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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 21 September 2016

Make it a day in Rockland: Visit the Farnsworth Museum in the morning, walk a few blocks to the Brass Compass Cafe where you will enjoy real hometown cooking. Huge portions of obster salad or fish and chips. Everything is delicious and prepared before your...More

1  Thank Dee M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I had a great lobster salad .. Fresh good ingredients ... Friendly service. It's a busy place for locals and tourists visiting the Farnsworth Museum. I saw huge lobsters sandwiches go by for others.

Thank KareninCT
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I watch Food Network so thought I'd try Lynn's breakfast eatery. Could not believe the sad state of that place. We sat at the first booth near the creaky front door -- the seat was broken badly and I had to scoot down to the...More

1  Thank Genieb47
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Often lobster roll in Maine has virtually no mayonnaise. This has the perfect amount. The portions are huge.It's one of our favorites, we eat here every year on our annual trip to Maine. Also try the lobster eggs benedict. Delish!

Thank Jeffers1530
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch Extensive menu with lots of breakfast items served all day. Super wait staff and optional outdoor eating This restaurant is in walking distance of everything

Thank devonwayne
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My wife and I stopped for lunch . I had the Lobster BLT and she had the Lobster Reuben . Both were excellent with generous portions of lobster

Thank David19731
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My family and I went to Brass Compass yesterday, 9/5/2016. I've been there several times in years past, and the lobster club did not disappoint -- it's a perfect sandwich. I was, however, very disappointed by the service we received. We came at 12:15pm, and...More

Thank kcole20
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I ate here with a coworker on a day trip. We both had the breakfast here. They had some very reasonable prices on standard diner breakfast fare. Definitely not a higher end type of establishment and definitely a local type of place that was a...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good location, good size (I happen not to like huge dining halls) good diner-type service by rushed but friendly wait staff. Food is adequate, abundant but not impressive by any means.

Thank lechuzon
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I ate a late lunch at this restaurant and was very happy with the food and service. This cafe is known for the famous Lobster Club sandwich, featured on "Throwdown with Bobby Flay" (where she BEAT Bobby Flay). My husband loves this Lobster Club and...More

Thank Myrmyr971
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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