Jacob Wirth Restaurant

Jacob Wirth Restaurant

31-37 Stuart St (btwn Tremont & Washington), Boston, MA 02116, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed, Sun
    • 11:30 AM–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:30 AM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

We are the 2nd oldest restaurant in Boston and the longest consecutively running tradition in the city.

7.3/10

Based on 204 votes

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  • Kaitlynn A.

    The coleslaw was delicious. Had a decent beer selection, and the live entertainment was fun. Check the place out.

    Kaitlynn Anderson · 4 days ago
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  • Joseph D.

    A legendary Boston restaurant which badly needs a reboot. Standard American fare with some German dishes is pretty good. The sing alongs are fun too.

    Joseph Dineen · 3 weeks ago
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  • Benjamin D.

    german vibe

    Benjamin Doyle · February 20
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  • Paul N.

    Fantastic and authentic good!

    Paul Nederhoed · January 9
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  • Sofia P.

    Great place to get some beers and brats while catching a soccer game. I recommend the sauerbraten and schnitzel sandwich.

    Sofia Papastamelos · December 29, 2014
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  • Gisli Marteinn B.

    Fantastic selection of beer, and not all German! Service also fantastic. Our guy was from Nepal and I'd be hard pressed to remember a better waiter in all of Boston.

    Gisli Marteinn Baldursson · December 19, 2014
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  • Alex D.

    $1 root beer floats are great for your underage friends.

    Alex Dobyan · December 4, 2014
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  • Ernest D.

    Looks like time stopped here. Definitely my favorite German place in Boston. One small thing: I suppose the level of service could be a little bit better. The food is really delicious though.

    Ernest Deriabin · December 2, 2014
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  • Cameron M.

    The Reuben, cornbread and beer-battered mozzarella sticks were fantastic!

    Cameron Murphy · October 16, 2014
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  • Jeremy K.

    Amazing craft beer (and German beer) selection here!

    Jeremy Krantz · October 12, 2014
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  • Rich G.

    Everything!

    Rich Gamble · October 4, 2014
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  • Jim V.

    Have a Leffe brown. You can't find it anywhere else

    Jim Vaglica · September 28, 2014
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  • Vivian

    they have lindemans peche and framboise lambic! 'nuff said.

    Vivian · September 28, 2014
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  • Vivian

    beer battered mozzarella sticks. (discovered at phantom gourmet's food fest), even better at the restaurant!

    Vivian · September 28, 2014
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  • Chris S.

    The smell of German food and beer is good. Reminds me of when I enjoyed such fare. Thirty years ago.

    Chris Smith · September 26, 2014
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  • Stevie P.

    Great service even on a Saturday night. Clam chowder and cornbread is an epic meal on the cheap.

    Stevie P. · September 13, 2014
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  • Emiliy M.

    Oder a pint of Jacob's beer and a pretzel appetizer! Go on a night they have a piano sing-a-long for extra fun.

    Emiliy Marino · September 11, 2014
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  • Rob H.

    Pretzels are a great appetizer. Mixed grill makes a tasty lunch or dinner.

    Rob Havasy · August 10, 2014
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  • Mary S.

    The wurst are the best!

    Mary Skipper · August 7, 2014
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  • Kevin M.

    schofferhofer grapefruit hefeweizen

    Kevin Ma · August 6, 2014
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  • Brian O.

    Great restaurant in the heart of Boston! Live piano on Friday nights is brilliant fun! Traditional German food and beers as well as regular dishes. Cannot recommend enough!

    Brian O'Connor · July 13, 2014
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  • George P.

    Crowded and constantly busy, but in this case that's part of the appeal. Huge selection of beer and great food, but the service can be slow at times.

    George Prax · April 19, 2014
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  • Jasvinder K.

    The atmosphere is great without it but the live music adds a certain charm to the place.

    Jasvinder Khera · December 20, 2013
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  • Jeanne Marie H.

    Their small plates versions of bigger dishes are pretty hefty.

    Jeanne Marie Hoffman · November 29, 2013
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  • Richard J.

    Service slow,lazy and didn't care. Good beer selection

    Richard Jacobi · October 12, 2013
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  • Brittany T.

    Incredible beer selection! And grab a pretzel while you're throwing one back.

    Brittany Trimble · October 4, 2013
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  • Kate Y.

    There's no UFO Pumpkin here

    Kate Yan · September 28, 2013
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  • Anne N.

    The piano player, Mel is awesome -- what a character! Tip him well.

    Anne N · May 11, 2013
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  • DigBoston

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    DigBoston · March 29, 2013
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  • Nicole S.

    If you like opera singing they do that here.

    Nicole Schmitt · March 24, 2013
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  • Ken P.

    The Nibbler!

    Ken Persel · March 15, 2013
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  • Brendan O.

    Duvel on tap? What more can you ask for?

    Brendan O'Neil · March 6, 2013
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  • Andrew C.

    If you're willing to spend a little extra on a beer, try the Aventinus - it's phenomenal.

    Andrew Cassidy · December 24, 2012
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  • Max

    Nice place with good food and a selection of 45 kinds of draft beer.

    Max · December 19, 2012
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  • Nathan

    Please pull the inner door to as you enter and exit in wintertime. Also, don't sit at the door end of the bar.

    Nathan · November 24, 2012
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  • Danny

    Morgan White trivia every Mon & Wed!!

    Danny · November 8, 2012
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  • Kevin R.

    Great atmosphere, excellent service. The beer is tops...fresh and crisp. Too bad they close at 9 pm (Monday).

    Kevin Reilly · November 6, 2012
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  • Efrain D.

    They'll often have beers not listed on any menu. Make sure to ask if they have anything special on tap.

    Efrain Diaz Jr · October 27, 2012
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  • Carlos G.

    Excellent German food. The German mixed grill was fantastic. Fish and chips were very good as well. Beer selection is great!

    Carlos Giron · September 1, 2012
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  • Emily P.

    The wursts are the best!

    Emily Peg · August 26, 2012
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  • Jake S.

    THEY HAVE ROOT BEER FLOATS. FOR $1 EACH. They also have Guinness Floats for $5.

    Jake Smith · August 24, 2012
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  • Rachael

    55 and get out! - Mel

    Rachael · August 11, 2012
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  • Kurt H.

    Try the Spaten Optimator on tap! This may be the only place in Boston to get it.

    Kurt Heiden · August 8, 2012
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  • Greta

    Getting the nibbler ;)

    Greta · August 5, 2012
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  • Gaudiness

    Best wings I've ever had !!

    Gaudiness · July 25, 2012
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  • Joshua B.

    Jaeger/Wiener Schnitzel

    Joshua Berk · June 24, 2012
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  • Eileen C.

    their cornbread and coleslaw are good! can't say the same for the main dishes though...

    Eileen Cham · June 24, 2012
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  • BULLDOG Gin

    Tonight's the night for a BULLDOG on the rocks. Go on, be bold. Hold the mixers, take the ice.

    BULLDOG Gin · May 6, 2012
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  • James L.

    German beer + German style foods...how awesome is that! C'mon!

    James Lau · March 22, 2012
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  • Hayley

    25 Cent wings on Monday

    Hayley · March 19, 2012
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