Best BBQ in Palm Springs Desert

Check out the top BBQ in Palm Springs Desert, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Pappy & Harriet's
1. Pappy & Harriet's
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451 local reviews
53688 Pioneertown Rd, Pioneertown
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 760-365-5956
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Gamma Gulch Retreat
The local western saloon with good BBQ with vegan/vegetarian options and live music most evenings. Performers…
Homestead Modern
Pappy & Harriet's, the local western saloon with good BBQ, vegan/vegetarian options and live music most…
Bill
This is a desert institution well off the beaten track. A well-deserved one. Imagine an old western town…
1. Pappy & Harriet's
1. Pappy & Harriet's
host-0host-1host-2
451 local reviews
53688 Pioneertown Rd, Pioneertown
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 760-365-5956
Gamma Gulch Retreat
Gamma Gulch Retreat
The local western saloon with good BBQ with vegan/vegetarian options and live music most evenings. Performers have included Paul McCartney,…
Homestead Modern
Homestead Modern
Pappy & Harriet's, the local western saloon with good BBQ, vegan/vegetarian options and live music most evenings. Performers over the years…
Bill
Bill
This is a desert institution well off the beaten track. A well-deserved one. Imagine an old western town straight out of the movies--that's…
2. Jackalope Ranch
2. Jackalope Ranch
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66 local reviews
80400 CA-111, Indio
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 760-342-1999
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
David
Desert resort casual. Stunning restaurant with custom finishes. Great steak and BBQ food and bar. Live music…
Melissa
BBQ Ribs, Chicken, Pasta, Salads, great appetizers. This is one gorgeous place it has huge outdoor seating in…
Sherrie
Several patios with a view of luscious landscaping and twin waterfalls. 6.5 acre property offers authentic…
2. Jackalope Ranch
2. Jackalope Ranch
host-0host-1host-2
66 local reviews
80400 CA-111, Indio
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 760-342-1999
David
David
Desert resort casual. Stunning restaurant with custom finishes. Great steak and BBQ food and bar. Live music in the saloon. They have a huge…
Melissa
Melissa
BBQ Ribs, Chicken, Pasta, Salads, great appetizers. This is one gorgeous place it has huge outdoor seating in a garden setting complete with…
Sherrie
Sherrie
Several patios with a view of luscious landscaping and twin waterfalls. 6.5 acre property offers authentic California Ranch Cuisine and…
3. Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse
3. Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse
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15 local reviews
71800 California 111, Rancho Mirage
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 760-346-8738
BarRestaurantFood
Justin & Benz
Great BBQ. Beautifully decorated restaurant. They make their own beers on-site and have good guest taps as…
Neal
Family friendly restaurant in the Riverwalk. Good bbq and a good place to go with kids that still has…
Chris
Walking distance from the condo with great beers and BBQ! We love sitting on their outdoor patio for a drink…
3. Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse
3. Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse
host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
71800 California 111, Rancho Mirage
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 760-346-8738
Justin & Benz
Justin & Benz
Great BBQ. Beautifully decorated restaurant. They make their own beers on-site and have good guest taps as well. I recommend the baby back…
Neal
Neal
Family friendly restaurant in the Riverwalk. Good bbq and a good place to go with kids that still has something to offer for the adults.
Chris
Chris
Walking distance from the condo with great beers and BBQ! We love sitting on their outdoor patio for a drink in the evening.
4. The River Mall
4. The River Mall
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97 local reviews
71800 CA-111, Rancho Mirage
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 760-341-2711
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
David
Walkable from the condo- shops, restaurants, and a movie theater surrounded by a manmade lake. Shops include…
Esmeralda
Beautiful outdoor area with man made river running through shops including Forever 21 and plenty of…
Kathleen
Gathering of Nationally known chain restaurants and local favs: Babe's BBQ, Yardhouse, Five Guys, PF Changs,…
4. The River Mall
4. The River Mall
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97 local reviews
71800 CA-111, Rancho Mirage
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 760-341-2711
David
David
Walkable from the condo- shops, restaurants, and a movie theater surrounded by a manmade lake. Shops include Forever 21, MAC, Bath & Body…
Esmeralda
Esmeralda
Beautiful outdoor area with man made river running through shops including Forever 21 and plenty of restaurants to choose from. Restaurants…
Kathleen
Kathleen
Gathering of Nationally known chain restaurants and local favs: Babe's BBQ, Yardhouse, Five Guys, PF Changs, Sullivans, Cheesecake Factory,…
5. Pioneertown
5. Pioneertown
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104 local reviews
Pioneertown, Pioneertown
LocalityPolitical
Nathan And Angela
An old west "town," built by Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and others to be used as a movie set back in the 1940's…
Sheeryn
It's no secret Pioneertown has probably the best music venue in the high desert, Pappy and Harriet's..not to…
William And Raymond
Pappy & Harriett's is here! Enjoy BBQ under the stars & groove to a live band at this historic wild west…
5. Pioneertown
5. Pioneertown
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104 local reviews
Pioneertown, Pioneertown
Nathan And Angela
Nathan And Angela
An old west "town," built by Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and others to be used as a movie set back in the 1940's. Charming façades, once…
Sheeryn
Sheeryn
It's no secret Pioneertown has probably the best music venue in the high desert, Pappy and Harriet's..not to mention the Bbq. Incredibly…
William And Raymond
William And Raymond
Pappy & Harriett's is here! Enjoy BBQ under the stars & groove to a live band at this historic wild west watering hole in the mountains…
6. Joshua Tree Saloon
6. Joshua Tree Saloon
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231 local reviews
61835 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 760-366-2250
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Allen
The Western decor, the atmosphere, the service, the live music, the drinks and the food I love everything…
Kelsey
BBQ, Patio, Pool, Open Mic Tuesdays, Karaoke Wednesdays, and live bands Thursday-Saturday...truly a fun time…
Cece
Bar, Restaurant, Karaoke. Good BBQ Bar food. Happy hour specials.
6. Joshua Tree Saloon
6. Joshua Tree Saloon
host-0host-1host-2
231 local reviews
61835 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 760-366-2250
Allen
Allen
The Western decor, the atmosphere, the service, the live music, the drinks and the food I love everything about this place! The hardest…
Kelsey
Kelsey
BBQ, Patio, Pool, Open Mic Tuesdays, Karaoke Wednesdays, and live bands Thursday-Saturday...truly a fun time any day of the week! And one of…
Cece
Cece
Bar, Restaurant, Karaoke. Good BBQ Bar food. Happy hour specials.
7. Willie Boys Saloon
7. Willie Boys Saloon
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20 local reviews
50048 Twentynine Palms Highway, Morongo Valley
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 760-932-4300
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
David And Melissa
Located right in Morongo Valley. Willie Boys offers great burgers and BBQ in a western saloon setting. Plus,…
Lauren + Shawn
Best chili in the world, as well as their tacos, burgers, bbq chicken...basically everything. And the staff…
Karen
Funky little BBQ joint with true cowboy roots. Line dancing anyone?
7. Willie Boys Saloon
7. Willie Boys Saloon
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20 local reviews
50048 Twentynine Palms Highway, Morongo Valley
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 760-932-4300
David And Melissa
David And Melissa
Located right in Morongo Valley. Willie Boys offers great burgers and BBQ in a western saloon setting. Plus, there are pool tables, 80's…
Lauren + Shawn
Lauren + Shawn
Best chili in the world, as well as their tacos, burgers, bbq chicken...basically everything. And the staff are very friendly!
Karen
Karen
Funky little BBQ joint with true cowboy roots. Line dancing anyone?
8. Joshua Tree Saloon
8. Joshua Tree Saloon
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57 local reviews
61835 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 760-366-2250
BarRestaurantFood
Bak
A great place to eat, as they have a smokehouse in the back (great BBQ!). Karaoke on Fridays!
Jonathan & Michelle
Awesome rustic place to have BBQ and enjoy a couple of beers with a group of friends.
8. Joshua Tree Saloon
8. Joshua Tree Saloon
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57 local reviews
61835 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 760-366-2250
Bak
Bak
A great place to eat, as they have a smokehouse in the back (great BBQ!). Karaoke on Fridays!
Jonathan & Michelle
Jonathan & Michelle
Awesome rustic place to have BBQ and enjoy a couple of beers with a group of friends.
9. You Grill Korean BBQ
9. You Grill Korean BBQ
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2 local reviews
79680 CA-111, La Quinta
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(760) 289-6191
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jason
Finally it's here!!! This is the first ALL YOU CAN EAT KOREAN BBQ in the Coachella valley!
John
My new favorite place in La Quinta. All you can eat Korean BBQ. Go hungry!
9. You Grill Korean BBQ
9. You Grill Korean BBQ
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2 local reviews
79680 CA-111, La Quinta
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(760) 289-6191
Jason
Jason
Finally it's here!!! This is the first ALL YOU CAN EAT KOREAN BBQ in the Coachella valley!
John
John
My new favorite place in La Quinta. All you can eat Korean BBQ. Go hungry!
10. Dickey's Barbecue Pit
10. Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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2 local reviews
58709 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(760) 205-1310
RestaurantFoodStore
Janelle
Nearby BBQ, just 7.8 miles away (around 10 minutes)
Paula
Great BBQ for a franchise!
10. Dickey's Barbecue Pit
10. Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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2 local reviews
58709 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
(760) 205-1310
Janelle
Janelle
Nearby BBQ, just 7.8 miles away (around 10 minutes)
Paula
Paula
Great BBQ for a franchise!
11. The Cowboy Way BBQ
11. The Cowboy Way BBQ
host-0
2 local reviews
2000 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
(760) 325-8400
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Lizzie
The best BBQ in Southern California. Make sure you check out all the awards in the restaurant. Great value for…
11. The Cowboy Way BBQ
11. The Cowboy Way BBQ
host-0
2 local reviews
2000 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
(760) 325-8400
Lizzie
Lizzie
The best BBQ in Southern California. Make sure you check out all the awards in the restaurant. Great value for money.
12. City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park
12. City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park
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22 local reviews
43900 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 760-568-9697
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Jamila
This is probably the best park in the entire desert. This park offers: Volleyball courts, tennis courts, skate…
Rui
Baseball diamonds, dog park, skater park, volleyball, tennis, BBQ areas, children's park, aquatic center, rose…
12. City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park
12. City of Palm Desert Civic Center Park
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22 local reviews
43900 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 760-568-9697
Jamila
Jamila
This is probably the best park in the entire desert. This park offers: Volleyball courts, tennis courts, skate park, basketball courts, lots…
Rui
Rui
Baseball diamonds, dog park, skater park, volleyball, tennis, BBQ areas, children's park, aquatic center, rose garden, music festivals. You…