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Sep 2, 2010 05:00 PM

Anyone with reviews of Jacob Worth?

We are not Boston locals, but have a son in the area. We saw a receint article on the historical significance of the restaurant & it sounded interesting. Anyone actually eaten there?

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  1. It can be an entertaining restaurant to go to, especially on Friday nights when there's a mass sing-along that's been going on there for ages. But the food ranges from passable to dreadful. I can't recommend it.

    1. Only had desserts -the apple cherry strudel and german chocolate cheesecake -and they were very good.

      1. It's Jacob Wirth and if you search here you will find some writeups of it.

        Yes, it is a historical space. The food is not much to write home about but I'll take it any day over some of the Disney-ish food options in Faneuil Hall. Decent beer selection, too. I don't mind taking visitors to Boston there because it's nice to have a bit of Boston history that you can actually get a seat in, but I set expectations for the food fairly low. I do like their fried pickles though.

        Jacob Wirth Restaurant
        31 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116

        1. it's got history, but has seen better days. The food hasn't been good since the '70s. Intermission Tavern nearby is reasonably priced comfort food and Montien is ok Thai.

          Intermission Tavern
          228 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116

          1. Use to go there quit a bit for lunch, good overall pubby food, very good German dishes brats etc. and good New England boiled dinner with corned beef. Very reasonable. They also validate parking in the lot next to the building.