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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” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (76 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

We were seated on the second floor. When we arrived at our table, they had paper printed with Happy Anniversary on it! Service was extremely prompt; our water glasses never fell below halfway. Food was excellent. They made a special occasion even more memorable.

Thank Ashton P
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Had a great meal at 555 in Portland last Saturday. Made reservations in advance. Had a quiet table upstairs. Great service. Nice cocktails to start. We weren't super hungry since we had a late lunch. We shared a salad with peekytoe crab, then I had...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Limited menu, but what was there was great! This is an old fire station that has been turned into a special restaurant. Seating on the second floor overlooking the first floor is a must. Extensive wine list but more French than anything else. Our waiter...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 5 June 2015

we went to 555 to celebrate our anniversary. we did the 5 course meal (not the chef's 5 course). the food was excellent and the service was superb. I strongly recommend eating upstairs...apparently if you are celebrating an event you are more likely to go...More

Thank anthony f
Reviewed 5 June 2015

It was a normal greeting. Professional like we expected. Jerry took the reins as our server...and the rest was bliss!! A little bit of professionalism(as in old school) coupled with a bit of personal flare brought us to enjoy an incredible tuna appetizer, lamb loin...More

1  Thank Nosugarcoatingforyou
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We visited Portland for a brief overnight excursion with another couple, who had made a reservation at 555 for the 4 of us. We were warmly greeted upon arrival and shown to our table near the open kitchen. Our waiter was friendly and attentive, but...More

1  Thank Betsy H
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We had a wonderful dinner here with friends. The Lobster mac and cheese was the best I have ever had and full of lobster! The guys had oysters on the half shell and scallops. Shared crime brûlée and gals had cappuccino. Definitely want to go...More

Thank Jerrie10
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We eat in restaurants frequently but not often in such a top shelf place as this. Great food and wonderful presentations. Relaxed, confident, and friendly service. Our table location was on the second level where it was fairly quiet and private. Very nice. We had...More

Thank jamesmD3016MY
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Creative menu, excellent dishes, low noise level and impeccable service. An excellent choice for the discerning diner in downtown Portland.

Thank WPHouston
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Had Easter brunch at five fifty five, amazing. Food was wonderful, and creative. Staff was friendly, and the pace of the meal was so relaxing. It was terrific. Will most assuredly go back to try dinner. can't wait!

Thank riverboy6
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NhLulu
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.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 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, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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
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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