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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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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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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
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 111
    Very good
  • 65
    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
Most recent review
Traditional German food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Carolyn000001
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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304 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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151 reviews 151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Our first visit. Have walked by numerous times and finally made it in. The building looks like it may fall down anytime, the interior is old, dated and because of that very charming. The menu is full of German dishes with just enough other items to keep everyone happy. Our server was attentive without being in the way (he was... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

we came here with a group of 12 and the place was pretty slow, the beers are great and the food was really done well also, as I noticed a lot of clean plates. Our server has very slow and seemed to want to spend more time talking to his co workers then taking care of us, I don't know... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Awesome beer selection with options from all over the country and the world. Food was good and the portions were large!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We visit Jacob Wirth whenever we visit Boston. The German dish's are excellent. The staff is very friendly and helpful. This place also has an amazing beer selection from all over the world. Plan on staying for a while.

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nottingham
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had been to the Jacob wirth before on a Friday night and had thoroughly enjoyed the singalong. We hadn't got a reservation, so went along early, at about 8pm to make sure we got a table. having read the reviews on TA about large portions we shared a starter of potatoe cakes with Apple - surprisingly delicious - and... More 

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Boston
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263 reviews 263 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Went for snacks and beers. A nice old time pub. Larger venue. Great beer selection. Corn bread and butter given to every table. Moist and tasty. Knockworst, Bratwurst, sauerkraut, red cabbage, german potatoe salad. Sliders, schnitzel and pretzels. Had the nibbler combo with knockwurst and bratwurst with mashed potatoes, sauerkraut and pickled red cabbage. Excellent. A few beers and pretzels... More 

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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122 reviews 122 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had a nice family meal on New Years Eve. The staff was very attentive and right there when you needed them. The food is a step above usual Pub fare. They did run out of the House Signature beer that night (at 6 PM--bad planning on their part) but they do have an excellent House dark selection as well.... More 

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Melbourne, Oz
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75 reviews 75 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We enjoyed the Old 'Pubby' Atmosphere...with its Very Long Bar...huge variety of beers On Tap...and many 'mismatched' tables. And the German style menu offers Very Yummy Choices. The History of Jake Wirth's is really worth a read. Please give this Olde restaurant which serves ALL levels of society a try...smile..

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I like the locale with all the history. They get a lot of tourists, so it is understandable, but the service feels 'hurried'. The menu is always the same, which is either good or bad depending on your perspective. I like having go-to items on the list. The beer list used to be better in my opinion, but there's always... More 

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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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