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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (580 reviews)
“crab dip” (45 reviews)
“onion rings” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 1,168 reviews

Reviewed 17 June 2017

ribs, ribs ribs, they were gorgeous. the meal came in a a great price, we had left overs and they gave us a box for them,.. i'm now enjoying those delectable ribs for breakfast with no shame.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Service was lacking. When the waiter was asked questions about the food and he didn't really know or care. Beer served in a bottle and he looked at us weird we asked for a glass. Food was smoked as promised but over smoked to the...More

Thank Justine W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Fanatic meal, partner asked for a medium steak and it came out kicking and thrashing around. In all seriousness it was more blue than rare even. Smoked wings werent to our taste, ribs were the nectar of the Gods.

Thank jackthompsonnz
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I LOVE ribs, and was so looking forward to them. We also get to Jimmy's when in Paihia. It is busy and there can be lots of noisy kids, but the food makes it worth it. However... On this occasion I used the ladies. Absolute...More

Thank goldfinch42
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered a dish of spare ribs and the dish is huge for me. The food are yummy and price okay. The only thing is they don't serve hot water!

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Just got in to New Zealand and didn't fancy the hotel menu, saw this and thought we would give a try. When we arrived there were a couple of tables in but it was quiet anyway. We were shown to a table and handed the...More

Thank AndyMunch
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Saw it on our 1st day in town. Loved the smells and the music. But when we got to eat there,Absolutely great. Great vibe about the place. Staff enjoy working there. But the Ribs were brilliant. Best I've eaten in years. You wont go home...More

Thank Freddy4fun
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Not great, hardly any meat on them and what there was was a bit stringy Wouldn't go there again sorry

Thank Youngjude65
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were in Paihia for the day from a cruise ship, and after seeing all the sights we wanted to see, we settled in here for a bite to eat, some free wifi, and drinks. Good drinks, 2 kinds of wings - both good, and...More

Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed 30 May 2017 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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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