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The Olive Pit

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Address: 2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
Phone Number: +1 530-824-4667
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Since 1967 the Olive Pit gourmet retail store features over 120 different...

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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The Olive Pit is a must stop if you are an olive lover as I am. Some of their other products are olive oils, vinegars, wines, gifts and a deli. However their huge variety of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
mmathern50
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Tacoma, Washington

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Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Olive Pit is a must stop if you are an olive lover as I am. Some of their other products are olive oils, vinegars, wines, gifts and a deli. However their huge variety of olives is the main attraction. We arrived at 7:03am and they were open and ready to help if needed. Unfortunately we were early for lunch... More 

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Thank mmathern50
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are happy to hear that you visited us & that you enjoyed your time in our store. Aren't the Muffuletta sandwiches awesome?! Hopefully you guys enjoyed them on the road! Also if you want to take advantage of shipping since the Olive Pit is a long way... More 

Truckee, California
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79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I love flavored vinegars and this was shop was a real treat. I bought 9 different varieties of vinegar plus jams and mustards and I will certainly return. The espresso, fig, strawberry and traditional aged balsamic are amazing! My only disappointment was that all of their literature says they offer discounts if you buy in volume and I was not... More 

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Thank amovablefeast
Olive_Pit_1967, Guest Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming into the store and having a fun time. The discounts we offer are for whole cases of product usually 12 of the same jars. It sounds like you got quite a few bottles to try so maybe if you narrow down your favorite one, a case would be worth it for you. They make... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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75 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Olives stuffed with almonds, jalapeños, garlic, cheese - you can taste such a wide variety that you'll have a hard time deciding what to buy. It would help to take a bottle of water to cleanse your palette because you can also sample a variety of vinegars, mustards, jams and tapenades. We loved the pumpkin butter milkshake in the restaurant... More 

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Thank Lyn84321
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent trip to the Olive Pit! We appreciate you taking the time to review us & we are glad to hear that you enjoyed tasting the vinegars, mustard's, jams, & tapenades. Aren't the shakes yummy?! The Pumpkin Butter is definitely a favorite down here! We hope to see you again very soon. Cheers!... More 

Buena Park, California
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99 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for a quick stop off the freeway and for a break in the car. Turned out to be a wonderful stop. Saw all the road signs up and down the highway and I love olives. They had many many types of stuffed olives, regular olives, olive oils xcetera. They let you try out as many as you want from... More 

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Thank Michael S
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping in & visiting us! We like to think we are the perfect "pit" stop! We are happy you enjoyed the yummy tastings at the tasting bar - we hope you'll be back to find more favorites! Cheers! The Olive Pit Team More 

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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stop, relax, and taste some olives! It's a gem of a place to stop on your way up or down the 5. Tons of choices... olives, jams, oils, vinegars and more. They even have a deli next door that serves up delicious one of a kind shakes and burgers. Please take the time and stop here for a break!

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Thank Jennifer L
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us an awesome review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the stores wide variety of products as well as the amazing shakes in the cafe! We hope to see you again very soon. Cheers! The Olive Pit Team More 

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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Menu at the cafe is limited but the shop is an olive superstore! Worth a visit every time we come by this town.

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Thank MaryP15
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for taking the time to review the Olive Pit! So glad you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to try some samples. Hope you found some new favorites! Cheers! The Olive Pit Team More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nice service, easy to get to, they let you try almost everything especially the oils, olives, and vinegars. The muffaletta sandwich was very good and my husband enjoyed a balsamic shake. I would recommend a stop.

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Thank wherethepugsare
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and so happy that you enjoyed the samples, shakes and our signature Muffuletta sandwich! Hope you had a great trip! Cheers, The Olive Pit Team More 

Ventura, California
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248 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The GF and I both love olives of every variety, so this was a natural place to stop on our trip north. We spent nearly an hour looking over the selections available, and came out with a couple of bags of goodies, including olives stuffed with anchovies, jalapenos, a variety of spreads, some excellent nut brittle, and a bunch of... More 

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Thank DonaldYokum
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your business & feedback from your recent visit. Hope you had a wonderful trip and we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, The Olive Pit Team More 

Turlock, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We always stop in Corning, CA at the Olive Pit for olives olives olives!!! The shop is clean, cool & friendly with samples of the products!! Restrooms are very clean & nice too!! Save your appetite & have lunch at the Olive Pit!!! Plenty of parking with shade tree's!! We bout Greek olives, green olives almond stuffed, pickled asparagus, wine... More 

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Thank katiedeeeee
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to add a review and feedback on not just our olives, but the other items we offer in store, craft tasting room & our cafe! We hope your trip was fantastic & we look forward to seeing you on your next trip past The Olive Pit! Sincerely, The Olive Pit Team More 

Elk Grove, California
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59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We have been stopping here since the 80's. It's a fun stop if you like olives. Free tasting of over ten different stuffed olives. We have tried other spots, but the Olive Pit is the best in the area. You can also enjoy a nice lunch and ice cream cone for dessert. The Pit also accommodates large RV'S with a... More 

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Thank TravelLynn2015
Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at The Olive Pit, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this amazing review. Nothing makes us happier than to read or hear that our customers are happy! We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know of your great experience! Cheers, The Olive Pit Team More 

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