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The 5 Spot

935 Congress St, Congress & Valley St., Portland, ME 04102-3031
+1 207-536-1430
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (2 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (3 reviews)
“cheese whiz” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
935 Congress St, Congress & Valley St., Portland, ME 04102-3031
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

All the reviews I read about The Five Spot were good, so I looked forward to giving it a try. When I met a friend for lunch, this seemed like a good time to go. We found a table at the rear of the small...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Authentic Philly cheese steaks, delicious breakfast sandwich and great price for amazing food. The owner delivered superb service and treated us as guests in his home. The photo below is of the Pizza Steak sub which was fantastic. The food was so good I had...More

Thank Tyler Q
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Recently opened. Character running the joint but he certainly serves a terrific cheese steak at very reasonable cost. Looking forward to returning

Thank DRhodesNewEngland
Reviewed July 15, 2017

The owner is from Philly. He knows how to make a great cheese steak. My wife & I both had them and loved them.

Thank cmoreskier
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came in due to the excellent reviews. The service was friendly, the food came quickly. It was delicious. We both got classics, add mushrooms. The sandwiches were huge and had a touch too much cheese whiz, but other than that were...More

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed June 4, 2017

always friendly and happy to engage with tourist. My server gave me a list of places to see while I was there. I was very pleased the whole time I went which was multiple times.

Thank sashaandshanejones88
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Went opening day, will go back. This "joint," as the cook calls it, is not a gourmet/foodie type restaurant. They call it "Honest Food" and I agree. Leave the camera at home and enjoy a filling, great tasting meal. There is some seating, but it's...More

Thank 1DerryTreeHugger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 Congress St, Congress & Valley St., Portland, ME 04102-3031
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-536-1430
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Voted Best Sandwich in Portland 2018, The 5 Spot is an authentic Philadelphia themed Cheesesteak & Hoagie Shop.
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