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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5960
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster club” (86 reviews)
“sandwich” (62 reviews)
“lobster roll” (62 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nothing fancy...just a yummy breakfast with a friendly staff. Some different choices with lobster...

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff great food and plenty of coffee refills. Great for breakfast and lunch. I can only eat one of their blueberry pancakes as they take up the entire plate. The lobster rolls are fabulous as well as the scallops.

Thank frank51h
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, quaint, "diner type atmosphere restaurant" with good food and service. They are known for their lobster rolls and lobster club, but we also love their haddock, clams, lobster benedict and lobster reuben sandwich. Friendly staff who know the locals by name...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just before closing and there was still a 10 minute wait (the cruise ships were also on town). No worries, The Brass Compass happily stayed open and accepted new customers for at least another hour. We had to squeeze in the front booth,...More

Thank AnnetteMarie332
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on a weekday. Only place I could find open at 6 am. Was pleasantly surprised at how many choices there were for a weekday special list along with a big menu to choose from. Food was excellent and service was as well. Great breakfast...More

Thank matt7571
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was having dinner my last night in Rockland and started chatting with some locals at the bar. I asked for a breakfast recommendation for the next morning and everyone said Brass Compass! They could not have been more right. I had the Mermaid Frittata...More

Thank macknox
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We needed a place for a quick lunch before going sailing. The lady at the Chamber of Commerce located in the Maine Lighthouse Museum across the street recommended it. It was a nice day so we chose to eat on the shady patio. The waitress...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Our party had a wonderful breakfast at the Brass Company Cafe. The food was plentiful, the prices reasonable, and the waitresses were on point making certain all of our needs were met. We came back for lunch, but the prices were higher than reasonable and...More

Thank Guide786169
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We happened on the Brass Compass after a morning at the Farnsworth Museum (outstanding). It's just down the street and, since the weather was really hot, we looked for a close and inviting place for a nibble. The Brass Compass hit the bull's eye. It...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Decent food. On the main drag which suggests that it would be a tourist trap but it isn't. Worth it for all the lobster filled breakfast items.

Thank Elena C
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27 July 2018|
Response from Debbi R | Reviewed this property |
fruit for breakfast and salad for lunch
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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, Child-friendly, 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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