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“Ribs are Legendery!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
09-402-5002
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Ranked #7 of 47 Restaurants in Paihia
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Ribs are Legendery!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Staff were super friendly and helpful, the food was generous and tasty, but the ribs are to die for!!!! DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!!

Visited January 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Good ribs. Good service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Loved the ribs, generous portions. Restaurant central. Staff friendly and helpful. Not for vegetarians.

Visited December 2012
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Ireland
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31 restaurant reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Got the ribs platter which is around $40 to share with my partner, as did the other 3 couples dining with us. We could have easily only ordered 3 between 4 couples and still had leftovers! The ribs were so tender and the sauce was moreish. A must for meat lovers. Service was fine but would have been nice if staff could have organised our table a bit better..at least enough chairs for all dining would have been a start. Minor grumble though. Otherwise a good value and pleasant evening.

Visited January 2013
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Fish and Chips not good”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The fish and chips were done in batter. Half the batter had no fish in it!!! Apart from the fish being over cooked, so were the wedges. The wedges were also very soggy from the oil coming out of the fish. The other meal we ordered was a steak sandwich which was not much better.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Service was a bit slow even though the place was almost empty. Kids meals HUGE! The bun on my chicken burger was unbelievably chewy-almost inedible

Visited January 2013
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