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January 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Two years ago we headed to Israel and Palestine to learn more about the cuisine in this special part of the Mediterranean. This weekend, we're heading back! THIS TIME TO JORDAN, & we're bringing you [...]

Thursdays – A Very Mezze Happy Hour!

January 8th, 2019|0 Comments

We recently began something new and fun just for you: WINE & MEZZE THURSDAYS at TIQA! Beginning this Thursday & continuing each Thursday through March, join us after a hard Thursday's work, 4pm - 6pm [...]

Portland, Maine: Coastal Diversion

June 27th, 2018|0 Comments

From GoNOMAD, summer 2018 "The burgeoning food scene also includes Old Port’s TIQA, a colorful Pan Mediterranean spot that pulls inspiration from cuisines hailing from the Levant region, Turkey, and Pakistan to name a few [...]

Supporting Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

During June 21-28, $1 form every pint of Buoy207 that we sell is getting donated to Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine. Brewed as a collaboration by Geaghan Brothers Brewing Company, Foundation Brewing Company and Mast Landing Brewing Company, Buoy207 is Buoy [...]


May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

Great spot to celebrate graduation

April 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

Easter at TIQA, Sunday, April 1

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

Eat This Now, Fall 2017 Menus at TIQA

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Hospitality and Service at TIQA

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Discover TIQA’s cocktail program

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Portland Maine must-try lists

July 15th, 2017|0 Comments

3 Must-Eat Restaurants to Make Your Portland, Maine Trip a New England Culinary Experience By Joseph Pedro - Global Cocktails  Few US cities have a culinary presence as robust as Portland, Maine. With a population [...]

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2017

July 15th, 2017|0 Comments

TIQA is a restaurant for wine lovers. Our wine program is a blend of old- and new world styles, with flavor profiles that pair perfectly with any of our dishes. Earlier this month Wine Spectator magazine revealed its [...]

TIQA Live – Summer Calendar

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

TIQA Live is our live local music series, Thursdays in the lounge. Each week we welcome well known local artists to perform starting at 6 PM. TIQA Live also includes drink specials at the bar. [...]