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Jacob Wirth Restaurant

31 Stuart St, Ste 37, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 338-8586
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Ranked #684 of 2,817 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $15 - $40
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
Cuisines: German, Pub
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Washington and Tremont
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The food was good, but not to German quality. It was fairly pricey. I wouldn't feel the need to go back for the food alone, but the range of beer was good and it was quite a fun place. Pity about the American sports showing on every wall, which is not really what you go into a German bar to... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere, great service, fun live music and 10/10 for their food. We returned another night it was that good :)

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Vienna, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Besides the friendly waitress, everything was bad, bad, bad. The diners seemed to be a mix of tourists who don't know better and locals who don't care. The plates are plentiful but tasteless. My son ordered the Reuben Stix as an appetizer, which were heavy, fried bread logs. The knock wurst and bratwurst entrees were on par with ballpark hotdogs... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Hi This is by far the best seafood chowder- it is a German restaurant /pub based outlet but the seafood chowder is by far the best - even better than Fish Pier. Do not have the German sausages though definitely not authentic enough. Just stick with a beer and the seafood chowder and you won't go wrong. The staff are... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

one of the oldest restaurants in Boston. sawdust on the floor as you enter. mostly German food such as veal schnitzel downed by a dark beer a great place to visit the food is good and served with hot corn bread and also baked beans on certain days . a most if in Boston.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife and I had traveled to Germany...so we have a good barometer of authentic German food. We both had the Wiener Schnitzel which was very tasty. The sides included dill Spaetzle with a lemon butter sauce and sautéed veggies. The Spaetzle was the highlight of the sides... Hands down. Washed it down with some authentic German beer by Spaten.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

we are no friends of the Jacob Wirth's since they refused our 19 year old handicapped German friend to stay in the restaurant during the world champion ship. He was told by the manager to wait outside in the sun and join the cue after having us told few days before specifically when we should arrive to avoid any problem.... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Went in here after seeing the cool front of the building with old rustic look. Walked in was not greeted but looked at by the seating hostess that was oddly situated in the center of the restaurant and nowhere near the front door. So at this time we decided to just sit at the bar which conveniently was to our... More

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Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I felt like we were back in Berlin! The bar is very German in appearance and even the draught beer set-up is Euro inspired. I was really excited to see the draught beer list which, though not exclusively German, did have many true German options. They even had a wonderful, sweetish dunkle which delighted all of us. The menu is... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've been here at least 10 times in the past 5 years. Probably more then that. It's a classic German restaurant dating back to 1868, and it's a great place for people who love beer or traditional German food. Recently I took two my friends here and they were amazed by the beer selection. They have just about every British,... More

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