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Simple Simon's

3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
+1 951-369-6030
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (92 reviews)
“sandwiches” (98 reviews)
“bread” (54 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 yesterday

Breakfast is really good....there bacon is great....Lunch....lots of healthy good choices.. Bakery items are the best!

Thank plumperky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the food here but check your order well cause they sometimes make mistakes. It's happened to me more then once.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most cities have a restaurant which everyone who lives there goes to regularly. L.A. has The Original Pantry; Riverside has Simple Simon's. It is most well known for its gourmet lunch sandwiches, but its breakfasts are superb as well. Yet, the best treasure is its...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Bakery items are great as well. I've eaten here many times. The service was ok, could be a little more pleasant. Their breakfast Winter omelette is worth trying.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want a great sandwich or salad. You will get your wish here. However, has you order at the counter don't leave without picking a dessert to go with it. YUMMY.... Its very crowded so be prepared to stand in line. So worth it !!!!

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great lunch spot with some delicious fresh food. Simple Simon's continues to be one of my all time favorite stops. I work Downtown and it a quick walk from work. I love the freshness of all there salads, baked goods and Sandwiches. Chocolate Nut Bombs...More

Thank Rebeckah R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Simple Simons following a march downtown so it was crowded. It's cafeteria style so if waiting on a long line to order and pay and then waiting to pick up your order on a tray and then finding a table either inside or...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great breakfast and a happy team staff, always enjoy. If I were going to start a restaurant this would be the model, food is always hot, staff always offer suggestions

Thank huberfred
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very good lunch to order food. A simple busy cafe. Remember if busy use the almost forgotten back patio.

Thank Floyd S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Simple Simon's is a perfectly delectable breakfast or lunch spot located near The Mission Inn. My most recent visit was on a weekday for lunch with my daughter. We both had a salad plate-mine with chicken tarragon salad, hers with tuna salad. Our salad plates...More

Thank Mary P
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What are the Gluten Free opinions?
24 April 2017|
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Response from FranChasen | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Do not know..............best to ask restaurant.
Rida M
Why did simple simon hide?
26 January 2017|
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Your right about Mark!! He has no interest in being an owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
  • E-mail