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Simple Simon's

3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
+1 951-369-6030
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (95 reviews)
“sandwiches” (99 reviews)
“bread” (55 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 4 days ago via mobile

This place is quaint and D'Lish. Artisan bread and pastries with coffe, lattes, etc. also serves breakfast until 10:30am and lunch afterwards. A must try! Everything tasted fantastic! The service was also excellent.

Thank Travelrich911
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been eating at Simple Simons for over 20 years. Everything is homemade. They have great sandwiches (I recommend the pastrami). The salads are wonderful. The vegetate is black bean chili is great too. Their bakery options are amazing, including the multi layer Princess...More

Thank Gumshoe2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a variety of good selections. I could only eat half of their portion. It is located next to mission inn. They have tables outside. My favorite thing to do is eat my meal outside Simple Simons .

Thank shenachan0127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The go-to place in downtown Riverside for lunch catering is Simple Simon's. The sandwiches are creative and served on the widest variety of breads I have ever seen. BUT save room and hope they sent some of the cookies, or better yet the brownies. These...More

Thank zapprint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mushroom chicken apple sausage omelette is the best! They also have the best sour dough bread. My only complaint is they are closed on Sundays.

Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple Simon's nothing simple about about the food. Everything is good. The1st I had Cobb Salad was in1992 from Simple Simon's. I have had some good Cobb Salads but none can beat Simple Simon's

Thank dmattlong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank plumperky
Reviewed 11 May 2017 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 10 May 2017 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 29 April 2017 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
Nearby Restaurants
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.09 km away
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Nearby Attractions
Mission Inn Museum
228 reviews
.09 km away
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125 reviews
.15 km away
Riverside Metropolitan Museum
43 reviews
.22 km away
Riverside Art Museum
20 reviews
.36 km away
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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.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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