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National Hotel & Restaurant

18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
+1 209-984-3446
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with 2 couples we had not seen for ages. Enjoyed good food, delightful and quiet atmosphere, friendly service... including saying hello to some staff that have been there for years as well as a lovely chat with the owner, Steve Willey... and ample...More

Thank TulsaDale
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We had a nice traveling thought California, and we found this hotel in internet some months before. Hotel is lovely and nicely drove by their staff. It’s truly excellent!!! You don’t be disappointed !!! Thank you to the staff to let us this lovely stay

Thank Manolo J
national2, General Manager at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you Manolo for your review. Indeed, we our fortunate to have such a wonderful staff. They truly enjoy meeting visitors from all over the world.

Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is an old hotel with great details preserved by the current owners. We spent a few nights here while visiting Gold Country and found it a good stepping off point for travel. Several aspects of the hotel made it special for us. They have...More

Thank Charlie G
national2, General Manager at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you Charlie for your review. We strive to provide the authentic feeling to our restored hotel. Not sure what you hoped for with respect to our food preparation. We grow our own fresh herbs for the restaurant kitchen; bake most of our breads; prepare...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently returned from a road trip to Lake Tahoe. We stopped in Jamestown, Ca and stayed at the 1859 Historic National Hotel. What a fabulous hotel! You register in the saloon which is beautiful and so welcoming, of course we needed...More

Thank francismP9245SQ
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped in, had some great bloody marys and coffee at the old historic bar and then moved to the dining room for brunch, which was very nice. Everyone that worked there was welcoming and very nice.

1  Thank megans598
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We just mosied on in for a shot of Whiskey in a historic western saloon. It was great! The bartender was only 2 weeks into the job but had spent his youth in Jamestown so he had some local history and knowledge. Great bar, great...More

Thank worldshopper27
national2, General Manager at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Our saloon is one of the oldest in the State of California and has been totally restored. Lots of western history.

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We wanted to eat on the patio but 'white plastic chairs"...come on, you can do better...Dirty restaurant, chairs-had no padding so I tried changing but not much luck, wine glasses served had just been washed but not dried, windows were filthy ( the mgr gave...More

Thank N9903XHamyl
national2, General Manager at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Sorry Hamyl for your total disappointment with our establishment. Not sure where to even start, as virtually everything that we did was wrong in your mind. We are generally known as one of the premier restaurants in our area, as can be seen with most...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We enjoyed dinner so much Saturday evening that we reserved the same table for the next night. The dining room is beautifully appointed with fresh herbs decorating each table and photos of historic Jamestown. The service was top-notch and the fish and pork dishes were...More

Thank Sheryl R
national2, Owner at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you Sheryl for your wonderful comments. Indeed, we grow most of the fresh herbs that are used in the preparation of meals, in addition to serving "farm to table" local produce during much of the year. We also bake many of our breads, including...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We looked at the menus for three restaurants in Jamestown and picked the National Hotel & Restaurant because it started serving dinner at 4:00 PM. The others started at 5:00 PM. We were seated almost immediately. A gentleman, that we assumed to be the owner,...More

Thank gregorys247
national2, General Manager at National Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you Gregory for your feedback. Indeed, we are known for the quality of our restaurant and are regarded by many as the premier spot within the area. We grow most of our herbs on premises and serve "farm to table" during most of the...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here for his birthday dinner while we were traveling. The food was wonderful. Great service! They even gave us a free dessert when they found out we had a birthday to celebrate. We would love to return if we get...More

Thank Susan J
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Questions & Answers
22 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
USD 10 - USD 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, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 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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