We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Five Fifty Five

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308 (Oak Street)
+1 207-761-0555
Website
Today
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

636 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 630: English reviews
Cambridge, MA
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Excellent menu with fresh, interesting ingredients. Lovely atmosphere, convenient location, and really great food.

Helpful?
Thank jlsjkw
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We continue to learn from both positive and negative feedback so we can improve every day. Regards, Michelle Corry, Proprietor More 

New York
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

They offer 5 courses meal for 65 which was a steal. Food was decent, oysters were fresh and scallops were made perfectly except my boyfriends steak was overdone.

Helpful?
Thank lu4x
St Andrews, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
248 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Really enjoyed my meal at this restaurant. The staff were very friendly and attentive and the food was exactly what I wanted. The hangar steak was very tender, excellent fries and that was after a wonderful goats cheese salad. Nice selection of wine too. Wonderful ambience in the centre of Portland.

Helpful?
Thank Braveliver
Lynn, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Celebrating our anniversary in Portland, Maine, , we chose Five Fifty Five and we were not disappointed. The staff was wonderful, prompt and attentive. The food, coming from a well run kitchen, was delicious (although a bit salty, however). We were treated to a couple of special treats because of our anniversary-which was very thoughtful. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Helpful?
Thank xi0sgirl
Verona, New Jersey
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Informed the restaurant that we would be celebrating our anniversary. As we were seated, there was a congratulatory sign and then waitress provided us with a glass of champagne. Service throughout the evening was spot on as well. My wife had the bosc pear salad that she said was wonderful...and my ceviche appetizer with pieces of crisp apple was perfect... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cnshorter1234
Tallahassee, Florida
Level Contributor
28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We heard from the locals to try 555, and now I know why. It was delicious. From the bread and butter to the desert, it was all simply delicious. Best meal in Portland so far.

Helpful?
Thank Fred A
Monterey, California
Level Contributor
72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had the 5 - course meal for a very reasonable $65 per person. Wine list was good as were the cocktail selections. There is also a chef's choice 7- course meal - but you do not have choices on this menu, so it is for the adventuresome. Table next to us had this and it looked delicious also. We... More 

Helpful?
Thank PGlocal_12
Connecticut
Level Contributor
234 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We met old friends for dinner at this classy restaurant and it was so much fun. I don't know what it is with me and red brick walls but it feels so inviting to dine in such an environment. Service was excellent and I really enjoyed their signature dish of truffled lobster macaroni and cheese on such a rainy evening.... More 

Helpful?
Thank saint22
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Every course - salads, cheese board, entrees, and dessert - were absolutely phenomenal. Having dined at most of Portland's best, this is hands down my favorite. Ballet service is friendly, professional, and on point. Courses were times impeccably. I could not recommend this restaurant enough!

Helpful?
Thank Greta7777
Rangeley, Maine
Level Contributor
163 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Usually, I'll not give any review if a restaurant disappoints. However, as there were 5 of us, and each of us was puzzled--experience did not match the reviews--I felt it imperative to 'speak-up.' The good news: the wine was great but expensive for a very small pour; our waitress was efficient and attentive to this large (demanding, finicky) group; and,... More 

Helpful?
Thank DaisyDiva07

Travellers who viewed Five Fifty Five also viewed

 

Been to Five Fifty Five? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Five Fifty Five and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Gloucester, Massachusetts
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Five Fifty Five staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?