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525 Broad St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1419
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Next door is Simple's bakery which is a good place to explore if you have a wait for your table. We went on a Friday afternoon around 1:30 and had a few minutes to kill. Afterwards there was a much bigger line. The restaurant is very cheerful and well run. The gluten free options were delicious however I must say... More 

1 Thank 789Christine789
woodstock, IL
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been here many times and have never been disappointed with any of my choices. Get there early for Sunday morning breakfast or you may have a wait. But it will be worth it. When ever I'm in the area this is my first choice for breakfast. Fresh, fresh food and well prepared. Unique choices make this a must... More 

Thank gmvs
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a good sign when we arrived and the sidewalk was loaded with people waiting to get in the joint! The estimated wait time of 35 minutes was accurate, and the wait was definitely well worth it! Great unique menu of breakfast and lunch options. Extremely friendly staff. This place didn't disappoint.

Thank Matt B
McHenry, Illinois
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like the change of scenery, and activity at Simple. The food is very good, and the place is filled with young servers. The restaurant is always busy, but we don't mind the wait.The menu allows you to find something different, or just tell the waitress what you want. They will deliver it to your table with a smile. The... More 

Thank ret5000
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Farm to Table breakfast/lunch cafe. Great service staff, creative meal options with a good focus on healthy fare. Loved it. Didn't even mind the wait.

1 Thank Nick F
St Petersburg
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New to the area & was looking for a great place for lunch with girlfriends. Found it!!!! Staff very friendly. Food was fresh & delicious. Their bakery next door was an added bonus.

Thank Sally943
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time we've been to Simple and the food and service was outstanding. We had the breakfast tacos and omelette with carnitas. Both were delicious. Will definitely be coming back.

Thank Linda I
Coshocton, Ohio
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real good food, nice size servings, interesting dishes and a bit pricey. Had to wait for 40 minutes for a table even though many were vacant. Must be a staffing issue. Bakery next door looked good, but again is very pricey. One seated service was okay, but slow due to the crowd. All in all, will go back and try... More 

Thank RetiredOhioTravelers
Urbana, Illinois
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try this place based on ratings and good reviews. The restaurant was packed, the tables were squeezed closely together and the noise level was too high for conversation. Although the food was good, it was fairly expensive for the size of the portions.

Thank Susan B
Arlington Heights, IL
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the food and the wonderful selection on the menu. It was hard to decide what to eat, so we split the blueberry pancakes (with delicious homemade syrup) and the quinoa corn fritter meal. Definitely a must try breakfast place!

1 Thank Beach M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Broad St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1419
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: 262-248-3556
New breakfast and lunch restaurant. Locally grown food.

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