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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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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 23 August 2017

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 24 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 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 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, 有泊車位, 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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