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Jacob Wirth Restaurant
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31 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116
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31-37 Stuart St Boston, MA 02116
31-37 Stuart StreetUSMassachusettsBoston02116
$$German RestaurantToday 11:30AM–12AM
Thursday 11:30AM–12AMFriday 11:30AM–12AMSaturday 11:30AM–12AMSunday 11:30AM–9PMMonday 11:30AM–9PMTuesday 11:30AM–9PMWednesday 11:30AM–9PM
A Boston Favorite Since 1868 Close to downtown, in the heart of the theater district, Jacob Wirth’s is a classic European restaurant with a contemporary American flair – a “Best of Boston” winner.
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Old-time beer hall & local institution for German food & vast beer selection since 1868.- Google
"For appetizers, the potato pancakes and fried pickles are great."
"Sweet corn bread."
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Kerri Egan
in the last week
We had dinner and for the most part I was the one person that got the burger - was cooked PERFECT. Fries were hot - my sisters got the wedge salad and it was good but they got grilled chicken as an add on which was expensive and it was dry. The service was great. Other than the grilled chicken everything was awesome - would go there again in a minute
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Frederick Wright
3 months ago
In over 30 years of sporadic visits, I've never encountered any of the service issues listed by other customers, but I'll readily agree the food is rather bland, and often served room temperature. Once in a while, I'll get a stellar meal where everything is just so. That fact, plus the fact it is one of the oldest beer halls in North America, keeps me coming back. The menu isn't entirely devoted to German stodge, the greater portion features common American bar and tavern food like wings and potato wedges, soups and salads.
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Andrew Brown
2 months ago
Not the best gin selections if you don't like Bombay Sapphire. The nachos were good, though! The beer selection was also pretty good.
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Wendy Cheang
5 months ago
Great food, good staff. The burgers and sausages are hearty and delicious. Their house dark beer is really dark and yet light.
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Alexander Hoerle
4 months ago
When I first looked at the beer list and food menu, I was shocked to see it was mostly American options. However, they do have some German options that more than make up for it. The Mixed Plate is a fantastic mix of schnitzel and sauerkrauts. Weihenstephaner was a new discovery that hit the spot. My next trip into Boston has a new spot on the itinerary!
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Dimitrios D
a month ago
Jacob Wirth is an oddly cozy German biergarten (oddly, because it's a fairly large place and not particularly clean looking- check out the men's room) with a live pianist playing random pop songs in a karaoke fashion. I didn't try the food but the beer selection is decent and the atmosphere is hokey and fun.
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Cheryl H.
5 months ago
The sauerkraut balls were great. The only dark beers were Guinness and Jake's Dark. Jake's Dark was good enough. Had the wiener schnitzel with dill spaetzle. The veal was tender but in general all very bland. I'd go back once more to try some different dishes and perhaps change my opinion.
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Elizabeth Schneider
a month ago
Husband loves this place. I thought the schnitzel was OK, a bit too chewy in parts and that always throws me off. But very cool atmosphere and nice service.