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Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

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9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
09-402-5002
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    4 of 5 stars
Great find after long day driving, good ribs

Great food and vibe I had tasty ribs, kiwifruit mojito cosy fire the happening place in Paihia half portions for sides would be good if travelling alone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great food and vibe I had tasty ribs, kiwifruit mojito cosy fire the happening place in Paihia half portions for sides would be good if travelling alone.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A great local watering hole with a good choice of meals and desserts, reasonable prices for large portions, its always been busy when we have called in. Popular with local families for birthday nights out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food here is sooo delicious and the service is great.. Been here a few times t always satisfied.. Only down fall is if you like hot drinks/ coffee/ hot water they don't do... Other than that very nice worth a visit zx

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Ballina, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My husband loved the ribs, they came on a big wooden board, he said he felt like Fred Flinstone. He really stuggled to get thru them all. Said they were the best he had had. Staff were very friendly as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This time around I had the ribs, they came with a chicken kebab, a meat kebab, a bowl of yummy chips and a bowl of coleslaw, none of it disappointed, it was as tasty as it looked. The waitresses are on the ball and service was great, house red not so good. My husband had the steak and it was... More 

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The atmosphere here is nice and relaxed....friendly and helpful staff who know their stuff when it comes to helping you choose what to try first! The platters are definitely value for money and all the food is fresh and full of taste. Whether you are here for lunch or dinner its a great choice!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Great service and teenager loved the ribs. Caesar salad also really tasty. Would certainly returnwhen next in Paihia .

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

After being very impressed two years ago, we finally made it back to Jimmy Jacks and found the ribs were just as good as we remembered. Returned for a second dinner two nights later and look forward to our next visit when we return to Paihia. Don't change anything - you have a winning formula!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great chips, great ribs, average coleslaw. Busy, fun and easy place to eat. Booth Seats are a bit tricky to stay on if you have short legs haha , so try and get a sit down chair. Recommend for families and large groups we went for dinner and lunch later on in the week and it was the same both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Reasonable prices have eaten there several times and consistently good food. Great friendly service and caters for families :)

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

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  • Cuisine: American

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