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Five Fifty Five

555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
+1 207-761-0555
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (79 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight was our 30th Anniversary dinner. When making our reservation, we asked for a nice table because it was our anniversary. We were seated by the window and greeted with a note congratulating us on our anniversary, a nice unexpected touch. We went for the...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner out with friends who had never been to 555. New Fall menu... we had Snell salad, mushroom soup, roasted chicken, steak & truffle fries, and mussels by Chef Kyle and his team which were all amazing! Chestnut cake with an utterly decadent cocoa sorbet,...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tasting menus is a treat,superior service, innovative dishes, great wine lust. Sorry the drive..cozy seating upstairs...any dish selected was superb

Thank nh7842
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to 555 many times over the past decade. Portland has lots of excellent restaurants so it can be hard to make a choice but we find ourselves returning to 555 again and again. Staff is well trained, menu is everchanging and food...More

Thank Jean Ginn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HH here is 5pm to 6.30pm only in or at the bar. Excellent bartender this week, for hospitality, friendliness and skills. Good job Keenan. HH is a snack (from a choice) with a pre chosen wine or beer for $12. So $6 + $6. Also...More

Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while on vacation and was not disappointed. The drinks were delicious and wait staff were very attentive. The cheese board was excellent! I would definitely return!

Thank eflem7
Reviewed 9 September 2018

My husband & I had an amazing dinner at five fifty five. The waiter was extremely nice, helpful, and friendly. My husband had the tasting menu and I ordered a salad and Halibut. We shared and got to try so much food and perfect wine...More

Thank LucyLucy321
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A smaller place located on Congress St. You should be able to find parking close by. The menu is not large but provides good variety. Service is efficient and knowledgeable. Fairly expensive but within reason for an upscale restaurant. Be aware the bench seats on...More

Thank SigEpGov
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review. If you have a moment, I would love to know what you did not like about the bench seats so that we can fix or replace them. smcorry@msn.com Regards, Michelle Corry Proprietor

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Yes we are foodies and yes Portland is well rated in food, but 555 is a phenom! The food is matched by the service and the views. Superior wine list

Thank Lee S
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

We are all so excited we could make the night special for you! Thank you so much for your feedback. Regards, Michelle Corry, proprietor, five fifty-five and Petite Jacqueline Portland, Maine

Reviewed 28 August 2018

My family and I dined once at 555 ten or more years ago and did not try it again until this summer. The first time we were there the servers were rude, the tables were crammed into a too small space next to the bar...More

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9 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
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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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
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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