Jacob Wirth Restaurant

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Jacob Wirth Buildings
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Jacob Wirth Restaurant is located in Massachusetts
Jacob Wirth Restaurant
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′04.2″N 71°03′49.8″W / 42.351167°N 71.063833°W / 42.351167; -71.063833Coordinates: 42°21′04.2″N 71°03′49.8″W / 42.351167°N 71.063833°W / 42.351167; -71.063833
Built 1844
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Boston Theatre MRA
NRHP Reference # 80000442 [1]
Added to NRHP December 9, 1980

The Jacob Wirth Restaurant is a historic German-American restaurant and bar in Boston, Massachusetts at 31-39 Stuart Street. Founded in 1868, Jacob Wirth is one of the oldest restaurants in Boston.

The Greek Revival building housing the restaurant was constructed in 1844. The German style restaurant was founded in 1868 and is the second oldest continuously operating restaurant in the city after the Union Oyster House.[2] The restaurant was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1] Jacob Wirth was the first distributor of Anheuser Busch products. The Wirth family and Anheuser family are from the same small town in Germany.

In 2010, Chelsea developer "AJ Simboli Real Estate paid $1.6 million for the 14,000-square-foot eatery,"[3]

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