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Dead or Alive

150 E. Palm Canyon Dr. (E. Avenida Olancha) Send to Phone
Wine, craft beer and a menu of snacks is all that’s needed for a low-key night out at this Palm Canyon Drive destination.

Open Mon.-Thurs. 5 p.m.-midnight, Fri.-Sat. 6 p.m.-1 a.m.
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Dead or Alive, Palm Springs, CA

Dead or Alive Restaurant Review

: Known locally as DOA, this über-cool wine bar on the south end of Palm Canyon Drive was founded by local duo Anthony Cioffi and Christine Soto. With just 21 seats indoors and some additional places to settle in on the patio, DOA attracts area denizens who might pedal their way to the front door and stay for a spell --- the setting is intimate and has a definite low-key vibe. (Note: There’s no signage out front.) The carefully curated craft beer and wine list is complemented by a handful of small plates for pairing. Lineups change constantly, so don’t expect to know what’s being poured or plated in advance. And it’s likely upon your return that what you had last time is no longer in rotation. While the food menu is satisfying, you can always meander next door to El Mirasol for a more filling meal and return to DOA for another round. Tea, juice and other non-alcoholic beverages are available. Price points are reasonable.


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