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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” (102 reviews)
“sandwiches” (108 reviews)
“bread” (84 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 days 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 2 days 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

Thank reba m
Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Food! Perfect place for lunch A must while visiting the Mission Inn Can get a little crowded but worth it.

Thank vamad0r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great place for breakfast or lunch. Pleasant outside dining. this p lace has been an institution for gathering on the mall for many many years.

Thank mockingbirdsings
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Something for everyone. Good menu variety and fresh ingredients. but - Gets crowded and very noisy. Please don't go there to have a conversation. If possible, they should consider upgrading their restroom facilities to accommodate more than one patron at a time. Down the hallway,...More

1  Thank Linda H
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24 April 2017|
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Response from FranChasen | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Do not know..............best to ask restaurant.
Rida M
27 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
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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