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Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5002
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (719 reviews)
“crab dip” (54 reviews)
“rib platter” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The ribs are fantastic! the portions are generous and our dogs love the bags we bring home to share.

Thank Mediguru1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Obliging staff and quick service. The food was hot and not overcooked. Great menu and family friendly.

Thank lesleysealite
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good service and great food. The seafood chowder is a big bowl of delicious seafood. The ribs are what they are famous for and it’s clear why as they’re amazing. Really great steaks, a real mean feed.

Thank LifeLearnPlay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner, nothing terrible but nothing to rave about, food was bland, staff brought main before starter even finished so felt very rushed

Thank kyladave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is s great place to visit with friends or family to EAT MEAT. Tasty with large portions. Went twice. Son loved ribs. Deserts really tasty.

Thank Lance L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jimmy Jack's do not take reservations so when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised to find we did not have to wait long for a table even though the place was busy. Once seated the waiter took our order almost straight away. I had the...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for an early dinner on Saturday 2nd June and nabbed a table straight away (i note this place gets very busy so we ate around 4pm before the dinner rush started). We ordered cocktails, i really enjoyed the Black Magic it was...More

Thank Miss_Meg_NZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So very disappointing! Went there with with my sis and brother-in-law: my treat for them and very embarrassing. If you love ribs - don't waste your time and money here. The portions are huge and the ribs were meaty and tender. End of good news!...More

Thank londonbedu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town for work and read the reviews of this place and thought i would give it a try. Staff were lovely and fast and getting an order in. Only thing were the ribs I ordered had been over cooked just a little...More

Thank ryanmO9926IV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed a wonderful lunch and the squid was beautifully cooked. We were in a back room that was too noisy. However the outstanding customer service and quality of the food sure did make up for it. Definitely recommended.

Thank TheraVP
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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