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49 Rawhiti Road | Manly, Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 20 Restaurants in Whangaparaoa
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

ok yes that might sound weird, but if you've been to the States and have had a side of broccoli with your dish, it tastes the same as at Jambalaya. And the chicken wings are the only authentic wings I have tried in Auckland. Amazing. Can't wait to go back for their Thursday ribs special as I abstained from trying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Right when you walk in you are greeted and sat. The staff is so friendly and attentive. The food came out fast, and boy was it amazing. The whole rack was HUGE and the cocktails were fantastic. Probably the best cocktails I've had in a while. The price was good, and worth every penny! This place has improved so much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Good food though it's clear Americans like their sugar. The sauces on meals and drinks are quite sweet. Great service. Very friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I live locally, my husband and I have eaten at many restaurants in Whangaparaoa. To date, this place is our favourite. We have eaten here several times now. The food quality and service have been excellent every time, even when the restaurant is busy and at capacity. Yummy American cuisine, great portion sizes, very good cocktails. I highly recommend!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Used their takeaway service for ribs and fries, omg the taste to die for? These were the best ribs I have ever eaten in my entire life. The restaurant was full when I got there which is no surprise when you get to taste the fare. Go there you will not be disappointed.

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new zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We love jambalaya - consistently great food - knowledgable staff and great service - as it's reputation gets better known booking ahead is defiantly recommended :)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It gets pretty busy in here on Friday and Saturday evenings which is a good sign. Their margaritas are good, the food is your standard southern american fare, and the waitresses certainly do their best. Plenty of options for meat lovers and vegetarians. The servings are generous and it's pretty good value for money.

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Auckland
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11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Jambalaya has great tasting food at good prices. I did expect this restaurant to be a little more authentic in its surroundings from the many reviews I had read, but I would go back for the food.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

If you are looking for authentic southern food then this is the place to visit! the Ribs are to die for!

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Toowoomba, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Ribs were Fabulous! Huge ! and Tasty ! A little American Flavour was a surprise in Whangaparaoa . The restaurant was just over the road from the Bayview Manly B & B where we were staying - walking distance. Great Spot !

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Additional Information about Jambalaya

Address: 49 Rawhiti Road | Manly, Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Whangaparaoa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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