South Street Diner is a 24-hour, seven-night-a-week diner in Boston's Leather District. The Diner was built in 1947 by the Worcester Dining Company. It was originally named the Blue Diner. The diner is known for attracting many after-hours customers. It was named Best of Boston by Boston Magazine, as well as named for The Best Late Night Food in the U.S.A. by Esquire. Thrillist Media Group named South Street Diner one of the best 24-Hour Diners in the country. The Diner has been the set of many films including Hiding Out, Second Sight, and House Guest. South Street Diner was featured in the Boston episode of Esquire Network's "The Getaway" hosted by Paul Feig. The episode aired November 13, 2013. South Street Diner was most recently featured in an issue of DC Comics' "Batgirl"
The Diner is also known for the Celebrities, Musicians, and A-listers it has attracted over the years including Don King, Donnie Wahlberg, Robert Plant, The Grateful Dead, Morgan Freeman, and Chris Evans. Other celebrities that have been seen at South Street Diner include Jackie Mason, Clay Buchholz, Kathy Griffin, Jackie Gleason, Neil Young, Kevin Hart, and Christopher Walken.
South Street Diner participates in many holidays, offering holiday themed menus and a festive atmosphere. A popular, largely celebrated holiday at the diner - Saint Patrick's Day - draws in many for their Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Guinness special. It is also a popular destination for policemen, firemen and first responders from all over New England and the Northeast to converge at the diner in uniform and trade stories before heading off to partake and march in the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston.(Wikipedia)