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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%
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“ribs” (591 reviews)
“crab dip” (48 reviews)
“onion rings” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

Best place for ribs in Northland! Rustic ambience, family friendly as well as good place for friends catching up. Yummiest food of excellent quality and tasty, friendly professional staff and central location in Paihia. Worth every cent! 🍽👍🏼❤️😋

Thank Ruelle K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first meal in Paihia! The ribs were mouthwatering. Meals were huge we over ordered but managed to get through it all. Service was great and accommodated for a peanut allergy.

Thank RomG2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

I loved this experience - it is years since I have eaten pork bones. The sauce was delicious, the meat succulent and there was plenty. However don't go if you want a quiet romantic evening

Thank lightfeet98
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this place and really enjoyed our meals hubby had the ribs and I had onion rings and chicken wings and very nice. I am more of a dessert person so was really looking forward to the cookie skillet! Must try!

Thank Sarahroseconroy
Reviewed 1 week ago

everything about this place is good. food music staff surroundings price just go there right in the centre of town if you miss the one in Pahia they have another in Whangarei which is equally good and plenty of parking

Thank Bev D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best food place ever! The staff are amazing (in particular Blair)..the food is INCREDIBLE, DELIGHTFUL and worth every single cent plus more! Will forever be going back here!

Thank michroberts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here last week with 3 friends. Three of us got our meals quickly, but one who had the easiest meal of wedges didn't get hers at all. We had all finished eating and when the waitress with long red hair was asked about the...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food at a decent budget with good service. Decor mostly tidy with a few outdated/damaged seats. Food was well cooked and well presented and the drinks were well made

Thank Sarah4Travels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suggest that people do not eat all afternoon before going to this restaurant. Meal sizes are HUGE. Our party of 4 all enjoyed their meals - although even a half rack of ribs was enough for each. I enjoyed a starter of wings and...More

Thank HayesNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted some good ribs and beers and we went to Jimmy Jacks Rib Shack. Firstly the service was great and everyone was smiling and helpful. The beers of Tui and Chomp was fantastic and before long, the ribs came and it was gastronomically delicious. Kept...More

Thank Patrick L
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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