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Five Fifty Five

555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
+1 207-761-0555
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“tasting menu” (77 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Over Valentines Day weekend, we tried the tasting menu (and the wine pairing). The five-course dinner was delicious. Our waiter was very helpful and helped us find the right wine for each course. The tables in the main dining room are a bit close to...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've always been hesitant to do menus that have a wine pairing because I don't like red wine, however they were able to tailor this wine pairing to my exact taste. Not only was every course amazing, but the wine that was paired with each...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the duck and salmon, as well as the salad greens. The salad was good, as well as the duck. The salmon was average. Also, there was too much squid ink on the salmon plate. Just a side note, why do restaurants seat parties...More

Thank tripmember24
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

What a great spot. Our last night in Portland and when they say ‘save the best for last...’ Wow, I think we did. I have to be fair to my other favorite new finds in the Portland area but this place is kind of in...More

2  Thank 5starmonkey
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hello and Happy New Year. What a great way to start 2018 for us. Thank you so much for your feedback. My staff is thrilled with your review. It is so appreciated when someone takes the time to let us know that all of our...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Every dish was impeccably prepared, the service was warm and helpful and the atmosphere was romantic and cozy.

2  Thank Swthorse09
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Our dinner at the Five Fifty-Five Restaurant proved that business dinners don't have to be bland and forgettable. The fresh seafood appetizer starters set the stage for a memorable dinner of field green salad and scallops. The service was excellent and everyone left pleased and...More

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

In a city with many first class restaurants, 555 holds it's own with the best. It has a creative and changing menu but some of its standards include a terrific grilled caesar salad and they usually have a very good hangar steak. The service is...More

2  Thank laurencer466
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

After living in NYC for many years, we have become picky diners. We came here for our anniversary and loved everything. The service was spectacular and the food was delicious and unique. The note wishing us a happy anniversary along with the dessert and complimentary...More

2  Thank sprancrdancr5
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My wife and I ate here recently and also did so a year ago. Each time the restaurant was simply wonderful, with superb food and service. Highly recommended!

2  Thank Soxfanfrommaine
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for thanksgiving dinner. The $88 menu was good however there were some items that weren’t quite mind blowing. My husband and I got different choices and shared each one half way. The starter salad was a little ordinary compared to the rest....More

1  Thank Justine G
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NhLulu
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.
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robert s
9 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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