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Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5002
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (650 reviews)
“crab dip” (53 reviews)
“onion rings” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We popped in here for a late lunch on spec, on a cold and very rainy day, and planned to have a light meal. We both ordered the chowder which turned out to be very large and surprisingly good. It was stuffed full of fish...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are into ribs, this is the place for you. A wide selection of ribs are available to cater for different sizes of appetites! You have been warned . The rib sauce is outstanding . A friendly staff and ambience make it well worth...More

Thank colkop
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food here was above average but nothing that will make you write home to the US. However,. the environment and staff were really nice and its a good place to grab lunch. I would go back if we return to the area. Ribs and wings...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love this place, no pretentions it does what says on the tin.Came here last year and enjoyed the ribs and steak. Good value and good service. All the staff have a smile and are happy to help. If there is a problem it is sorted...More

Thank barbelbasher
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place does amazing burgers. Overall there is such agood selection on the menu it's hard to really decide what to have. Overall service was good and reasonably priced.

Thank Geoffly087
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both chose burgers for dinner & both were good size with nice fries. The flavour was excellent & the service wes exceptionally good. The prices are reasonable & the restaurant was very busy on a Thursday night! We were very happy & would return...More

Thank GippyTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From being greeted at the door to at-table service the staff were awesome. Our group of 9 all agreed that the food was outstanding. Crab dip is a must try, bloody good. I've had a lot of ribs in my day, enough to think my...More

Thank Jade M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good meat and rib quality. Very well cooked. Nothing special on service or others. You are a tourist, You come, You order , You pay and next one... Compared to other restaurant of same brand, clearly not the best one if we consider service and...More

Thank Lionel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spur of the moment stop here, best decision we made, as we were very hungry after Dolphin experience trip, portion very generous, very efficient staff and food was delicious very good value for money

Thank Chalky5363
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the half rack of ribs with crab dip and another with coleslaw and fries. The ribs are melt in the mouth and good sized portions. You will not go away hungry! Sitting people watching just inside the restaurant was great. Staff really friendly...More

Thank helenzig
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3 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 785amiep | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I just reviewed jimmy jacks. Not sure about take out. I would assume so. Will need to contact them direct
29 July 2015|
Response from Kelly G | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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