When it’s closing time, you have to pay your tab and finish your drinks. However, even though you have to go it’s not just the end of your night. From theaters to lounge clubs there is a little bit of everything for everyone. Maybe even a restaurant or two. The nightlife provides a variety for many of the late night adventures. No matter what you’re looking for, you will find something that peaks your interest in this top hangout list!
254 Crown St
New Haven, CT
(203) 495-1111

A fun place to go that closes at 2 a.m., so you still have time to grab a mashed potato pizza and listen to local music. BAR also serves as a great alternative. Grab a seat with your friends and enjoy some quality time to catch up, eat some amazing food or listen to awesome music. Live music will keep you occupied as you see new talents come through. Dancing lasts until 2 a.m., so go cut a rug and enjoy what the late night provides!

Aladdin Halal Restaurant 
121 Allyn St
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 278-0202

Aladdin Halal is one of the few places in Hartford that will serve past midnight. Smooth hummus and soft pita bread is one of the most preferred options. This is one of the best locations for friends leaving  the bar and wanting to continue their own conversation. Aladdin Halal provides a great place that provides options to grab a slice, have fun and enjoy the moonlight. This restaurant closes at 3 a.m. and the location to the clubs and bars nearby is a great convenience for a lot of its patrons.

Sisson Avenue Pizza
479 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 236-6100

This restaurant is busy around the 2 to 3 a.m., which means this is another great place after the bar closes down. Gather around with your friends as you grab a large slice. This is also another one of the places that stay open past 3 a.m. and still delivers to their customers. If you’re leaving the bar and or club at the end of the night, you can be sure that this is one of the places to hang out in order to satisfy your late night  post bar craves!

Athenian Diner Restaurant
864 Washington St,
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-2272

24 hour diner experience with the Athenian style food. This diner is located in New Haven and Milford and serves  a late night menu. Pull up a seat and find yourself some of the best food available after  you leave the bar. Grab a bite to eat and finish conversations that were ended after last call as well! This  Athenian diner is a friendly environment that welcomes the late night crowd and will leave you satisfied and with a full stomach. This place is amazing for groups and has  take out option as well.

Bridgeport Flyer Diner
249 Bridgeport Ave
Milford, CT 06460

This 24-hour diner serves foo around the clock as well as provide comfortable quarter and counter seating. This is another perfect diner that will help you after your late night adventures and will fill your stomach! with wonderful service, a great menu and awesome prices, the Bridgeport Flyer Diner provides ample room for your friends who are looking to gather, talk and grab a bite to eat. This is an amazing atmosphere which makes the most out of a comfortable environment. Be sure to check this place out!

Nelson Barnes II is a freelance writer covering all things Baltimore. His work can be found on Examiner.com.