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Restaurant of the Month

The National Hotel & Restaurant

The National Hotel & Restaurant

18183 Main Street
Jamestown, CA 95370
Phone: 209-984-3446

ENJOY THE BEST IN DINING – Dining in our acclaimed restaurant is a gourmet’s delight.  Whether you desire a romantic dinner for two in the comfort of our casually elegant dining rooms, Sunday brunch in the garden courtyard or an appetizer with your favorite libation in our Gold Rush saloon, prepare yourself for a pampered experience.

FARM TO TABLE – We grow most of our fresh herbs including those in our greenhouse in Winter.  Local seasonal produce is provided, including those grown on our premises.  Fresh salads, high quality steaks, fresh fish and pastas are also our specialty.  Indulge yourself in our fabulous house made desserts, including mouth watering flambé dishes prepared at your table.

HISTORIC SALOON – Our original 1859 saloon is fully restored with brass ceiling and gorgeous brass espresso machine.  We have a large selection of premium liquors, including martini drinks, bourbons, tequilas and single malt scotch.

LARGEST WINE LIST – Explore our Sierra Nevada appellation wine list.  It is the most extensive such wine list in any restaurant in the State of California.  We carry approximately 100 of the top wines from Tuolumne Calaveras, Amador, Placer and Nevada Counties.

THE PERFECT LOCATION – Nine historic (1859) and restored rooms, all with private bath and including antique furniture, brass beds and other originals of the period.  Plush robes and slippers are also provided.  A large buffet breakfast is located each morning in our dining room and is included in the price structure.  And….we are pet friendly, including dining on our patio courtyard.  Perfectly located in the heart of the Gold Country near the beautiful Stanislaus National Forest, one can find easy access to a number of attractions, including, Yosemite, Railtown State Historic Park, Columbia Gold Rush town, gold panning, shopping, golf and most outdoor activities, including fishing rafting, skiing, hiking biking, and of course, an assortment of musical concerts.


Summer Hours: Mon-Sat 11:30am - 10pm; Sunday 10am-10pm
Labor Day to Memorial Day Mon - Thurs 11:30am - 9pm Open till 10pm Friday & Saturday


American, California, French, Mediterranean, Salads, Seafood, Steakhouse-Fine, Vegetarian


Dim Lights, Elegant, Romantic


Pricing: $15 – $20 entree


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