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Simple Simon's

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3639 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 369-6030
Today
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: Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Simple but good

The breakfasts are simple but very good. Coffee is excellent and it is just a nice relaxing environment even when on a business meeting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Robert D
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Pennsylvania, United States
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Pennsylvania, United States
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
467 helpful votes 467 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The breakfasts are simple but very good. Coffee is excellent and it is just a nice relaxing environment even when on a business meeting.

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Bellevue, Washington
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153 reviews 153 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Several employees at nearby Inn suggested this small shop for lunch...Wife and I split "Grump" (pastrami) sandwich and black bean soup - both first rate and other couple had the lamb sandwich/same soup. Fairly priced for product quality. Bakery products looked good. Would return. Too cold to sit outside patio.

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I think Jerry Seinfeld created the Soup Nazi after this place. The sandwhiches makers are fine, its when you get to the management you get the nasty treatment.

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SoCal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is just awesome -- especially on Saturday mornings. It's a great restaurant to have breakfast and then head to the market. It can get a bit crowded... Great place locals hang out.

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riverside, california usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You must try Simple Simon's for lunch if you are in downtown Riverside. The curried chicken is mouth-watering. Get there early as there is always a crowd......one person grabs a table while the other waits in line to place the order.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We went here after a plant sale at Riverside Botanical Gardens. Stopped in on a Sat bout lunch time and the place is packed literally. My husband and I shared a cheddar bacon added avocado on dark thick delicious bread. OMG it was huge it had a side of potato salad and it was served w a side of great... More 

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was a great spot for breakfast. Well worth a stop. You order at the counter the sit and they will bring it to you. Staff was great.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

The perfect place to have a great meal and relax over your coffee and reading the newspaper. For people who are traveling this is a perfect find. You never feel awkward enjoying a meal alone.

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RIVERSIDE
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have eating here many times and have yet to be disappointed. I particularly like their vegetarian chili and their lamb sandwich.

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Cairo, Egypt
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The breakfast is amazing, you always find a queue but it moves very fast. The owner of the place is running the cashier not a very pleasant guy, but the food is worth it.

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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
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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