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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5960
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster crab” (76 reviews)
“sandwich” (56 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
5:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Greasy food and prices were a bit high for fried food.Service waa same calibre as food, mediocre. Very disappointing.

1  Thank welshpembrokecorgi
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The food is good but not exceptional. The prices are moderate for a basic breakfast or with seafood. The atmosphere is ok,

Thank sailorman04843
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My husband and I stopped for lunch shortly after our arrival in Rockland. We were warmly greeted and asked if we want to be seated indoors or outdoors. We chose to sit outside. We had a light lunch of sandwiches. My husband also had chowder....More

Thank janicemarieflygirl
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious breakfast - twice - on a recent trip! We like it so much we visited on Sunday & Monday! The fruit bowl is great!! The Nor'easter scramble is filling - but soooo very good!!

Thank Chrissie F
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We have gone to the Brass Compass for many years every summer. The food is great, the portions enormous and the muffins can't be beat! All the locals go there so you know it is the best!

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here with business associates. The food was very good. The waitress was on top things and very pleasant talk too. I will definitely eat here again.

Thank Lealance
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Always good here. Homemade white bread like my mother used to make. The home fries - awesome. Eggs cooked perfectly. Companion had lobster benedict, she was very satisfied! Waitress was great, friendly and gave us good service.

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Seeing that this cafe was the winner of a Bobby Flay throwdown, we stopped on our way to Acadia National Park. The Lobster Club was spectacular!! Highly recommend!Also got the Cajun haddock corn tacos. Very good! Stop if u r in area.

Thank RoseyN
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The restaurant is long and narrow, with an open cooking area staffed by younger cooks. The carpet needed vacuuming and opened packs of rolls were in full view. The fried clams were not well-cooked and the 'hand cut' fries were limp and undercooked as well.

2  Thank Vickie T
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I have gone to Brass Compass dozens of times for their Lobster Club Sandwich. It is the perfect lunch. However I only just went for Breakfast, yesterday. I must say the biscuits and Gravy were some of the best I have had, especially this far...More

Thank jatreat
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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