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.

Simple Simon's

3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
+1 951-369-6030
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (111 reviews)
“sandwiches” (117 reviews)
“bread” (96 reviews)
Closed
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (468)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The number one place to eat so it must be good and went for lunch. Very busy so the TripAdvisor suggestion must be correct - right? A chicken sandwich with pesto and a side of fruit. I found the sandwich to be greasy - unsure...More

Thank Sonny1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special about this place. Sandwiches are ok, the desserts are good. Typically gets packed during lunch hour.

Thank Deanna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sandwiches at Simple Simon's are the best in Riverside. There are great choices of bread. They heap on mountains of meat. The condiment tray is excellent. The patio may be a little warm in July and August, but the rest of the year this...More

Thank TrojanBear
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant. Great breakfast and lunch menu. Love the homemade bread and crafted sandwiches. Love the raw vegetables with dip or the potato salad. Nice staff, quick service and clean atmosphere!

Thank paulasB2820CI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best molasses cookies on the planet and love the curried turkey salad. Oh, and breakfast the best in town.

Thank lucky l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a handful of time over the past few years. The food and service are always great. Their bread is especially delicious. I like almost everything about this place except how you order and have to go pick up your tray. They...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Food was good, fresh and presented beautifully. Bella Trattoria (see my review) across the street could take lessons from Simple Simon's because our meal there cost almost 5 times as much and was no where near as...More

Thank asharb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to grab a sandwich, salad or pastry. The sides are excellent as well, I recommend the veggies with the dill sauce or the fresh fruit. I usually pick up a chocolate bomb when I’m there, it’s one of the best...More

Thank CigarHero
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sandwiches are a little pricey however you get what you pay for. Very filling and the place is very busy but the staff moves very quickly taking orders and accommodating their customers It was crowded cozy

Thank MilamTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple Simon's has been a downtown treasure for years. This gem -- owned by local foodies Susie Thiel and Mark Ruben -- serves the best lunches in Riverside. Everything is made on the premises, the bread, the sandwiches, the amazing cakes and pastries. And it...More

Thank Douglas M
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 hotels in Riverside
The Mission Inn Hotel and Spa
1,761 reviews
.08 km away
Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown
521 reviews
.12 km away
Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center
506 reviews
.22 km away
Santa Cruz Inn
41 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Duane's Prime Steaks and Seafood
294 reviews
.07 km away
Mission Inn Restaurant
782 reviews
.09 km away
Mario's Place
233 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mission Inn Museum
266 reviews
.07 km away
Fox Performing Arts Center
137 reviews
.15 km away
Riverside Metropolitan Museum
47 reviews
.22 km away
Riverside Art Museum
29 reviews
.35 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
michelelucero
April 23, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from FranChasen | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Do not know..............best to ask restaurant.
-1
Votes
Rida M
January 26, 2017|
Answer
Response from ashade13 | Reviewed this property |
Because he was stole a pie!
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501-2838
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-369-6030
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