We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Simple Simon's

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
(951) 369-6030
Website
Today
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

338 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 336: English reviews
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is charming. The menu is simple and everything is good. The staff is courteous, friendly and helpful. The outside tables are in a fun downtown mall. Love the pecan squares!

Helpful?
Thank soeser
Orange, California
Level Contributor
212 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We seldom go out for breakfast because, lets face it, it's the cheapest and easiest meal in the world to make at home. PLUS... I don't like maple syrup. Yes, it's true. And there are almost no restaurants that have any alternatives. But this place does. You have to ask for it, but they have boysenberry syrup to go with... More 

Helpful?
Thank FunintheOCsun
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is one of my favorite places. Fresh bread, delicious pastries, awesome salads. Breakfasts here are a treat, I love the chicken apple sausage. The line for ordering can get quite long, but they are quite fast at getting those orders made. This place is a treat and the building (especially the corner booths) are a great place to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lehmanlibra
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu is simple and choices are great. Fast service and very friendly workers. You can take your time and visit with friends. You also have a choice of eating indoors or outdoors and people watch as you eat.

Helpful?
Thank Bob H
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is generally a line at lunch; however it moves quickly. All the meats, veggies and fruit are fresh..as is the freshly baked bread. Prices are reasonable for the amount of food you are served. Inside and outside seating.

Helpful?
Thank Toby A
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is outstanding. Service is good and ambience is comfortable. Good place to meet for a bite and chat.

Helpful?
Thank ffoley
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is Fresh which makes the taste out of this world. Get there early because there is a long line, it's not fast food it's Great Food.

Helpful?
Thank joe_daca
Placentia, California
Level Contributor
55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were staying at a nearby hotel, and we decided to go to Simple Simons for breakfast. It turned out to be a great decision. We arrived too late to have breakfast, so we decided to have a lunch. I ordered a pastrami sandwich with a side of potato salad and a coffee, while my girlfriend ordered... More 

Helpful?
Thank Luciano L
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Also the cinnamon rolls.I always take a few sweet baked something home. Great with a hot cup of coffee.

Helpful?
Thank Renee D
Spring, Texas
Level Contributor
47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! Now I know why it was rated number 1. I had the grumps lunch. It was awesome! They were very busy but worked quickly and efficiently.

Helpful?
Thank Amyswrld2011

Travelers who viewed Simple Simon's also viewed

 

Been to Simple Simon's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: (951) 369-6030

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Simple Simon's and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Riverside, California
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Simple Simon's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?