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3400 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3327
951-680-0900
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 19
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  • 8
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Service, Good Food

We had early breakfast. Servings were very substantial so we split a plate. More than anything, the staff was so friendly, helpful and polite. That made such an impression on us! I have been here for other meals and always found the selection and quality of food to be excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
tpeve
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Huntington Beach, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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English first
Huntington Beach, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had early breakfast. Servings were very substantial so we split a plate. More than anything, the staff was so friendly, helpful and polite. That made such an impression on us! I have been here for other meals and always found the selection and quality of food to be excellent.

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Riverside, California
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great place for quick and good food. Breakfast, lunch etc. I go for breakfast about once a month. Great price on eggs (3), hash browns, bacon etc. If you like 'bowls' then the Chicken-fried and gravy is goodness. Good sized servings - never a disappointment. For burgers and such and a quick lunch Farmer Boys is great. A huge selection... More 

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Cathedral City
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The staff in this restaurant are awesome! The prices are very good. The food could use a little work though! I had the farmer omelet and hash browns. All the ingredients are there...but the food didn't have any flavor. Pull out some spices!

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La Palma, CA
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great location right off the freeway. The food was good. We had burgers and a chicken sandwich. Kids rated it above fast food and really enjoyed it. My Dd says "Yum". My husband didn't like the slightly green tomatoes and said it was too big and sloppy to hold. I liked that the chicken sandwich used an actual breast not... More 

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Riverside, California
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Typically I don't do many burger joint reviews. But, I've had the opportunity to stop at the Farmer Boys on Van Buren Ave, in Woodcrest, CA (Riverside) recently. Over the years I've probably stopped there 14 times or more. When measured against 'big chain' spots it seems to rise a bit above the typical. Great menu to choose from, breakfast,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Half our food was breakfast and the other half was lunch. The breakfast food was okay. The french toast was the best. The burgers and the club sandwich were pretty good. The bread they use is awesome. It's a tad bit pricey for what you get, but I would go back again. Customer service was pretty good too.

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Moreno Valley, California
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

When we aren't sure what we want to eat, Farmer Boys is often our default. There's such a variety, you will always find something you like! No frills, order at the counter, tho they bring you the food. Always good, friendly service. At the Loma Linda location recently, we were eating outside because of our dog, and the server brought... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Took a chance on a walk through downtown riverside, the staff was extremely friendly, polite to the extreme. The establishment was very clean, service was quick, AND THE FOOD WAS AWESOME!!! Large selection to choose from, you get two sides with each combo, the deep fried squash was delicious, perfectly cooked, a light coating of breading and firm but tender... More 

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Riverside, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

If I could choose less than one star, I surely would. A month ago, I sent and email to the 'corporate' office indicating my frustration with the location at Iowa and Massachusetts in Riverside. I had been stopping in there regularly on Wednesday evenings after class. I always arrived between 9:45 and 9:50, at which time I ordered a salad.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I ate at the Ceres Ca restaurant, The person taking the order seemed to have attitude. The $8 hamburger (hamburger only) had no flavor. Very disappointing, not a bell ringer for sure and last time for me and farmer boys!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3400 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3327
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: 951-680-0900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic

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