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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” (153 reviews)
“cornbread” (23 reviews)
“beans” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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Reviewed yesterday

The baby back ribs were absolutely delicious and the meat fell right off the bone. Served with a side of baked beans, very good cole slaw and two corn muffins. Service was very friendly and attentive. Decent wine list.

Thank emholly
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking in, we saw and smelled the BBQ being done outside. Eyes took over, and we got a 2 meat combo and a rib sampler (5 quarter racks). So much food! If it wasn't so good, we would have taken more home, but we ate...More

Thank michelle j
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came in late in the middle of the week and the waitress took my order very nicely. I think they were cleaning up. But they made my dish anyway. Some wonderful ribs and mashed potatoes. I took it to go because I didn’t wanna...More

Thank Marc I
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week 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 5 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 6 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 2 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
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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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