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2928 Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Seal Harbor, ME 04605
+1 207-276-3316
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266 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jordan Pond House has been in operation since the 1890's, but you would think it had opened just yesterday. The restaurant and the grounds have been meticulously maintained, and there is no way to really describe the natural beauty of this location without gushing. Acadia National Park itself is amazing, but this spot is absolutely breathtaking. And the food... More 

Thank GraceMarieGMC
Weston, Florida
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

VISIT: JULY 2015 We were told that this was a must do - so we did... Loved it. It was HOT and the service was slow - but we were on vacation and did not mind. The scenery was outstanding as was the food. The popovers and soup were amazing. On a hot lazy summer day - its fun to... More 

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American in Bogota
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400 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had a reservation and yet it was a little hectic getting seated - this restaurant is very large and there is a huge crowd every day. Our service was really, really slow and never came back to check on us (group of 8). The food was of good quality and pretty good, better than I would have expected within... More 

Thank ChiquiMonster
Charlottesville, VA, United States
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Over the past 35 years, we have visited Acadia every 3-4 years and we always dine at the Jordan Pond House. The popovers are a must -- outstanding!!! All the entries are great as well. Seating options are inside, outside on patio, or outside lawn tables. We enjoy them all. Lines are long & meals can be pricey, but it... More 

Thank Dennis H
Stratford, New Jersey
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had an enjoyable visit having a picnic lunch and taking photos at the lake behind the restaurant. Beautiful spot and a good excuse to visit the Pond House. The popovers are so delicious and I had a blueberry lemonade...YUM!

Thank Donna G
Lafayette NJ
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

the popovers and jam are definitely worth the wait. the food on the whole is fairly mediocre but considering this is a national park not bad at all.. try to get on the lawn..

Thank robertem956
San Clemente, California
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290 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Why not do the touristy thing and enjoy a popover on the pretty lawn. We had warm popovers with delicious jam on a cool misty day just before our hike on Jordan Path trail. Crowded but the wait was only 10 minutes for a lawn seat and that is the place you want to be. Gorgeous views. Tasty treats were... More 

Thank sjworldtravels
Houston, Texas
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100 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was very excited to eat at the historic Jordan Pond House, it was a beautiful day and we'd just finished the Jordan Pond Path hike. We got in without much of a wait as we timed the completion of our hike to end just prior to the busy time and we were seated with a lovely view of the... More 

Thank Rachel B
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Eating popovers here is one of the most iconic things to do in Acadia. We came here after hiking the Bubbles and it was worth the wait to sit out on the sunny lawn, eat popovers, and drink blueberry lemonade. The quinoa salad I had as a side dish was one of the best things I ate that week. During... More 

1 Thank Bibblet
Crossville, Tennessee
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548 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We did not have a chance to eat here, but they have indoor & outdoor dining. They also have lounge chairs that over look Jordan Pond. Clean bathrooms and a very reasonably price gift shop.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2928 Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Seal Harbor, ME 04605
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Seal Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-276-3316
Located in the heart of Acadia National Park, the Jordan Pond House has been offering lunch and dinner of rover 100 years. We are best known for our always fresh from the oven popovers. In addition we serve soup, sandwich's, salads, lobster rolls, seafood and other entrees.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?