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Simple Simon's

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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3639 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 369-6030
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 7
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  • 1
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Best Desserts!

This little bakery is in the wonderful atmosphere of down town Riverside by the Mission Inn. The make their desserts from scratch and my absolute favorite is their Carrot Cake! It is the BEST Carrot Cake I have ever had...its a Must try!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
MissouriMarigold
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This little bakery is in the wonderful atmosphere of down town Riverside by the Mission Inn. The make their desserts from scratch and my absolute favorite is their Carrot Cake! It is the BEST Carrot Cake I have ever had...its a Must try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had such a pleasant lunch. Nothing but good food, perfect portions. Highly recommended! This place gets packed during lunch, show up early, or a little after lunch. Don't be in a hurry to find a seat. Other than that wonderful food and great experience.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I knew I was going to be in the area so I had looked to see where others had recommended and settled on Simple Simons. We arrived on a Saturday while the Farmers Market was going on. We had no line to contend with. In fact we wlet the others person who came in after us order first so we... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We have visited here for years. They have a great breakfast menu and sandwiches. You have try the yummy homemade goodies! The service is always friendly. They are not open for dinner.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I have been coming here for many many years and faced a worst experience with cashier today as he gave me an attitude for a drink which I already requested earlier. I told him to look at the order list and he refused to re-check the order list. I have to retrieve the order list to show that I did... More 

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Wellington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Food was nice after a long long line - I still don't understand why it took so long to get counter service - waiting waiting waiting - as I said, food up to standard but I wouldn't eat here again after the waiting time.

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Loudonville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I ate here several times! Breakfast sandwiches are awesome, lunch sandwiches were delicious and the coffee was great. Staff was helpful and friendly. Wish I had this place in my home town!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Tried this bakery for breakfast and lunch; good food and options, and large portions. This is a long time Riverside eatery, and we expected to have to wait awhile for seating, but not the case. Place your order at the counter and grab a seat. Bakery items look amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Simple canteen type place with an excellent selection of fresh food. Our lunch was just super and we had service with a smile!

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Diamond Bar, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

When we stay at the Mission Inn, which is next door, we always have breakfast here. They have great bakery items for sale to take out. I usually get the breakfast that includes their sausage patty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3639 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: (951) 369-6030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?