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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%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Deli, American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed yesterday

We have to stop here every time we go through Corning. They have a great variety of olives in various seasonings along with nuts, garlic and other craft items. They are set up so you can try most of the different olives, olive oils, and...More

Thank CoonHollow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great experience. The most olives I've ever seen and free sampling. I ate several varieties and found the kinds that I really liked. We ended up buying 10 jars and a few other olivey things. They packaged part of our purchases and...More

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

Wow! What a great review. We are thrilled to hear that you had an all-around great experience with us! Thank you for the kind comments about our staff & cafe. We hope to see you again! Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like to stop here when I travel because they have a wonderful assortment of gifts and a large variety of specialty olive oils. You can also get good coffee and sandwiches to dine in or take with you.

Thank Gurugal11
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for stopping by during your travels! We are happy to hear that you enjoy our selection of gifts and olive oils. We look forward to seeing you on your next stop. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great selection of olives, craft beer, wine, and other products, I reccomend staying for lunch lots to choose from on the menu

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

Thank you for the review. We hope you enjoyed your lunch! We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Stopped at the Olive Pit in Corning to stretch our legs and purchase a jar or two of olives. Great selection of olives and a ok stop for a quick bite. Lots of free samples and it is aways nice to take some olives to...More

Thank Stephen S
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our selection of olives, as well as our tasting bar. We hope you found a few jars that were a good snack! Thanks for stopping in. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is a fine place to stop and stretch. Bathrooms are clean. Extensive olive selection. Some members of my group reported beer and wine but as I am driving, I can't verify that. I am not sure I would stop here for lunch as there...More

Thank timothyy298
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear that you were happy with our well kept restrooms and our vast olive selection. We do sell wine and beer, as well as having a Wine & Craft Beer tasting room as well. Cheers, The...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

are limited. They serve a limited selection of sandwiches such as a BLT and a burger. No fries and it appeared that the burger patty was ‘heated’ in an oven. They do have a condiment bar with fresh veggies to top off your sandwich. It...More

Thank Greg S
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback and review. We have recently undergone some changes in our cafe over the last year or so. We now have a menu that offers items including sandwiches, burgers, a vegan and a vegetarian option, kids meals and more. We unfortunately...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The Olive Pit has a good selection of stuffed olives and flavored olive oil, as well as other spreads, sauces, and candy nuts. Got some for myself and some to send to friends and family. Nice store.

Thank misadventureyels
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for the review! We are glad that you enjoyed our large variety of products. We hope you love your items you bought and we hope to see you again in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Olive Pit used to be wonderful. Unfortunately the experience has gone down somewhat. The staff seem to be a bit disinterested, with the exception of the gentleman pouring in the Wine/Beer Bar. The products continue to be high quality but the prices are much higher....More

Thank Dianna430
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for the feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the wine room employee and had a great experience in there. We are sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with our prices. We feel that our prices are competitive with other...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

This was my first time at the Olive Pit. You can taste all the olives you want but they are pricey if you buy a jar. They have really good hamburgers there too. People there are very helpful and interesting to talk to. They have...More

Thank blittle2014
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you for stopping in a visiting us! We love first time reviews. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the burgers, the people, the olives, and more. Hopefully you were able to find some items you loved! We hope to see you again...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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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