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Five Fifty Five

555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
+1 207-761-0555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“tasting menu” (79 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
555 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during Maine Restaurant Week and opted for the 3-course meal adding the caviar waffle. The service was extremely slow and despite servers all over the building, we were left for 30-40 mins at a stretch with no service. Our server took our initial...More

Thank JamesBeswick
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are all very disappointed by the review. The entire staff apologizes for your less than satisfactory experience during Restaurant Week. Please email me directly at smcorry@msn.com so we can make up for our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are in Portland for just one night and were told 555 was the place to go and they were right. My wife had the five tasting menu and I ordered from the regular menu. Both were imaginative, well presented and the service by Julie...More

Thank KJED1013
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. Julie will be thrilled. Looking forward to seeing you next time you are in town! Regards, Michelle Corry Proprietor

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there several years ago was was very pleased. This time the food was no where what it was before. It was noisy and I was overall disappointed. Over priced.

Thank joepRockport_ME
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your review. So sorry you did not enjoy your evening. Would love to know the details of your meal that left you disappointed so we can make adjustments. Thank You, Michelle Corry, smcorry@msn.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over Valentines Day weekend, we tried the tasting menu (and the wine pairing). The five-course dinner was delicious. Our waiter was very helpful and helped us find the right wine for each course. The tables in the main dining room are a bit close to...More

Thank Sandy D
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback! We will take a look at the lighting immediately- I am a stickler for the correct lighting, so I know exactly how you feel! Regards, Michelle Corry Proprietor

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've always been hesitant to do menus that have a wine pairing because I don't like red wine, however they were able to tailor this wine pairing to my exact taste. Not only was every course amazing, but the wine that was paired with each...More

Thank Sarah W
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your great review! The staff will be so happy to hear that you appreciated their efforts and hard work. Regards, Michelle Corry, Proprietor

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We ordered the duck and salmon, as well as the salad greens. The salad was good, as well as the duck. The salmon was average. Also, there was too much squid ink on the salmon plate. Just a side note, why do restaurants seat parties...More

Thank tripmember24
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

What a great spot. Our last night in Portland and when they say ‘save the best for last...’ Wow, I think we did. I have to be fair to my other favorite new finds in the Portland area but this place is kind of in...More

2  Thank 5starmonkey
seamusfinn, Owner at Five Fifty Five, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hello and Happy New Year. What a great way to start 2018 for us. Thank you so much for your feedback. My staff is thrilled with your review. It is so appreciated when someone takes the time to let us know that all of our...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Every dish was impeccably prepared, the service was warm and helpful and the atmosphere was romantic and cozy.

2  Thank Swthorse09
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Our dinner at the Five Fifty-Five Restaurant proved that business dinners don't have to be bland and forgettable. The fresh seafood appetizer starters set the stage for a memorable dinner of field green salad and scallops. The service was excellent and everyone left pleased and...More

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

In a city with many first class restaurants, 555 holds it's own with the best. It has a creative and changing menu but some of its standards include a terrific grilled caesar salad and they usually have a very good hangar steak. The service is...More

2  Thank laurencer466
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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.
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
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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