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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Deli, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 12 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 1 week ago

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 30 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 7 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

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I have driven the 5 from Sacramento to Grants Pass many times over the last year or so and always stop not too far off the highway for a meal. With a bit more time on Saturday, we finally gave the Olive Pitt a go....More

Thank AussiePhil52
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi there, We are glad to hear that you finally decided to top by and visit us. Please know that your experience with us was not a normal one; we always strive for our customers to have a satisfying experience with us. All of our...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Didn't know how much we'd get to taste from the brochures. Tasted bunches of different olives, spreads, oils, and balsamic vinegars. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We then went further into the store where there is also wine and beer tasting. Once again the staff...More

Thank EAL2016
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 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 10 May 2018

I stopped here for a quick dinner as it was right across the road from my motel. I was looking for something quick and simple and this fit the bill. The menu is mostly burgers and sandwiches, and you order at the counter and pick...More

Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We love how descriptive it is and it will definitely give readers an insight into how our cafe works as well as some different options we have. We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed your muffuletta...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

I wanted a couple of local area food items for the neighbors and this gift shop was just what I was looking for. Great variety of stuffed olives and other things for tasting. I love the stuffed olives. I bought two jars of garlic stuffed...More

Thank Woodpecker48
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for coming in. We are glad to hear that our staff was helpful and that you were able to find some gifts for your neighbors. Great choice on the garlic stuffed! If you try our cafe next time, we...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Olive Pit is a fun stop for the traveler who wants to pick up a jar of olives not found in the average grocery store or a bag of nuts or dried goods such as dried fruit/peas/etc. The Olive Pit serves sandwiches & non-alcoholic...More

Thank Amber V
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for the review. You covered it all! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I read some of the reviews and I have to admit they have a huge selection. Almost TOO much. It was a bit overwhelming. Sometimes it is better to stick with a few things you do well. Another reviewer mentioned questionable sanitary conditions of the...More

Thank Beth W
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

We appreciate you reaching out to us. Olives, olive oil products, and more are our specialty. Over the last 50+ years, one of the things our customers love most about us is the wide variety of products we do carry. We sincerely apologize for the...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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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