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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5960
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster claw” (79 reviews)
“fries” (41 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 5 days ago via mobile

Breakfast is fantastic!!!! Tried the Zoe which is grilled halibut poached eggs with hollandaise sauce on these sourdough biscuits. So good you want to savor every bite. Friendly, excellent service. A great place for a family.

Thank Cubby09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for the lobster club sandwiches and were not disappointed. We were told by everyone that the sandwiches were very generous so we ordered one to share and also one order of fries to share and that was more than enough food for...More

Thank topiaryflorist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the cafe twice during our 3 day stay in Rockland. We were lodging at Trade Winds Inn and the cafe is locates next door. First meal was lunch. We both ordered lobster rolls and we shared a clam chowder. I have never...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a few weeks ago I went here for the first time, and was very impressed with it! I got a chicken wrap with a side of fries to go. Both very good. The only thing I have to complain about is that when I...More

Thank Brianna P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and very friendly. We ate here several days for breakfast. Large portions and quick service. There was sometimes a wait but it moved very fast.

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast here is the best meal. There is always a wait as it is small. The seating is booths or tiny tables. The grill is steps from your table. It's about $12 per person average. Most lunch dishes are deep fat friend; they do not...More

Thank corgimom2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Always a wait here. There is not much room to wait inside so come prepared. We had to wait outside under an umbrella since it was raining. They don't take names, you just stand in line. When we did get inside we noticed a tin...More

1  Thank dvanlang
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

They call it “the club” and I will add my voice to many, saying it was the best variation of lobster “sandwich “/roll I tried visiting Main. Lot of fresh lobster with bacon... yummy. Didn’t have them 5 stars because of the service. Two women...More

Thank Nati I
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were walking along the main street in Rockland when we went by this restaurant checked out the outside menu and decided to give it a try and we were glad we did..... You can eat inside or outside in an open courtyard area.....we saw...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were here six years ago, had a great lunch. Since then we have moved from Germany to Maine and decided to visit the Brass Compass again. The facility is busy, a preponderance of local customers; an excellent marker. The staff work diligently, mindfully, heedfully;...More

Thank Keydet72
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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