Established in 2011

Located on 300 Carlsbad Village Drive, in the beautiful community of Carlsbad. The Compass is the latest restaurant lounge by Compass Group.

About Us

Compass is a delicious eatery tucked away in the heart of Carlsbad. The dishes are all locally sourced and support the community they call home.

Our Chef

Brad Thomas crafts a straight-forward yet progressive menu. He transforms fresh and, when possible, locally-sourced produce, creating innovative dishes in a sustainable way.

Menu Favorites

Bacon Wrapped Corn Dogs 2/4
cheese stuffed brat. wrapped in bacon. dipped in house batter. dijon mustard.

Cast Iron Baked Mac & Cheese
add: pork belly 5. cheddar brat 5. brisket 6. broccoli 2. truffled mushroom 6.

Crispy Bahn Mi Chicken Sando
oj habanero glaze. pickled veg. kimchi. yuzu ailoi. tolero. fries. grilled or fried.

The Compass Burger
wagyu. bibb. red onion. heirloom tomato. house aioli. jack cheese. ciabatta. fries.
Dirty Fries (Spice Level 5)
skirt steak. house cheese sauce. pico. fried egg.

The Beast Burger
blend of elk / bison / boar / kobe. mixed greens. red onion. spicy jam. jalapeno serrano aioli. brie. ciabatta. fries.

Deconstructed Pot Pie
roasted leg and thigh. savory stew. herbs. house cheddar + jalapeño biscuit. braised kale.

Duck Duck Carbonara
duck confit. cured duck. melted leeks. english peas. house fettucine. crispy leeks.