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Five Fifty Five

555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
+1 207-761-0555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“tasting menu” (77 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We visited Portland for a brief overnight excursion with another couple, who had made a reservation at 555 for the 4 of us. We were warmly greeted upon arrival and shown to our table near the open kitchen. Our waiter was friendly and attentive, but...More

1  Thank Betsy H
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We had a wonderful dinner here with friends. The Lobster mac and cheese was the best I have ever had and full of lobster! The guys had oysters on the half shell and scallops. Shared crime brûlée and gals had cappuccino. Definitely want to go...More

Thank Jerrie10
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We eat in restaurants frequently but not often in such a top shelf place as this. Great food and wonderful presentations. Relaxed, confident, and friendly service. Our table location was on the second level where it was fairly quiet and private. Very nice. We had...More

Thank jamesmD3016MY
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Creative menu, excellent dishes, low noise level and impeccable service. An excellent choice for the discerning diner in downtown Portland.

Thank WPHouston
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Had Easter brunch at five fifty five, amazing. Food was wonderful, and creative. Staff was friendly, and the pace of the meal was so relaxing. It was terrific. Will most assuredly go back to try dinner. can't wait!

Thank riverboy6
Reviewed 19 May 2015

It was nice that we could order the regular menu or the bar menu while seated in the bar. We were dressed casually, shorts etc. so we opted to sit in the bar. Two of us had the tasting menu and really enjoyed it. You...More

Thank uostatechef
Reviewed 19 May 2015

My first time I went was about a year ago for a couples dinner, and was extremely impressed. I ordered tasting menu and couldn't find a single flaw in the entire meal or evening, The waiter was very personable and didn't act like a robot....More

1  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I had mushroom soup to start. Very bland. Then salmon. Very good. Desserts for everyone drew raves. Wife also had salmon. Liked it a lot. Likewise the greens salad. Daughter had strip loin. Excellent. Others had steak tartare, ahi tuna. All very good. So... It's...More

1  Thank Ghoff777
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Likes: quality ingredients, diverse & innovative food preparation, wonderful wine pairings with Chef's menu, attentive service, intimate atmosphere. Meh: location a longish walk from quaint old port

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Had a lovely dinner at 555. The restaurant came highly recommended and rightfully so. Portions are on the smaller side so I would definitely get a starter. The vegetarian Chefs Choice was a gamble but it paid off with a beautiful looking and tasting dish.

Thank Heather S
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8 February 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.
robert s
8 January 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
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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