The Kings Contrivance Restaurant

  • 10150 Shaker Drive
  • Columbia, MD 21046

Voted Howard County’s finest restaurant for more than 20 years. The Kings Contrivance Restaurant serves the very best in New American Cuisine with European and Asian influences. Our exceptional cuisine and professional service will make your visit an occasion to remember. The Kings Contrivance Restaurant is the ideal venue for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, special occasions, business functions and private parties from 5 to 200.Private rooms available. Outdoor patio is available, weather permitting. Tent rental is optional.

Attractions - General Info
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Dining
  • Seating Capacity - Indoor: 200
  • Alcohol: Served
  • Group Dining Available:
  • Sunday Brunch:
  • Motorcoach Parking: 1
Facility Info
  • Description Voted Howard County’s finest restaurant for more than 20 years. The Kings Contrivance Restaurant serves the very best in New American Cuisine with European and Asian influences. Our exceptional cuisine and professional service will make your visit an occasion to remember. The Kings Contrivance Restaurant is the ideal venue for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, special occasions, business functions and private parties from 5 to 200.Private rooms available. Outdoor patio is available, weather permitting.
  • Space Notes Tent rental is optional.
Restaurant Week Dinner Menu
First Course

Maryland Crab Soup
Shellfish Bisque
(lobster, shrimp and crab meat in a creamy bisque with sherry)
Eggplant & Pine Nut Fritters
(with pomodoro sauce and olive butter)
Mesclun Salad
(mixed greens, goat cheese, dried cranberries and raspberry vinaigrette)
Smoked Trout & Arugula Salad
(red onions, apples, bacon and lemon-olive oil vinaigrette)
Baby Shrimp Cocktail
(with old bay & cocktail sauce)

Second Course

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
(with boiled potatoes, coleslaw, remoulade sauce)
Pan Roasted Salmon
(seaweed salad, pickled ginger, fried wonton crisps and wasabi vinaigrette)
Penne Pasta
(Broccoli & Japanese eggplant with tomato sauce, black olives, capers, basil and burrata cheese)
Chicken Breast Chesapeake
(with crabmeat, old bay, garlic-herb lemon butter, sauteed spinach, carrots and corn cake)
Grilled "Bistro" Fillet
(wild mushroom sauce, risotto croquette, carrots and green beans)
Pan seared Pork Loin
(caramelized apples, sauteed broccoli, carrots, orange-ginger sauce, garlic mashed potatoes)

Additional Information

Including Dessert Selection. $35.pp per person does not include beverages, taxes and gratuity

Dinner Price

3-Course Dinner For 2–$59.95 OR 3-Course Dinner For 1–$30.00

Credit Cards Accepted

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover