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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 am - 8:00 pmAll 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 1 week ago

it was good again an when its 101 degrees out its really a great place to cool. we always get 3=4 jars of olives for our selves an always a few for gifts an we usually have orders to get.

Thank lokosplus
Reviewed 5 November 2017

About 20 years ago I made a stop here, sampled some olives, and have stopped many times since. The staff is friendly and helpful and they have lots of samples. It seems like every time I visit they have something new to try. I just...More

Thank offandupout
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! We love this review. 20 years?! That's amazing. Thanks for being a long time customer with us. We are so glad to hear you found something new to try, as well as pick up some Christmas gifts for your family & friends. We hope...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place turned out to be a very nice place for a sandwich and milk shake. Plus all the olives and oils and nut etc. fun place to stop

Thank Janet G
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

We are glad to hear that had fun during your stop with us and that you enjoyed your lunch. We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Been coming here off and on for 25 years.. The olives, varieties and preparations cannot be topped. Since last time we visited there has been added a wine tasting bar ( serves a little snack as well), and a small but yummy cafe which even...More

Thank Jeanette l
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

We appreciate this awesome review! Over the past 25 years, you have probably seen some changes around here. The Wine & Craft Beer room was added about 5 years ago and it has been a great addition for us and more importantly, our customers love...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Always a scheduled stop on our way through. Great sampling bar of every conceivable stuffed olives, tapenade & peppers. Decent prices. You don't want to miss this place.

Thank Cusinario
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you so much for the review! We are glad to hear that you enjoy your stops, especially the tasting bar. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 19 October 2017

A few of my friends have stopped here for olives on drives to and from California. I heard incredible stories of the selection and freshness. I am happy to say all were true. Friendly and helpful employees and a selection of unbelievable goodies from olive...More

1  Thank Mariko S
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

We love reviews like these, lots of detail and information! Thank you for all of the kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stop with us. Also, if you're interested in shipping; visit our website, scroll to the bottom of the web...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Didn’t eat here, tasted some olives, bought 3 jars. Friendly staff unbelievable selection Easy parking easy access, fast checkout

Thank michaelbkolsky
Reviewed 2 October 2017

When we visit my relatives up north, we always visit the Olive Pit. Amazing olives (we stock up) and many other delights with which to fill our larder. I'm glad they've opened a little restaurant and plan to eat there next time. Cute store.More

Thank L M
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for the review! We are glad to hear we have become a staple on your trips up North. Definitely try the Muffuletta Sandwich in our cafe next time you stop by, it's the favorite here! We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 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

1  Thank mikesandy1105
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 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 31 August 2017

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

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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