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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5960
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster club” (74 reviews)
“sandwich” (55 reviews)
“lobster roll” (55 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great place for breakfast!! Outgoing staff and fresh , hot food! Staying at the 250 hotel so it's just a short walk

Thank danandjudycrowley
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had planned to go to Home Kitchen Cafe but it's closed on Tuesdays. From the mixed reviews I kind of expected to be disappointed but was still hopeful for a win. It wasn't busy and the service was okay. Lobster Benedict had a very...More

Thank mathqueenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was highly recommended by the locals so I tried it out! It does not disappoint and I wish I had time to go back for their breakfast as it looks fantastic! It was quick - low cost - and high quality food- the...More

Thank KariTrips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to the lobster BLT that has been enthusiastically mentioned on Yelp, but we were so very disappointed in that and in the other dishes that we tasted here. The Compass Chowder was bland and full of potatoes and dumplings, with...More

Thank memphis_momofyr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a great place for breakfast but it seems to be just okay the last couple times I've been. Staff are really awesome still but food lacks a lot of flavor. My moms home fries were cold. Had to season a lot...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast spot everything on the menu is top notch and delicious. The place is very small and you do feel like your "eating" with the people next to your so beware your topic of discussion.

Thank smeg t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on a mission to discover the best lobster roll in Maine on my trip and I can say that of all the many lobster rolls I tried, the one at the Brass Compass gets the gold medal. I can't stop talking about it...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

everything from fresh fruit & croissants to full breakfasts ~ lunch & dinner served (but we only had time for breakfast ate there 4 days ! friendly staff & clean restrooms

Thank tmr1885
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had a pretty poor breakfast here - it was a Friday, in May before the season opened. The restaurant was 1/2 full, and the waitress knew most people. The French Toast was gloppy / uncooked in the middle. No real hint of the 'cinnamon'...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I love going to out of the way, or small, not so well known restaurants. Quite often you can discover amazing food. 'Brass Compass Cafe' is one such restaurant. Do not allow the word 'cafe' to fool you into thinking that this is a place...More

Thank Ed S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-5960
  • E-mail
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