Our picks for night owls on the hunt for clubs, late night dining, midnight movies and more in the Hub
Not just for baseball fans, the area behind Fenway Park’s Green Monster is home to numerous sports bars and restaurants, the House of Blues (pictured), the multi-level Jillian’s bowling/billiards/nightlife complex and even a country western bar, an Irish tavern and a Ping-Pong game room.
This luxurious locale located in Boston’s historic former Federal Reserve Bank building attracts a jet-set crowd with live DJs, picture-perfect cuisine, creative cocktails and a private champagne lounge.
Langham Hotel Boston, 250 Franklin St., 617-956-8765,
Delicious Chinese food? Check. A lounge and bar level? Check. A third-level comedy club (pictured) that converts into a dance club? Check and check. And did I mention the giant scorpion bowls?
1238 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-864-5311,
The Boom Boom Room at The Friendly Toast
Renowned for its all-day breakfast, the Back Bay location of this beloved eatery boasts a late-night lounge that’s open until 3 a.m.
35 Stanhope St., 617-456-7849, thefriendlytoast.com
An upscale bowling alley/restaurant, Kings in the Back Bay is a virtual playground for adults with its 16 ten-pin lanes, three bars, six billiards tables, Skee-Ball, shuffleboard, air hockey tables and more.
50 Dalton St., 617-266-2695, kingsbowlamerica.com
South Street Diner
Boston’s only 24/7 diner has been an institution in its various forms since 1947. Beloved by club kids, pro athletes, actors and more, South Street endures, offering great greasy grub any time of day.
178 Kneeland St., 617-350-0028, southstreetdiner.com
Both a music venue and a dance club, this Theatre District mainstay hosts popular DJs as well as bands, from 1990s hip-hop act House of Pain (March 17) to singer/songwriter Pete Yorn (March 20).
279 Tremont St., 617-338-7699, royaleboston.com
Wink & Nod
This speakeasy-style bar in the South End specializes in seasonally inspired craft cocktails and a rotating, experimental pop-up kitchen that currently features the Greek cuisine of chef Brendan Pelley.
3 Appleton St., 617-482-0117,
Coolidge Corner Theatre’s After Midnite film series
Insomniacs and cult film buffs unite at this Art Deco edifice that screens weekly midnight flicks. Upcoming highlights include 1973’s Kill Bill-inspiring Japanese import Lady Snowblood (March 11 & 12, pictured) and Attack the Block, the 2011 British alien invasion feature starring a pre-Force Awakens John Boyega (March 25 & 26). 290 Harvard St., Brookline,