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The Rib Co.

72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
+1 760-367-1663
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (142 reviews)
“cornbread” (21 reviews)
“beans” (25 reviews)
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16:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pork chops, shrimp, fried chicken and peach cobbler. They were all very good. The wait staff was friendly. We would go there again.

Thank MsHillbillyhog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling from the UK we wanted to try an authentic small rack of ribs. My husband had the half rack with a "rub" on them and I had half rack baby ribs with BBQ sauce both were to die for....mmmmm. The interesting accompaniment of corn...More

Thank saturnstan
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We started with homemade onion rings. They were exceptional.The baby back ribs were to die for. I had with BBQ sauce. Came with cole slaw and baked beans. Both good. My husband had the grilled BBQ chicken breasts with whisky glaze. Perfectly cooked. They also...More

Thank janie g
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Simple country style restaurant the serves excellent food. There ribs are the best in the area, We noticed some of the sides do not have the same consistency between visits, recently the potato salad was not the same. Half potato chunks and the dressing was...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My husband & I were hiking several days in Joshua Tree National Park, and this little BBQ joint was an excellent find. We even ate there a second night during our stay it was so good. The stuffed jalapeño appetizer is amazingly good. It is...More

1  Thank Mary A
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

In our first night in 29 Palms, we try the nearby barbecue place. They grill outside, directly on the street. The place is not fancy, but clean Last choice of ribs of course. We tried the beef ribs (1/2 racks for the ladies), fairly unusual,...More

Thank Arnaud L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

First of all, the wait staff here were wonderful. We ate here a couple of times and both women were extremely friendly and on top of refills etc. I had the baby back dry rub ribs. The flavor was there for sure. The length of...More

Thank Brentfromkc
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a great local's restaurant. Our hotel suggested it. It is not fancy but it has good food. You can eat inside or outside. They cook the steak and ribs in front of the restaurant. Very friendly wait staff. I would go back if...More

Thank Rokoren
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Living in Twentynine Palms, there aren't many restaurants you can order from, but Rib Co is amongst my favorite that actually delivers, great food. I love their Rib Sampler, and their delicious sides. They can become extremely busy and the delivery time can be quite...More

Thank SMGabriel
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This place came recommended by locals. It's funky and definitely has the small town feel. There is outside seating. The ribs were a bit dry but the bbq sauce was delicious and did the trick. The side of potato salad was so good as was...More

Thank mkaiser57
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
According to Lisa Hill at the Rib Co, they will not be open on Thanksgiving.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Twentynine Palms
  • Phone Number: +1 760-367-1663
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