We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great hang out” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Compass

The Compass
300 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
17604341900
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 6 Bars & Pubs in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Pub
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Gastropub new to Carlsbad, excellent food and large selection of beer
Anaheim, Ca
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great hang out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Good food. Had a couple happy hour specials as well as a special dish by the chef. Thanks guys great place

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
Thank monica1093
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

70 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Carlsbad, California
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Unique new "hot spot"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Had the chance to try this place for date night and wasn't disappointed. Unique menu, good drinks and a lively ( younger) atmosphere. Fun!

Visited July 2012
Helpful?
Thank jovian
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hurst, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Stopped in after reading good reviews online. It was the middle of the afternoon when we stopped in while traveling thru Carlsbad. We were greeted and asked to sit where we liked. We chose the patio as we had our kids with us. The menu is pretty limited but we all enjoyed our picks very much. The short rib grilled cheese was fantastic. Great craft beer selection. No kids menu but my kids split the bacon-wrapped corn dogs and a basket of sweet potato fries and they finished their plates with no problem. If we ever get back that way, we will definitely stop in again.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Adam D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Utah
Level Contributor
57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“So glad we found this restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I am so excited we found the Compass...we loved it! They had fried green tomatoes!!! What a treat! We found it late the last day of our vacation or I would of gone back more. WE were very impressed with the food, the friendly atmosphere and the service. IT is on my "to do" list for our next visit soon!

Visited April 2012
Helpful?
Thank corvettegal48
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Chicago, IL
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“so delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Everything was delicious. Drink the Birmingham. Eat the tuna bruschetta. Eat the bacon corn dogs. Eat the short rib grilled cheese. You're welcome.

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Lori E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed The Compass also viewed

 

Been to The Compass? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing