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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” (418 reviews)
“truffle ketchup” (172 reviews)
“paninis” (171 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 5 days ago

Came here for a late lunch when we were on vacation and cant say enough about this place. waited on line and are on the green across the street. thecfries were really,really good. Outstanding vibe and atmosphere along with fries and beverages.... that equals a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm on a weekend trip from Alabama to Portland, Maine!!! Duckfat was on my list of must do items because I've heard so much about the fries and milkshakes. I placed an order to go and immediately afterwards was asked to step outside and wait...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank outoftownvisitor_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not somewhere we would usually go, mainly due to the constant queue at the door. But on recommendation, we put our name down and half an hour later we returned to give it a try, and so glad we did. The menu isn't extensive but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Its_Ellie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close quarters in the restaurant, but the staff keeps everything flowing nicely. The staff is very efficient and friendly, The food comes out hot and delicious. The duckfat fries were so tasty and the sauces were a good combination. Sandwiches were yummy.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank barbara267
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both the food and the service are amazing here. It’s compact and the flow of people is steady. Service is not intrusive yet prompt and a good balance. Food is rich and delicious. I tried the poutine with everything, my first ever, rich deliciousness. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tors75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can only imagine that everything you order here is cooked to order, the duckfat fries and selected sauces were great, the blueberry buttermilk milkshake was amazing also, as were the duck confit panini and meatloaf panini, the fried brussel sprouts with apple was the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 219sheilad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great charcuteries, fries and other dishes. Good wine and beer selections. Both owners are chefs. One used to own Hugos nearby. Also a great restaurant!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the panini and it was great ! Staff was friendly and attentive. I rated a 4 rather than a 5 just because of the crowded space.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 68micheller
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I’m not sure what else there is to say about Duckfat – these fries are last-meal worthy. We chose our hotel because it was within walking distance, and the fries were everything we were expecting. I recall having a sandwich just to say that I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Heady-By
Reviewed 12 December 2018

My friend told me this was one of her favorite food spots in Portland. We had to sit outside they were so crowded, but the waitress was friendly. Seemed like more of a lunch or snack spot - great for sharing a meal.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wanderingcuriousness
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Response from 787javinaz | 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
USD 5 - USD 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, 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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