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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” (575 reviews)
“crab dip” (45 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 yesterday

We had dinner here whilst staying in Paihia and we weren't disappointed. The ribs were amazing and the burgers were great too. If you feel you can handle it, you can have a full rack, but be warned...they're BIG!

Thank Atkos
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for lunch last Saturday and had a wonderful time. Everyone we spoke to said you have to go to Jimmy Jacks Rib Shack, so we did. We were a table of 5 adults and 2 children. We had ribs, platters and burgers, which...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing eatery! HUGE meals, delicious and well presented. Wonderful wait staff. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank stewandchris
Reviewed 1 week ago

ribs, ribs ribs, they were gorgeous. the meal came in a a great price, we had left overs and they gave us a box for them,.. i'm now enjoying those delectable ribs for breakfast with no shame.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was lacking. When the waiter was asked questions about the food and he didn't really know or care. Beer served in a bottle and he looked at us weird we asked for a glass. Food was smoked as promised but over smoked to the...More

Thank Justine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fanatic meal, partner asked for a medium steak and it came out kicking and thrashing around. In all seriousness it was more blue than rare even. Smoked wings werent to our taste, ribs were the nectar of the Gods.

Thank jackthompsonnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE ribs, and was so looking forward to them. We also get to Jimmy's when in Paihia. It is busy and there can be lots of noisy kids, but the food makes it worth it. However... On this occasion I used the ladies. Absolute...More

Thank goldfinch42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a dish of spare ribs and the dish is huge for me. The food are yummy and price okay. The only thing is they don't serve hot water!

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got in to New Zealand and didn't fancy the hotel menu, saw this and thought we would give a try. When we arrived there were a couple of tables in but it was quiet anyway. We were shown to a table and handed the...More

Thank AndyMunch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw it on our 1st day in town. Loved the smells and the music. But when we got to eat there,Absolutely great. Great vibe about the place. Staff enjoy working there. But the Ribs were brilliant. Best I've eaten in years. You wont go home...More

Thank Freddy4fun
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29 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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