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The Rib Co.

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72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
+1 760-367-1663
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They are known for their baby back pork ribs. Our sampler had 4 samples of those and only one of the beef ribs. The beef ribs were so so, but the baby back ribs were great. If you like spicy go for the ones with the dry rub plus 2 sauces. A great combination of flavors. This place is all... More 

Thank food_nut
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They have excellent food a little on the pricy side but well worth it ribs burgers chicken grilled on and outside BBQ.

Thank Carol P
Lagos, Nigeria
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a late lunch/early dinner. The rib eye steak was the best I have had in ages. It was HUGE - covered almost the entire plate. Baked potatoes are only available after 5, so I had the mashed potatoes. Very, very good. Made with red potatoes, with the skin on. And a big hunk of butter melting on... More 

Thank Barbara L
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm giving it 5 stars within its category. Of course I'm not comparing it to Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, but for a neighborhood BBQ joint, it was excellent! They rely on the rub instead of the sauce, which I think is the key to great BBQ. It was my wife's birthday an we were staying nearby and I wanted to splurge.... More 

Thank Tom M
Auckland, New Zealand
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

A great restaurant with awesome food. Great service and yummy food. Big meal portions. The ribs were very good and came with really nice fresh vegetables. Would definitely recommend again.

Thank Madienne C
Melipilla, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing ribs!!!! And the steak was perfectly cocked. Lots of locals coming here and that's a good sign!

Thank Ricardo J
Melrose, Massachusetts
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211 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Good steaks and barbecue. The service was good and the food was very good. Good value for dinner. I would go back there if I were in 29 Palms again.

Thank Uncle Jack
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We dined here while on a business trip. This is not a large place but the food and service were excellent. The portions are large and tasty. The meals are cooked when ordered on a grill.

Thank Rick S
Punta Gorda, Florida
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

My wife and I wanted ribs as it has been a while and decided on the Rib Co. We had heard the Jalapeno Poppers were good so shared an order. They were very good. My wife had a half rack of beef ribs with whiskey glaze which were quite good and well more than she could eat. I had, on... More 

Thank Dennis O
Kissimmee, Florida
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161 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Best restaurant in TwentyNine Palms. I am not a fan of smoked or barbecue meat but my family enjoyed it. The burger was not very good. The jalapeno appetizer was interesting and worth trying.

Thank solivita512

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?