Jacob Wirth | Boston, Massachusetts
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Jacob Wirth
Exceptional based on 23 ratings
Type: Restaurant

31-37 Stuart Street
Boston, Massachusetts United States 02116 [ print map ]
617 338 8586

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Hours: Su-M 11;30-9, Tu-W 11:30-10, Th 11:30-mid, F-Sa 11:30-1am

Mayor: chriso (1) | Taps: 30+ | Bottles: 25+

Jacob Wirth

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Beer Available At Jacob Wirth (arranged by most recent)
Harpoon Black Forest 88, Radeberger Pilsner 25, Samuel Adams Summer Ale 38, Stone India Pale Ale (IPA) 100
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23 reviews for Jacob Wirth
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  72%
 Selection  71%
 Food  79%
 Value  66%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  78%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
phildo69  (3) | October 14, 2006
Authentic German Food & Good selection of full flavored lager beer from western europe (including some belgian beers). If you are fiending sauerbraten and munich lager this is the place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
TheBeerLover  (32) DC Metro Area, | January 27, 2006| Updated November 12, 2007
This restaurant was established in 1868 by Prussian immigrant Jacob Wirth, and has been a Boston institution for 136 years. I was fortunate enough to find a seat at the fabled long mahogany bar, and started to do things off right with a pint of Jacob Wirth Special Dark Lager. This beer, along with Jacob Wirth Special Lite Lager are the two house brews, that can be found along side a selection of 26 local beers from Boston, and a deep selection of German/European imports. I was able to enjoy German favorites such Paluaner Hefeweizen, Frankenhiem Alt, Celebrator Dopple Bock, and Raderburger Pilsner, as well as Sam Adams, Harpoon, and Berkshire Brewing just to name a few. The bartender didnít know who brewed the house beers, but I suspect it is one of the local Boston breweries. This is an exceptional house brew, that must be experienced on draught at this Boston land mark. It was the perfect match to an appetizer of potato pancakes with creme fraiche and smoked salmon. It was even better with the German classic saurbraten, which is sweet and sour braised beef, served over dill spatezle, with red cabbage, and covered with a ginger snap sauce. Great German food and great German beer, made my very short trip to Boston, well wirth it!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
fluids  (29) Massachusetts | August 14, 2005
If you like German food, this place has been a fixture in Boston on Stuart street since 1868. Long Wooden tables and waiters in black tie serve: Bratwurst, Saurbraten,Wiener Schnitzel, and German Mixed Grill (Grilled Smoked Bratwurst and Weisswurst with Sauerkraut, Red Cabbage and German Potato Salad.) along with fantistic chowder. Beer selection is your average: Sam Adams, Guiness, etc..

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