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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
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“cookies” (14 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Delicatessen, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are up and down I-5 on weekends. We stop at a few places along the way. Today we decided to stop in at The Olive Pit and try their cafe. You walk up to a counter and order. There is a...More

Thank mikesandy1105
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! We love awesome reviews like this. It sounds like you had a good stop overall! You both picked out two most popular items in our cafe, so we hope you loved them as much as everyone else does! As for the tables and floors,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stop by the Olive Pit every time we go to California, which is about once a year. They have the very best olives and they let you taste them before making a decision on which ones to buy. The garlic stuffed olives are the...More

Thank Stephanie P
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. We love to hear that you enjoy our tasting bar, as well as our many different olives. And we definitely agree with you, Garlic Stuffed are the best! We look forward to seeing you on your next yearly trip!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling back to San Diego again to stay with family and wanted to pick up a little gifty gift. Great options including you can grab an empty box and load it up with favorites, or you can get one of the pre packed...More

Thank Steve C
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We love reviews like this! We are so happy to hear that you had a great stop with us and we love your shake story. You picked two great flavors, so we understand the pickle you were in. We cannot wait to see you again!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to absorb local area "culture" but only have 15 minutes to stretch your legs... Parking and everything was sufficient, sample table was inside with many options. The building is new so it is not "authentic" or historical. A large amount of different...More

Thank Luna L
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing your experience with us. We are glad that you enjoyed our tasting bar and our many varieties of olives. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

this place seems to be a bit of a local institution. the food is a little ordinary but still quite good. the beer & wine bar is a lot of fun, and the olive shakes are very tasty too. watch out for misquitos parked outside.More

Thank arizona-mark
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear that you had a great time in our wine & beer tasting area. We also agree with you, the shakes are very tasty! We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers, The Olive...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I always stop at the Olive Pit to buy olives when i'm driving by. The prices are good and the selection of olives is huge. The have olive oil and lots of other foods. They also have a grill which makes a few sandwiches and...More

Thank MackStWgns
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy the olives and olive oils, as well as our cafe! We look forward to seeing you again on your next drive by. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 18 August 2017

The Olive Pit is not only a great place to shop for olives in all forms, and other gourmet items, but they have a small cafe with good sandwiches and a great selection of bottled soft drinks as well as milk shakes and some bizarre...More

Thank Vera B
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We love that you enjoyed everything in our cafe; the food, drink options, and delicious milkshakes! We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were traveling from Sacramento to Ashland and decided to have a break in Corning and try the olive oil tastings. There are two well-reviewed sites within a few minutes of I-5 so we visited both. The first (Olive Pit) turned out to be a...More

Thank jeannebell
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stop in the Olive City! Thank you so much for coming in. Sorry our tasting bar was hectic and crowded with so many other Olive Pit fans -peak hours, especially in the summer can be intense!...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great rest stop. I always stop here when skiing the I5 trek to or from CA. True their balsamic vinegar milk shakes for the first time; loved it. A grown up milkshake is how I describe it. Their stuff isn't cheap, but the selection of...More

Thank 8UKvisitor2015
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Sounds like you are a true Olive Pit fan! We love it. Thank you so much for the review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the balsamic vinegar shake, as well as the wide selection our store has to offer. We look forward...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We were running late and stopped in. Easy access from the freeway. Surprised to find a few nice vegetarian items and I liked the Natural Brew drinks of things like Ginger ale and root beer. The gift shop was nice, but we were there for...More

Thank Tory F
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thanks for stopping in and visiting us! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our menu options, as well as our drink options as well. We definitely agree with you, the Natural Brew drinks are one of our favorites! We appreciate the review and we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 530-824-4667
Description
Since 1967 the Olive Pit gourmet retail store features over 120 different kinds of olives, many Balsamic vinegars, wine, craft beer, gifts, nuts, candy and so much more. We also have a Café that features burgers and sandwiches where you can pile on the toppings to suit your taste. We offer free tasting of over 150 products and also offer a wine and craft beer tasting room, current tasting room fee 5 tastes for $5.
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