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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Deli, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have driven the 5 from Sacramento to Grants Pass many times over the last year or so and always stop not too far off the highway for a meal. With a bit more time on Saturday, we finally gave the Olive Pitt a go....More

Thank AussiePhil52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't know how much we'd get to taste from the brochures. Tasted bunches of different olives, spreads, oils, and balsamic vinegars. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We then went further into the store where there is also wine and beer tasting. Once again the staff...More

Thank EAL2016
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the wide variety of products we have available for tasting at our tasting bar, as well as our staff. Thank you so much for coming in. We hope you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here for a quick dinner as it was right across the road from my motel. I was looking for something quick and simple and this fit the bill. The menu is mostly burgers and sandwiches, and you order at the counter and pick...More

Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for the review! We love how descriptive it is and it will definitely give readers an insight into how our cafe works as well as some different options we have. We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed your muffuletta...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

I wanted a couple of local area food items for the neighbors and this gift shop was just what I was looking for. Great variety of stuffed olives and other things for tasting. I love the stuffed olives. I bought two jars of garlic stuffed...More

Thank Woodpecker48
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for coming in. We are glad to hear that our staff was helpful and that you were able to find some gifts for your neighbors. Great choice on the garlic stuffed! If you try our cafe next time, we...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Olive Pit is a fun stop for the traveler who wants to pick up a jar of olives not found in the average grocery store or a bag of nuts or dried goods such as dried fruit/peas/etc. The Olive Pit serves sandwiches & non-alcoholic...More

Thank Amber V
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for the review. You covered it all! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I read some of the reviews and I have to admit they have a huge selection. Almost TOO much. It was a bit overwhelming. Sometimes it is better to stick with a few things you do well. Another reviewer mentioned questionable sanitary conditions of the...More

Thank Beth W
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

We appreciate you reaching out to us. Olives, olive oil products, and more are our specialty. Over the last 50+ years, one of the things our customers love most about us is the wide variety of products we do carry. We sincerely apologize for the...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Don't miss out on Visiting The Olive Pit in Corning, CA....in the State Capital of Olives. You will thoroughly enjoy your time spent in this Store. Taste Olives, explore your taste buds. If you are a Wine Lover, there is a Great Variety of Wines.....my...More

Thank sodapopdufault
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

What an awesome review! Seems like you are an Olive Pit pro! You have some great taste in wines. Road Trip Red & Three Girls are some of our favorites too. Thank you for the review & we look forward to seeing you again. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

They have every kind of olive you could think of. Hot ones stuffed ones black ones green ones halepeno ones you get it. Lots of samples too

Thank rssrob
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

If you're looking for olives, we are definitely the place to go! Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the variety we carry, as well as our complimentary tasting bar. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We stopped here on a family trip based on the reviews here. I must say, there are a lot of olives, in all flavors and with fillings one could never even think of...but that is...sadly where it ends. The little bistro could only serve some...More

Thank Marmarmos
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to offer your insights and we do apologize that your experience was unsatisfactory. We were undergoing some repairs and unfortunately that resulted in us not being able to offer 2 items on our menu, our fan favorite...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Olive Pit store offers a good variety of olives, oils vinegars, nuts and candy. Tasting is also available. Good clean restrooms too!More

Thank GrandmaShe
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the variety of products we carry, as well as our complimentary tasting bar. We hope you tried some products that you liked! Thanks for coming in & we hope to...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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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