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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%
Travelers talk about
“escargot” (5 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

We have been frequenting the National Hotel & Restaurant for over two decades. The Proprietor, Stephen Willey, is constantly monitoring the food and service to insure a five star experience. The wine menu is extraordinary, concentrating on prize winning vineyards located in the Sierra foothills....More

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We did not stay overnight, but we ate dinner there. One of the few continuously operating hotels from the Gold Rush period. Server was very friendly and informational, and the owner was a real kick, full of history and stories. We had entree salads which...More

1  Thank junebugclaremont
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for dinner on our way to Yosemite. The staff was friendly but not overly so. The owner was attentive, making sure we were comfortable and that we were happy with the food and service. The food was incredible. My Burgundy Chicken, one of...More

Thank 5Duckies
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We dined outside where they grow herbs used in the kitchen. The bread was homemade and tasted amazing. The service was great and the owner, whom is a very welcoming and interesting gentleman, stopped by for a chat. The entrée (veal) was good and came...More

Thank Hjalte G
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Our family went over to the National Hotel in Jamestown, CA, for their Mothers' Day Brunch. They had a delicious buffet assortment of fresh foods to choose from.....breads, salads, 3 ways eggs were served, bacon, roast beef w/ 2 juices, veggies, and a dessert table....More

Thank Goaties95247
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2016

Thank you for your comments regarding our Mother's Day Brunch. Indeed, we came up short on several levels of service, although, I must say that the entire crew tried to not fall behind. We normally start this day with 2 chefs and 2 cooks, not...More

Reviewed May 1, 2016

The food is delicious and the bread homemade and the cocktails very good! A nice wine list too .All that for a reasonable price

Reviewed April 4, 2016

Antique interesting interior, Good variety of choices on the menu, food was very tasty and served in a timely manor, Excellent wait staff

1  Thank BatchCanada
Reviewed March 30, 2016

One of the most hospitable restaurants I've been to anywhere, especially in a tourist-saturated area like this! The bartender/server, Daniel, was knowledgeable and professional, and went out of his way to make us comfortable even though his bar was full. The historically accurate decor was...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Even though they were very busy getting ready for the big rush on Valentine weekend they extended every courtesy to us. We stopped by and a had a couple of drinks and a dessert from their large menu. The owner come over and made sure...More

1  Thank Catherine L
Reviewed February 11, 2016

Four of us girlfriends dined here a month ago for a late lunch. A fun town full of antiques, and this restaurant fit right in. Nothing spectacular about our lunch, but it was pleasant experience in a nice setting. Our waitress was friendly and efficient....More

1  Thank hutchss
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September 21, 2015|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
The hotel does not have a restaurant, but can make recommendations.
Larry L
April 27, 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
$10 - $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
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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