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Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
09-402-5002
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Ranked #8 of 44 Restaurants in Paihia
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Tauranga
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

generous servings at a very reasonable price. suggest leaving the ordering of desert until after your main as you may not be able to fit it in

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Moses Lake, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here the other night. Great ribs, good salad and yummy chips. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Would go again if we are ever in Paihia again!!

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We visited Jimmy Jack's for lunch today we had Ribs, Chicken Wings and the Seafood Platter for 2. Over the Ribs we excellent as was the seafood platter. Cost wise $100 for 3 was very reasonable for the size. I would recommend this place to you just for the Ribs.

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Hi Greg, Yes ribs are what we are about, Our other items are good also. We are excited about our new smoked items also. Cheers Les More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Went to this restaurant and ordered a rump steak and a burger. The food was really nice and staff were very helpful. Would go back again. Not over pricey for the food that you are given. Very reasonable.

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Hi Abi, Thanks for your nice comments. We hope you enjoyed your stay here. Many thanks Les More 

Tamworth, Australia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Seadfood chowder, have mussels, fish, and random pieces of seafood. Very rich and creamy, must try. Taster set for pork ribs, its slow cooked pork ribs so can expect to wait for 30 mins. But its decilious, soft and juicy. Served on a chopping board, inreresting concept. Staff is polite maybe its non peak period Lemon lime bitter is standard,... More 

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Hi Xavier, Thanks for your comment. Yes good things take time and care. Regards Les More 

2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

A bit disappointed at some of the menu changes, calamari changed to squid rings which were less flavoursome, the size of the drink jugs has shrunk overall a 3 out of 5 where in the past it would have been 5 out of 5

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Hi Johnny, A bit mystified about your comment on the calamari we have been doing them the same way for 5 years now. And yes the jugs of soft drink are smaller but the cost way less as well. Thanks Les More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Giant American portions, the ribs were great, fried chicken was ok, but really great portions, being from North America, this was a fave...

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Hi Beenaroundworld, Yes we believe in generous portions here we hate to have people leave here hungry. Many thanks Les More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We ordered ribs for 2 but only 1 plate delivered. Didn't complain as huge and plenty for both of us. Relaxing lunch. We walked past quite late and you wouldn't be able to get a seat. Very popular and great food.

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Thanks Diana, Our meals are big and that's the way we want to keep it. Many thanks Les More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

First visit to Paihia and family outing to Rib Shack. We waited 50 minutes for our food. Had to remind unfriendly waitress of our orders.

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Hi Taryn, Sorry you had a bit of a wait but I suppose you did not notice how incredibly busy we were for your visit. You should perhaps gone to a less busy place. Or a recognision from you that we are not a McDonalds. But Anyway the wait was worth it i'm sure. Regards Les More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

excellent ribs and great fish&chips! Busy & a little noisy but that's the style of restaurant , very generous portions

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milkgvy, Manager at Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, responded to this review

Hi Takemeaway, Happy you enjoyed and it's good to get a big meal. And yes we do get a bit crowded and noisey at time but thats the type of place we are. We want people to have fun just as we do. Anyway thanks again. Les More 

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Address: 9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09-402-5002
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
Cuisine: American

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