Jordan Pond House, Acadia National Park

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Jordan Pond House

After a day exploring Acadia National Park, relax at the charming and picturesque Jordan Pond House, built in 1847, for fresh seafood and delicious homemade treats overlooking Jordan Pond.

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  • Stop for afternoon tea at the historical 1847 Jordan Pond House inside Acadia National Park
  • Eat fresh popovers and homemade ice cream on the lawn overlooking Jordan Pond
  • Sit in the birch bark dining room or on the restaurant porch for dinner


Nibble on popovers, seafood, and homemade ice cream at this charming historic restaurant and tea house in Acadia National Park. Built in 1847, The Jordan Pond House was opened as a restaurant in the early 1870s to cater to the growing summer crowd.  Now, the restaurant serves lunch, tea, and dinner. Sit on the lawn overlooking Jordan Pond or next to large fireplaces in the birch bark dining room as you savor fresh lemonade, steamed Maine Lobster, and a popover a la mode for dessert.


A 20-minute drive from Bar Harbor, Jordan Pond House is on Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. From Bar Harbor, take Route 3 South. Turn Right onto Jordan Pond Rd./Park Loop Rd, where you’ll find the restaurant.


Open late May through late October, lunch and tea are served from 11:00am-5:00pm on the lawn, and dinner is served inside or on the porch thereafter.

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The only restaurant in the park, meals can get crowded at Jordan Pond House. Make a reservation and you’ll be seated sooner: 207-276-3316.