Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House

4.1
55 reviews
$40 and under
Australian
Looking for a great casual restaurant on Brisbane’s Northside? Look no further!

We specialise in group bookings for your special celebration like birthdays and anniversaries.

Our signature pork ribs and Nolan’s private selection steaks are legendary. We also do great pizzas and spectacular chicken wings.

If you are gluten free or vegetarian we have options for you too. Quality wines by the glass are a specialty as well.

Panama Jacks is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner from 11:30am, we offer all day dining.

Plus delivery via Uber Eats & MenuLog

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 55 People Are Saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
3.9
Food
4.2
Service
4.0
Ambience
3.8
Value
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DandA
Brisbane / QLD
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

we met our friends for lunch for our catch up before christmas, they were very impressed with the Tavern. all had a lovely time, food great.

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Joel
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great tarven, food is always great quality and the staff are always friendly!

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ScottG
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was great - the fellow checked in and was pleasant about timing etc given it was a busy night for them (graduation for St Pats seniors). I do like the BRT - the environment is nice and even though it can be noisy - it is energetic and the food and pricing is good. Kudos to the staff and restaurant for coming back on the scene with the same vibe as I remember it having

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BradJ
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2020
Overall4Food2Service4Ambience4

Meals were ok but not great. The garlic pizza bread was a little rubbery. The steak was as terrible. Chewy, fatty cheap steak. Wouldn’t buy again. Service was fast

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Anuglyguy
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very friendly and helpful staff.
Great selection, well presented and very tasty food.

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LaurenF
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Decent food, just a little overpriced for my liking. Would love it if there was a decent sparkling wine by the glass Available.

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

Thank you for your valued feedback Lauren which we will be sure to discuss with our management team.

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MichelleM
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience2

Garlic and cheese pizza was just a cheese pizza with aioli. Chicken Parmigiana was dry. Steak was ok but not a lot of flavor. Chips over cooked. Over priced for the type of meals received. Food was the quality you would expect if it was cheap Tuesday. Staff lovely and helpful. The carpeted dining area needs a good makeover. More like a food court with carpet.

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

Hi Michelle. We are disappointed to read that we have missed the mark for you. If ever there is an issue with your meals, please let us know as your happiness is important to us.

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KarenM
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Over priced for average pub food with no wait staff. Linng up to order was awkward especially being next to a noisy kitchen. Staff moved furniture next to us and were loud, spoiling our dining experience. While great staff want to clear plates away, it would have been polite for them to wait until the table had finished eating.

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

Thank you for your feedback which we will discuss with our team. We appreciate it as it helps us to continually improve.

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Leigh
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The young girl at the entrance was so friendly and helpful.. other staff great as well.

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

We are so pleased to read this Leigh! Thanks for your great feedback.

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VickiT
1 review
Dined on 21 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely wonderful service. The staff were so friendly and the service of food was nice and quick.

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

Thank you Vicki for your great feedback! We will be sure to pass on a well done to the team.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service and special and delicious food

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

Thank you for your five star review of the Bracken Ridge Tavern.

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DickJ
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service was up to its usual excellent standard

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

That's wonderful to hear Dick! We are very proud of our team.

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Tezza
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2020
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience1

Our food was over cooked and such a small meal you use to get a full plate wasn’t very happy at all

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House
Responded on 9 November 2020

We are sorry to read this as your happiness is important to us.

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TimF
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience3

Maybe they where having a bad day
Waited to order only to ask then told to go to counter and order
Waited 40 mins for food
Pork cutlet was charred to the point of being bitter
Nachos stone cold in the middle
Overall poor service and food
Maybe just under staffed and all having a bad day
Sorry BRT

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PeterW
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Very pleasant went we got staff very friendly and curtious and food was a lot better than I’ve were there last time overall 8 out of 10

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BenIcio
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience3

Pub steak at restaurant prices. Great staff but very underwhelming food. Maybe we picked the wrong dishes but at that price there are much better options.

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DickJ
Brisbane / QLD
2 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything we were looking for :)
Plus a few menu changes were a nice surpirse too

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Graham
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

The staff were friendly and welcoming. Meal was good, ambience only ok.

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Heather
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Nice place to eat. Food good. More variety on menu would be nice. I always seem to have the same thing. Staff all very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food.

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PeterW
Brisbane / QLD
2 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good service and good food improved a lot since we last went

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LisaC
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous venue great food and Always excellent service.

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CherylC
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

Love eating at your restaurant but Monday nights food was not worth talking about!
Rib/steak combo
Ribs were dry, small amount of sauce under ribs.
Chips cooked several times, didn't eat any!
Corn cut to small, use to be juicy
No onion rings on top!
Disappointed
Chicken Parmy
Very thin, very dry and chips were the same
It was a special night for us, 24th wedding Anniversary, food was a let down.

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VesnaD
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience3

It was generally ok, the veggies looked like they were cooked many hours earlier.

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NarelleP
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Both the food and the service is fabulous - either eat in or take away/delivery. I will certainly go back again. Thanks BRT & Panama Jacks !!

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DandA
Brisbane / QLD
3 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We have always enjoyed our visits to Panama Jacks, they staff are lovely and helpful, the food is always so nice and cooked just how we like it. Dining area clean and quite and well set up. we will be returning again to enjoy our time with them.

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Sylv
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Go to Panama Jacks often...it's our "go to" when we need to eat out.
Enjoy the food and that it is open all afternoon.
Also enjoy the staff who are very helpful and courteous.
It is just a pleasant eating experience.

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CraigS
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

My local food place. Good quality food, but the portion size has decreased and the price increased. Not sure what happened to my bacon bits in the Oyster Kilpatrick. A tablespoon of mash and 12 chips seems a bit light too.

Once the entree was done the mains came out straight away. A bit of a break would be good.

Service was good otherwise.

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Shainazk
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall3Food1Service4Ambience3

Was really disappointed in the food, the menu has changed and over priced.
Not a good experience as I have eaten there in the past many times.

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Matty
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

... No veges ???
Still waiting on Summer Lime beer in the restaurant instead of me going for a walk to the sports bar for a beer.

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VickiH
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

My steak was very chewy and my mushroom sauce was very runny and could not taste mushroom, the ribs were great and the pizza

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helenM
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Food was cold
Ribs tough and fat
Got the wrong sides on a meal
Pizza was cold

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KieranK
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall2Food1Service5Ambience5

Sauce was terrible on the ribs the old fashion sausage was a lot better this is just to sweet and sickly

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Fifi
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Was thrilled by the awesome service provided by your wait staff .Forgive me if my spelling is off..Kristoff, Megan and Alice I believe were the staff members who provided us with rerally great service....

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HelenC
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

We make a point of eating here when we come to Brisbane. Good food at a reasonable price and great service as well.

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SylviaC
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

The lasagne was very dry, the mince should have been a lot tastier. The fish had been frozen and was over cooked. I think it will be a long time before we are back at the BRT.

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NerissaB
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Girl taking order was a bit off and short ....other than that food was great

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ShellR
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

As a Coeliac, it is hard to find a place to eat with Gluten Free options, that taste fantastic and look appealing. I have had 3 meals at Panama Jacks and each time they were lovely, tasty and good value for money.

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AngelaM
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Very accommodating for our late notice changes from 5 to 7 including a wheelchair

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Pork belly with crackling perfect. We come here a lot.

FAQs

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (07) 3269 7011.

Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House is rated 4.1 stars by 55 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.