Atmosphere was lively and service was good. But food wasn’t great. My husband got the ribs, they were okay, nothing extraordinary and a bit dry. I got the veggie burger. Was very bland so I didn’t finish it.
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Went as a small group of 7 people. I had the prawns with stir fried vegetables which was very disappointing. The vegetables were completely without any flavour at all and floating in water. The teriyaki sauce was non existent. Altogether a dreadful dish. Would not...More
Hi Spitfire, Yes you are right we have identified the problem and fixed it. Thank you very much for bringing it to our attention. A bit of staff training was needed. Cheers Les
Service above average, and food quite good - value for money. Unfortunately, it's more like a pub that a Ribs Restaurant, so the drunks get very loud, so no pleasant ambience.More
Hi Honeyand Paul, Thank you for your review, we don't allow people to get drunk in our restaurant. What we like and what you witnessed is people enjoying themselves. It is very obvious, just by looking in the door we are not a fine dining...More
The red Shack was recommended to us but it did not live up to it's billing. The ribs were fatty. the sauce lacked flavour. The chips crispy on the outside but mushy on the inside. Salad was just ordinary. Everything was edible but disappointing. The...More
Went to Jacks Rib shack, had the Ribs for $21 and prawns for $23 , plates were very basic with only 8 prawns on the plate and 4 ribs , chips were very hard and seemed like they had been cooked over and over again...More
Hi Darren, Thank you for your intention to never come back. I suggest you never go anywhere as it seems from your other reviews that you are never happy. Cheers Les
we had several meals at Jimm Jacks Rib Shack during our three day stay in Paihia. We sampled several items on the menu, and tried several beers too! the staff was friendly!
Really enjoyed our meal here during our stay in Paihia on the Bay of Islands. Warmly welcomed by friendly waiting staff and was offered assistance with the menu. The ribs are wonderful, very filling but delicious. I was going to go for a larger combo...More