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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
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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11 - 20 of 700 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Came here for my g/f s birthday dinner. After a small mix up with our reservation they were able to accommodate and delivered a great experience. Small touches like taking our coats, leaving a birthday card on the table, and offering a champagne toast put...More

1  Thank danthemaninboston617
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Amazing braised lamb, mussels to die for, truffled lobster mac and cheese and new england scallops were incredible, and then the icing on the cake was the dark chocolate fudge cake with thyme ice cream and the carrot cake! we sat on the 2nd level...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I dined at Five Fifty Five for my birthday dinner. I ordered the Chef's tasting menu which includes 5 courses for $70. All of the selections I had were delicious and servers were attentive. I chose the restaurant based on the menu I saw online...More

1  Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We planned ahead to secure restaurant reservations at some of the top spots in Portland and were lucky to dine at Five Fifty-five. We were a group of 5 girlfriends and we ordered lots of items from the menu to share and enjoy. We loved...More

Thank lsnyder
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Took my parents out for a really nice dinner here. While the food is delicious, and the staff is very friendly and attentive, the atmosphere seems to be louder than I remembered and it made it hard to converse. Also price were on the high...More

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 24 October 2017

beautiful ambience, outstanding menu - five stars for mushroom salad, caesar salad, scallops, and octopus.

Thank EmmStef
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Dined on a quiet Wednesday night. We were greeted by a friendly and welcoming hostess. We opted to enjoy a cocktail at the bar before being seated and were never rushed. All of the dishes I enjoyed , grilled octopus, grilled Caesar and the local...More

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My husband and I enjoyed this experience very much. We both had the tasting menu ( I think that was what it was called) that came with 5 courses. They started with soup, then we each chose a salad. Mine was a grilled Caesar which...More

Thank rachellynn99
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Whenever you visit Portland, ME you need to visit Five Fifty Five restaurant. The food was outstanding. Had Oysters as an appetizer and Scallops as main dish. Jeff our waiter was excellent. I did quizzed him about some of the wines and he did knew...More

Thank PeteUSA2013
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We visited 555 following recommendations from two, separate, experienced, fine dining couples who couldn't say enough positive things about it. Our experience was enjoyable, but the restaurant fell short of our expectations. Although I said nothing, my cocktail was "off", acceptable, but "off". My halibut...More

Thank KVM101
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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