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Five Fifty Five

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555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308 (Oak Street)
+1 207-761-0555
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 09:30 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We got to choose five small plates which really suited my need to try everything. Nothing disappointed. The pumpkin soup,mussels, fuzzy udder cheese, awesome steak strips and carrot cake were beautifully presented and all delish. Yes there was a huge party so the service was a little slow. However this allowed us to savor the wine and chat. The wine... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was our last night in Maine so we decided to push the boat out and try the tasting menu, which we do sometimes in Europe to see a sample of the chef's skills and seasonal foods at their best - hopefully. As one of us loves seafood and the other is allergic to crustaceans, we were a bit of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were extremely pleased with our dining experience. This place gets it right: service, food, atmosphere, right down to the small details that separates a very good restaurant from an excellent restaurant. Try the tasting menu and pair it with their wine selections. We loved it!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My girlfriends surprised me with reservations here after my engagement. Said they called weeks in advance. They had a congratulations card along with a bottle of wine on the table when we arrived! We were seated a little late but we weren't bothered. We got a combination of cheese as a starter ($15 worth fed all 3 of us) and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My dear friend took me for a birthday dinner. It was exquisite. Though a little pricey, it was well worth it. We enjoyed every bit of the experience!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I visited 555 on a Saturday night (reservations needed!). It was filled to capacity but we were seated immediately, right on time. From start to finish this was a quality experience. The ambiance is great - white tablecloths and nice settings, and they get it right on the noise level so that, despite the number of guests,... More 

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Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We chose to celebrate our anniversary here and were seated at a lovely table right in a window alcove. As we adjusted our chairs, we noticed the table wobbled. A server was there instantly, before we could even look for one, and leveled the table. The service was that stellar throughout the meal. We chose the seven course tasting menu... More 

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Veazie, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very nice restaurant. Atmosphere was great, not too loud. Staff was very attentive and capable. Food was delicious. 3 of us had the hanger steak and fries. 1 order of the salmon. All cooked perfectly. Drinks were delicious. We split two carrot cakes. I was kind of wishing for more of that! A little too small to share. I think... More 

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255 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food of course was excellent. We picked a couple of small plates and one entree. In restospect we might have chosen the 5 course tasting menu ($65) and shared it (there is also a 7 course chefs choise tasting menu for $95). The waiter was very friendly and eager to share his impressions of Portland and the neighborhood. Clearly... More 

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Thank Mike G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great restaurant in central location in Portland. Food excellent as was service. Great atmosphere . Would definitely return.

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?