Panama Jacks Steak & Rib House

4.2
141 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 141 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2based on recent ratings
4.0
Food
4.3
Service
4.1
Ambience
3.9
Value
Noise · Moderate
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RossS
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Service was good, value for money was good, overall, quite enjoyable.

CB
CoralieB
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Friendly staff, good food at a reasonable price. Can be busy so need to book even midweek.

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TonyG
2 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

Not only did we wait nearly an hour for our meal the batter on the fish was burnt as well as the chips were over cooked. The menu has reduced in selections

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RhondaK
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and value for price. Recommended!!

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great food and service at Panama Jacks

DL
DeborahL
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Great place for lunch. Quiet and nice atmosphere. Inexpendive lunches, nice staff. Enjoyed our visit.

JC
JeffC
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Panama Jack's has become one of my favourite places to eat. The food is always top notch - especially the steaks.

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BrendaH
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Steak was cooked to perfection. Good value for money

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vipOpenTable Diner
5 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Buen servicio, buena comida, agradable lugar

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WilliamC
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent friendly service, great food. Highly recommended.

PM
PeteM
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great venue with tasty food and excellent friendly service

KC
KayCee
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Staff went above and beyond for our birthday dinner. Had a very pleasant evening and will certainly return.

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MargotH
2 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Staff are ver friendly. The old menu sheet could be replaced with some new vibrant looking ones

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Adzz
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It started off badly when I arrived at exactly 11:45 for an 11:45 booking. In the rush I forgot to put my face mask on (I had one in my pocket so easily and quickly rectified). I'm incredibly old so I do tend to make unintended errors. Other than that things went well.

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vipMatty
5 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience3

Food was disappointing -
I ordered the sirloin steak off the monthly menu cooked medium and it arrived red in colour - barely cooked.
The meat was full of fat and way too tender to eat.

However, staff asked why I did not eat it and confirmed the steak itself did not look good at all, so the manager kindly gave me a voucher / gift card of the same price as the steak for my next meal at Panama Jacks.

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MartynC
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Venue was busy, food took quite a long time to arrive but was very good when it did arrive. Drinks were reasonably priced, sfaff were welcoming and polite.

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Staar
2 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Food was nice and service was very friendly and professional.

JC
JasC
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Best chicken parmi! The food is fresh, quick and great value for money.
The restaurant is always clean and the service is friendly.
It can get busy so it’s best to book ahead.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was good to be out having a night away from the kids. And especially after another lockdown in Brisbane.Great food and great service love the BRT

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OpenTable Diner
3 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always have a delicious meal at Panama Jacks and we go there often. The staff are always fantastic.

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AlanA
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great service, food was good quality, value for money pretty good as well.

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Jafooli
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great parmy! Your staff were absolutely fantastic, especially the British waitress. Thank you

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DougR
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was great as always.

Staff are always very friendly and helpful.

We had a great night.

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TracyC
1 review
Dined on 18 June 2021
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience2

Last visit I ordered rump which was tough and over cooked so this visit I ordered Chicken Parm Napoli however sauce was thick and appeared to be pure tomato paste. Staff serving meal very pleasant and efficient. Bar staff average had to correct glass size and explain simple drink , then received full nip not half. Coffee service as per previous visit slow would I recommend maybe I have eaten better

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vipMatty
5 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2021
Overall3Food1Service2Ambience3

Soup was good when it arrived
Main was disappointing - steak was very chewy ...
Still took a long time for the main meal to arrive

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Justjoy
1 review
Dined on 11 June 2021
Overall3Food1Service4Ambience3

My calamari was raw, the manager was great though and gave me a refund straight away.

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LianneL
2 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2021
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience3

Good was good but it’s a bit pricey for a local tavern.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was very good food came out pretty fast and was very tasty

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AlisonH
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice and fresh food cooked just as ordered. Staff are friendly and attentive

BH
BarbH
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

My fillets steak was cooked perfectly but it was quite grisly and had a large piece of fat down one side.

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vipOpenTable Diner
5 reviews
Dined on 20 May 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very friendly service, very good quality food.

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Rayla
1 review
Dined on 20 May 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience3

Food was cold and the steak was tough. Have been going there for years but will not be hurrying back unfortunately

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CaitlinR
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2021
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience3

Excellent food, however the amount you pay for the meal size isn’t worth the money.

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DonnaT
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2021
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

It certainly is nothing like it used to be, food quality very average compared to what it used to be.
We used to spend alot of time there including my friends, we keep giving it another go but I think we are done.

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DebbieS
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Blue steak cooked to perfection. Calamari- tenderest ever had.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

"Mothers Day Brunch"
Big Breakfast & Eggs Benedict very basic and plain, poached eggs were hard boiled spoilt all meals.
Omelette was fresh though and tasty, glad I chose this from the menu.

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MarkeM
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

A late decision to eat out on Monday night just to the "local tavern"... couldn't have been better. Greeted by a smiling face and warm welcome, sat down efficiently and informed about the menu and specials for that evening. Got a couple of drinks (could really do with pints in the restaurant to save getting up and down), went through the menu and decided on the pork cutlet... easily the best pork cutlet I have had in my life. I don't generally like eating pork at a tavern as they're often over cooked; this meat was tender, moist, the knife went through it like going through butter and the accompanying sauce was spot on. I would definitely recommend Panama Jacks, especially the pork. Delectable!

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience3

The gnocchi was disgusting. Have never tasted anything quite so bad. But the schnitZel and the pizza were excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience1

Well we felt rushed from our table and it was for a birthday and there were no balloons on our table but the other tables had them on there’s.

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Chief
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Steak was tasty but very fatty rib on bone , my partner had rib eye and wasn’t the best either . Love the mushroom sauce and chips . Good feed but expensive for what I got with rib on bone . Cooked well . Service (food to come out ) was slow but they were busy . I’ve had rump and rib deal before and the rump was excellent .

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 4.2 stars by 141 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.