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Brass Compass Cafe

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305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
207-596-5960
Today
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Down home dining

Great local venue, excellent service and better lobster roll than most. Had lobster roll, fries and cole slaw. Too full for desert but pies and cinnamon rolls looked delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Naples,FL
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Very courteous and the food was pretty good also. In and out on about 10 minutes for a quick takeout. Young lady at the front was very pleasant.

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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Try the 4 egg lobster omellete Pricey but you could share it and oh so good. Great atmosphere and helpful hints from the locals

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Friendly staff, dining inside or outside (alcohol can't be served outside though). The fish tacos were some of the best I've ever had! Stuffed with fresh fish and a lightly baked tortilla. Good value.

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Naples,FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great local venue, excellent service and better lobster roll than most. Had lobster roll, fries and cole slaw. Too full for desert but pies and cinnamon rolls looked delicious.

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Naples, Florida
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fun and lively little restaurant. High quality food prepared with skill. I had the Roast Beef Hash and Eggs for breakfast. Best Hash and Eggs I have had in a very long time. I like the open style kitchen Nice to see the owner there as well

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Chandler
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If you find yourself in Rockland Maine the best way to start your day is with Lynn's Breakfast Sandwich at the Brass Compass Cafe. Fresh eggs, cheese and other ingredients between two slices of delicious homemade bread, grilled to perfection. The cheese melts off the sides of the bread and this sandwich becomes yummy goodness!! Order a coffee and your... More 

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had the best sausage gravy anywhere. Served over three moist fresh biscuits. I could not eat half. Huge portion. My husband had it with two scrambled eggs on top. Reasonable prices...great service!!!

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Bartlett, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My wife and I stopped in for a quick lunch while heading to Rockland Breakwater. We happened upon the Brass Compass purely by luck and it was well worth it. My wife loved the Lobster Roll and the fish sandwich was excellent. Prices were fair for the portions that were served. Well worth the stop. Just remember they are only... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had the lobster club sandwich and a bowl of Chowder and it was all my wife and I could eat. I would recommend splitting as it is a ton for one. Great service and atmosphere for a great home cooked meal.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The lobster club is really good. It can serve two people, unless you are terribly hungry, then go for it.

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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
Cuisine: Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: 207-596-5960

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?