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Coppertop BBQ

310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
+1 760-970-5577
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tri tip” (73 reviews)
“potato salad” (36 reviews)
“pulled pork” (37 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Big Pine is one of the little towns on the way to Bishop and Mammoth that if you blink, you may miss it, but don't. Copper Top BBQ sits on the north side of town on 395, you can't miss it if you watch for...More

Thank beetrvln
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Hank serves up a mean BBQ. We chose the Sample meal pack but the absolute standout was the ribs. You only get 2 so my advice is go for the ribs as a main they are divine. The sample meal comes with a side and...More

Thank mark j
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the heck out of our pulled pork sandwich. But we did put extra bbq sauce on it. A huge amount of meat, and tender as can be. The beans were"Yahoo spicy hot". A very casual, outdoor dining experience. I wonder how they handle...More

Thank TwoTeaTotalers
Reviewed 3 October 2017

And did not regret stopping!! They do it SO right! The tri-tip is outlandishly wonderful and so is the pulled pork!! Doesn't matter how full you are already - don't miss this stop. Period.

Thank mjn212
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I've travelled fairly far and reasonably wide, I've sampled cuisines off every kind. Coppertop... stays with me. I was in Vegas recently and hired a car, drove 6 hours just to go back - is that good. It sparked my interest in cooking my own...More

1  Thank SymunT
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were travelling from Yosemite to Vegas and landed in Big Pine for lunch. Lucky we did. Hank is owner and has been running the business 4 years. With outdoor and covered tables, he makes the best copper top bbq meats, tri-tip (topside) steak, St...More

Thank BV236
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had the sampler platter- smoked chicken, Tri tip and and beef ribs. Being from austin, we have a specific view of BBQ. The tri tip was perfectly cooked, the chicken was some of the best we have had and the ribs were great! The...More

Thank Sonya C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Our family group stopped here today for a late lunch The selections are good and we tried it all the St Louis Ribs were good but a bit tough and were not hot when served to us. But they had a good flavor. The potato...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Friends and family RAVED about this restaurant. Perhaps the quality fluctuates. It is very casual (order and pick up windows, picnic tables), which we expected and had no objections to. My tri tip sandwich was quite tough and not trimmed as much as I'd like...More

Thank GallopingGramma
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Delicious and fresh food BBQ, friendly welcome and good service !!! Delicieuse et fraîche cuisine BBQ, accueil chaleureux et bon service !!! You have to stop by ! Vous devez vous y arrêter !

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17 July 2017|
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Response from BJWendy | Reviewed this property |
In the winter they had a tent with heaters and tables. No real indoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-970-5577
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