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Simple Simon's

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3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
+1 951-369-6030
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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Riverside, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been frequenting this bakery/more than sandwich shop for over 15years. The food is consistently fresh and delicious. This shop offers unique sandwiches (lamb, mediterranean, vegetarian) with the freshest ingrediants. I always buy a loaf of bread and the baked goods are over the top! I recommend Simple Simons to anyone who appreciates food!!

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Los Angeles, California
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for the Festival of lights. We wanted a quick sandwich, and stopped here. We took out and ate outside, and had a fresh, delicious sandwich. Next morning it looked like a popular breakfast option, so we went back. It was DEFINITELY popular...on a weekday morning we waited in line to order, waited to snag a table,... More 

Thank erklein
San Diego, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I had the coffee and a peanut butter cookie, the coffee was the right amount of hot and tasted great. The cookie was delicious. I have not purchased a cookie in a long time and was amazed that an average size cookie is 2.50! The cupcakes across the way are 4.00!!!! I am, now, officially, old. :o)

Thank maxigirl2000
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122 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequented this place years ago when we lived in Riverside and were so impressed to see that it really hasn't changed at all in 15 years. The breakfast is the best anywhere! Sandwiches for lunch are awesome. Be prepared to stand in line to order and then to pay. Definitely worth the wait.

Thank Desertbluff
Ventura, California
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133 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The baked goods were all right the staff was quite unfriendly we were there at about 7:30 PM and I bought coffee decaf and got to the urn and there was none. I inquired if they were going to make more and the guy behind the counter just said no and walked away. Very unpleasant.

Thank georgemaxson
Barstow, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here. Very delightful and refreshing. The food was excellent. Very busy place. You can eat inside or outside. We chose inside. Ordered a sandwich and fruit and potato salad. Excellent

Thank pammyp1997
Pasadena, CA
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Baked goods to die for, right across from the historic Mission Inn. Pop in for a cip of Joe and something yummy!

Thank debPasadena_CA
Wheaton, Illinois
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Simple breakfast fair but very tastefully done! Good quality ingredients and nicely served and presented. Just remember to give the pieman your penny...it will be worth it!

Thank AnthonyGosling
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

This restaurant used to be so much better. They've gotten skimpier with the meat in the sandwiches and the salads are bland. Very overpriced for what it is now.

Thank Deanna H
Riverside, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch on a warm day. It it is the middle of summer I would op for somewhere with more inside seating. They do have limited inside seating but most seating is outside in the patio area. The patio area is very nicely decorated with interesting art, bird houses and plants. Food is excellent. You walk up to... More 

Thank perazatio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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: +1 951-369-6030

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