do is enter your licence plate number in exchange for a parking chit and get back to your car in time.
1016 8 St. S.W., 403-262-8480, bonterra.ca
There are a handful of stalls on the east side of the building and they’re usually full, but the restaurant encourage patrons to park there if there’s an empty spot.
317 10 Ave. S.W., 587-350 5015, briggskandb.com
That same parking lot behind Bonterra offers free parking at lunchtime for an hour and a half for the same terms.
827 10 Ave. S.W., 403-261-9759, holygrill.ca
Right next to the restaurant, there’s a parking lot with four spots reserved for patrons of Laurier Lounge.
1111 7 St. S.W., 403-228-3771
The Pig & Duke is not really in the Beltline, but rather Connaught, so close enough. As you approach the pub along 12 Avenue S.W., you come to a driveway just west of the building. It looks like underground parking, but if you take a left up the ramp, you will find 25 free parking stalls. And the pub encourages inebriated patrons to leave their cars there overnight.
1312 12 Ave. S.W., 403-966-2244, pigandduke.ca
Sharing the same parking lot with Bonterra, these sibling restaurants also share a similarly excellent approach to fine, rustic Italian dining, with Posto specializing in pizza.
1014 8 St. S.W., 403-263-4876, posto.ca
Yellow Door Bistro and Raw Bar
Indoor and outdoor parking is available in the Hotel Arts lot, validated free to Yellow Door and Raw Bar patrons.
119 12 Ave. S.W., 403-206-9585, yellowdoorbistro.ca