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Olive Pit

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So many olives, so little time.

This was such a fun place to visit. It is very easy to get to from the freeway. I had no idea there... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Rick j
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Lynnwood, Washington
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This is a great “ pit stop” lol 1/2 way between the Bay Area and the southern Oregon border... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
sansa31
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Oakland, California
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“stuffed olives”(18 reviews)
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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...more
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2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

This was such a fun place to visit. It is very easy to get to from the freeway. I had no idea there were so many flavors of olives. Most all were available for samples. They also have wine and beer tasting. The prices seemed...More

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

We love this review! Thank you so much for visiting us. You were looking for olives and you came to the right place! We hope all of your purchases made it home safely. Come back and visit us in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a great “ pit stop” lol 1/2 way between the Bay Area and the southern Oregon border . Everyone that works there is fun and friendly . Warning . If you try too many olives you will be full for lunch . The...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for stopping in and seeing us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your "pit stop" with us, as well as our delicious milkshakes! If you ever stop by again, please know that you can always get any of...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Didn't know how much we'd get to taste from the brochures. We got to taste lots of different olives, spreads, olive oil, and balsamic vinegars (Free). We then wandered further into the store where there is also wine and beer tasting. The samplings here were...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

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 April 19, 2018

Small town America is offering its agricultural bounty at the Olive Pit. Less than a mile off the freeway with easy parking even for RVs. Try a super large variety of olives and olive oil and purchase the same. Additional snack items and jams available....More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you for the review! We appreciate you stopping in and seeing us. We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Very neat place for something different & try before you buy! The plum balsamic vinegar is amazing! We had the strawberry balsamic, coconut white balsamic, espresso, espresso bean, & even the habanero milkshakes (hubby was trying to be adventurous with the habanero but wasn’t able...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are thrilled to hear that you were all adventurous and tried our delicious Signature Milkshakes. If you get the chance to stop by again and eat in the cafe, we recommend the Muffaletta Sandwich; it's amazing. Cheers,...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We stop at the Olive Pit at least once a year. We stock up on olives, usually get a dozen jars. This year wasn’t the same. The staff was maybe too many young people and while waiting to order a milkshake the counter person looked...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you for reaching out to us. We are glad to hear you enjoy our products but we are sorry to hear you weren't satisfied with the customer service you received on this day. Please know that customer service is something we have taken a...More

Reviewed February 25, 2018

They have just about any variation of olives you can imagine and a sampling bar where you can try as many as you like. Some are just plain delicious but, like at most fruit stands around the country are ridiculously priced for the benefit of...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for stopping in and visiting us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed everything available at our complimentary tasting bar, as well as our customer favorite Muffalettta Sandwich! We feel that our prices are competitive with other local businesses and we always...More

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Tried some of their samples. All I tasted was vinegar, couldn't even taste olives. I expected some great deals given the location, but was disappointed. I bought some candy for a friend without checking the price, and got a shock when I looked at it...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We are saddened to hear that you did not enjoy the olives you tried at our complimentary tasting bar. If you ever come back, please let one of our employees know that you do not enjoy...More

Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Corning, CA is naked “The Olive City” for good reason. There are olive groves everywhere and The Olive Pit is where you go to buy all things Olives!

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Hello! Thank you for stopping in and seeing us at our store and thank you for leaving a review! Need olives? We definitely have them. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Olive Pit!

Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

What a find!!! Very Wide variety of stuffed olives, flavored olive oils and vinegars, candies, and gift items. Incredible! We bought the Parmesan/Romano stuffed olives and they are scrumptious. They have signs to tell you where the olives are grown, there is a wonderful tasting...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stop in our store, as well as your visit in our cafe. Good choice on the Parmesan & Romano stuffed olives, they are amazing. We hope to see you again...More

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Roni B
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Response from Olive_Pit_1967 | Property representative |
Hi Roni B we have space available for our customers to use over night. It is first come first serve. We do not have any hook ups or dump. We are looking forward to having you stop by.
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