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The Rib Co.

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72183 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Aalst, Belgium
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179 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The portions were huge. Nachos were a good appetizer; Friendly and helpful waitress. Not expensive. Very basic inside.

Thank BossErpe
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I go to Vegas and fly into LA, I always stop at the Rib Co. for some ribs. The ribs are just awesome, best ever. The restaurant itself is simple and spartanic, the service this time was not great but ok. Will go back, just for the ribs!

1 Thank Terrence S
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130 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews here and the hotel recommending The Rib Co we decided to give it a visit. Well, we would definitely recommend the place to anyone. The food is outstanding and made on premises, except for the bread, which they have made by a local baker. The peach cobbler is also very good and enough to share with... More 

1 Thank BernieandJune
Doha, Qatar
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109 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten a lot of ribs in my life but I suggest a detour to eat these ones I had the triple rub and my kids the standard one... They even left the fries as they couldn't stop eating the ribs Awesome!!!!

1 Thank Raymond K
Olympia, Washington
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460 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town and had to check out the number one restaurant in Twentynine Palms. We took their recommendation and had the "Baby Backs". The food came and it was massive. Each plate was enough for two. I would suggest getting one meal and taking it back to your hotel and eating by the pool.

1 Thank Robert L
Maui, Hawaii
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147 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was late, we were starving. Trip Advisor to the rescue. We are not big eaters and it was already almost 9pm, we did not order an appetizer but there were some good looking choices. The babyback ribs and the sauce were so delicious I had no trouble eating them all myself along with the coleslaw and beans. My husband... More 

1 Thank Canrej
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Just been here tonight for awesome food whilst staying in 29 Palms and visiting Joshua Tree. As soon as you step foot outside the place the smell is amazing and you can see the smoke from the BBQ. We went in and our server Holly gave us the choice of tables. The place was busy so immediately we all thought... More 

2 Thank Stupii
Gilbert, Arizona
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Ribs are grilled on site, Several different styles are available. Generous portions. I thought the Half Rack was enough for two people. They had Kona Longboard beer which I like. Parking is plentiful in the back though some of the parking area is dirt. Prices were very high. We had dinner for two and two beers - price was over... More 

Thank Darius M
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Like the title says, absolutely delicious food (ribs in my case, but everything else the wait staff were bringing out looked lovely too), and fast and attentive service, which was particularly impressive given it was a busy Friday evening.

Thank BloodiedFox
Camp Hill
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The people at Best Western where we were staying, recommended this place based on our interest in ribs and a casual atmosphere. The restaurant delivered. They grill the ribs right outside the restaurant. The ribs were tender, the cole slaw was fresh and we got some bread too. We got some beer to wash it all down. Good prices. The... More 

Thank Kathryn K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, 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?