A nice old fashioned restaurant with good traditional German food and a decent selection of draft beers and imported bottles. There’s a rather cramped bar area near the door and a large raised area for dining on rickety old wooden tables and spindly chairs.
(Last visited 21 October 2012).
This place dates to the 1860’s which only adds to its charm. Brightlyblutnwith only a couple of tv’s so it’s a great place for conversation or on this night listening to the piano man. They have over 40 taps written on a chalkboard above the piano. It’s mainly local and regional craft with some German selections thrown in for good measure. They seem to do a number of beer events as well. The food was fantastic, especially the BLT Mac and Cheese. The prices were very reasonable as well. Another great find courtesy of ratebeer.
chriso (721) London, England | July 14, 2010| Updated February 25, 2014
Old fashioned and historic German place. Traditional German nosh. The beer range is more eclectic with a few US craft beers - Dogfish Head 60/90 Minute available both times we visited. I assume the house beers are Harpoon rebadges. Pleasant atmosphere. Not much bar seating. Worth a visit for the traditional feel but not really a beer destination. That said, the range was wider than most German restaurants I’ve been to so mustn’t grumble.
A beautiful and huge old school type of place, very 1920s look, wiith lots of roundtable, a super cheap snack menu (1.95$) from 11h30 AM till 5 PM. A nice and bottle selection shown on a huge blackboard, and nice and friendly service. Nice upscale pub menu...I will go back! 5$ pints, 2$ entrees, wow!
Big spaceous restaurant/bar a few doors from the hostel I stayed. Got pretty low scores, but I thought I would check it out nevertheless. The building is decorated by tap handles, they have a decent amount of beers. All rather 'easy' ones in American terms, but as a foreigner, you would be able to find a few ticks. I really loved the boston lager by sam adams ! Service was friendly enough, prices were OK. Overall, not a beer destination, but OK to swing by I guess.
We went there last night and had a real good time. Had some good beers at the bar with friendly, knowledgable, helpful bartenders and a guy sitting next to us. Food was very good and reasonably priced, although we had to get 5 soft pretzels if we wanted any. It’s German beer hall atmosphere and nicely done. Bar area was busy and much smaller than the dining area which was vacant. I’d sure go again!
busy service personnel that may have been shortstaffed, none the less good service. Good authentic German and American food and drinks priced well. Good selection of brews on tap mostly German with some bottles. I like the atmosphere tin roof style open bar/restaurant retro 1930’s.
Not my favorite spot. It’s in a weird neighborhood near the financial and theater districts. Clearly an old restaurant that’s hung around forever. Has a very old Boston (like early 1900s, not actual historic) feel. Beer selection is fins but not particularly cultivated. Food is not great. Service was lacking.
I suspect that once upon a time this place was actually one of the better beer spots by virtue of its number of taps. It has been so drastically overtaken by so many places over the years it now looks quite pathetic. It’s time this place just got retired.