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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” (144 reviews)
“cornbread” (22 reviews)
“beans” (26 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had known for about 6 months that we would be spending a couple of nights in Twentynine Palms to explore the Joshua Tree National Park as part of our West Coast Road Trip. I had therefore been researching dining options and kept coming back...More

Thank DavidRowland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like eating ribs. And I like to use no tools when I do so I can get every fine piece of the bone. So there is always the dilemma of eating ribs in a restaurant where I don't want to eat with no tools....More

Thank Gert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and the staff were so friendly. We had the brisket, the wings and the stuffed peppers! Yum! If you are in town just go here. You won't regret it at all!

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is overpriced,and the food is not good. Service was okay. The only thing good about this place is, the smell of it when driving by. I won't be going back.

Thank elizabethcitc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by the clerk at our hotel. No fancy decor, and the service was a bit slow, but we were relaxing after a day of hiking in Joshua Tree National Park. Staff was friendly and the ribs were awesome. My husband said...More

Thank travelerRH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We shared a Full Rack of Babyback and it was so good.. definitely worth a visit when you stop by here!!!

Thank Florian K
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Watched an amazing sunset in Joshua Tree and stopped for dinner on the way back to our hotel. We were still in our hiking gear, but that was no problem and we sat outside. The place was busy on a Saturday night, but service was...More

Thank GMII P
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Our first experience of ribs in America. These were something special. We shared a full rack between us and they were finger licking gorgeous. The beans were delicious too. Not sure about the corn bread.

Thank pbk70
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered the fried chicken dinner. It came with mashed potatoes, veggies and corn muffins. The broccoli was good, not mushy as restraunt broccoli tends to be. I only took a few bites of the mashed potatoes because they had a sour taste and smell....More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We had the pork chops, shrimp, fried chicken and peach cobbler. They were all very good. The wait staff was friendly. We would go there again.

Thank MsHillbillyhog
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Nearby Attractions
Joshua Tree National Park
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4.71 km away
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, 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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