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The Rib Co.

72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
+1 760-367-1663
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (139 reviews)
“cornbread” (20 reviews)
“beans” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In our first night in 29 Palms, we try the nearby barbecue place. They grill outside, directly on the street. The place is not fancy, but clean Last choice of ribs of course. We tried the beef ribs (1/2 racks for the ladies), fairly unusual,...More

Thank Arnaud L
Reviewed 6 days ago

First of all, the wait staff here were wonderful. We ate here a couple of times and both women were extremely friendly and on top of refills etc. I had the baby back dry rub ribs. The flavor was there for sure. The length of...More

Thank Brentfromkc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great local's restaurant. Our hotel suggested it. It is not fancy but it has good food. You can eat inside or outside. They cook the steak and ribs in front of the restaurant. Very friendly wait staff. I would go back if...More

Thank Rokoren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Living in Twentynine Palms, there aren't many restaurants you can order from, but Rib Co is amongst my favorite that actually delivers, great food. I love their Rib Sampler, and their delicious sides. They can become extremely busy and the delivery time can be quite...More

Thank SMGabriel
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This place came recommended by locals. It's funky and definitely has the small town feel. There is outside seating. The ribs were a bit dry but the bbq sauce was delicious and did the trick. The side of potato salad was so good as was...More

Thank mkaiser57
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I ate here very early on a Friday night and so did everyone else! We got there about 4:30 PM and by 5:30 PM the place was jam packed with mostly local residents. The ambiance isn't anything to write home about, but...More

Thank Rheinhold F
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

After a long day hiking in Joshua Tree national park this is great value tasty barbecue! We went on a Sunday evening and quickly got seated outside on the patio near to the grill. Service was quick and we were soon eating warm fluffy corn...More

Thank KEinSF
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is by far the best food value on the Rte. 62 strip in 29 Palms. The Grill is the center of attention, but what comes off the grill is simply incredible. Ribs that fall apart in your mouth and fill it with great flavors...More

Thank man-knee
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Spent the day in the National Park and found this place on the way back home. Read the reviews and thought it should be good, but was disappointed greatly. Had ribs and bbq chicken. Chicken was good, but ribs were cold and had been partially...More

Thank cclakeman
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Very nice service....cold beer....nice atmosphere and the best babyback ribs I ever ate...my wife had pulled pork that also tasted very good.

Thank Daniel E
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Do they serve beer?
14 December 2016|
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Response from Sancho5a | Reviewed this property |
Dear The Rib Co., Will the restaurant be open on Thanksgiving Day 24th Nov 2016 for dinner? Kind regards Margaret Street Sydney Australia +61(0)409 894 884
5 July 2016|
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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