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The Rusty Compass Coffee House

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16 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
907 766 3941
Today
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yummy

They provided wifi, good coffee and yummy Danish. A cool little place to relax or buy a momentous of Alaska. Nice couple

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2014
Mary-Jo M
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

They provided wifi, good coffee and yummy Danish. A cool little place to relax or buy a momentous of Alaska. Nice couple

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Salina, Kansas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Thanks for the wifi after our ship docked. It sure smelled good in your quaint little shop. Everyone was so nice in your coffee shop. Thanks.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I worked next door and came into this place almost every day (no exaggeration). You really wouldn't expect to find such amazing pastries in Southeast Alaska, or such delicious coffee. First, the pastries! Their sticky buns, which are my favorite, are a phenomenal mess of butter and sugar, sometimes studded with local fruit and usually coated in a layer of... More 

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Yukon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Absolutely the best coffee in Haines! We went there every day and the staff are competent and friendly. We'll be back :)

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Juneau, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Only place in Haines with free wifi. The Mediterranean pizza is delicious....hot & cheesy. Loaded with ingredients. Love the artichoke hearts. Really great espresso too. Nice cozy little place.

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Washington USA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We dropped in for a sandwich and coffee. Their panini was great and came with yummy coleslaw, as was their coffee. They really need more seating though.

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Haines, Alaska, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is the only place in town where you can get hard ice cream. They have four flavors, and moose tracks is so good in a waffle cone. I recommend getting some quality ice cream here.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

We were taking a stroll around Haines today, June 12th 2014, when we stumbled across the Rusty Compass. The majority of the eateries were closed (being the day after the weekly cruise ship visit) and we were tempted in by the seafood chowder special... we ordered one each along with a sandwich... this was my first ever try of seafood... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

I love my coffee. Being from Melbourne I know coffee. This place does it right. Perfect frothy creamy milk, just right temperature, flavoursome fresh cofffee. Amazing light anf crumbly blueberry scone too. Great for an afternoon stop, free wifi is always a plus.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We found Rusty´s just walking by, it looked very cosy so we dropped in and decided to get a latte and salmonsalad bagel which was great! They also have nice gifts!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines
  • Phone Number: 907 766 3941

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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