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31 Stuart St, Ste 37, Boston, MA 02116 (Between Washington and Tremont)
16173388586
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 135
    Very good
  • 76
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 25
    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
The restaurant for Traditional German specialties

Service was thoughtful and attentive. The waiters who attended to me were very patient to explain to me the portion for the various items on the menu. I was alone and wanted to make sure I do not overeat, yet I had wanted variety in my choice of orders. I ordered a Jaeger Schnitzler and a New... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
oceanskies
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Pulau Ubin, Singapore
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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Pulau Ubin, Singapore
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Service was thoughtful and attentive. The waiters who attended to me were very patient to explain to me the portion for the various items on the menu. I was alone and wanted to make sure I do not overeat, yet I had wanted variety in my choice of orders. I ordered a Jaeger Schnitzler and a New England Clam Chowder.... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Having read the most recent reviews, I was a little dubious about going here, but we had a Groupon that entitled us to a $35 value for $16; so how could we lose? We were disappointed that their tap selection was limited - they were changing out their equipment, but our beers were enjoyable. I ordered a small plate called... More 

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Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had wanted to go to this restaurant for years. German food is great, right? I ordered a weiner schnitzel with spaetzle. The weiner schnitzel was more like an overcooked cube steak than a nice tender cut of veal. And the mushroom spaetzel was really pasty. My dinner partner had their self-proclaimed "famous four cheese BLT Mac and Cheese" dinner.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We stumbled upon this place for lunch, it was right around the corner from out hotel. Not only do they have delicious German food, but they have a huge selection of tap beers from the same region!!! The inside reminds me of an old timey European pub so it totally goes with the rest of the place. Lots of TV's... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

In town for a visit and hotel recommended this place. The waiter could barely speak english and had a tough time understanding what we wanted. Had the bratwurst and it was good.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I was kind of disappointed with this place. Its fine is you just want to get some drinks, but stay away from the food. I came with a large group after a work event, and we get some sampler plates with sausages and other stuff... it was pretty bad. We also tried buffalo wings, nachos, and mozzarella sticks which were... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The food was not great. We have eaten a lot of German food and this was just not good. The restaurant looks the part but doesn't taste like it.

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Gt. Barrington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

All the build up and years of wanting to eat here as an old Boston institution caused such a disappointment. First to ask for a credit card up front to make a reservation is arrogant and a security risk. Who knows how and if -in today's age- they can protect data. Secondly, the food is bland and mediocre at best.... More 

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Hubertus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Lots of history with a open style seating arrangement which was neat. The beer selection on tap was nothing special. Everyone in our party had traditional German meals which was average at best. The waitress was not on top of things and couldn't pronounce properly some of the meals we ordered. Probably would not go back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

JW has the feel of a traditional German beer hall. There's ton of beer memorabilia, banners, posters etc. Plus as you walk in you can see Europe beers/lagers on tap. Exactly what we were looking for. However when we ordered drinks we were disappointed to learn none of them were available. Just the usual Boston/US ales (Sam Adams, Bud Light,... 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: 16173388586

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, German, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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