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Simple Simon's

3639 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 369-6030
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Bellingham, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Super good espresso and we were able to find a vegan sandwich and salad and they were indeed fresh and flavorful. I wish there were just a couple more options and some vegan baked goods as well. The decor is comfortable warm and we really liked our roomy, big table. I'd go back if visiting Riverside again, especially with a... More 

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Dana Point, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I took my family to see the Christmas decorations at the Mission Inn in Riverside and dropped in this place in the evening for dinner. It was crowded, but they turned the orders quickly. Although primarily sandwiches, the quality of the food was above average. Also, their menu was a little more gourmet than the typical sandwich shop. The overall... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Was in the area for a conference next door at Mission Inn. Found this place and had several good lunches. Line can be a bit long at lunch but line moves quickly. Food is good quality and good portions. You order at counter and pay. Food is brought out to table. Nice selection of sandwiches, salads and soups.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Simple Simon's baked goods are very good. It's also a great place to stop by for a gourmet breakfast or a sandwich at lunchtime. It's right across the pedestrian mall from the Mission Inn so it's a very convenient option for hotel guests who want to try something different.

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Riverside, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Everything is very fresh - from toppings/meats to the homemade bakery/breads. Their tarragon Chicken salad is my all time favorite, but honestly I don't think you could go wrong with any choice! inside booth seating or even better outside seating in the shadow of the Mission inn and orange trees on the pedestrian mall! Only open for breakfast and lunch... More 

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We love this place and go here whenever we are in Riverside. The bread is fresh baked as well as the cookies and pies. The sandwiches are huge and so yummy! Everything is fantastic!!

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Riverside, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Simple Simon's has the best meat & vegan sandwiches that will delight everyone's palate. Every thanksgiving we order the pumpkin, pecan, and strawberry rhubarb pie to share with our family and there is never any crumbs left. Their Christmas cookies are a big hit but if you are looking for a great lunch to fill you up nothing beats a... More 

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LosAngeles, CA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Simple Simon's had interesting breakfast pastries and options for full cooked breakfasts. The bear claw is phenomenal - the other two pastries; a "donut"-like muffin and a cream cheese berry pastry, were decent. The coffee was good and the servers were helpful. The full cooked breakfasts looked good. The next time in downtown Riverside, I will come here again for... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Found this gem while at a conference at UC Riverside and it ended up being my go-to for breakfast over the weekend. If it's a good breakfast cafe you're looking for then this is the right place

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Sara (my wife) and I love to indulge on days when it is nice outside. We love strolling downtown and then enjoying the fresh sour dough bread, or a fresh salad and a molasses cookie. It is a little pricey but we never regret our visits.

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Additional Information about Simple Simon's

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