Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack & Craft Bar Whangarei Review

Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack and Craft Bar is a vibrant spot that is always ready to welcome you into their premises for some tantalizing food along with superb drinks and some popular pokies gaming action. This establishment has been preparing BBQ style food in the low and slow method for more than a decade, these guys offer the best ribs to be found in all of New Zealand.

Currently located at 117 Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand, the venue is open throughout the week from 11.00am. They were originally located at Paihia and then moved to their current location.

Uniquely qualified to satisfy your apetite the establishment serves up the most delicious wings, chicken, smoked ribs and burgers as well. These are prepared using Southern pride smokers. Read on to discover more about what’s cooking at this rib shack and craft bar.

Menu, About & Pokies @ Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack & Craft Bar

The ribs served at Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack and Craft Bar are prepared using a traditional American recipe. After they are ready, the ribs are garnished with a signature Kiwi BBQ sauce. At this establishment, everyone is passionate about them. As a matter of fact, they sell more than 18 tons of tasty ribs every year! Yep that’s a lot of finger licking 🙂

In addition to subtle, charcoal smoked beef burgers, the establishment also serves up a range of healthy foods. Examples of these are sizzle plates, salads and vegetarian dishes. Moreover, the venue also serves steaks, slow smoked meats, seafood and fresh bread. Over and above that, they have a wide selection of rib boards for you.

Their menu is quite extensive. It contains starters such as the Golden Fries, Curly Fries, Loaded Wedges and the Maryland Crab Dip. There are also some salads such as the Classic Chicken Caesar Salad, Buffalo Chicken Salad and the Prawn & Avocado Salad.

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Some gourmet burgers are also available for you. Examples of these are The Crafty Kiwi, Classic Jimmy, Satay Chicken and the delish Vegelicious Burger. The Premium Rib Platter is one of the most popular main dishes and it’s a must try menu item.

Last but not least, there are desserts such as the Banana Split, New York Cheesecake, Decadent Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie and Ice Cream. Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack and Craft Bar is a family-friendly venue. Therefore, the kids can also order from their own special menu. It contains dishes such as Chicken Nuggets & Fries, the Jimmy Jnr. Cheese Burger, the Raspberry Spider and the Kids Ice Cream Cup.

 Jimmy Jacks Menu Sample

Jimmy Jack’s Meal Deals

The venue offers a meal deal everyday of the week, you can grab the likes of a $1o burger on Monday at lunchtime, a ribs, wings and wedges deal on Wednesday’s 11 am to 5 pm or a 2 for 1 ribs deal on Tuesday’s of just a few samples ** deals subject to change**

Beverages on offer 

Not only does Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack and Craft Bar serve delightful meals, they also provide refreshing drinks for the guests. Craft beers are quite popular in this spot. Some notable brands on offer include Moa, Tuatara and Monteith’s of many great brewskies.

Highly rated pokies gaming lounge in Whangarei

Not only does Jimmy Jacks have awesome food they also have one of the most popular gaming lounges in Whangarei with about 10 pokies machines.



Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack and Craft Bar is the venue to visit for delicious ribs and refreshing drinks plus a nice range of popular New Zealand pokies. The ambiance is friendly and atmosphere always has the sweet aroma of ribs wafting through. The chefs provide an interesting combination of ribs prepared in the American way but served with Kiwi style hospitality. You can get a closer view of their flavorful menu on their website. Furthermore, specific details or venue booking can be done through calling 09 430 0760 or sending an email through their online form from the portal below.

Opening hours

7 days from 11 am to late.


Phone 09 430 0760

Website  www.jimmyjacksribshack.co.nz/

Map and address

Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack and Craft Bar
117 Bank St, Whangarei, 0110, New Zealand

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