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43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
+1 207-774-8080
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“poutine” (369 reviews)
“truffle ketchup” (160 reviews)
“duck pate” (190 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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43 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101-4213
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank PMcFarout
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Portland of business and wanted to check out a spot I had heard about. Duck Fat in Portland is is a hole in the wall Bistro that does things right. I was there just for a quick brunch bite and was able...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends recommended we try it and it very good. The food is prepared using duck fat as in the name of the restaurant. French fries cooked in duck fat are the crispiest and most flavorful I have ever had. The milk shakes and Cuban sandwiches...More

Thank KJED1013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I have guests or run into a tourist I direct them towards duck fat because it really is a special place with great milkshakes, fries, in sandwiches.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duckfat is known for their fries and they are amazing - poutine is out of this world too. I always get multiple dipping sauces because they are so so good. The sandwiches are ok, but really it's the fries here that are worth the trip....More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Menu may not offer enough variety for some but they do what they do well. A good selection of daily specials augments the standard menu. Duck fat french fries are delightful. Panino offerings cover a wide variety of tastes.

Thank Joel F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a huge fan of French fries, and Duckfat's are the best! It's a small place, so get there early or prepare for a long wait! All of the sandwiches are delicious, as are the fried donut holes. Definitely one of my favorite spots in...More

Thank ashleyelpern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Milkshake made with real milk. Try the Cherry Promenade drink, Brisket and fries with fried duck eggs and cheese curds. Amazing. The food is heavy because of the duck fat but it's worth it. Pace yourself!

Thank Nate D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small place and there was an hour wait, but plenty of options to go to for a cocktail elsewhere while waiting. We had the poutin, first time for me very good. Brisket Panini and meatloaf Panini. Both were great choices. Waitress was very nice.

Thank Deborah C
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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
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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