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Backstreet Restaurant

) #31 of 617 Restaurants in Riverside ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
3735 Nelson St, Riverside, CA 92506-3027
+1 951-683-6650
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“pasta salad” (5 reviews)
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3735 Nelson St, Riverside, CA 92506-3027
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner there with another couple that frequent here regularly. Our 1st time there, but won't be our last. Very lay back atmosphere with the dining area in a covered patio with misters keeping the area cool. We were there on a Friday evening where...More

Thank Papalr1948
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming here for over three decades, enjoying their sandwiches, salads, and side dishes, as well as their pies. Eating outdoors is what makes this lunch place special.

Thank David G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Graduation lunch at Backstreet for 10. Such a beautiful location and fantastic service. Laura went out of her way to accommodate our group. Pleasantly surprised to see owner Kitty Holloway during our lunch. Her husband Keith continues the Mac tradition of great sandwich making. The...More

Thank Jon B
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered the tuna and pastrami. So super good. I love the vegetable bar. The potato salad was just okay. I really like the beans. The anvionce is great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have known the family who owns Backstreet for many years but that does not influence a positive review. The ingredients they use are fresh each day, several sandwich and salad options plus yummy homemade desserts! The sandwiches include either baked beans, potato salad, cole...More

Thank KarenK518
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on the way home from the mountains based on reviews. Was not disappointed! Adorable patio area and great sandwiches.

Thank martie w
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

A hidden secret lunch spot like none other. Backstreet is consistently delicious. Outdoor/garden atmosphere make this hidden gem a favorite among locals. Don't miss the fresh pie for dessert.

Thank luvtotravel818
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

This is a cool family owned place The food is the best you get lots of it It's always fresh cute place you will enjoy it Give it a try

Thank David S
Reviewed 16 April 2016

AMAZING sandwiches! Kind of like In N' Out in that their menu is very basic and never changes. HOWEVER, since they have perfected everything they serve, it work's beautifully. Quality over massive selection is the key to happiness :-) AND, their patio is quite possibly...More

Thank Abigail V
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Good location, outside seating, good selection of hot and cold sandwiches. The portions are big, recommend getting half sandwich. Staff are friendly and provide good service.

Thank vahehg
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Jim L
26 October 2016|
Response from luvtotravel818 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is tough. Anywhere on street!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3735 Nelson St, Riverside, CA 92506-3027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-683-6650
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