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Five Fifty Five

555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
+1 207-761-0555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“tasting menu” (67 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mike was very knowlegeable and friendly. Halibut was great, a cool bistro experience. Highly recommend!

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is wonderful, staff is very professional and welcoming. Saw great reviews on Trip Advisor so decided to try. Couldn't have been treated nicer by every one. We had a cheese plate to start. I ordered the "signature" dish of Lobster Mac n Cheese...More

Thank callies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the 5 course tasting menu and it was superb. Many fresh local ingredients were used, the service was great and the atmosphere was very cozy. Highly recommended.

Thank Aldo P
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed the experience. I will happily share this feedback with the staff! Warm Regards, Michelle Corry, Proprietor

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved sitting upstairs where we could look down into the kitchen. Our waiter, Mike, was super helpful and knowledgable. I had a great cocktail and we had a good bottle of wine. We did the tasting menu which they adapted for my husband who has...More

Thank huntejk
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive feedback. We realize it takes time out of your day to write you opinion to us, so we are very appreciative. I will certainly pass all of this along to our staff and look forward to seeing you again soon....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The quality, creativity and presentation of the dinner was outstanding. Easily the equal to almost every restaurant in San Francisco and at about at two-thirds the price. The service was friendly and efficient.

Thank greenbrae150
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The co-owner, Michelle Corry, chef de cuisine, Kyle Robinson, GM - Haley and server Marc all worked together to provide one of the best dining establishments in New England. Everything is delicious, wonderful or exquisite. I am sure there is something to your liking or...More

Thank RobOlson
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Wife wanted to experience the lobster mac and cheese, and was not disappointed. I had the scallops, well prepared, tasty presentation, filling but not overpowering. Treated well by staff, personalized table card for our anniversary, complimentary champagne, complimentary chocolate fudge and candy Happy Anniversary desert

Thank William A
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Food is expensive and fortunately very good. Last part of meal was rib eye. Was more like a small skirt less than what would be on a beef terriaki. Very under cooked and had to send back. Then came back over cooked. Tiny portion. Disappointed...More

2  Thank jon r
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Good service, good food, nice place for dinner. I enjoyed the New England scallops; my wife enjoyed the lobster mac and cheese.

Thank RCP012
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Got a recommendation to go to Five Fifty five from a friend and food-wise, it was amazing with a varied menu. The cheese tray was delicious, the mac n cheese, both truffled and lobster awesome and the ribeye melted in your mouth. We weren't fans...More

Thank Malex16
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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.
robert s
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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
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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