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Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

) #6 of 38 Restaurants in Paihia €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5002
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (575 reviews)
“crab dip” (45 reviews)
“onion rings” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 1,207 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food 👌, staff 🙌, beers 👌, atmosphere 🙌 love this place 😉the Maryland cheese dip, is amazing!! Always consistent service and quality, top job guys

Thank foodiekingcoolio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in here for a late lunch and to dry off after getting absolutely drenched walking back from the Waitangi Treaty Grounds in torrential rain. Fortunately the waiter didn't mind us dripping wet raincoats over the backs of our chairs and soaking the seats...More

Thank paulaEastAnglia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steak 30$ 10mm thick, fatty. Sauce thin, Chardonnay was disgusting. More like glycol mix. Sorry I don't like being negative, but I don't like spending good money on food worse than l could make my self. Clean it up guys.

Thank Kyn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends thoroughly enjoyed their rib special but, being the vegetarian i am, i was left with few choices and opted for the vegetarian patty...it was quite bland and very mushy...for the meat eaters, this is probably a great place but for anyone with a...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got a take out steak sandwich and chips. Whilst the chips were good, the steak sandwich was the worst I had ever had!!! The salad was noticeably absent with a soggy green and tomato between a bun and a chunk of steak. Would not return...More

Thank oliveWellington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, (adult) daughter and I spent a few days in Paihia last week. We wandered around town and finally went into Jimmy Jack's for our dinner. We each ordered different food from the menu, and enjoyed each. I enjoyed the ribs and special sauce....More

Thank Daryl L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for a late lunch. The restaurant was pretty buzy with a lot of the tables reserved. we ordered and received our meals reasonably quickly. Whilst waiting we noticed very dirty tables from prior guests just left as staff constantly walked by. There...More

Thank AuntyChezzaNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here twice as the food is great for carnivores and vegetarians. The ribs are legendary. I loved the garlic bread as well.

Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A friendly and relaxed establishment , two for the price of one in Wednesdays. Ribs were succulent, a bit fatty - but they're ribs, good sauce, had salad as extra.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We ordered a wings and rack platter between two, some of the best ribs I have ever eaten, the wings were average. We couldn't eat them all and took a doggy bag home. Service was fast and friendly. No complaints here

Thank P111Dunedin
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Do you need a booking here or is it a walk in
29 July 2015|
Response from Kelly G | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5002
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