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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” (709 reviews)
“crab dip” (54 reviews)
“rib platter” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere here. Staff were friendly and the service was good. The food is along the lines of fast eats but its good .

Thank YorkBonBon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really busy place but food came speedily and was really yum. Great place to keep everyone happy for dinner.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pretty good, big enough meals and good taste down falls were that the ribs were a little dry and I felt like we were being rushed by the waitress.

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were strolling around Paihia looking for somewhere to have supper when we saw Jimmy Jacks. It was just what we wanted - an unassuming restaurant with lots of people and laughter. Food was basic but good. My partner said his ribs were great. If...More

Thank BBTrisha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When locals spent their evenings in a restaurant it's always a good sign. The decoration of the restaurant is rather North American, but this was a nice change. If you want a calm or fancy dinner, don't come, music is usually playing and the folks...More

Thank k x
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

curly fries are so crispy and to die for! the rest was quite average. My steak wasn't that great and the service was very poor.

Thank Nina N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in on a quiet Monday night so it wasnt busy.Had to have the ribs and they were lovely. Served quickly good value for money and friendly staff.

Thank HOPPO43
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the place for a quiet dinner as it has good music playing, but it does have a great atmosphere. Great drinks, tasty food in large portions, and good value. A great bar and a place to eat.

Thank paulwithcheryl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in here initially just for a drink as it was a warm day, but the staff without being pushy, talked us into something to eat, and the portions were large. Food tasted good, and the drinks were good sizes too. ( A real pint...More

Thank raymondb944
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with a group of 4 adults and 4 kids. We all got a couple of drinks each and shared most of our meals (as we also ordered the $100 platter) - it came to around $250. The meal was nice and enjoyable -...More

Thank Donna T
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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