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The Rusty Compass Coffeehouse

116 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-2770
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastries” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
116 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We were in Haines for a couple of weeks, and the locals recommended the Rusty Compass, so we ate breakfast there one day, and lunch another day. Both meals were delightful. The staff were exceedingly friendly, the service was superb, and the food was delicious....More

Thank bubba948
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We loved coming to the Rusty Compass every morning for coffee and pastries during our week in Haines! Highly recommend their cinnamon rolls and gluten-free quiche!

Thank Craig F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great little coffee shop. Staff were friendly and made a really good mocha. The cinnamon rolls were delicious.

Thank d49woods
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Visiting for work and this place is a must stop every single time. I love the local business and the people that work and come through there. A favorite coffee stop.

Thank Valentin C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Coffee actually has a great flavor. Service is quick and courteous and it’s clearly favored by the locals-always a good sign!

Thank MiltRundquist
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and a coffee. Cute little cafe. Homemade goods and variety of coffee. Had roast beef panini with caramelized onions and horseradish. Served with a spicy pickle. Fabulous. Quaint little shop.

Thank FederalMom
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Cozy place with great coffee choices! Cinnamon rolls are to be shared (big) along with other yummy choices! Friendly staff!

Thank charlietravels2014
Reviewed 26 June 2018

After never really having time to stop into this place, I was finally able to come and check it out and it was worth the wait. Checked out my options for a mocha and a snack, I went with the Cinnamon Roll and it was...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Ice cream was good, but we hoped to use their advertised WIFI. After multiple customers mentioned it was calling for WiFi device to be reset, they were too busy.

Thank JoeGB
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This place opened not too long ago and is taking a lot of business from the other coffee shops/lunch spots. They have much better coffee than MM, friendly, capable, employees, great pastries and good wraps/sammiches. A great new option for Haines.

Thank StefanOlouve
Lee R, Owner at The Rusty Compass Coffeehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We are doing our best to provide great breakfast and lunch options along with excellent coffee! Please visit again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines
  • Phone Number: +1 907-766-2770
  • E-mail
Specializing in specialty coffee, breakfast, and lunch. We are a cafe, and offer quality retail for locals and travelers alike. Situated on beautiful Main Street in Haines, The Rusty Compass has something for all, whether to simply grab and go or wanting to enjoy the cozy atmosphere for awhile.
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