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Jacob Wirth Restaurant

Jacob Wirth Restaurant

German Restaurant and Bar$$$$
Chinatown - Leather District, Boston
  • Naiara
    "Saturday nights are fun with the sing-a-long piano sessions :)"(5 Tips)
    "Terrible service, but huge selection of beers and good food."(18 Tips)
    Qiyou L.
    "German mixed grill and sausage & sauerkraut balls with hundreds"(3 Tips)
    Andrew C.
    "... on a beer, try the Aventinus - it's phenomenal."(3 Tips)
112 Tips and reviews
  • German food
  • beer
  • piano
  • schnitzel
  • aventinus
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  • HoneyBadger
    HoneyBadger2 weeks ago
    The sauerkraut is amazing
  • Alexandros P.
    Good selection of beers and nice place to watch a game with friends and grab a bite. However very poor in healthy options.
  • Heather
    HeatherApril 30, 2016
    Terrible service, but huge selection of beers and good food.
  • Rob P.
    Rob PauloskiMarch 25, 2016
    Great variety of beer here. Also, a piano player leads everyone along in sing-a-longs. Had a lot of fun singing with the bar.
  • Qiyou L.
    Qiyou LuFebruary 15, 2016
    The best schnitzels in Boston. Try the German mixed grill and sausage & sauerkraut balls with hundreds of German beers too.
  • Gianna N.
    Gianna NebbiaJanuary 24, 2016
    Total pub atmosphere. No frills but good burgers and sausages! It's a big place and gets really crowded!
  • Greg W.
    Greg WallaceDecember 3, 2015
    Great beer finally a place with real German beir. Food barely ok. Great atmosphere
  • Patricia
    PatriciaNovember 2, 2015
    THE most pathetic excuse for a pretzel. Skip this spot and head to Harpoon Brewery for beer & a pretzel instead.
  • Bruno S.
    Bruno SousaOctober 26, 2015
    Wonderful german restaurant! 🇩🇪🌭🍸
  • Paul H.
    Paul HeadleyOctober 12, 2015
    Don't k ow why we ordered a hamburger in a German joint, but lesson learned. Stick with the sausages. The beer list will keep me coming back.
  • Brian M.
    Brian ManningJuly 29, 2015
    Liters of beer!
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SJuly 29, 2015
    Very loud during the weekend but had a good time.
  • Jeanie N.
    Jeanie NguyenJuly 27, 2015
    Def go to sing along with Mel (on Friday nights!) the best way to kick off your weekend. Cheap pitchers, meh bar food
  • Naiara
    NaiaraJuly 27, 2015
    Huge selection of beers, awesome margaritas. Saturday nights are fun with the sing-a-long piano sessions :)
  • Xavier
    XavierJuly 26, 2015
    Best bar ever, you can sing while you are drinking that's is a party!!!! SING-ALONG WITH MEL.
  • Niels B.
    Niels BoegholmJuly 19, 2015
    Don't go here for the food - it is as far from German food as Your local Chinese take-out is original Chinese cuisine. Tried the jäger schnitzel and the sauerbraten - both mediocre.
  • Kina
    KinaJuly 14, 2015
    Love the fried chicken blt. The warm chipotle turkey sandwich is amazing too. For beer get the speak easy baby daddy session IPA or the Jake's house Lager.
  • Denis B.
    Denis BelangerJune 10, 2015
    One of the oldest pubs
  • verymonica
    verymonicaMay 24, 2015
    Saveur // issue 1700
  • Kevin L.
    Kevin LeonardiApril 25, 2015
    Come for the beer, stay for the terrible piano.
  • Nick H.
    Nick HolroydApril 4, 2015
    The Reuben sticks are incredible.
  • Kaitlynn A.
    Kaitlynn AndersonMarch 26, 2015
    The coleslaw was delicious. Had a decent beer selection, and the live entertainment was fun. Check the place out.
  • Joseph D.
    Joseph DineenMarch 7, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    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.
  • Benjamin D.
    Benjamin DoyleFebruary 20, 2015
    german vibe
  • Paul N.
    Paul NederhoedJanuary 9, 2015
    Fantastic and authentic good!
  • Sofia P.
    Sofia PapastamelosDecember 29, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to get some beers and brats while catching a soccer game. I recommend the sauerbraten and schnitzel sandwich.
  • Gisli Marteinn B.
    Gisli Marteinn BaldurssonDecember 19, 2014
    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.
  • Alex D.
    Alex DobyanDecember 4, 2014
    $1 root beer floats are great for your underage friends.
  • Ernest D.
    Ernest DeriabinDecember 2, 2014
    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.
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MurphyOctober 16, 2014
    The Reuben, cornbread and beer-battered mozzarella sticks were fantastic!
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzOctober 12, 2014
    Amazing craft beer (and German beer) selection here!
  • Rich G.
    Rich GambleOctober 4, 2014
  • Jim V.
    Jim VaglicaSeptember 28, 2014
    Have a Leffe brown. You can't find it anywhere else
  • Vivian
    VivianSeptember 28, 2014
    they have lindemans peche and framboise lambic! 'nuff said.
  • Vivian
    VivianSeptember 28, 2014
    beer battered mozzarella sticks. (discovered at phantom gourmet's food fest), even better at the restaurant!
  • Chris S.
    Chris SmithSeptember 26, 2014
    The smell of German food and beer is good. Reminds me of when I enjoyed such fare. Thirty years ago.
  • Stevie P.
    Stevie P.September 13, 2014
    Great service even on a Saturday night. Clam chowder and cornbread is an epic meal on the cheap.
  • Emiliy M.
    Emiliy MarinoSeptember 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    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.
  • Rob H.
    Rob HavasyAugust 10, 2014
    Pretzels are a great appetizer. Mixed grill makes a tasty lunch or dinner.
  • Mary S.
    Mary SkipperAugust 7, 2014
    The wurst are the best!
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MaAugust 6, 2014
    schofferhofer grapefruit hefeweizen
  • Brian O.
    Brian O'ConnorJuly 13, 2014
    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!
  • George P.
    George PraxApril 19, 2014
    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.
  • Jasvinder K.
    Jasvinder KheraDecember 20, 2013
    The atmosphere is great without it but the live music adds a certain charm to the place.
  • Jeanne Marie H.
    Jeanne Marie HoffmanNovember 29, 2013
    Their small plates versions of bigger dishes are pretty hefty.
  • Richard J.
    Richard JacobiOctober 12, 2013
    Service slow,lazy and didn't care. Good beer selection
  • Brittany T.
    Brittany TrimbleOctober 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Incredible beer selection! And grab a pretzel while you're throwing one back.
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanSeptember 28, 2013
    There's no UFO Pumpkin here
  • Anne N.
    Anne NMay 11, 2013
    The piano player, Mel is awesome -- what a character! Tip him well.
  • Nicole S.
    Nicole SchmittMarch 24, 2013
    If you like opera singing they do that here.
  • Ken P.
    Ken PerselMarch 15, 2013
    The Nibbler!
  • Brendan O.
    Brendan O'NeilMarch 6, 2013
    Duvel on tap? What more can you ask for?
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CassidyDecember 24, 2012
    If you're willing to spend a little extra on a beer, try the Aventinus - it's phenomenal.
  • Max
    MaxDecember 19, 2012
    Nice place with good food and a selection of 45 kinds of draft beer.
  • Nathan
    NathanNovember 24, 2012
    Please pull the inner door to as you enter and exit in wintertime. Also, don't sit at the door end of the bar.
  • Danny
    DannyNovember 8, 2012
    Morgan White trivia every Mon & Wed!!
  • Kevin R.
    Kevin ReillyNovember 6, 2012
    Great atmosphere, excellent service. The beer is tops...fresh and crisp. Too bad they close at 9 pm (Monday).
  • Efrain D.
    Efrain Diaz JrOctober 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They'll often have beers not listed on any menu. Make sure to ask if they have anything special on tap.
  • Carlos G.
    Carlos GironSeptember 1, 2012
    Excellent German food. The German mixed grill was fantastic. Fish and chips were very good as well. Beer selection is great!
  • Emily P.
    Emily PegAugust 26, 2012
    The wursts are the best!
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithAugust 24, 2012
    THEY HAVE ROOT BEER FLOATS. FOR $1 EACH. They also have Guinness Floats for $5.
  • Rachael
    RachaelAugust 11, 2012
    55 and get out! - Mel
  • Kurt H.
    Kurt HeidenAugust 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Spaten Optimator on tap! This may be the only place in Boston to get it.
  • Greta
    GretaAugust 5, 2012
    Getting the nibbler ;)
  • Gaudiness
    GaudinessJuly 25, 2012
    Best wings I've ever had !!
  • Joshua B.
    Joshua BerkJune 24, 2012
    Jaeger/Wiener Schnitzel
  • Eileen C.
    Eileen ChamJune 24, 2012
    their cornbread and coleslaw are good! can't say the same for the main dishes though...
  • James L.
    James LauMarch 22, 2012
    German beer + German style awesome is that! C'mon!
  • Hayley
    HayleyMarch 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    25 Cent wings on Monday
  • Greg M.
    Greg MurphyMarch 6, 2012
    Sick selection of beers. Stick around for the piano guy
  • mjb
    mjbFebruary 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Not on the beer menu often, the cask conditioned ales are not to be missed.
  • Ryan O.
    Ryan O'ConnellFebruary 12, 2012
    Tried to order 3 different German beers on the draft list, didn't have any of them. SUSPECT!
  • Dennis a.
    Dennis abcdefgFebruary 9, 2012
    Its ok place.. menu could use some help..
  • Mary J.
    Mary JolesJanuary 29, 2012
    Red cabbage and sauerkraut are DELISH.
  • Greg M.
    Greg MJanuary 5, 2012
    Beer heaven, fresh cornbread and potato pancakes! Wow better hit the gym in the morning or gain 5 pounds in a single sitting.
  • Jay S.
    Jay SweetDecember 14, 2011
    Good beer, Good Service, bad chicken
  • Anthony
    AnthonyNovember 12, 2011
    You'll love the Jake's Special.
  • Alison W.
    Alison W.October 18, 2011
    Vegetarians beware. Not much to eat, but plenty of BEER.
  • Emily K.
    Emily KOctober 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    German food at it's best! Fried pickles, beer pitchers, potato pancakes, wienerschnitzel, and a great piano sing-a-long on Fridays!
  • Shayna
    ShaynaSeptember 28, 2011
    Try the black and white sausage
  • Al S.
    Al SSeptember 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    $.25 wings on Mondays. Yesss.
  • Metro Bear
    Metro BearSeptember 3, 2011
    Fried pickels rock
  • glenn b.
    glenn barrowsAugust 22, 2011
  • Untappd
    UntappdAugust 20, 2011
    The best place to spend a night around Christmas time drinking beer and singing Christmas carols. During the non-holiday season, the German beer selection is best in Boston. Pair it with a braut.
  • Matt K.
    Matt KarolianAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    This place has the Wurst meals!
  • Al S.
    Al SAugust 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Drink a German beer here that you've never tried before. I recommend the Aventinus. Cheers.
  • Alexandra D.
    Alexandra DiLorenzoJuly 25, 2011
    Don't go on a hot day, unless you want an excuse to drink more beers (great strategy). Not really well ventilated but food/beer selection is great before a show. Read more
  • Jamaal L.
    Jamaal LeekJuly 17, 2011
    The Schneider Adventinus is a must. Add a good burger for a complete experience.
  • Luofei D.
    Luofei DengJuly 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    They have Schneider Aventinus on tap, so complex and unlike anything else out there.
  • Kyla D.
    Kyla DiPietroJune 18, 2011
    Messed up my order 3 times. Awesome.
  • Jamey
    JameyJune 11, 2011
    Awesome place!!! Highly recommended. Great German tap selection.
  • Peter James N.
    Peter James NelsomApril 23, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Sierra hoptimum is long gone....or is it?
  • Jodi W.
    Jodi WomackApril 15, 2011
    Ask for the vegetarian menu if you re one!
  • Graham J.
    Graham J.April 12, 2011
    The Sam Adams Boston Brick Red is pretty much impossible to find anywhere outside of Boston, and it may very well be the perfect beer. Make sure to try it here.
  • John N.
    John NyczMarch 17, 2011
    Try the German potato salad.
  • Katie C.
    Katie Crowley CollinsFebruary 27, 2011
    Order your appetizer with your drinks or it'll either come with your entree or not at all.
  • Guy
    GuyFebruary 23, 2011
    Love the history and story behind Jacob Wirth (see link below). Check above the bar, SUUM CUIQUE, Latin for, “Each his own.” Great selection of beers & comfort food. Nice to go to pre/post theater. Read more
  • Erin E. P.
    Erin E. P.February 19, 2011
    Ask for the gluten free menu.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MusickFebruary 19, 2011
    German beer, brats, and sing-along piano bar... great Friday night in Boston!
  • Faith F.
    Faith FooteJanuary 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're looking for light fare, go for the potato pancakes.
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