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National Hotel & Restaurant

18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
+1 209-984-3446
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The atmosphere is authentic, it's a great dining room. The food was delicious,homemade bread and very fresh entrees. The service was impeccable and the meal was served with a flourish.More

Thank LindaB6055
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Linda. We appreciate your review. We are often regarded as the premier restaurant in this area of California. We grow all of our fresh herbs that are used in the kitchen and bake most of our fresh breads. Of course, all of the...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

After traveling all day it was so nice to sit down to a real meal. I had the Spinach Ravioli and my guy had the Scallops, both were amazing! What also contributed to the meal was the ambiance and owner. We ate inside, which made...More

Thank 737lauren
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Lauren....Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate that you took the time to comment on the quality of our dinners. We do take a lot of pride in our "farm to table" concept in use for most of the year. Please let us...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nice stay for a night in an old hotel, continuously operatin (except for a couple of fires) since 1859. Bar is cool, there is a dining room (we did not try it). Room was comfortable, and they have a resident ghost, Flo. We did not...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, we had a poor experience here. It took 10 minutes to get drinks, and another 30 minutes for a simple salad and sandwich at a time when it appeared there were only 4 tables seated and two servers. While polite and friendly, our server...More

Thank cheetahfan9
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for your review. Not sure what happened, as we always have a manager on the floor and to whom you should have been able to discuss the issue. You mentioned that we had four tables at the time you were dining. Did that...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were in Jamestown for the day and looking for a good place to get dinner. We had eaten lunch on the patio here a few years back and thought we would try it for dinner. We had a great meal in the dining room....More

Thank Traveler29TT29
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for your review. Fresh grown herbs and sauces that are prepared to order, help to make our restaurant stand out in quality. We appreciate your feedback. Thank you, again.

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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
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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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
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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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