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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
207-596-5960
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Ranked #20 of 78 Restaurants in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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
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English first
Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was the first time I had ever been. I had the cinnamon bun french toast, which was great. It was two pieces for $6 and super yummy, but not too filling. The waitress asked if it was enough or if I wanted something else. I asked "for seconds" and so got another two. She only charged $1.50 for the... More 

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Smithfield, Maine
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great place for breakfast. All the standards that you expect but then they throw in some things you never expect to see. My Corned Beef Hash Omelet with Onions and Cheese was fantastic. Being a coastal town they also offer omelets with Lobster, Crab and Haddock to choose from. Make sure you are hungry as when you get the perfectly... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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137 reviews 137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

For several years this has been a stop for us on our fall foliage trip. Each time my husband and I share the Throw down lobster club. When our order was brought to the table, the piled-high lobster meat was not on the sandwich. What happened? We showed our server the small amount and asked for more. It was brought... More 

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Abingdon, Maryland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My husband and I had lunch here on a recent Friday afternoon while visiting Rockland. My husband enjoyed his Reuben and said it was good. As a vegetarian I would like to see more viable choices on the menu. That said, the grilled cheese I ordered really was tasty. The fries were good, the cole slaw average.

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Georgetown, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Maine had their “signature” Lobster King club sandwich which was excellent. Place was recommended by a native we met at the State park. This sandwich beat Bobby Flay in a contest and it is great. Get the lobster roll if you don't want the BLT in the club.

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Palmerton, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The food was out of this world. It reminded me of a old time café. The staff was very friendly and I would highly recommend going here to eat. Prices are reasonable. Just wish it was open longer at night.

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Opelika, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had breakfast at Brass Compass on recent visit to Rockland. Friendly and prompt service. Patrons were mix of tourists and colorful locals. I had eggs and corned beef hash with toast. All were delicious and prepared just as ordered. A companion noted that they actually know how to soft scramble eggs, which is not easy to find. Nothing fancy, just... More 

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connecticut
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96 reviews 96 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

we are repeat customers, but this time we saw a difference...the lobster roll had so much mayonaise on it that you could not taste the lobster....ruined it...asked if they made them with butter as an alternative, answer was no. The place was hectic in the ambiance, and a bit over priced...as the lobster roll was 16.99 and not good this... More 

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Roseville CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Started with a cup of haddock chowder which was the soup of the day split a lobster BLT that was huge and very good. Great atmosphere excellent service a place you just must not miss during your visit to Rockland.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch recently while visiting Maine. Outstanding food and service! The lobster roll was one of the best I had over five days along several coastal towns. Friendly staff and great service, glad we stopped.

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Additional Information about Brass Compass Cafe

Address: 305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
Phone Number: 207-596-5960
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

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