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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” (364 reviews)
“truffle ketchup” (161 reviews)
“paninis” (159 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 2 days ago via mobile

Not much to say other than what has already been said. This is one restaurant that you can believe the hype. Everything we ate (& it was a lot )was tasty.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is extremely busy because it is absolutely delicious!! Best panini's ever, I had the B.G.T and the crunch of each bite was acoustics made from food-heaven. Do your belly a favor and give it the Original Duckfat Milkshake, I believe it is the...More

1  Thank hungryhungryhiker17
Reviewed 6 days ago

I got some take out panini's for my wife and I on a recent trip to Portland and they were fantastic, the service was quick and friendly. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Bongo91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wait was atrocious. An hour and a half.... and I’m still giving them 5 stars. Grabbed a beer and a bowl of the special soup, which was brisket chili, fantastic. Then grabbed some fries. It was unbelievable. Best fries I’ve ever had. Dipping sauces...More

Thank Brendan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing!! Went with some friends and basically ordered a majority of the menu! Hard to pick my favorites but you should definitely get a milkshake!

Thank Mainelove1992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was really excellent. The space is tight and crowded but so delicious. Our daughter had the strawberry milkshake and we ordered some cocktails. We had the butternut squash soup, Belgian fries, the duck confit panini and the smoked brisket panini. All were excellent, so...More

1  Thank Yasmine E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to start our Maine Journey - Great shakes, local beer, crispy chips and tasty panini's - I had the duck. Also a good introduction to the locally made beers in Maine.

1  Thank Carina F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered three panini, fries, soup, and shakes to go. The sandwiches were great. The dips were good. Strawverry shakes were very tasty.

Thank Par167
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Say yes. I mean, the place is called duckfat, and it feels boutique-y, and hipster-y, and Portland-y, and really is delicious-y. The fries, ordered by my son who is a 21 yo critique with earned stripes of such things pronounced them delicious. (He once at...More

1  Thank PMcFarout
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy coming to Duckfat. Yes, the wait can be long, and the seating is very “cozy”, but the food is always good. Get a poutine with duck confit and an egg!

Thank inory07
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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
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  • 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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