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March 2018

Easter at TIQA, Sunday, April 1


We are serving Easter supper with an expansive appetizer buffet with hot and cold appetizers, a menu with select entrees, and a dessert buffet. Easter is Sunday, April 1 and reservations are being taken for seatings at 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Appetizer buffet options include a seafood bar with marinated salmon, prawns, and [...]

December 2017

The Official New Year’s Eve of Portland, Maine


Moët named us the official New Year's Eve party of Portland and we intend to maintain this title for many years to come! Dinner guests will be treated to complimentary bubbly and live music by Viva and the Reinforcements ... watch their video below ... and an excellent three-course mediterranean dinner. Make reservations now or [...]

November 2017

Eat This Now, Fall 2017 Menus at TIQA


The kitchen team has introduced fall lunch, bar and dinner menus with an in-depth focus on the foundations of Mediterranean cuisine. Shareable plates are at the core of this fall's Mediterranean menu. Dishes are all house-made and include: hummus and tehina; beef, chicken and kefta kababs; mezze plates; soups, and salads featuring warmed squash and artichoke. Highlights [...]

October 2017

September 2017

Hospitality and Service at TIQA


Jorge Maidana is TIQA's Front of House Manager I arrived at TIQA after spending years in white tablecloth restaurants. We do not have tablecloths at TIQA. This does not mean we cannot or should not strive for 5-star service, I want our guests to be wowed by the service. Danny Meyer, the restaurant industry’s service [...]

TIQA Live Music Thursdays in the Lounge – Fall 2017


TIQA Live Local Music Thursdays start weekly at 6 pm. Join us for drinks and a bite at the bar and support these wonderful local musicians:  9/7 Katie Daggett 9/14 To be announced 9/21 Ryan Halliburton 9/28 Katie Daggett 10/5To be announced 10/12 Ryan Halliburton 10/19 Katie Daggett 10/26 Pete Kilpatrick 11/2 Ryan Halliburton 11/9 Katie [...]

August 2017

Discover TIQA’s cocktail program


We opened our doors during winter 2015 and introduced a new kind of cocktail experience to Portland, Maine. Our unique cocktails feature flavors of the Mediterranean and we have value in mind… our drinks awaken your taste buds and don't hurt your wallet We update our cocktail list regularly based on seasonal and readily available products, [...]