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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” (34 reviews)
“tasting menu” (78 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
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 30 April 2015

Likes: quality ingredients, diverse & innovative food preparation, wonderful wine pairings with Chef's menu, attentive service, intimate atmosphere. Meh: location a longish walk from quaint old port

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Had a lovely dinner at 555. The restaurant came highly recommended and rightfully so. Portions are on the smaller side so I would definitely get a starter. The vegetarian Chefs Choice was a gamble but it paid off with a beautiful looking and tasting dish.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Just had a lovely meal here with a friend from out of town. We found the menu lovely but we're expecting a bit more variety. The menu is designed for a tasting menu..a la carte is a bit limited and there were no specials. We...More

Thank ChrisMVSS
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This restaurant really hit the mark with their delightful Easter brunch. For $35/pp, there were three choices for the starter (we had the wonderful apple and root vegetable soup, but there was a cinnamon bun and a yogurt parfait), the main course (salmon, lamb, or...More

1  Thank Pen_Princess
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Portland, ME is known for it's seafood, Five Fifty Five sets the standard. The service provided by Alexandra was surperb. The duck preparation was delightul. We have been dining at this estalisment for over 10 years and it is at its best. A dining experience...More

2  Thank RobOlson
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is a really attractive restaurant with excellent food and just as excellent ambiance and service.

Thank Jerry B
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. The entire staff is pleased that they were able to make 555 one of your favorites! Thank You for Your Time, Michelle Corry, Proprietor

Reviewed 27 March 2015

The food might be great, but the customer service isn't. We received a gift certificate from our nephew last Christmas for 555. We made a reservation but unfortunately, we misplaced the gift certificate and as hard as we looked, we couldn't find it. I called...More

2  Thank Nedsky237
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2015

I am truly sorry you had a negative experience speaking with our receptionist regarding your issue. I am disappointed and confused that he/she did not immediately find me, as I am never "too busy" to speak with a customer regarding any issue. I would have...More

Reviewed 23 March 2015

Great dinner, service is awesome, unique ambiance, nice company, everything was great. Had the 3-course dinner. Desserts are amazing

Thank Hans R
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2015

Thank you for posting your review of 555 on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience and that you took the time to write about it, Regards, MIchelle Corry, Proprietor

Reviewed 18 March 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Portland. The food is excellent and always has interesting vegetarian options for the veggie members of our family. They also offer a brilliant tasting menu. The atmosphere is nice, kind of "pub-ish" and not too noisy (a...More

Thank wilson207
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2015

It is so nice for the staff to be able to see their hardwork and dedication pays off. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience, MIchelle Corry, Proprietor

Reviewed 17 March 2015

This was one of the few restaurants that offered a great menu during this past restaurant week. We had not eaten here in years so decided to go. What a treat. We had the 5 course tasting menu which was delicious. The service was very...More

Thank vacation023
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2015

We love to receive reviews, especially from locals. Thank you so much for your feedback. The Chef was thrilled to see that you appreciated the Restaurant Week Menu. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Thank You, MIchelle Corry, Proprietor

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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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