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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 - 1:00 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: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 117
    Very good
  • 70
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 22
    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
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Great food! We made a reservation for 5pm as it was the only time available on opentable.com. Tables were available as soon as we walked in the door. It was very conveniently located to the theaters if you're seeing a show like we were (at the Wang). The server let us try several beers before we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
jfedele85
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Laconia, New Hampshire
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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319 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This restaurant describes itself as "German" but it seems more like an American place that serves brats and beer. We ordered pretzels, which were basically Superpretzels that you can buy in a grocery store. Their beer selection was good, so it may be better to drink here than to eat.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Our waitress had never heard of a "Litre of beer," which I later found they do not offer in the entire place, so I'm not sure what makes this a German restaurant. The food was pretty good, but the service was terrible, as in slow, rude, lacking of any personality whatsoever, and my wife and I definitely felt rushed out... More 

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Great food! We made a reservation for 5pm as it was the only time available on opentable.com. Tables were available as soon as we walked in the door. It was very conveniently located to the theaters if you're seeing a show like we were (at the Wang). The server let us try several beers before we made our decision. I... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is a very old restaurant so they must be doing something right but we were disappointed. The service was excellent but we were eating on a week night when place was not packed. We shared the grilled brat and weisswurst with German potato salad (which was more like mashed potatoes with flavoring - not at all like real German... More 

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Whiting, Maine, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Everything is made onsite as it has been for years! A Great Ruben Sandwich, and with homemade russian dressing on the side. Very thoughtful. Their Cole Slaw is just like my old grandmother's, including the pineapple bits! The Old Boston Atmosphere can't be beaten!

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Boston
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114 reviews 114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The restaurant brands itself as a "German Restaurant". It is in fact an American restaurant with a German veneer. More than half the food and drink offerings are not German. Furthermore don't expect service or quality - service took forever and the $7 beer arrived in plastic "glasses". We didn't wait to find out if the food would be served... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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

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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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: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
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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