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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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free tastings!

Yay! A refreshing and fun one and only kind of stop on a road long and boring! Olives and oils and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
workwithmeeka
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Vancouver, British Columbia
Great store for hostess gifts

I didn't eat here, but went to the store to pick up hostess gifts for the friends I was staying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jeanjeni2003
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Los Angeles, California
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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 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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stuffed olives” (16 reviews)
“olive tasting” (11 reviews)
“tasting bar” (8 reviews)
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2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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+1 530-824-4667
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yay! A refreshing and fun one and only kind of stop on a road long and boring! Olives and oils and crackers and super nice staff, generous tastings and even a beer and wine bar too! A terrific spot to eat, stretch, have a cold...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't eat here, but went to the store to pick up hostess gifts for the friends I was staying with later in my trip. Really large store, oil is in the back! Balsamic vinegars, everything olive (including special spoons to get them out of...More

Thank jeanjeni2003
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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear that you had a great time while in our store and that you found some hostess gifts! We definitely agree with you about the Fig and Lemon Balsamic Vinegars; they're amazing. One of our favorite ways to use those are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a great place to eat while traveling, stop here. Good food and every kind of olive tasting you can imagine. They have spreads, olive oil and balsamic vinegars. Expand your palate and try some of the different kinds of everything!

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

Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your "pit" stop. We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

Thank Carly E
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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

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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

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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

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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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