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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” (148 reviews)
“cornbread” (22 reviews)
“beans” (27 reviews)
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72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small place and very busy. We did not have a long wait and the staff were very friendly and checked in with us during the wait. Food was moderately priced for a steak house. They had a variety of ribs and meat...More

Thank MercurioP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal at The Rib Co. Service was friendly, the atmosphere jolly and the food very good. I had the best steak I have eaten in years and my husband enjoyed the ribs, although he found them slightly dry. It was excellent...More

Thank KitSuffolk_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 1 November 2017 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 1 November 2017

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 20 October 2017

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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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