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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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43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Read that the fries here were supposedly 2nd best in the county and was sorely disappointed, they are nothing unique or outstanding. Soggy, oily, over salted and rather bland. At $8 per large portion you may be better served going to our regular pub --...More

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Besides the adorable Duck Fat duck on their apparel, you will find a no-frills establishment that is clean, fun, and has an interesting and tasty menu. We tried the meatloaf panini and poutine. While I usually don't get meatloaf, I like it when I'm in...More

Thank GreatPoint
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the poutine with duck confit. Still dreaming about it. One of the best poutine's I've had. Rivals Mile End in Brooklyn and place in Québec. The South African red wine was so,so IMO, but I don't like SA whites, so be advised. Service was...More

Thank Dutetre
Reviewed 6 days ago

Duckfat just does fries the right way... No to ways about it. You get a hefty portion of fries and you get to chose a bunch of dipping sauces that you can get with them.. I couldn't honestly decide because of how many sauces there...More

Thank Ethan E
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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