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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” (104 reviews)
“sandwiches” (109 reviews)
“bread” (88 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, fun place. A must try for everyone. Fresh baked bread and homemade salads and desserts. Very busy during lunch. We really enjoyed our meal. Fast casual dining.

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my best friends invited me to this place and it was he said it would be and more! I had the Mediterranean omelette and the bagels with cream cheese. The bread is so fresh and out of this world! Excellent quality and fast...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 February 2018

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 24 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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 22 January 2018 via mobile

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

Thank sheraev
Reviewed 21 January 2018 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
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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