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Olive Pit

2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
+1 530-824-4667
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Easy olive tasting

Small town America is offering its agricultural bounty at the Olive Pit. Less than a mile off the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JurgisRudkus
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Clackamas Oregon
Unique milkshakes & free Olive/Olive Oil/Balsamic tasting bar

Very neat place for something different & try before you buy! The plum balsamic vinegar is amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carly E
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Indiana
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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.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stuffed olives” (16 reviews)
“tasting bar” (7 reviews)
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2156 Solano St, Corning, CA 96021-2713
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 days ago

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 3 March 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 8 March 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 25 February 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 28 February 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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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Tried some of their samples. All I tasted was vinegar, couldn't even taste olives. I expected some great deals given the location, but was disappointed. I bought some candy for a friend without checking the price, and got a shock when I looked at it...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We are saddened to hear that you did not enjoy the olives you tried at our complimentary tasting bar. If you ever come back, please let one of our employees know that you do not enjoy...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Corning, CA is naked “The Olive City” for good reason. There are olive groves everywhere and The Olive Pit is where you go to buy all things Olives!

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hello! Thank you for stopping in and seeing us at our store and thank you for leaving a review! Need olives? We definitely have them. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, The Olive Pit!

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

What a find!!! Very Wide variety of stuffed olives, flavored olive oils and vinegars, candies, and gift items. Incredible! We bought the Parmesan/Romano stuffed olives and they are scrumptious. They have signs to tell you where the olives are grown, there is a wonderful tasting...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stop in our store, as well as your visit in our cafe. Good choice on the Parmesan & Romano stuffed olives, they are amazing. We hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

always lots of gifting items to find here! especially if you are putting together gifts from the local area to send to family and friends!More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for the review! Such a great idea for other customers. We do carry a lot of products and items that would make a perfect gift. We appreciate your review and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Cheers, The Olive Pit...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Olives everywhere and so much more. We try to hit the Pit every time we're anywhere near this iconic spot. Yes, they serve lunch, too, but we go for the olives. Love the samples they put out but you can request anything they stock. Which...More

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this awesome review! We love olive enthusiasts like yourself! We are glad to hear that you found some items from our tasting bar during your visit. Also, you have good taste; your current favorites...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great place, lots of olives, wine and other items. Samples galore & most are very good, depending on your tastes. Sample all items in the store, just ask. Discounts available from several locations and they have a cafe if your hungry.

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Olive_Pit_1967, Public Relations Manager at Olive Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

We appreciate the review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stop with us as well as our complimentary tasting bar. We hope to see you again! Cheers, The Olive Pit Team!

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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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