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The Rusty Compass Coffee House

16 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
907 766 3941
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Ranked #3 of 15 restaurants in Haines
Cuisines: Bakery
Most recent review
- Jul 3, 2014
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Juneau, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Canada
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163 reviews 163 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We popped in grab a coffee while exploring the town of Haines. We were delighted to find out they had wifi! Nice lattes in a quaint little comfortable setting. Friendly service and a nice selection of gift items for purchase.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I can hardly wait each summer for the Rusty Compass to open up. I'm a daily customer. I grew up in Seattle and know my coffee. My friends who come to visit say it's the only decent cup of coffee they've had in southeast Alaska. I love sitting in here and relaxing. It's a cozy coffeehouse atmosphere that you can't... More

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Although it's only open for the Summer season, the Rusty Compass is a little gem. Great beverages and desserts with a limited soup/sandwich menu. Cool decor, friendly service and free wifi.

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Juneau, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This little place is adorable and has free wifi, great coffee, and awesome cookies. The gift store has unique alaska food items and great locally made earrings.

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