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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%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (145 reviews)
“cornbread” (22 reviews)
“beans” (26 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

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 4 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 7 September 2017 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 1 September 2017 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 1 September 2017 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
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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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