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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)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
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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11 - 20 of 651 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I brought my mother 1,700 miles for a Mothers Day treat. 555 was part of the destination and did not disappoint. The grilled Caesar Salad followed by the best Lobster Mac and Cheese on the planet was one of the highlights of Maine. Put this...More

1  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We choose 555 thinking it would be a highlight dinner rounding out our stay in Portland and it lacked connect the dots, meaning: Grace upon arrival was a bit pressured, wait person was okay food made-up and a bit rushed, wine service needs a little...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Our family visited 555 to celebrate a family milestone....we were blown away by the service, ambiance and food. Michelle and Steve..your staff is top-notch. Always available but not hovering. Top quality seafood prepared perfectly as well as beef and chicken entrees were superb. Thank you...More

Thank Bhal19
Reviewed 3 May 2017

First, the food at Five Fifty Five is fantastic. This is our second time eating here and both times the food was delicious, creative, and elegantly presented. There were four of us and each of our dishes (scallops, lobster mac and cheese, short ribs, and...More

1  Thank Maggie39
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Hello, I wanted to thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. I am thrilled that you loved your food, but dismayed that you left unhappy. As a business we often walk a thin line between customer satisfaction and abiding...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Celebrating my husband's 30th. We each did the 5 course tasting menu and were blown away by the food. Everything was excellent, especially the lobster mac n cheese and the mussels. The price for the tasting menu was also reasonable and we both left full....More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant and bar. Have always had great service. The drink menu is creative and very good. I have been five times and have only ordered the truffle mac n cheese because it's too delicious to try something new. Definitely would recommend! If you're staying...More

1  Thank Ginad520_boston
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had the pleasure of eating at Five Fifty Five during Maine Restaurant Week. The five course meal with wine pairings was excellent. Each course was delicious and all wines paired extremely well. The wait staff was attentive but not over bearing. I highly recommend...More

1  Thank amasland
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went here last weekend with my husband for a great night out. Heard great things about this place did not live up to the hype. We didn't have a reservation and felt like outcasts.......they did seat us...........our server was not friendly at all. We should...More

Thank ellenloveellen
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Once again we arrived for restaurant week. Our first time at this restaurant, that is one reason to participate in restaurant week for us newbies. The bad news: we were not impressed with the bar nor bartender as we enjoy a cocktail before dinner-just ordinary...More

1  Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We dined at this establishment a few years ago as a very large group, perhaps 20 people, and had not been back in a while. My husband ordered the burger, expecting it to be exceptional. He ordered it medium rare, which it was. BUT...I am...More

Thank 934ginih
seamusfinn, Manager at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you for leaving us this feedback. We are responsive to constructive criticism and the kitchen believes it is important to know when a guest feels we may have missed the mark. I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a positive...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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