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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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“ribs” (146 reviews)
“cornbread” (22 reviews)
“beans” (27 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner while visiting Joshua Tree National Park. It was a Friday evening and crowded as you might expect. There were no tables available inside, so we opted for a table outside. It was a little unusual to have the BBQ area...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best baby back racks I have had. Cooked perfectly, sauce was good, and meaty ribs. Cornbread muffins were hot, and honey butter just melted. Beans were ok, but I didn’t come here for them. Hope to be back.

Thank AVisitor80126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu here is very similar to what is found throughout the area and there is nothing particularly outstanding about the food, service or ambience. Having said that, my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed a late afternoon / early evening steak meal here with good...More

Thank Silvertravelsurfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were touring Joshua Tree National Park and chose The Rib Co for our evening meal. What a great choice! We all had ribs with various sauces. I personally recommend the dry rub. The service was fast and friendly, the drinks ice cold, and the...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Was told by a local a good place to eat, cannot complain excellent service, great food, and very pleasant atomsphere.

Thank SouthTex
Reviewed 11 October 2017

hard to decide on a rating for this place because the ribs were amazing; that however was offset by the incredibly poor and slow service. They were busy , but getting drinks took 20 minutes. We were never given a heads up that they were...More

Thank janicepk
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

After a long drive, hunger guided us to this amazing place!! The restaurant just opened at 4pm. The service was impeccable! We had steak and ribs combo with mac and cheese and baked beans and beef brisket sandwhich with loaded fries (cheddar and bacon). We...More

Thank isandracan
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This family operated restaurant is great! the big barbecue outside gives you a good idea of the food served here when you walk in. Friendly staff and great food!

Thank FransHeijmans
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Ducked out of Joshua Tree National Park halfway thru for lunch - and ended up here. Very tasty and recommended. Service was good considering the crowd and limited staffing. Would go back for another visit! Barbecue Brisket was amazing as were the burgers. The cornbread...More

Thank Tom B
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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