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Tiqa

327 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4625
+1 207-808-8840
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hummus” (31 reviews)
“kefta” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
327 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4625
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

I was disappointed in the food preparation when Tiqa first opened. We at there last week and it's vastly improved. Very good Mediterranean food, with an emphasis on the Middle East and North Africa. The décor is very contemporary, well done, but it can get...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Thank you for the feedback - it's greatly appreciated and we look forward to hosting you again. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We expected more. But the food was only average. We had hummus whichnwas doused in hot sauce. Not our taste. The tahini with pita was very good, we loved it. The kabob for one was only OK. Nothing to write home about. The steak was...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We work hard to consistently deliver great food and regret that didn't happen on your visit. Hope you give us another chance - your experience is not what we typically deliver. Sincerely, Deen...More

Reviewed December 23, 2017

I was there for a business meeting. The food was amazing, tasty and very flavorful. The staff was very friendly. I'm planning on taking my husband there for a date soon.

Date of visit: November 2017
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DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Thanks for the kind words and we look forward to hosting you and your husband. Sincerely, Deen & Carol

Reviewed November 15, 2017

Discovered this restaurant by accident, but we were so glad we did. Enjoyed a delicious lunch here. Wasn't too crowded so we were seated immediately. Service was excellent, and food was too! Kefta and falafel for appetizers, followed by the kefta pita and Tiqa salad...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed October 12, 2017

This has been one of my favorite restaurants in Portland because everything is delicious, the owners and staff are friendly (especially Nikki), and the chefs are very accommodating regarding health and dietary allergies/needs. I often have the gluten free falafel (though it used to be...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Thanks for the kind words - we look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Sincerely, Deen & Carol

Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

I tried this place and it was just so fabulous I booked again 3 days later. Everything was fabulous and the food, OMG. Found out the next day that I use to work for the owner in a previous employment. Can't wait to go again.

Date of visit: September 2017
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DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for the kind feedback. Deen & Carol

Reviewed September 11, 2017

I had the friend cauliflower, and it was excellent, but if you are a picky eater, I would say this one is not for you. It is very ethnic and well worth exploring...if you are an explorer! I would think that most children would not...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

A restaurant featuring food from countries in and around the Mediterranean. Plenty of choices and our meals were excellent. Good coffee, too.

Date of visit: September 2017
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DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thanks for the feedback and we look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed September 3, 2017

Chose Tiqa based on TA & Yelp ratings, and was not disappointed. My friend & I arrived in the middle of a Sunday afternoon on a long holiday weekend, and only a few families and diners occupied the spacious dining area that stretched a good...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Located at the very south end of the wharf district along the Marriott hotel property, this delightful restaurant has a Mediterranean flare that is wonderfully expressed. There's outside seating as well as inside, live music at different times and has a very upbeat decor. The...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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DeenandCarol1, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

We appreciate your feedback. Value is something we focus on and hope to continue improving. Sincerely, Deen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
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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