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Five Fifty Five

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555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308 (Oak Street)
+1 207-761-0555
17:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:30 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Monterey, California
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had the 5 - course meal for a very reasonable $65 per person. Wine list was good as were the cocktail selections. There is also a chef's choice 7- course meal - but you do not have choices on this menu, so it is for the adventuresome. Table next to us had this and it looked delicious also. We... More 

Thank PGlocal_12
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234 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We met old friends for dinner at this classy restaurant and it was so much fun. I don't know what it is with me and red brick walls but it feels so inviting to dine in such an environment. Service was excellent and I really enjoyed their signature dish of truffled lobster macaroni and cheese on such a rainy evening.... More 

Thank saint22
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Every course - salads, cheese board, entrees, and dessert - were absolutely phenomenal. Having dined at most of Portland's best, this is hands down my favorite. Ballet service is friendly, professional, and on point. Courses were times impeccably. I could not recommend this restaurant enough!

Thank Greta7777
Rangeley, Maine
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141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Usually, I'll not give any review if a restaurant disappoints. However, as there were 5 of us, and each of us was puzzled--experience did not match the reviews--I felt it imperative to 'speak-up.' The good news: the wine was great but expensive for a very small pour; our waitress was efficient and attentive to this large (demanding, finicky) group; and,... More 

Thank DaisyDiva07
New Jersey
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We got to choose five small plates which really suited my need to try everything. Nothing disappointed. The pumpkin soup,mussels, fuzzy udder cheese, awesome steak strips and carrot cake were beautifully presented and all delish. Yes there was a huge party so the service was a little slow. However this allowed us to savor the wine and chat. The wine... More 

Thank sumellor
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was our last night in Maine so we decided to push the boat out and try the tasting menu, which we do sometimes in Europe to see a sample of the chef's skills and seasonal foods at their best - hopefully. As one of us loves seafood and the other is allergic to crustaceans, we were a bit of... More 

Thank VFLondon
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were extremely pleased with our dining experience. This place gets it right: service, food, atmosphere, right down to the small details that separates a very good restaurant from an excellent restaurant. Try the tasting menu and pair it with their wine selections. We loved it!

Thank CallieBanana1
Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My girlfriends surprised me with reservations here after my engagement. Said they called weeks in advance. They had a congratulations card along with a bottle of wine on the table when we arrived! We were seated a little late but we weren't bothered. We got a combination of cheese as a starter ($15 worth fed all 3 of us) and... More 

Thank PaigeSjob
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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132 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My dear friend took me for a birthday dinner. It was exquisite. Though a little pricey, it was well worth it. We enjoyed every bit of the experience!

Thank souldancer2
Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I visited 555 on a Saturday night (reservations needed!). It was filled to capacity but we were seated immediately, right on time. From start to finish this was a quality experience. The ambiance is great - white tablecloths and nice settings, and they get it right on the noise level so that, despite the number of guests,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?