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43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
+1 207-774-8080
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“poutine” (366 reviews)
“truffle ketchup” (163 reviews)
“paninis” (159 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Restaurant opens at 11 AM, so be there then or decide to wait to be seated. There are places to browse near the restaurant but parking of more than an hour is very hard to find. Start off with the fresh cut fries cooked in...More

Thank kaschwartz865
Reviewed 2 days ago

Duckfat has always been a go to for us when in Maine, but probably won't return. I ordered the Kale and duck salad, which came out in the smallest bowl I've ever seen. It was OK at best, but CERTAINLY NOT worth its price. Our...More

Thank PAL52772
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great comfort food. Cute small restaurant located near the east end in Portland. Make sure to put this on your must visit list of Portland Restaurants.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Two words....amazing poutine. Be sure to add the duck confit! Our paninis were delicious as well and the place is just so charming. I’m so excited to have finally made it here. It definitely lived up to the hype! 👍🏼👍🏼

Thank EmNiDa
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had heard about this restaurant before coming to Portland, and since it was right behind my hotel and was full of people, I thought it would be a good experience. Meh. Fries cooked in duck fat were nothing to write home about. Chopped romaine...More

Thank TiTiTG
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The most amazing french fries I've ever had. The place is typically very busy and you almost always will have a wait. But overall it is so worth it for the fries and milkshakes. The paninis were also great, though they were all out of...More

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a good lunch at Duckfat. Ordered a Cuban and a Meatloaf sandwich with a side of Belgian fries. The fries were excellent with truffle ketchup and garlic mayo. The restaurant is a bit small with a high demand, be prepared to sit with...More

Thank TravelingJimy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The frites and poutine are amaaaazing. So are the milkshakes. The place was packed and the vibe was fun. I can see why it was a must-try foodie spot in Portland on almost every blog/website when I looked for recommendations.

Thank LA_Harding
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place... great food and vibes... a bit of a wait on the weekends but well worth it... must try BelgianFries.... meatloaf panini, pork belly ... You can’t go wrong...👍👍👍👍

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered just the duck fries to go. Not impressed. Soggy, over salted and simply flavourless. Either more duck fat in the frier or hang up your apron.

Thank Klaus V
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23 July 2017|
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Response from Javier N | Reviewed this property |
Yes! We dog sitted on the outside table while the owner ate inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-8080
Duckfat is a small sandwich shop that has it all: classic Belgian fries made with local Maine potatoes fried in duck fat, panini, soups, salads, charcuterie, sodas and milkshakes all made in house. Add a killer beer and wine list and you have Duckfat, a fun and unique dining destination in Portland, Maine.
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