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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%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (82 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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1 - 10 of 747 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dined here twice before: once about five years ago around the New Years holiday, and once for restaurant week. The first time we were not impressed by the high prices, snotty attitudes, and just ok food. The second time we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank 874MarkA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in solo and sat at the bar. Order: Grilled Octopus Grilled Caesar Salad Grilled Scallops with a seafood risotto Octopus was Outstanding served as a cold dish. Grilled Salad looked like it was on its last leg, as many of the spines on the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank blaskot
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. I am sincerely sorry you were unhappy about the size of your scallop dish, that will be rectified immediately. I did speak with both my manager and the bartender that served...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

We celebrated our anniversary with dinner at Five Fifty Five. There was a card at the table wishing us a Happy Anniversary and complimentary glass of champagne. The wait staff was very attentive. The food was excellent. Highly recommend the steak. The restaurant was a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathy C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We came to Five Fifty Five specifically to try the five course dinner and wine pairings, and did not leave disappointed. The server did and excellent job of introducing each course, and why the wine that was chosen was a good fit. The menu is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank D0nLC
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We hadn't been here in about 5 years as we live quite a distance from Portland. But if we lived closer, I'd be eating here all the time. The food is superb. The menu is extensiveGreat cocktails, well made. Top notch service. Worthy of your...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bluto011
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy you were able to make it back. Regards, Michelle Corry, Proprietor

Reviewed October 22, 2018

555 was a random pick for me when i was planning Portland. I can't remember where i heard or read about it, but i took a chance and booked. It was a great, great, great place. The service was impeccable. Really, it was amazing. All...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2Abbs
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I recently dined here with a group of ten. I had heard mixed reviews so I didn't anticipate a great meal; however, the group was treated to a fantastic meal and terrific servers. Every course was delicious across the board: roasted eggplant toast, butternut squash...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RhondaA646
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had 6 people in our party for a birthday dinner. There was a note on the table congratulating me on my birthday. Food was fabulous - scallops were a big hit, as well as the oyster apps. Service was prompt and attentive. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Musiciansfamily
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Tonight was our 30th Anniversary dinner. When making our reservation, we asked for a nice table because it was our anniversary. We were seated by the window and greeted with a note congratulating us on our anniversary, a nice unexpected touch. We went for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marc M
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Dinner out with friends who had never been to 555. New Fall menu... we had Snell salad, mushroom soup, roasted chicken, steak & truffle fries, and mussels by Chef Kyle and his team which were all amazing! Chestnut cake with an utterly decadent cocoa sorbet,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elaine W
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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
$31 - $50
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 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
  • 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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