We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Jacob Wirth Restaurant

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
31 Stuart St # 37, Boston, MA 02116-4723 (Between Washington and Tremont)
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All 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
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

469 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 440: English reviews
West Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had lunch here with old college buddy before returning home. The German food was excellent, as was their selection of beer! Service could have been a bit more attentive, but that does not take away from the atmosphere and food!

Thank Arthur R
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a trip back in time. Wonderful choice of craft beers. Not bad pub fare. Fun location - central for walking.

Thank rundmc-Toronto
Munich, Germany
Level Contributor
85 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for snacks and drinks with my colleagues. All Germans and Austrians by the way. We were - as always - astonished what is considered to be 'German decoration'. Food was ok. Beer selection is quiet extensive. Waiters were friendly. Some guy played the piano. That was a little annoying. We ended up shouting our conversation.

Thank TofMUC
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone can come to Boston and find an Irish pub with Guinness, bangers, and mash. It takes a Kraut to come to Boston to seek out *real* beer and sausages that have flavor! :) (just kidding, Irish friends. I'm a Bavarian who likes to brag, what can I say?) In all seriousness, I take German food pretty seriously because I... More 

Thank DeutschDiana
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in Boston and we wanted something near our hotel besides the usual chain restaurants. We had clam chowder, very good. I had sauerkraut and sausage and my husband had a chicken BLT. It was big enough that he only ate half of it. We aren't beer drinkers but it looked like they had a good selection of... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there as a party of 12 on a Saturday night and it wasn't very busy. Live piano player was really good and made it fun. Food was typical bar food with a number of German entree options as well.

Thank Laura M
Ellicott City, Maryland
Level Contributor
180 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time I have gone here and we went for dinner after a day of walking. Took a while for the waiter to acknowledge us. Wasn't that he was busy--he was horribly inefficient and just didn't seem to care. Took a while to get drinks and our food. I got the sampler and it was massive and quite good. I... More 

Thank Becky K
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jacob Wirth is one of the first restaurants we visited in Boston and we keep coming back. I really love the pretzels, plus the menu options are good too. It's often crowded, but the food is consistent and delicious. They also have a great selection of beers. My main complain is the service can be adequate sometimes and the beers... More 

Thank Reece L
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Saturday evening after arriving in Boston. When given the choice of piano vs non-piano area, the hostess thought we'd like the area away from the piano because it wasn't so noisy. It was plenty noisy everywhere but a fun, high energy kind of noisy. A little tough to hear what the waiter was saying but our... More 

Thank Laurie A
Level Contributor
30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you find yourself in the theatre district/area give this place a shot. It's on the National Register of Historic Places. The food and beer were both solid. I'd happily go back.

Thank Sarah H

Been to Jacob Wirth Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
American, German, Bar, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Stuart St # 37, Boston, MA 02116-4723
    (Between Washington and Tremont)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 16173388586
We are a historic German Beer Hall offering Jacob Wirth's traditional hearty family recipes with all American favorites. We have trivia Monday nights from 5:30pm to 7pm and Piano Sing-A-Long's Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights 8pm-Close.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Jacob Wirth Restaurant and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Stoughton, Massachusetts

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Jacob Wirth Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.