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Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

₹₹ - ₹₹₹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” (619 reviews)
“crab dip” (53 reviews)
“onion rings” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We are a family of six , early lunch was good, staff very attentive. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the Paihai area. And if you enjoy reading reviews do scroll through the few negative reviews. Les's comments are an absolute scream, can't...More

Thank John B
Reviewed yesterday

Unexpectedly had a very good meal. Didn't expect such good food and friendly service at such a prime tourist location. Very enjoyable.

Thank michaelpmcgarry
Reviewed yesterday

We all ate well here, with ribs being the popular choice. There was a good menu and a good choice of beers. I actually had fish and chips!!!...very tasty.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Average quality and effortless presentation of the plates. Very expensive for what it is. They even make you pay a mayonnaise dip. Would not return or suggest it

Thank Balostyle
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were here for appetizers. What a blast! Food was very tasty, the atmosphere is very good. Would go back.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food and service at this establishment was impressive and we left feeling well satisfied, would not hesitate to go back.

Thank Alene Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son wanted ribs so I went along not expecting too much. What a nice surprise when our meals came out. My son was happy with his rib stack (I tried it - tasty) and I enjoyed my prawn meal. Staff were friendly and atmosphere...More

1  Thank flyingkiwi66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went over the christmas break. Very busy but well worth the wait. Ribs are fantastic and probably the best I have every had. Portions however are not consistent from plate to plate and considering there were 8 of us, this was easy to see. Otherwise...More

Thank steve s
milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Steve, Yes portion size has always been a problem. The ribs come in variable size so we try to balance as much as possible. Anyway thanks for your nice comments. Cheers Les

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonably priced and a busy joint. Friendly serving staff and prompt service. Many ribs to try. Ribs were average.

Thank leroySUk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch with the family, in had the double. Beef burger, my daughter had the hot dog and chips and my wife had the ceaser salad. Only feedback would be on the salad, croutons weren't small or crunchy and chicken was bite size. Flavour wize...More

Thank Lightguy101
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4 January 2018|
Response from 785amiep | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I just reviewed jimmy jacks. Not sure about take out. I would assume so. Will need to contact them direct
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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