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Coppertop BBQ

310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
+1 760-970-5577
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tri tip” (85 reviews)
“pulled pork” (39 reviews)
“potato salad” (36 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Tri-Tip & Pulled Pork meats were very tasty, moist and tender. Not a big fan of the Pretzel Bun. Ample meat on both sandwiches filled us up. The Tablespoon of Coleslaw in the little cup isn’t enough in my opinion, should come with enough...More

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was traveling through and stop by for lunch... Had tri-tip, sweet rolls, and a great pickle... Tri-tip was cooked just right... Not real thrilled with the bun not a fan of pretzel buns would rather have had a hoagie roll or such but still...More

Thank Onionguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped here on my way north after hiking around Lone Pine. I didn't want a huge meal since I'd be in the car for a while so I went with the BBQ chicken and Cole slaw. Normally BBQ chicken is not my go-to but...More

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We drove by on our way to Manzanar and said we have to stop on our way back. We are very glad we did the barbecue was great, the sides were great. I mean how can you go wrong Wood-Fired barbecue it's the real deal...More

Thank inWoodbridge
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Myself and 2 freinds where travelling from Mammouth Lake to Las Vegas, several people who we bumped into along the route advised us to call into the Coppertop for lunch, we did and loved the food and enjoyed chatting to Hank, we all ordered the...More

Thank Phillwirral
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We arrived at 10:55 a.m. and there were already a few people waiting for the place to open. We ordered the pulled pork sandwich and the sampler combo. The food arrived quickly. There as a covered seating area as well as a couple picnic tables...More

Thank G I
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely love this place. The ribs are very tender and the tri tip....out of this world. Pricey, but well worth it. So good I crave it!!! Definitely should be a stop while driving through the Sierra’s.

Thank Michele B
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Yep, you MUST order the smoked pork ribs! Although the chicken we had was delish, the ribs were melt-tender and full of smoke. The potato salad had perfect sized chunks of potato, pickle, and celery in creamy egg yum. Hand wipes at the tables, so...More

Thank MplusR
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Ate here for dinner on way home from Mammoth. Absolute heaven. Tried the tri-tip, chicken, pulled pork and ribs, plus chili and assorted sides. All excellent, but the ribs in particular were the best I have ever tasted. Perfectly smoked, and fall-off-the bone tender. Wonderful...More

Thank WestLAFamily
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Big Pine, a tiny town on the sparsely populated CA395, is home to some unexpectedly fine BBQ. Here's why you should stop. If nothing else, you have to admire the audacity of Big Hank hard at work on his smokers set out on his immaculate...More

Thank doctorbobster
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July 16, 2017|
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Response from BJWendy | Reviewed this property |
In the winter they had a tent with heaters and tables. No real indoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 N. Main Street, Big Pine, CA 93513
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-970-5577
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