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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” (69 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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1 - 10 of 651 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the chef's menu. Very tasty. The environment was great with a nice atmosphere. People were friendly.

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had last minute reservations and the staff was accommodating. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. We will definitely be back.

1  Thank jcol2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW. We both went with the tasting menu and my wife did wine pairings. We started with a chilled pea soup with a touch of crab meat. Paired with bubbly wine. Next course was mussels for me and scallops for my wife. Both were done...More

1  Thank brysonW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just there for my daughter's graduation from Bowdoin College. It was fabulous all around! Very inventive dishes, great service, and fresh seafood!

1  Thank Laurie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've dined here a few times and will continue to come back. The atmosphere, food, and service are excellent--very nice, but without being 'stuffy'. Their menu changes, but I always have a hard time deciding what to order because so many things sound fantastic, and...More

1  Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was a mistake with the reservation at our first choice, trendy Portland restaurant. Our second choice was not open on Sunday. Front desk staff at our hotel suggested Five Fifty Five. I called the restaurant and they were very accommodating for a last minute...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked 555 because we heard good things about their food. People were right! First, the bread and butter they offered was amazing - whichever herbs they put in that butter worked wonders on my taste buds. I ordered gouda cheese platter as an appetizer...More

1  Thank Yuls13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the lobster mac and cheese. No appetizer, no drinks, no wine, no desert, $48. Delicious and just the right size portion! Just a few pieces of lobster, but expertly prepared and expertly presented with a large slice of truffle and the mac and...More

1  Thank stephen s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We picked 555 mainly because of the lobster mac and cheese that I've seen in photos and trust me it did not disappoint. We had that with the pairings menu with wines that perfectly complemented each course. Service was top-notch as well very knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank Brandon H
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are particularly proud of our tasting menu and our staff's ability to create custom pairings based on your tastes and your choices. We appreciate that you would take the time and let us know you had a great night....More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I went to the Mother's Day brunch, I arrived at 9:30 waited in the pouring rain for 10 minutes as they said they we not ready they could have let us in so we did not have to stand in the rain. When I made...More

Thank Susan H
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hello, Thank you for your review. We use these reviews to help train our staff and continue to improve our service. I am sorry you felt neglected as a single diner. I can assure you we actually have a policy of taking special care of...More

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NhLulu
I can't see a dinner menu either, only a Point 5 Lounge Menu. Is this the dinner menu?
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
I can't see the dinner menu...??
8 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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
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
  • 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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