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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“sandwich” (22 reviews)
“cookies” (14 reviews)
“muffaletta” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Delicatessen, American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling from Sacramento to Ashland and decided to have a break in Corning and try the olive oil tastings. There are two well-reviewed sites within a few minutes of I-5 so we visited both. The first (Olive Pit) turned out to be a...More

Thank jeannebell
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stop in the Olive City! Thank you so much for coming in. Sorry our tasting bar was hectic and crowded with so many other Olive Pit fans -peak hours, especially in the summer can be intense!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great rest stop. I always stop here when skiing the I5 trek to or from CA. True their balsamic vinegar milk shakes for the first time; loved it. A grown up milkshake is how I describe it. Their stuff isn't cheap, but the selection of...More

Thank 8UKvisitor2015
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sounds like you are a true Olive Pit fan! We love it. Thank you so much for the review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the balsamic vinegar shake, as well as the wide selection our store has to offer. We look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were running late and stopped in. Easy access from the freeway. Surprised to find a few nice vegetarian items and I liked the Natural Brew drinks of things like Ginger ale and root beer. The gift shop was nice, but we were there for...More

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

Thanks for stopping in and visiting us! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our menu options, as well as our drink options as well. We definitely agree with you, the Natural Brew drinks are one of our favorites! We appreciate the review and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go here for the olive tasting only! Our family of five decided on our way home from Lake Shasta to try this spot out for lunch as their advertisement indicated this was a good spot for lunch also. However, it was one of the worst...More

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

Thank you for stopping in. We’re glad you enjoyed our store. We are sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy our café. We’ve worked hard over the years to make our café a place that our customers enjoy eating. Our Muffuletta sandwich and 1/3 pound...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this for 2016 but on 7-26 2017 we will be there again can hardly wait lunch an olives! I Have orders the lots of things will do review again then

Thank lokosplus
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear that you're highly anticipating the lunch and olives ahead of you. We look forward to your stop. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

Self serve deli. Stand alone sandwiches were expensive, drinks, chip etc were all are on prices. Menu selection very was poor.More

Thank Norma H
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in and visiting us. Sorry to hear that you didn’t like our café prices or menu selection. We feel that our menu prices are competitive with other restaurants and sandwich shops and we always set our prices with our valued customers...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017

I've lived in Corning all my life and the Olive Pit was started when I was in high school, over 40 years ago. I even went to school from Kindergarten through 12th grade with the owner/manager Ron! It's gone through many changes over the years,...More

Thank DaLene B
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us this awesome review! We love the story behind it. Thank you for being a loyal customer throughout the years. We hope to see you soon. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed July 4, 2017

This place is worth getting off the 5 and having lunch. The mufaletta sandwich is outstanding. The town of Corning seems surrounded by olive trees and sells everything olive. I bought some dipping oil which I'm now regretting not having bought more of.More

Thank roadtrip240
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch stop with us. Great choice on the sandwich; the Muffuletta is delicous! Also, we can help with that regret. We do ship. You can order from us online at www.olivepit.com or give us...More

Reviewed June 27, 2017

We have been stopping at the Olive Pit to stretch, use the clean bathrooms and buy olives and dried fruit and candy for family and our self's for longer than I can remember , and by now its like stopping in to see an old...More

Thank Steve C
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Wow! What an amazing review. We love to hear that we are an old friend. Thanks for being such an awesome customer over the years. We can't wait to see you again on your next stop in. Cheers, The Olive Pit! Ps- We agree, the...More

Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Being a road tripper in CA means knowing where to stop - and this is a great place to stretch your legs for a minute. Yummy olives and oils to sample and a great little restaurant. Also, if you're like me and your pup is...More

1  Thank Buhrdy
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

You sound like a professional road tripper; so we definitely appreciate the kind words. Thank you so much for stopping in. And yes, pups are the perfect sidekick & always welcome! We hope to see you again on your next road trip. Cheers, The Olive...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 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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