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Aug 23, 2007 10:28 AM

Simple Simon's in Riverside

Has anyone been to Simple Simon's Restaurant in Downtown Riverside? I used to go there all the time when I was in college. I would daydream about their hot mediterranean open faced sandwich, the chicken tarragon salad, and the curry turkey salad when I should have been paying attention in my organic chemistry class! Its a very hustle bustle place at lunch, and the line to order would be out the door at noon, but its such a great place to eat if you are near the Mission Inn. You couldn't tell from the outside, but inside its a big cavernous space with a long line of sandwich makers churning out hot sandwiches, cold sandwiches, vegan sandwiches, soups, and lots of baked goodies. I also love the chicken apple sausage they have for breakfast. Coffee Depot on Mission Inn Ave. near Sevilla is also a great place to go in Riverside.

Simple Simon's
3639 Main St, Riverside, CA 92501

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  1. Funny, I was there just last week - it hasn't changed a bit since you last went there, it was very good (though pretty warm, it was still cooler than outside!)..The mediterraneon melt was great !

    1. Oh, I love Simple Simon's. Great place for lunch. I like their chicken salad. It gets pretty crowded though. Another nice spot in Riverside is Jammin' Bread at the Canyon Crest Town Center. They have wonderful sandwiches and desserts. Very fresh tasting. I also got my friend a birthday cake at Jammin' Bread and it was delicious and very pretty! Its places like Simple Simons and Jammin' Bread that make you feel like you are in a nice down-to-earth small town while you are still in Riverside.

      Jammin' Bread
      5255 Canyon Crest Drive, Suite 17A