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Coppertop BBQ

310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
+1 760-970-5577
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tri tip” (93 reviews)
“pulled pork” (43 reviews)
“potato salad” (40 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop one hour outside of Mammoth! Outdoor tent seating area can be crowded though, but the sandwiches on pretzel bread are yummy! Lots of choices on sides and they do have full meal options which include a drink for around $15. Good food!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank melindap2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is delicious! I'm not a big bbq person but had a bit of the tri-tip sandwich that my husband ordered and was probably the best tri-tip I've ever tasted. Super juicy, seasoned perfectly, and just the right about of bark/smoke on the outside....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank javan743
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Stopped by for lunch after visiting the Bristlecone Pine forest. Excellent BBQ. I had a sampler platter that included brisket, pulled pork and ribs. All delicious. The picnic type seating was clean and comfortable. I would definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Do yourselves a favour and check out this little gem. The staff were super friendly and happy to explain to the Aussies what things were. The flavours of the pulled pork, chicken, coleslaw,potato salad and the chilli were so amazing.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tashk2016
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Tasty, excellent, superb, recommend! We had chicken and pulled pork. On top of it there was pale ale 🍺.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dominik P
Reviewed 24 October 2018

You order at a window, we sat down at the outside tables and our orders were ready very soon. Ribs, pulled pork and chicken were all good. Large smokers were still going out in the front courtyard for that great smoking aroma.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ken W
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent food. Not overdone with sauce or spice. Nice balance of flavor and meat. Coleslaw and potato salad mix well. Chili is a bit spicy and actually mixes very well with the potato salad. Buns are really nice. If you can plane a meal around...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank someyawhoo
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We always look forward to stopping at the Coppertop on the way to Mammoth. We really like the improvements to the place since we last visited. A nice covered building to eat your food in and the addition of nice pop up tents also. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BoboTravlr
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting fact! Copper Top Bbq in Big Pine, CA was Voted #1 Restaurant in the USA in 2015 on Yelp!!! How cool is that? This charming spot is located on Hwy 395 (Main St.) It is not a large restaurant. In fact, there is not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ExpoNationals
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The pulled pork sandwich was great. We also had the ribs and they were fantastic. They are friendly and make you feel at home. This will always be one place on are stopping list on hwy 395.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ltw58
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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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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