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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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05:00 - 15:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
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Harpswell, Maine
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295 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Nothing trendy. Fried clams, sandwiches, diner fare. Reasonably priced, and pretty fast. The quality isn't as good as some other downtown Rockland spots, and the decor looks pretty tired. But it is convenient to the Farnsworth and the downtown art scene. Service was friendly, but she did forget part of the order.

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Thank Peter B
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Really enjoyed our tasty breakfast with creative flavors. The extensive breakfast/brunch menu includes lots of interesting items, with lobster and crab featured in several dishes. I enjoyed my goat cheese omelet with spinach and artichoke, served piping hot, and my husband's cheese omelet and corned beef hash were just what he expected. My fruit cup was excellent - a variety... More 

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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent down home breakfast and great prices. Very friendly waitresses. Would definitely come back again.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

A very delicious lobster roll.....I would definitely go back again, but make sure the waitress understands what you are ordering, she can be too quick & think she knows what you want.....but a good waitress....A must do in ROCKLAND.

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great breakfasts, huge portions and fairly reasonable prices. My wife and I ordered from the daily specials. French toast with link sausages for her, Banana walnut pancakes for me. Great, attentive , but not cloying, service. We'll probably eat there again tomorrow morning.

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Thank ljcroker
Belmont, Massachusetts
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161 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

I'll simply say that my wife and I split the Lobster Club Sandwich and there was nothing left on the plate. Homemade bread, generous lobster, quick service. Across from the Farnsworth Museum.

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Thank TaffyBurns
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

This place rocks.. wait staff good...(fast paced) The breakfast and lunch on 2 separate occasions in August was the best ! I have been going to this area for years and years and never went there, well I will be going back...I promise you that !!! what a place !!! Thanks Brass compass and to the (women cooks in the... More 

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Virginia
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

A locals place very noisy...scrambled eggs dry and vegan veggie hash disappointing. overcooked and greasy....BUT the homemade whole grain bread was very good as was server Brittany. Very friendly courteous and quickly responded to requests....Home Kitchen Cafe 5 mins away much better.

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Thank GiGu2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Food was wonderful. Had the lobster club. Lobster and bacon so good! We also had the lobster salad. Also very good. Large portions! Friendly service!

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Thank Don W
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

The Brass Compass albeit makes a fine Lobster Club sandwich, I have 2 valid complaints about the sandwich the Amount of Lobster and the Price point being 21 dollars. You don't have to make me the sandwich that beat Bobby's but more Lobster for the price would be awesome!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
05:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 15:00
Thursday
05:00 - 15:00
Friday
05:00 - 15:00
Saturday
05:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?