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Brass Compass Cafe

305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5960
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster claw” (79 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
305 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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1 - 10 of 446 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lynn from the Owl's Head Lighthouse recommended this great eatery and we could not have been more pleased! When in Maine, eat where the locals eat and certainly opt for local fresh ingredients that say MAINE! We chose the King Club (a sandwich that beat...More

Thank ffudlikre
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a good choice for breakfast, and it is open seven days a week (unlike a lot of other places in the area). The only caveat is that pancakes and poached eggs are not available after 11 a.m. Today, I had "Thick Texas" French...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 28 November 2017

If you find your self in Rockland looking for a place for breakfast, try the Brass Compass. They have all the traditional breakfast offerings plus a few that are unique, such as the lobster omelet. The service is prompt and the prices are right.

Thank Etienne P
Reviewed 19 November 2017 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 10 November 2017 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 8 November 2017 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 8 November 2017

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 27 October 2017

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 21 October 2017

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 18 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
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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