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Five Fifty Five

555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
+1 207-761-0555
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (78 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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1 - 10 of 712 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We celebrated our 55th wedding anniversary with our children and grandchildren. I pre arranged a champagne toast and the wines to serve with dinner and arranged for the bill to be rung up on my credit card prior to being brought to the table so...More

Thank laurencer466
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my wife for a drink to 555 and we really enjoyed ourselves. The wine list was limited. The cocktails are excellent classic with clever, subtle twists. The staff was very polite.

Thank CasaDoor
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this restaurant for my date's birthday. When we went arrived at our table, there was a cute birthday sign on the table. A nice beginning touch to our dinner. I did the tasting menu, he ordered al la carte. The tasting menu was...More

Thank Rupp721
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Five Fifty-Five on Wednesday, April 18th. We had a wonderful experience. For appetizers we had a small cheese plate, the north shore mushroom toast, and the agnolotti with braised rabbit . All were amazing, especially the agnolotti! I thoroughly enjoyed my truffle...More

1  Thank cdel718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having certain dietary restrictions, I’m generally hesitant to visit restaurants where I know I’ll have to edit items. Our server, Mike, not only accommodated this, he anticipated our needs and made excellent recommendations. The bone in ribeye is by far the best steak in Portland....More

Thank Natalied0107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very cool, nice venue to dine at. I very much enjoyed the steak frites and fiddle heads for my main entree. I felt he cheese platter was a bit skimpy. The pate was delish, but also on the slender side. This place...More

Thank Runnerny2244
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

With many GF, locally sourced, and delicious options my husband and I stopped into this established restaurant on a Thursday around 6. We discovered a menu of delicious and unusual choices- avant-garde even. My husband got a great beet salad with beets, beet hummus and...More

Thank steph1
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We came here when looking for a quiet place for dinner. Another diner recommended it when exiting. I loved my choices of the octopus starter, and cheese plate. I am also trying to appreciate beets so tried the beet salad which had subtle flavors and...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed April 18, 2018

We were disappointed to see the seven course tasting meal was no longer on the menu. When we asked our server about it, he explained you need to call ahead to see if they can do it. He further said they weren’t busy that night...More

Thank NieSam
Reviewed March 25, 2018

The challenge of 555 can be summed up by the fact that their bar serves one of the best burgers in Portland in their lounge, separated from the dining room from an open doorway, and mere feet. Unfortunately, their attempts to maintain a fine dining...More

1  Thank TKScuba
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. The review has left my staff, and myself a little confused... Please feel free to email me at your convenience, in order to help me better understand your issues(smcorry@msn.com). I will say, that I don't agree with your last sentence,...More

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NhLulu
February 8, 2015|
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Response from Gdmack2 | Reviewed this property |
Just go to their website, click on "menus" and click on "A la Carte," and you will see it.
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robert s
January 8, 2015|
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Response from Hall E | Reviewed this property |
I just viewed the menu on their web site with no problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
    (Oak Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-761-0555
  • E-mail
Description
Steve and Michelle Corry, the proprietors of Five Fifty-Five, arrived in Portland armed with a passionate vision and extensive experience in the restaurant industry. Steve began his culinary career as a brew master at several breweries in Northern California. In 1999, he attended the New England Culinary Institute in Burlington Vermont. After graduating in 2001, he returned to California to work at Domaine Chandon in Napa Valley. A graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration, Michelle Corry has worked at numerous prestigious establishments, including the French Laundry in Napa. Together, they have envisioned a dining experience that would combine a comfortable atmosphere, professional service, and fresh, simple, and delicious food sourced locally. Steve and Michelle Corry would like to welcome you to their first collaborative, Five Fifty-Five.
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