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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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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 yesterday

No atmosphere -- slow service- mediocre food -- French fries were limp and heated over--coffee over cooked---price ok but you get what you pay for

Thank James T
Reviewed yesterday

Breakfast, in and out, good service extra coffees, just what we needed, for my first breakfast in Maine.

Thank BellasBoy69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Different but took a chance and ordered it. Delicious. If it is windy, sit inside or on sheltered patio to the left of the front door. The open, shady patio on the corner can be chilly.

Thank Nell S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the Brass Compass after a busy morning in Rockkand. We could not have picked a better lunch stop! My wife had a scallop roll with potato sslad, I had a haddock sandwich with onion strings that were fabulous, all at a very...More

Thank Nomad0921
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast because it was next door to lodging. Food was good as well as service. Even though tourist town, mostly locals were there when I visited, suggesting it is a local favorite. I had eggs benedict, and the eggs where prepared just the way...More

Thank leftygolfer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a cup of coffee on a cold morning, as we had already eaten breakfast earlier. We ended up sitting for a meal instead. Among the many entrees, we found the Compass Muffin to be a real steal. Wife got eggs, bacon, and...More

Thank RKWh2o
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Of lunch is your big meal of the day, head on over to the brass compass. This little lunchonette/ breakfast joint serves up awesome shore inspired meals at a reasonable price. I had a cup of chowder and a small haddock and fries. Way more...More

1  Thank jenny l
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place is great!! The staff is super friendly and helpful and the food was delicious! I highly recommend the lobster benedict and the blueberry pancakes

1  Thank finzup2016
Reviewed 2 April 2018

You will not leave here hungry. Service was outstanding and choice of breakfast meals was large. This restaurant is also owned by Lynn Archer, and she makes sure that everything is high quality with reasonable pricing.

1  Thank csle96
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great place for breakfast. Deliscious reasonably priced food served with an old fashioned smile and chit chat. Their homemade grilled muffins are incredible. The staff is super friendly and service is fast. If you see a line it’s worth waiting for.

1  Thank cccgregory
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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
06:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
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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