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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
207-596-5960
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Ranked #18 of 75 restaurants in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Have to admit we got sucked in by the fact that the owner won the Bobby Flay Throw Down. Nothing amazing here. The atmosphere is dated and the food was average. The blueberry pie was unexceptional, not worth the calories. Staff was friendly.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A great place for breakfast and lunch. Staff and owner are great, pleasant, and attentive. Have been twice for breakfast while traveling to Rockland and have enjoyed the "lobster clubs sandwich" at breakfast. Food is fresh and well prepared, portions are large so bring an appetite or split with someone. Nice Maine specialties. Great Job everyone!

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fc
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I can't say enough except you won't be disappointed, even if you are, they will bend over back wards to make you happy and love what you got. The people that are sitting next to you are friendly as ever and are willing to tell you all about that town and what to do to enjoy it all even more.... More

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Richardson, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

First time to visit this cafe but won't be the last! We split the lobster club and were both stuffed--it was amazing! The homemade bread was delicious.

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Burbank
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Breakfast was ok, lots of food but a little greasy. If you had pancakes or french toast it would be better than an omelete or bacon and eggs.

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Homemade bread, abundant fresh lobster, crispy bacon, lettuce tomato and mayo served with crispy fries-Delicious! This was our second visit and for a brief moment we considered sharing the lobster club. I'm so glad we came to our senses and each ordered one even though they are a little pricey at $20.00 each.

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Davis, CA
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186 reviews 186 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Only ate here for breakfast so cannot comment on Lunch or dinner. I ordered poached eggs with the Haddock cake. The eggs were cooked perfectly. The haddock cake was good with potatoes and onions. It could have had more haddock. The grilled biscuit was great. Service was great and friendly.

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Hudson, FL
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206 reviews 206 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This small breakfast and lunch restaurant was a good choice after our morning boat ride. My husband ordered the lobster BLT sandwich, which was enormous and delicious, he said. This sandwich was featured on the food network's Throwdown show with Bobby Flay. Pictures and stories of the event are found in the restaurant. Service was good and so was the... More

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Owls Head, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I eat breakfast here pretty regularly, him more often than me. They know him by name and make us feel very welcome every time we come in. Its a small hometown place that is what I would look for if I was a visitor to the area.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

this is a local lunch spot as well as a great place for tourists, it's homey friendly and the lunch specials are fantastic. highly recommend the lobster club and the seafood chowder.

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