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May 2018

TIQA Welcomes PROPEL

2018-05-17T15:13:01+00:00

We are excited to be hosting this year's PROPEL Ignition Awards. Details are below, order tickets and join the party! Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:00 PM  8:30 PM PROPEL and the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to acknowledge businesses in Portland, Maine and the surrounding areas on the tremendous successes they've achieved over [...]

April 2018

Great spot to celebrate graduation

2018-04-24T14:56:27+00:00

TIQA is located right on Commercial Street with easy to find street parking all around. This is a great restaurant for anyone celebrating graduation with family and friends over a good meal. TIQA's lunch menu has something delicious for everyone, from burgers and seafood to pita pizza and salads, and beyond. Everything is cooked from scratch [...]

March 2018

Easter at TIQA, Sunday, April 1

2018-03-31T17:07:20+00:00

Easter Sunday, April 1st We are serving an Easter buffet with a large selection of hot and cold appetizers including a seafood bar with marinated salmon, prawns, and more; Mediterranean salads including eggplant, roasted peppers, hummus, tahina and pickled vegetables; a variety of cheeses and freshly baked breads, along with prosciutto, salami and charcuterie. Easter a la carte entrees [...]

December 2017

The Official New Year’s Eve of Portland, Maine

2017-12-04T14:30:52+00:00

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

2017-11-16T00:24:57+00:00

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

2017-09-14T19:18:03+00:00

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

2017-09-01T13:35:59+00:00

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

2017-08-30T15:59:29+00:00

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, [...]