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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” (643 reviews)
“crab dip” (53 reviews)
“onion rings” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 2 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 6 days ago

The menu is what you would expect from Jimmy Jack, ribs, steak, chicken, fries. The food was nice and filling, the beer was cold, the staff friendly.

Thank Beltabout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very nice dinner at this place! Love the ribs and the steak. And the seafood chowder too! Highly recommended!

Thank Katrina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say, yum yum yum, lovely atmosphere and really enjoyed the whole experience. Good location and easy to find.

Thank Travellotz66
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to do this one if you like the BBQ sytle food. It is a bit crowded and noisy, but that is because a hell of a lot of people want to eat here, which can't be a bad thing. Staff are great, wait...More

Thank almostwiseone
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Questions & Answers
4 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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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