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Brass Compass Cafe

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305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5960
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lobster club” (75 reviews)
“sandwich” (57 reviews)
“lobster roll” (57 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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Reviewed May 27, 2016

We ate lunch here twice during a six day stay and our favorite was the Lobster BLT. Amazingly good and very large and we both ate every bite!!

Thank laurelw36
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Real homemade food! They are only open for breakfast and lunch, but the breakfast was very good and very filling. Prices are reasonable and the coffee is endless.

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Serve a really good breakfast, with homemade bread at an affordable price. Service is good too. They also serve lunch & dinner but we didn't try it.

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Sweet potato Benedict , crab cake Benedict, maple cream blueberry walnut pancakes and fresh fruit for the Vegan .. Darn good breakfast and staff was very accommodating too

Thank Janet B
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Fried clams were great and the cheeseburger club was huge!!! Service was excellent and very quick. We stop in every time we're in the area. I've also tried the lobster club which is also quite large but I prefer the lobster roll the flavor of...More

1  Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed May 16, 2016

This restaurant is a busy place, especially in the summertime. Close to the harbor, it is ideal for boaters to walk to from the dock. They put on a good breakfast. Anything seafood on the menu is delicious. Friendly service, clean, very nice.

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Fantastic lunch at the Brass Compass! We had the house specialty-- - a lobster and BLT club sandwich that is a Bobby Flay award winner. The homemade sweet potato fries and coleslaw were some of the best We've had anywhere. For dessert we indulged in...More

Thank janmor2015
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I was hoping for more, but the food was just okay and reminded me of a diner. My bread on my sandwich was extremely soggy with butter and not toasty. Probably won't be back.

Thank arimagic23
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We went this morning with friends for breakfast. As I have come to expect, it was a great experience. We had the poached eggs with haddock fishcakes which were excellent. We also had the pancakes with the walnuts and maple butter topping - wow!! The...More

Thank HereAtLast
Reviewed March 23, 2016

When you walk or drive past the Brass Compass, you will see that it is rarely empty, and that's for good reason. They're open for breakfast and early lunch, and it really is incredibly delicious food. From the tables, you can see the kitchen and...More

Thank kmoro10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-5960
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