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Jordan Pond House

2928 Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Seal Harbor, ME 04675
+1 207-276-3316
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“popovers” (1,750 reviews)
“strawberry jam” (114 reviews)
“lobster stew” (234 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2928 Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Seal Harbor, ME 04675
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Reviewed yesterday

Everyone says how Jordan Pond House is an Acadia tradition, so it's almost a requirement to dine here at least once. I had a surf and turf, and the lobster portion was pretty small. Steak was delicious though. Also had the lobster stew - excellent....More

Thank skydvr
Reviewed yesterday

I can't believe I have never had popovers-- and I am glad I now have! We waited about 1/2 hr to sit outside and it was such and enjoyable experience. Get the blueberry lemonade-- but I would ask for more sugar water-- or add sugar...More

Thank diznyprincessdi
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the Jordan Pond House. Although the day was foggy, the food did not disappoint. The popovers were a hit with the whole family. The staff was very attentive. Make reservations ahead of your visit. It's quick and easy via...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed yesterday

Actually, it's the only place in the park to eat; we went there for tea and returned the next day for lunch, after a long bike ride and after a long hike. There is ample seating and we were able to get seated, although others...More

Thank Franci S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Parking is really hard to find if you arrive after 900am. We drove by very early on the morning we were up to watch a foggy sunrise and walked around when it all quiet at 7am. We came back after 10am and the lot was...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been going to JPH for more than 6 decades. It gets more crowded every year. Parking is nearly impossible to find between 11 AM and 2:30 PM during the summer. I had to park a half mile north. As for the restaurant, we made...More

Thank Steve T
Ed N, General Manager at Jordan Pond House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. After speaking with you in the restaurant, we were expecting your review. You have brought up several points that I would like to comment on: 1. You are correct. Parking can be very difficult in...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved this place! We stopped here twice after long hikes in the park for their famous hot popovers with blueberry iced tea. Not inexpensive, maybe $11, but totally worth it for great service, excellent food and amazing atmosphere (we ate outside).

Thank Jucasz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Jordan Pond house provides a central location in Acadia for hiking around Jordan pond and surrounding hill and mountainside (south/north bubble mountain). There are 2 parking lots but the volume of people visiting overloads available parking. Be prepared to wait 15-20 minutes for a parking...More

1  Thank marbenPa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are not into making reservations, the best time to go to the Jordan Pond House is after 4 PM for afternoon tea. We waited less than 10 minutes for a table and were able to have a lovely table on the lawn overlooking...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had no idea that we were in fir such a treat. It's no wonder that folks were lined up outside waiting for the doors to open... w had spent hours in Arcadia National Park, and had planned just to have a snack. Little did...More

Thank Paz S
Ed N, General Manager at Jordan Pond House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed our fresh, local ingredients. Eating outside is a wonderful experience, I am glad that you had a memorable time. Sincerely, Ed Noonan G.M. Dawnland LLC.

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Cindy W
14 September 2016|
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Response from PheSugarLand_Texas | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. You do have to register for the restaurant at which time you are given an approximate wait time and an electronic call gizmo as used by many restaurants. This restaurant in on the Loop Road through the most... More
22 May 2016|
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Response from Helene T | Reviewed this property |
A popover is a light, hollow roll made from an egg batter similar to that of Yorkshire pudding. It is best to ask to talk to the Chef when you have an allergy. That is what I do as I am allergic to eggs, onions and... More
2 November 2015|
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Response from Houndfan94 | Property representative |
Tea and popovers were $10.50 during the 2015 season, The Jordan Pond House is now closed for the season. The restaurant started service at 11:00 am, so yes you can get them at 11:00am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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
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Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2928 Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Seal Harbor, ME 04675
  • 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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