We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack

9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5002
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (576 reviews)
“crab dip” (45 reviews)
“onion rings” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
Write a Review
Reviews (1,209)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 1,161 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not great, hardly any meat on them and what there was was a bit stringy Wouldn't go there again sorry

Thank Youngjude65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Paihia for the day from a cruise ship, and after seeing all the sights we wanted to see, we settled in here for a bite to eat, some free wifi, and drinks. Good drinks, 2 kinds of wings - both good, and...More

Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food 👌, staff 🙌, beers 👌, atmosphere 🙌 love this place 😉the Maryland cheese dip, is amazing!! Always consistent service and quality, top job guys

Thank foodiekingcoolio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in here for a late lunch and to dry off after getting absolutely drenched walking back from the Waitangi Treaty Grounds in torrential rain. Fortunately the waiter didn't mind us dripping wet raincoats over the backs of our chairs and soaking the seats...More

Thank paulaEastAnglia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Steak 30$ 10mm thick, fatty. Sauce thin, Chardonnay was disgusting. More like glycol mix. Sorry I don't like being negative, but I don't like spending good money on food worse than l could make my self. Clean it up guys.

Thank Kyn D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friends thoroughly enjoyed their rib special but, being the vegetarian i am, i was left with few choices and opted for the vegetarian patty...it was quite bland and very mushy...for the meat eaters, this is probably a great place but for anyone with a...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Got a take out steak sandwich and chips. Whilst the chips were good, the steak sandwich was the worst I had ever had!!! The salad was noticeably absent with a soggy green and tomato between a bun and a chunk of steak. Would not return...More

Thank oliveWellington
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My wife, (adult) daughter and I spent a few days in Paihia last week. We wandered around town and finally went into Jimmy Jack's for our dinner. We each ordered different food from the menu, and enjoyed each. I enjoyed the ribs and special sauce....More

Thank Daryl L
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We called in for a late lunch. The restaurant was pretty buzy with a lot of the tables reserved. we ordered and received our meals reasonably quickly. Whilst waiting we noticed very dirty tables from prior guests just left as staff constantly walked by. There...More

Thank AuntyChezzaNZ
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We dined here twice as the food is great for carnivores and vegetarians. The ribs are legendary. I loved the garlic bread as well.

Thank Andysafrica11
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
GREENS
713 reviews
.08 km away
Charlotte's Kitchen
509 reviews
.14 km away
Sauce
407 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paihia Harbour
914 reviews
.27 km away
Bay of Islands i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
171 reviews
.03 km away
R. Tucker Thompson
450 reviews
.10 km away
Skydive Bay of Islands
310 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Sharnaenae
Do you need a booking here or is it a walk in
29 July 2015|
Answer
Response from Kelly G | Reviewed this property |
walk in
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing