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327 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4625
+1 207-808-8840
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hummus” (30 reviews)
“kefta” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4625
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was empty when we walked in and they really didn't want to seat us because we didn't have a reservation. Sat at an out of the way table near the bar. Mushroom soup was delicious and the pork belly appetizer was awesome. Unfortunately the...More

Thank IndySoxMurphy
Deen H, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, it's greatly appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your meal and we will tweak the lemon on the halibut and work to find that something for the risotto. I regret what we did to make...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a Wednesday night and I had just checked into the Marriott Courtyard next door. I have recurring business here and this is the 3rd time I've stayed at the Courtyard, but first time at the restaurant. The tripadvisor reviews kept me going to...More

Thank Wrigley2013
Deen H, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Appreciate you talking the time to provide this feedback and hope you do give us a second chance. I read and research every review we receive. Responding to negative feedback is not something I shy away from - I have done it on many occasions....More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to dining here based on the menu and other reviews we had read. This restaurant is beautiful inside. Large and tastefully decorated and lit. When we showed up in the restaurant, it was entirely empty yet we were placed at the...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I went here for a first date and it was great. The atmosphere is fantastic and you cannot beat the location. The food was good and service was excellent.

Thank FKMaine
DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you for the kind feedback, hope to see you and your date in the not too distant future. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is my first time to Tina. I went with a group of people also order different dishes we sat in the middle of the entryway and I’m very busy part of the restaurant which was somewhat uncomfortable. Once we settled in with drinks and...More

Thank Joyfullyinme
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We had a nmber of issues on our first visit on Saturday. The service was wildly slow but our perception,based on what we saw happening with other tables, was that it was an overall kitchen issue. The pita, that they claim is made in house,...More

Thank HDMM
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Attended a wedding reception; the Tiqa food was excellent. Located on Commercial Street waterfront and nearby streets feature many attractions, vibrant night life, shopping and people watching.

Thank Matthew A
DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thanks Matthew and hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was not at all busy but we waited over 20 minutes for a cup of coffee. And over 40 min for an order of eggs and an order of French toast. There were 3 cooks behind the counter so I cannot begin to...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We came late after a concert— crab cakes were delicious and the mezzo platter was great too. We thought the falafel and the hummus were some of the best we’ve had. The lounge was comfy and quiet. Outside looked nice too.

Thank amd-cba
DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to hosting you again in the not too distant future. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Excellent dinner with my wife on our 23rd anniversary. What an awesome spot with excellent food, wine selection and excellent service. We did more of a Tapas idea, sampling quite a few dishes. My fav

Thank KevinD846
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4625
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-808-8840
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