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The Compass

300 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA
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English first
Palm Desert, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Had great food and the best bloody Maria! We went back twice and brought our family for dinner which was excellent! They made us feel so welcome and cooper the Great Dane was welcomed with lots of pats and rubs. They even had a nice water dish for him! Can't wait to go back...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great service and an excellent range of craft beers. We kept on coming back for the good food and the service. The staff are friendly, offer great local advice and really know their stuff.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

this is a very casual place so the sophisticated menu was surprising. the food was all well prepared and the service was fast and friendly. definitely recommend.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Went here for drinks and appetizers. My father got a beer flight - allowing him to try four different beers, others in our party got different beers they had on draft. We got one of each of the snacks and they were all delicious (although I wasn't crazy about the fried cauliflower). The truffle fries were particularly delicious. We sat... More

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watsonville, ca
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Looking at the menu before we went in, the idea of portobella fries grabbed our attention. They were even better than we imagined. We also had an order of their brussel sprouts. They may have been the best brussel sprouts I have had. They were perfect. We also shared the blackberry panca salad-another hit with us. They had a nice... More

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

On a recent Sunday morning, I was looking for a place to catch some brunch and which was also pet friendly. Looked online and up popped The Compass. Was close enough and something different so called to confirm pets are allowed and then headed out to eat. Outdoor seating with lots of shade and you can people watch...so a good... More

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Oceanside, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

...and you want a cold drink, some good food, and good attitude patrons this is the place to go. Great beer selection...LOVE the Portobello fries!!! and service is very friendly and fast Gets very busy when the sun comes down.....but love the energy

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I say average because we mostly like happy hours and so we didn't eat from the regular menu which is really packed with lots of trendy food. We had the cauliflower fritti, spicy boudin which is pork shoulder sushi rice, vinegar and pepper jack cheese. Sounded good but didn't care for it. The carnita taco was excellent. Should have ordered... More

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Carlsbad, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Are at The Compass for the first time today! My turkey burger was delish and my wife enjoyed her salad. Excellent selection of draft beers. I'm definitely going back!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stopped in for a cocktail Friday night, and tried the Ahi appetizer. It was so fun and delicious and I loved the menu so much we went back Sunday morning for brunch. It was a great breakfast for our group of five. Two dollar mimosas, bloody Mary bar, great craft beers on tap. We had a wide range of... More

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