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Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5002
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (760 reviews)
“crab dip” (57 reviews)
“burger” (100 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 1,445 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A rack of ribs was my choice, and you certainly get a plate full. Absolutely delicious. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Don't miss out on a meal at this Gem of a restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MichaelB12368
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Steak and burgers are both very good. Service was great even though they were very busy! Outdoor tables are very pleasant in the evening.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 315angelap
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sold itself on ribs. Was very prehistoric, especially for the kids. Not very good communication between staff. Chicken wings underprepared.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank loveroflifenz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was ok. Ribs were in fact pretty good but garlic bread was undercooked. Service was however somewhat comical . We waited for quite some time to be offered a seat. Several staff walked by and ignored us, then was eventually acknowledged and offered...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank micahg2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on possibly the busiest night of the year, still got served fairly quickly after waiting for a few minutes for a table. They don't change the meals for fussy eaters such as my children so don't expect that. The food was first rate...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Martinpratchett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ribs were so dry and burnt with lack of sauce They were not tasty. I expected the nice full dinner after the long trip as I recommended to my family this place based on the reviews here with lots of stars but I had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank suuinnz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ribs are the highlight here, the sides are your typical fries, but nothing special. The beer selection is good, the atmosphere is very casual. Portions were very generous, but service was average.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank V4576HEbillh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here the other night and very were disappointed. The steak sandwich my boyfriend order came out with raw bits. The cook was very uneven; ranging from medium to raw. When I brought my concerns to our server, they were dismissed. I mentioned how...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Smeagols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure how this place has more stars than two! We went eager to grub on some amazing ribs since it is known for that and were highly disappointed when a slab of "meat" was thrown on the table with some dry flavorless sauces...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hadleycoulton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was pretty good. We ate ribs with curly fries (which were delicious) and pasta with pesto and chicken (which was average). We also ate cheesecake and doughnuts for dessert, which was great! The staff was friendly and it’s very much a family...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lalippart
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Sure just rock on in. Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
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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