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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” (157 reviews)
“fries” (953 reviews)
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43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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

Thank TravelGlo4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Duckfat. We try to eat here every time we go to Maine. Only problem is everyone loves it and it is small. You may share a table with strangers, but that's okay. Just be happy to get a seat! All the food and...More

Thank JWO55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous food and what a nice place to have Sunday brunch. We lined up outside at 10:40 so were able to be seated in the first wave of patrons. It was well worth the wait. Had fries with truffle ketchup and horseradish mayo. Best we...More

Thank Laura-Bob-17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My “go to” lunch spot in a Portland Maine. Superb panini sandwiches, excellent duck fat fries served Belgian style with a choice of flavored mayonnaise, washed down with a good craft beer from one of the several local breweries in the area.

Thank kevin482
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22 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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