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Five Fifty Five

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555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308 (Oak Street)
+1 207-761-0555
17:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:30 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for my mom's birthday and the food and service were both excellent. I had the lobster mac and cheese, which was to-die-for with the truffle. The waiter was very attentive and knew the menu like the back of his hand. The food presentation is also quite impressive. The desserts were amazing as well.

Thank 648mmm
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came back to 555 after dining there years ago and having a great experience. Good, but a bit disappointed. Ordered a glass of red wine which had clearly come from a bottle that had been opened for quite some time. To the server's credit, he brought over a bottle and opened it in front of me and poured another glass.... More 

Thank mark m
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, I cannot fully express here how great this restaurant is. I have been to more expensive or prestigious ones that fell short in comparison. If I could afford it and lived a bit closer, I would go here much more frequently. Staff- Immaculate. The waitress was engaging and helpful. The bus-person (very nice lady) was more than attentive... More 

Thank Aaron E
Cambridge, MA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent menu with fresh, interesting ingredients. Lovely atmosphere, convenient location, and really great food.

Thank jlsjkw
New York
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They offer 5 courses meal for 65 which was a steal. Food was decent, oysters were fresh and scallops were made perfectly except my boyfriends steak was overdone.

Thank lu4x
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my meal at this restaurant. The staff were very friendly and attentive and the food was exactly what I wanted. The hangar steak was very tender, excellent fries and that was after a wonderful goats cheese salad. Nice selection of wine too. Wonderful ambience in the centre of Portland.

Thank Braveliver
Lynn, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrating our anniversary in Portland, Maine, , we chose Five Fifty Five and we were not disappointed. The staff was wonderful, prompt and attentive. The food, coming from a well run kitchen, was delicious (although a bit salty, however). We were treated to a couple of special treats because of our anniversary-which was very thoughtful. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank xi0sgirl
Verona, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Informed the restaurant that we would be celebrating our anniversary. As we were seated, there was a congratulatory sign and then waitress provided us with a glass of champagne. Service throughout the evening was spot on as well. My wife had the bosc pear salad that she said was wonderful...and my ceviche appetizer with pieces of crisp apple was perfect... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We heard from the locals to try 555, and now I know why. It was delicious. From the bread and butter to the desert, it was all simply delicious. Best meal in Portland so far.

Thank Fred A
Monterey, California
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the 5 - course meal for a very reasonable $65 per person. Wine list was good as were the cocktail selections. There is also a chef's choice 7- course meal - but you do not have choices on this menu, so it is for the adventuresome. Table next to us had this and it looked delicious also. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?