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Jacob Wirth Restaurant

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31 Stuart St, Ste 37, Boston, MA 02116 (Between Washington and Tremont)
(617) 338-8586
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not The Best German Food I've Ever Had

This place was close to our hotel and rated highly so our group of six tried it out. The food was okay and the service was lousy! First the food: The hubby & ordered wiener schnitzel. In my experience wiener schnitzel NEVER has a sauce on it -- that is something you get with Jaeger... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
labs33
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Minneapolis, MN
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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313 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Minneapolis, MN
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93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This place was close to our hotel and rated highly so our group of six tried it out. The food was okay and the service was lousy! First the food: The hubby & ordered wiener schnitzel. In my experience wiener schnitzel NEVER has a sauce on it -- that is something you get with Jaeger schnitzel or the like. This... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is a great place for a beer and sandwich after work or before a show. I had a Reuben and sweet potato fries that were terrific. The wait staff was friendly and attentive.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We made pre-concert dinner reservations and were not disappointed. We were not happy about having to go to "OPEN TABLE" to make the reservations, but that was a minor inconvenience. We sampled various German style appetizers, small plates and dinner plates. Although the portions seemed small, after sampling as many items as we did, (schnitzels, brats, spatzle, potato salad) we... More 

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Pasadena, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This is a very old restaurant/bar; with some traditional food (I had sausages and sauerkraut). However, their hours are odd - I think they close at 10pm.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Good selection of food and beers, including vegetarian burgers etc. Relaxed sports bar/German pub atmosphere, with friendly staff. Service was a little slow but the waitresses were really rushed off their feet. Really enjoyed the visit - would go again!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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183 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We popped into "Jake's" based on a referral from a friend of ours. Here are things to keep in mind: you're in a classic Boston city environment. You're on the edge of Chinatown. And you expect to find....a German beer hall??? But Jacob Wirth's is nearly that. Great German food--my wife said it's the best sauerbraten she's ever had. Excellent... More 

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Massachusetts
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134 reviews 134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Such a storied history - and yet we only fell in here on a Friday night when three other places nearby had fearsome waits. We jumped at 2 seats at the bar, not even seeing the sign midway through for the wait station. Our bartender/server was excellent. Really extensive beer list and really delicious bar food, maybe the best pastrami... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ate here this past Sunday for first time in years. This building is over 125 years old and has many original pieces left from when it first opened. We had the German mixed grill which consisted of a bratwurst, knockwurst, German potato salad, saurkraut and red cabbage. The beer menu is very varied. Service was prompt and helpful. The food... More 

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Rowley, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I revisited Jacob Wirth recently after a hiatus of about 25 years. It hasn't changed much and still offers a great selection of beers and a small number of genuine German dishes such as Bratwurst and Wiener Schnitzel. The food was fresh and the servers attentive. Tables are too close together and the place is very noisy. I wouldn't travel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Good German food, fun atmosphere and great German beer. Located in the theater district of Boston. Should make reservations otherwise be prepared to wait.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Stuart St, Ste 37, Boston, MA 02116
    (Between Washington and Tremont)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: (617) 338-8586

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: German, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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