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Tiqa

327 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4625
+1 207-808-8840
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hummus” (31 reviews)
“kabobs” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
327 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4625
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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Joined some friends for my birthday last Tuesday and we had a truly wonderful meal. The atmosphere was lively and classy, the table comfortable. Our lovely server, Emma, recommended meals to each of us based on a few things we told her we enjoyed. She...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank jhoward6
DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Happy belated Birthday and we look forward to hosting you again. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed April 29, 2017

TQIA is located near Portland’s waterfront. It has large windows which give it an open airy appearance but unfortunately no view of the waterfront. TQIA has a modern look and tends to noisy. The staff was friendly but the hostess with a ring in her...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 47MaineYankee
DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your views - it's greatly appreciated. Deen

Reviewed April 28, 2017

Tiqa manages to take traditional flavors and infuse them with an in expected twist. I will never eat cold hummus again! Tiqa's is creamy and warm, with drops of mustard and the most delicious fresh pita...I almost ordered it again for dessert! The lamb was...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank tracie1963
DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2017

Thank you for the kind words and regret the wait. Please ask for me or let me know when you are in next - more then happy to add a dessert on the house. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed April 10, 2017

Took wife out for her birthday. The atmosphere was upscale and trendy, open kitchen style. Appetizers were great, my wife had the scallops and I had the lamb shank. Both were very good. Beet salad was very good with the addition of the whipped goat...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Brad O
DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Happy Birthday to your wife and we look forward to hosting both of you again. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

I took my mom to lunch at Tiqa for her birthday. Our meal and experience was excellent. The beer list is wonderful, both tap and bottled. I had a local seasonal double IPA from Banded Horn (Biddeford) and our waiter helped pick a glass of...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank MaineGlobeTrotters
deen h, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2017

Happy Birthday to your Mom and we look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Deen

Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

The staff is friendly but the restaurant is disappointing. No high chair for kids no kids menu limited options and average quality. Pricing is acceptable . I wouldn't return to this restaurantMore

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Fady A
deen h, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2017

We regret the experience you had. It's not clear if you requested booster chairs or high chairs (we have 5 high chairs - not clear why you were given wrong information). You are correct in that we don't have a children's menu, our chef's are...More

Reviewed March 10, 2017

Let me preface this with I am not a huge Mediterranean fan. Went with a group and went with sumac chicken recommendation. Chicken was very dry but sauce was tasty. Warm olives appetizer was nice but nothing that stood out. Will not be back.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Cloud_Travels
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Recently had dinner at Tiqa and thought the food was great. Quite authentic Mediterranean food covering not just one country but Turkey, Greece, France, Spain, Morocco, etc. Having travelled and eaten through most of those countries, I was pleasantly reminded of those travels while dining...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank OneLover
DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

Thank you for the kind words and support and hope to see you again so you can see our vibe and service during a crowded night (Saturday). Sincerely, Deen & Carol Owners of TIQA

Reviewed February 4, 2017

Where to feed a party of 8 on a First Friday? Tiqa was easy to reserve and very pleasant about the reservation. The atmosphere is a touch odd - still kind of feels like a hotel restaurant. The service was excellent and the meal a...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank north4Maine
DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2017

Thank you for the feedback and glad your party had nice time. Carol & Deen Owners of TIQA

Reviewed January 30, 2017

From the moment I made my reservation, to the moment I retrieved the reading glasses I left behind after my wonderful dinner at Tiqa, I was impressed. The staff is wonderful, the food is excellent and the atmosphere is warm and inviting. And, at a...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Cristen S
DeenandCarol, Owner at Tiqa, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

Thank you for the kind words and we are so glad you and your daughter had a nice time. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Deen & Carol

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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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