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National Hotel & Restaurant

18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
+1 209-984-3446
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (12 reviews)
“escargot” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Dine in, or order for pick up, the food is always delicious! This trip my husband and I were a bit preoccupied with our upcoming travails to the Midwest. Late nights and sleeping in were becoming the norm. We had a mini fridge full of...More

Thank AJ R
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for your review. We take a lot of pride in the quality of the food that we prepare and serve and have a very good reputation to protect. We bake most of our breads, grow almost all of the herbs that we use...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were surprised at how good and and diverse the good and drinks where here. Service was good and the staff was prompt and professional. Prices weren't ridiculous. Bartender was a hoot.

Thank kuuner
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

We wish to thank you for your review. Indeed, we have been here for 43 years and always strive to provide the best in service, ambiance and food quality.

Reviewed 30 September 2017

We ended up at the National Hotel "by accident", and ended up enjoying the BEST mean of our 9 day trip! Delicious, made to order Filet Mignon and Veal Piccata...YUM! And the historic setting of the hotel itself (we ate in the bar and enjoyed...More

Thank JaneceHerrington44
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for your response. We strive to provice the best in fine dining that we can offer, including fresh-baked breads, home-grown herbs, farm to table produce, etc. Thank you again.

Reviewed 28 September 2017

from both the exterior and interior its an beautifully presented period building, if only the food matched the decor would have had a winner, when i order a Greek salad i expect, some on the lines of tomatoe, cucumber, fetta and olives, perhaps some herbs...More

Thank stevew660
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

We are so sorry that you had an unhappy experience. We tried, but apparently did not handle the situation well. We had no idea that your Greek salad was not to your liking, although we suspect that you were already put-off by the overcooked calamari...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We did not eat here as we had already had lunch but did look at the menu and it looked really good. Reasonable prices. Quaint atmosphere lots of History would definitely recommend it

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Three of us sat in the bar area to eat dinner tonight as we felt underdressed for the dining room. We walked out after sitting at a table for 10 minutes without so much as an acknowledgement from the bartender/server that we were there. I...More

Thank Dianna L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My wife, son and I enjoyed dinner at the National Hotel Restaurant in Jamestown recently. We dined on a Thursday evening having arrived around 7pm. We had no reservation but there was seating available. The service was prompt and attentive. The menu selections were varied....More

Thank Prescott2007
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you Prescott for your review. Indeed, we take a lot of pride in providing our guests with the finest ingredients possible. We bake most of our breads, grow our own herbs, utilize "farm to table" with respect to produce, etc. Thank you again.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived really late due to an issue leaving Yosemite and Daniel the member of staff that greeted us couldn't have been more welcoming making sure we could eat in the restaurant which we didn't expect being so late. The hotel is fab and full...More

Thank Hannah B
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Hannah....Thank you for the wonderful review. Indeed, the employees enjoy going out of their way to make the experience of others, a positive one. Sometimes we forget to thank our wonderful employees and reviews such as yours help to keep us in a "thank you"...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had a delicious dinner in this charming restaurant. All the dishes were delicious. The bananas foster dessert was the highlight--a must try!

Thank Familyof4nyc
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The National has a great outside seating area, appetizers and bread that I believe is made fresh daily. Being seated is interesting sometimes, rules are rather arbitrary but nice food and great bar

Thank Crystal K
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Questions & Answers
21 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
The hotel does not have a restaurant, but can make recommendations.
Larry L
28 April 2015|
Response from national2 | Property representative |
Yes, of course, we would be happy to take care of your reservation. We need the number in your party, reservation name, time desired and any special requests that we should know in advance, ie dietary requests. Stephen... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Jamestown
  • Phone Number: +1 209-984-3446
  • E-mail
Located in The Historic National Hotel on Main Street Jamestown, CA this acclaimed restaurant with an award winning wine list and full service bar make this THE restaurant in the California Gold Country., Dine on our vine covered patio, in our turn of the century dining room or in our old west Gold Rush Saloon. We serve a Mediterranean Cuisine accented with herbs from our own garden. And you won't want to miss our house-made desserts from Bananas Foster created tableside to our much awarded cheesecake. We look foreward to seeing you!Open Daily for Lunch and Dinner 11:30 a.M. - 10 P.M. / Sunday Brunch 10 a.M. - 3 P.M.
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