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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” (359 reviews)
“truffle ketchup” (158 reviews)
“fries” (953 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First visit. Listed top 10 things to do in Portland in AARP magazine. Got there early to avoid crowds. Atmosphere cool for such a small place. Seated at bar. Ordered everything. Soups superb!!! Fries outstanding but MUCH too salty. Paninis good but not great. Finished...More

Thank Saldon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stop when we arrived in Portland. We got here right at 9:58pm (closes at 10pm) but the waitress didn't turn us away and happily took down my order of fries. We looked around the place that was still buzzing after 10pm...More

2  Thank Mayonaka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriends and I visited this restaurant, mainly because it's on so many lists of great places to eat, and not a whole lot of other consideration. We showed up on a Sunday afternoon around 2:30 p.m.-ish. There would have been a 1.5 hour wait....More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Creative paninis, delicious fries and a mocha shake to die for - though the shake should be just a tad thicker. The Panini options are always interesting - and I have never had a bad one. The duck confit Panini is awesome. Curry mayo is...More

Thank HDMM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a Thursday. Only waited 10 minutes at 12:15. Walked right by it at first. With the winter patio cover on, the Duckfat sign is not clear from across the street with cars/trucks parked in front - look for the number...More

Thank marko18745
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brussel sprouts were amazing, french fries and scratch made dippers can't be beat. Friendly staff, chill quiet environment. Loved the experience.

Thank Erin O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! We only waited 30 minutes which 15 min later turned into an hour wait. I’m glad we waited! The fries were amazing as well as the milkshakes. We got two paninis (squash and turkey)to split which were delicious too. Our waiter was super...More

Thank Cttraveler66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the most amazing experience this past Saturday at Duckfat. Although the wait was an hour and a half it was well worth it! Brussels sprouts were back in season and were mouth watering. The milkshakes did not disappoint nor did any of the...More

Thank Maddie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went back to Duckfat during off season since it is easier to get in. The food is so good! Of course we had fries, which is a must. But, it was all great. The integrity of the food is second to...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mjust have the french fries. They are exceptionally crispy and hot. Duck confit sandwich was very good.

Thank TravelGlo4
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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
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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