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April 2023

Tiqa to Close Indefinitely


Over the past three years, since COVID started, we have faced an exhausting ever changing set of dynamics that we have yet to figure out how best to handle - because of this - we have decided to   close TIQA and consider all possible future options.  We will continue to be closed until a new [...]

Tiqa to Close Indefinitely2023-04-18T17:15:53-04:00

April 2019

January 2019



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 along through live-blogging! Pan Mediterranean is so much more than recipes and selections on a menu. There are places and [...]

January, 2019 TIQA TRAVELS TO JORDAN!2019-01-10T18:39:07-05:00

Thursdays – A Very Mezze Happy Hour!


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 for wine, c& mezze platters in the lounge! We'll be offering house red or white for $5 per glass. Along [...]

Thursdays – A Very Mezze Happy Hour!2019-01-10T18:40:27-05:00

June 2018

Portland, Maine: Coastal Diversion


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 which are highlighted on a map illustrated on their menu. Co-owner Carol Mitchell and Steve bonded over their shared part-Lebanese [...]

Portland, Maine: Coastal Diversion2018-06-27T15:46:45-04:00

Supporting Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine


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 Local's limited edition "Brewing Up Business" launch with Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce. Cheers!

Supporting Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine2018-06-26T14:00:24-04:00

Stop in for Portland Wine Week and enjoy a glass of Tabor Chardonnay


Special for Portland Wine Week, June 18-24, we're serving Tabor Chardonnay @ $10 per glass (reduced from $12). Tabor Winery is located in the heart of Galilee and this unoaked Chardonnay shows flavors and scents of melon and peach with a hints of tropical fruit.   Photo courtesy Tabor Winery

Stop in for Portland Wine Week and enjoy a glass of Tabor Chardonnay2018-06-19T19:50:44-04:00

May 2018



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 [...]

TIQA Welcomes PROPEL2020-06-03T13:28:28-04:00

April 2018

Great spot to celebrate graduation


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 [...]

Great spot to celebrate graduation2018-04-24T14:56:27-04:00

March 2018

Easter at TIQA, Sunday, April 1


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 [...]

Easter at TIQA, Sunday, April 12018-03-31T17:07:20-04:00


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