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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” (107 reviews)
“sandwiches” (114 reviews)
“bread” (93 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 3 days ago via mobile

The sandwiches are a little pricey however you get what you pay for. Very filling and the place is very busy but the staff moves very quickly taking orders and accommodating their customers It was crowded cozy

Thank MilamTravel
Reviewed 3 days ago

Simple Simon's has been a downtown treasure for years. This gem -- owned by local foodies Susie Thiel and Mark Ruben -- serves the best lunches in Riverside. Everything is made on the premises, the bread, the sandwiches, the amazing cakes and pastries. And it...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great sandwich shop with in house made bread and fresh ingredients. Love the Mission Inn atmosphere.

Thank laurelbrown213
Reviewed 3 days ago

Varied menu, great food. My favorite sandwich is the BLAAT. Atmosphere reminiscent of a NYC deli. I’m crazy about their peanut butter cookies, but all deserts look good.

Thank Vickiczar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly rated, and food was very good, but order was wrong, tried to charge us to correct it. Cashier used mistaken service counter employees slip instead of what we ordered as rationale. Melee at the drink counter, with no room to move from cashier to...More

Thank porter_osborne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took my nephew and his wife here for lunch. They were visiting California from the Midwest. Everyone loved the sandwiches!! The new wedge sandwich is amazing. They bought a loaf of bread to take back with them lol. They had to fly home but...More

Thank LMRD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a late lunch here with some friends. Upon entering, we noticed that the sandwiches were on the large side, so we split one. It is a counter and their are some booths and tables that you seat yourself at. We...More

Thank Bruinsmith
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Friendly service, good coffee, excellent pastries (try the strawberry rhubarb tart!) and creative omelettes. What's not to like?

Thank mikezeglarski
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

In Riverside for several days and wanted something other than hotel food. Simple Simons was very near by so I went it. First - let me state, this is a personal rub to me, I hate counter service. Hate it. But I decided to order...More

1  Thank rrfh1
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Excellent sandwiches and service. Visited her with a friends and truly experienced a treat! Can't go wrong!

Thank VMcK80
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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
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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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