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The Rib Co.

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find, I had the rib steak combo fantastic, what great value to. My wife had the baby back ribs and absolutely loved them. You could easily drive past and miss this place but make the effort and find it you will not be disappointed.

Thank Steve H
Redlands, California
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a literal Oasis perhaps, but a culinary one. This place makes great food. There are a variety of rib options (get the sampler!) & steak options. The sides are made in-house & are better than you have any right to expect. Meat is what this place is about, & they do it well. The ribs are cooked to tenderness,... More 

1 Thank procopper
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

simple restaurant but and excellent BBQ made right on the patio. I ordered 1/2 slab BBQ ribs...it was a huge portion and very good/

1 Thank SteffiHK
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food & friendly service. We had an overnight stop in 29 Palms & were not expecting to find such tasty food. The spinach & artichoke dip served in a bread boule was really good and the rib sampler to share (1/4 rack of all 5 different meats & finishes) was even better. Wish we lived closer to here!!

1 Thank JAMcA_01
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband is nuts for ribs and these are at the top if his list now! He had the beef ribs and I had the babyback ribs! Meaty and fall off the bone tender! Fantastic service to boot! My 1/2 rack of baby back ribs was bigger than most places full rack with 8 meaty ribs! Coleslaw and beans were... More 

1 Thank Peggy P
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

After a trip to see the sunset we rolled up at The Rib Co. with no expectations. It looks very low key from the outside but the ribs were amazing and the service fantastic. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank simonproducer
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Had the rib sampler. 4 different flavours of ribs that really hit the spot! Coleslaw was good to. Steamed broccoli was nice. The waitress was amazing at her job. Very polite and made sure our beers were always full. If your in town for work or play you really need to try this spot. A friend of mine had a... More 

1 Thank Shawn S
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My spanish mates and I have taken some ribs and burguers and they were awesome. You have my cinco estrellas ;)

1 Thank Luis L
Coventry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the california burgers, me cooked rare and my wife medium. They were cooked to perfection, the ingredients fresh and incredibly tasty. The first bite was enough to realize this was one solid burger, amongst the best I've ever eaten, and I lived 5 years in Texas. The beers on draught are also very good, and the place unassuming... More 

1 Thank Rusiman
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We did not expect much after we left Joshua Tree Park at 29 Palms in the evening. This place looks a bit rustic but they have great ribs. They are a bit costly though. We ate 2 full slabs with 3 adults and one kid and still had to get a box.

1 Thank Sancho5a

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: 760-367-1663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?