UpStairs on the Square, Harvard Square. Go ahead, fall down the rabbit hole. There's the more casual but still colorful The Monday Club Bar downstairs, and then the totally fairy tale Soirée Dining Room, featuring two working fireplaces and more pink and gold than you can shake a scepter at. [Photo: Cal Bingham]
This dim attic of the Hong Kong Restaurant in Harvard Square provides the perfect setting for seasoned pros and amateurs to cut their teeth in stand-up. NBC talent scouts have been known to "linger in the shadows," according to Boston Magazine. The Comedy Studio is also known for its scorpion bowls — an alcoholic concoction of fruit juice, multiple types of rum, vodka, gin, and Grenadine served in a volcano-sized bowl.