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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5960
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster club” (84 reviews)
“sandwich” (61 reviews)
“lobster roll” (59 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a cup of coffee on a cold morning, as we had already eaten breakfast earlier. We ended up sitting for a meal instead. Among the many entrees, we found the Compass Muffin to be a real steal. Wife got eggs, bacon, and...More

Thank RKWh2o
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Of lunch is your big meal of the day, head on over to the brass compass. This little lunchonette/ breakfast joint serves up awesome shore inspired meals at a reasonable price. I had a cup of chowder and a small haddock and fries. Way more...More

1  Thank jenny l
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This place is great!! The staff is super friendly and helpful and the food was delicious! I highly recommend the lobster benedict and the blueberry pancakes

1  Thank finzup2016
Reviewed 2 April 2018

You will not leave here hungry. Service was outstanding and choice of breakfast meals was large. This restaurant is also owned by Lynn Archer, and she makes sure that everything is high quality with reasonable pricing.

1  Thank csle96
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great place for breakfast. Deliscious reasonably priced food served with an old fashioned smile and chit chat. Their homemade grilled muffins are incredible. The staff is super friendly and service is fast. If you see a line it’s worth waiting for.

1  Thank cccgregory
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had breakfast and went back for lunch the next day. The food was delicious and portions were huge! Even though it was busy we received great service from friendly staff. The lobster omelet was amazing as well as the lobster club and lobster roll....More

Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Called for takeout which worked out well. Love the ladies here. All are cheerful and accommodating. The seating area is comfortable and the bathroom is clean. The lobster club with bacon on the homemade white bread is the bomb! The sandwich was both delicious and...More

1  Thank BridgetO1
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Lynn from the Owl's Head Lighthouse recommended this great eatery and we could not have been more pleased! When in Maine, eat where the locals eat and certainly opt for local fresh ingredients that say MAINE! We chose the King Club (a sandwich that beat...More

1  Thank ffudlikre
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This is a good choice for breakfast, and it is open seven days a week (unlike a lot of other places in the area). The only caveat is that pancakes and poached eggs are not available after 11 a.m. Today, I had "Thick Texas" French...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 28 November 2017

If you find your self in Rockland looking for a place for breakfast, try the Brass Compass. They have all the traditional breakfast offerings plus a few that are unique, such as the lobster omelet. The service is prompt and the prices are right.

Thank Etienne P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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
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