8 Neighborhood Restaurants In Southern California With Food So Good You’ll Be Back For Seconds

There’s nothing like a local neighborhood restaurant to make you feel right at home when you walk through the door. If you’re local to Southern California, you most likely know exactly where to find these tasty gems that have become so familiar in each of these SoCal neighborhoods that they’re almost like a second home.

In celebration of these wonderful neighborhood restaurants, here are eight of my personal favorites that have stood the test of time and always make me feel like I’m part of the family. Are any of these spots your favorites, too?

So there you have it — eight neighborhood restaurants that will make you feel like a local. Please share in the comments your favorite neighborhood restaurant so we can try a new place or two. For more dining suggestions, take a look at my tour through nine restaurants in Southern California that serve delicious home-cooked meals.