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The Rib Co.

72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
+1 760-367-1663
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Barbecue
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72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We like to try BBQ whenever we travel and sadly are often disappointed. NOT here though! The Rib Co. is the place to eat in Twentynine Palms! It can get crowded as the inside eating area is fairly small, but there is seating outside too....More

Thank DebbsDebbs
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fries are the best part. Barbecue is good -- chef puts ribs on a smoky grill outside before serving. Beef ribs were just OK -- on the tough side and too smoky. Pulled pork sandwich was spot on. Salad was fresh and the home made...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will love The Rib Co. The place does not look like much, but you will not care. This huge outdoor BBQ calls you, demands you stop. Everything we had was fabulous.The dry ribs are so great. The burgers can come with a tasty onion...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting Joshua Tree National Park for a day recently we exited at 29 Palms looking for a restaurant for dinner, We were heading east toward Yucca when we spotted a large barbeque being attended by a cook. The restaurant itself was nothing special but...More

1  Thank shortlg
Reviewed 5 December 2017

No Kidding. The Dry Rub Ribs at this place are the best we have ever tasted. The meat is clearly the result of some folks that take great pride in their food. We tried the sampler plate of 5 different ribs. All are Good but...More

Thank peteh007
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Fantastic small restaurant, came recommended via Yelp and AAA. A favorite spot for the local Marines! My husband and I both ordered steaks. Seasoned perfectly served with sautéed mushrooms, onions and green peppers (extra charge). Meals come with two sides and we ordered a baked...More

Thank Darlene K
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This rating is a little misleading. We were looking forward to a good BBQ lunch based on the other reviews and stopped on a weekday. Waa Waa Waa... closed until 4:00. It seems as though they are open for lunch only on weekends. Guess we'll...More

Thank nebill
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a small place and very busy. We did not have a long wait and the staff were very friendly and checked in with us during the wait. Food was moderately priced for a steak house. They had a variety of ribs and meat...More

Thank MercurioP
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We had a wonderful meal at The Rib Co. Service was friendly, the atmosphere jolly and the food very good. I had the best steak I have eaten in years and my husband enjoyed the ribs, although he found them slightly dry. It was excellent...More

Thank KitSuffolk_UK
Reviewed 22 November 2017

BBQ ribs are a passion of mine. So the attraction to a restaurant called The Rib Company was only natural. And you know you’re on the right track when you pass by the charcoal fired BBQ preparing orders as you are on your way in…...More

Thank Bob B
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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