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Simple Simon's

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3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
(951) 369-6030
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great sandwiches, but that might be because of the tasty bread! Baked sweets are stellar also. This is a must when visiting Riverside. Plan on about $10 per person.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very popular place with good reason. All their breads for delicious sandwiches are baked onsite, as well as their wonderful selection of baked goods. Always my " go-to" spot when friends come to town!

Thank Denise N
Riverside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good food, great service pleasant atmosphere. We were able to sit together to catch up with our news and activities. I

Thank Wilma V
Riverside, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good, bakery fresh, deli food... Cooked and baked. Great line personnel who get your order right... Lunch is a crush of legal professionals and locals but worth it... Huge sammys ...the bacon is awesome !!!!!

Thank Cynthia A
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday morning will not be the same if you take in the Farmer's market and stop by Simon's for breakfast. It is fresh and fast!! Atmosphere is friendly and warm ...

Thank mkhalter
Cambria, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The breads and baked goods are top notch, but everything else is delicious here, too. A little noisy but well worth it for the food quality. Quick breakfast or lunch without sacrificing taste and freshness.

Thank Lisa D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast here was incredibly good for the price. We both ordered spinach and bacon omelettes with provolone cheese and tomatoes. The omelette was done perfectly, not browned like a lot of other places serve and the bacon was still crisp in the middle of the omelette. Potatoes were home made, chunky and perfectly cooked from a cast iron skillet. Did... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy sandwich shop with racks of fresh bread, pies, pastries, etc. Most tables were full and the cheerful noise of the customers was quite positive. I really liked the menu I read....I ordered "The Grouch" which essentially is a NYC reuben but with pastrami along with swiss cheese, grilled rye bread, thousand island dressing. Well, the quality of the... More 

Thank ENelson1321
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have a fairly gourmet palate and their tuna melt truly surprised me, very delicious!! The pastrami ....even better!!!

Thank Rosie A
Riverside, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old "Riverside" style cafe, left over from the 50-60s, Nice atmosphere, inside and out.. Great fresh meals....

Thank gegeantiques

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: (951) 369-6030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?