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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Deli, American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An original roadside attraction located on Historic US-99 West (Solano St) in Corning, this is a veritable museum of all things-Olive! No matter your taste in olive variations, including custom flavoring, you will find it here. I had no idea what you could do with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brad H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent sandwich. We had the turkey sandwich and it very tasty . The bread was super fresh and we were able to split it for lunch. The restaurant setting was very pleasant, the service very good, and the price was reasonable. If you are looking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 4cents-worth
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Yum, your sandwich sounds delicious. We are so happy that you had a great experience and we appreciate you and your business. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed December 11, 2018

We stop here all the time. They have the most amazing variety of stuffed olives! They even have a tasting bar so you can taste the olives before you buy them. I recommend this place highly!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nancy j
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We'd especially like to thank you for the kind words regarding our tasting area. We strive to provide our customers with an unparalleled tasting bar experience and truly appreciate the praise. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018

We will never drive by Corning without stopping at the Olive Pit. We had so much fun there getting to know the staff and their friends while sipping wine and beer. Their selection of wine and beer is incredible as is their selection of every...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank leehE5229PR
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Thank you for being a faithful Olive Pit "stopper". We are happy to hear you enjoy visiting our store, more specifically the wine & craft beer room. It's always a great time! We will definitely pass along your kind words to Jannel & Eva. Thanks...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The Olive tasting is awesome However the deli where you can order shakes is not family friendly. The employee who took out order was almost rude, for not answering out questions about flavors. We didn't feel our business mattered ! We ordered 8 shakes Displeased...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Linda D
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

We are sorry to hear about your experience with us. This is not the type of experience we want our valued customers to have. Please know that your business does matter to us! We will be reminding our employees about the importance of great customer...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CoonHollow
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for the review! We love to hear from the dedicated olive lovers like you. We look forward to seeing you on your next "pit" stop. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed August 30, 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Norb G
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

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 August 27, 2018

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.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gurugal11
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

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 August 27, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alandingham
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

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 August 6, 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stephen S
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

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!

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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, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 7:00 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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