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Five Fifty Five

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555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308 (Oak Street)
+1 207-761-0555
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Auburn, Maine
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner here just before Christmas. We had a drink at the bar talking with other holiday revelers. The service was quick and professional and the drinks were great. We were taken to our table on the second floor with a great view of the first floor. The service was professional and knowledgeable of the dishes... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at 555 and we had a superb experience. The food was excellent, the presentations were beautiful and creative. The service was also fine. We are sure to return.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on our annual holiday trip with family the weekend before Christmas. As luck would have it, we arrived in a snowstorm but the restaurant was just a short walk around the corner from our hotel. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like we were their only guests. They won't seat you early, so we were... More 

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Bangor, ME
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant should be on your bucket list. Food and service were excellent from the time we walked in until the time we left. Portland has many fine restaurants, and this one is one of the best in an outstanding restaurant city.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted by friendly staff when we arrived. Great bar with interesting cocktails. Try their Fahrenheit 555. That'll warm you up this holiday season. We opted out of their prefix Chef's Choice. We wanted a varied selection for this birthday dinner. It was wonderful. Seating could be a little tight. They seated us upstairs next to the Christmas tree overlooking the... More 

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Gorham, Maine
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Five Fifty Five recently before going to Magic of Christmas with my wife. We had a 5:30 reservation to allow time before the 7:00 show. I was a little concerned with parking as there was a parking ban starting that night, so I knew the garages would be full. We did find a spot around the corner on the... More 

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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174 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this restaurant was not our first choice for our only night out in Portland, we were not disappointed and will certainly return. Suggest you get there early and get a table by the window, though the larger room with visible kitchen could be a treat, although a little noisier. We focused on the fish - a special scallop meal... More 

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South Portland, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We had never been to Five Fifty Five. We were looking for brunch this AM and discovered they served. It was so good! My husband had the "traitor eggs" (eggs benedict) which included lobster meat. I had the traditional breakfast with eggs, bacon, toast, and a piece of sausage which was to die for! We thoroughly enjoyed and will definitely... More 

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Connecticut
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

In many years of dining out, this was the first time my partner and I sent back cocktails because they were watered down to the point of unrecognizability. The waiter took them back; it appears the bartender put the old drinks in a shaker, added something (?) re-shook and returned substantially the same drinks. So we put those aside and... More 

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seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. Although we are sorry you did not thoroughly enjoy yourselves, I do feel that it is necessary for me to comment on your claim that we water down our drinks. This is most certainly not the case, I can assure you. We are a respectable establishment... More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I am visiting Portland this week on business and needed to find a great meal after eating at the not so yummy hotel restaurant yesterday. I decided on 555 after checking out the menu. The restaurant is cozy and the staff is super friendly. I had the three day marinated hanger steak and brussel sprouts. It was sooooooooo good! The... More 

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seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind works. The staff will be thrilled to read your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Michelle Corry, proprietor More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?