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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” (34 reviews)
“tasting menu” (78 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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31 - 40 of 692 reviews

Reviewed 8 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 5 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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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary dinner here and decided to explore the tasting menu. We were very happy with our choice and enjoyed a delicious 5 course meal. Our favorites were the mussels, grilled peach salad and the coconut soup. We both had...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I was excited to try this restaurant on a long weekend to Portland and the reviews I read supported my enthusiasm. The menu looked great and had a lot of variety. We went for the tasting menu. I was generally underwhelmed. Some dishes missed the...More

Thank Traveling_NJ_Girl
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Right at the top I can say, my wife enjoyed her halibut, I did not enjoy my dinner. I had a chicken dish in a minestrone sauce. Even my dinner was a split decision. Half the chicken tasted acceptable, soft, moisture dark meat. The rest...More

Thank Canoe1943
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let us know you were disappointed with your chicken dish. I would have loved to replace it that night with something else, since we cannot, however, we would love for you to come back and try our restaurant...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Took my wife here for our anniversary! What a first class joint. We did the chefs choice with wine pairing. The food was excellent. The wine pairings were perfect. The entire staff was attentive and worked to make sure we were being taken care of....More

Thank Jeremiah j
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Your review made our staff so excited. We strive so hard to give this experience every day, and it makes everyone; from the chefs to the servers, thrilled when they know they have executed their job perfectly. Cheers and happy anniversary! Regards, Michelle Corry Proprietor

Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife and I celebrated our 45th anniversary with a dinner at 555. We chose the tasting menu and the accompanying wine paring. It was excellent! The food choices were diverse and spectacular. The paring was a real "paring" rather than providing the same wines...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

The family enjoyed a superb dinner at Five Fifty Five. We started with a delicious cocktail. My eldest son and I ordered the tasting menu, featuring a smaller serving of all the restaurants most popular dishes. We still began with an amuse bouche - then...More

Thank Sarah T
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are thrilled that you truly enjoyed your experience. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Michelle Corry, Proprietor

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a wonderful meal at 555 during a recent trip to Portland. The staff was friendly and attentive, the atmosphere pleasant, and the food delicious. The tasting menu and the steak frites stand out as high points on a menu full of great options.

Thank Carlin T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife and I were determined to try this restaurant upon a strong recommendation of a foodie. We evenly split our entrees to hopefully both enjoy 2 entrees. The scallops were prepared extremely well and were delicious. The lobster macaroni and cheese which was highly...More

Thank A1951
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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