A long night out doesn't truly commence until food is involved. The biggest problem, however? Finding a place that's open past midnight.
5036 W. KI Ave., Kalamazoo
thebigburrito.com, (269) 372-2442
The authentic food at Big Burrito silences a starving stomach and the only thing cheap about this dive is the price. Stop by until midnight on weekdays and until 4 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. This Mexican restaurant delivers on weekends until 3 a.m.
Curragh Irish Pub
73 East 8th St., Holland
curraghholland.com, (616) 393-6340
Curragh has a very alluring late night menu that is available until 1 a.m. during Fridays and Saturdays. The menu includes Ceili Spuds, Wings 'O Fire, Dublin Points and Irish Cheese Fries
The Dog Pit
132 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids
thedogpitgr.com, (616) 988-1508
Located across from Rosa Parks Circle, The Dog Pit is a build-your-own hot dog joint where you can grab a dog Thursday through Saturday until 2:30 a.m.
15 Ionia, Suite 140, Grand Rapids
georgiosgourmetpizza.com, (616) 356-4600
Open just long enough for your night to wind down, Georgio's Pizza lets you grab one of its gourmet pizza slices until 3 a.m. from Wednesday through Saturday.
The Grand Coney
809 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids
grandconeygr.com, (616) 776-5580
If classic is what you like, the Grand Coney ready to feed you traditional burgers, milkshakes, salads and of course, custom coney dogs 24/7.
2901 Howard St., Kalamazoo
insomniacookies.com, (877) 63-COOKIE
Insomnia Cookies delivers half baked cookies when you need it most. If one cookie isn't enough, deluxe cookies, cookie cakes and brownies are also an option. Order cookies for pickup or delivery until 3a.m.
Jonny B'z Dogs and More
638 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids
jonnybz.com, (616) 551-1108
Open until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Jonny B'z helps you create your dream dog. Ten percent of it is them providing you with the possibilities, 90 percent is up to your imagination. Think how fun this could be after-bar, when common sense is not anywhere near your brain anymore.
Menna's Joint (multiple locations)
44 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, (616) 742-3827
3501 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo, (269) 375-3827
10897 48th Ave. B100, Allendale, (616) 895-3827
Menna's Joint offers a variety of dubs, dubbies and even french toast sticks until 3 a.m. A dub never tasted so good.
553 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids
mrpizzagr.com, (616) 456-1989
One of the first pizza shops in Grand Rapids, after going through times of turbulence and victories of renovation, today's Mr. Pizza is pumped to serve as your go-to place for after a night on the town. Open Monday through Friday until 3 a.m. and Saturday through Sunday until 4 a.m.
Rendezvous Family Dining
401 N 7th St., Grand Haven
Also known as the "zoo" or "vous" by the locals, this greasy spoon diner is a comfy, after-bar 24/7 joint. If you are into people-watching and eating, this is the perfect place to observe or join the interesting behavior of indifferent teens, local eccentrics and after-bar clientele.
Sweetwater's Donut Mill
3333 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo
sweetwatersdonuts.com, (269) 372-3636
Doughnuts for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a late night snack is what Sweetwater's Donut Mill offers to the people of Kalamazoo. Open 24/7.
658 Fulton St., Grand Rapids
vitospizza.net, (616) 451-8277
Order a whole pizza pie or stop in for a single slice. Stop by or have it delivered until 3 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, or 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
648 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids
winchestergr.com, (616) 451-4969
Gluten-free and late-night friendly, the Winchester is a neighborhood pub that will provide you with nutrients found in other places than hops, and won't kick you out until 2 a.m.
1505 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids
yesterdog.com, (616) 262-3090
An Eastown staple since 1976 to be exact, Yesterdog offers the messy and greasy to those brave souls that can handle it. The perfect after-bar food, this joint is conveniently open until 2:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday.