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Simple Simon's

3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
+1 951-369-6030
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (103 reviews)
“sandwiches” (108 reviews)
“bread” (87 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are always lines. But it is worth the wait! Come hungry. The have huge portions. Large enough to share. Good soup and pastries too.

Thank barbarajoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple Simon’s is an institution in downtown Riverside. They use all natural ingredients and make your food fresh. The bread will remind you of a European bakery! The soups are delicious and pastries delicious. It is only open for breakfast and lunch and there is...More

Thank Jana W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a love/hate relationship with this restaurant. Husband loves it, me not so much since on the last three trips, they’ve messed up my order. One time, they even had the gall to say it must be my fault “you should have been clearer...More

1  Thank katbee33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh our go to place for lunch when I’m yhe area. It’s always just what you need. The variety is perfect. The bread and baked goods.... um.... yea!

Thank Eva J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple Simon's is a Riverside landmark with a great menu and friendly people. Tucked away under the shadow of the Mission Inn it is a must for anyone wanting an outstanding breakfast and lunch. Simple Simon's is just that simple, you stand up and order,...More

1  Thank reba m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is wonderful and fresh, the atmosphere is great. Highly recommended. A great place to grab lunch in the downtown area.

Thank donnajean66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food at this bakery made fresh daily!! Highly recommend the chicken tarogon plate!!!!! Delicious and healthy!!!! Winning combination!

Thank sheraev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the great reviews on TA , we decided to check this place out. All the great reviews were spot on! I had a tuna melt, & my husband got the egg salad. The bread was fresh & toasted perfectly for me, &...More

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Simple Simons for brunch order at counter but food brought to table. BLTA on olive bread with fresh fruit was tasty. Requested cheese after served and had to ask for more mayo. Hubby's spinach and bacon omelette was overcooked even though he requested it soft/easy....More

Thank dlpa2000
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Was staying in Mission Inn. Decided to skip the hotel breakfast and stopped by Simple Simon. Love the breakfast sets. But the portion can be large.

Thank Chow-Yang L
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23 April 2017|
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Response from FranChasen | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Do not know..............best to ask restaurant.
Rida M
26 January 2017|
Response from ashade13 | Reviewed this property |
Because he was stole a pie!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-369-6030
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