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.

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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 Lunch Menu
First Course

SOUPS and APPETIZERS

MARYLAND CRAB SOUP

MELON AND PROSCIUTTO HAM

TOMATO AND CUCUMBER SALAD
with Red Onions, Feta Cheese and Lemon Vinaigrette

Second Course

ENTREES

MOJITO SHRIMP
Sauteed with Rum Butter, Lime and Mint Vinaigrette, Corn Salad and Fried Tortilla Strips

THAI GREEN CHICKEN CURRY
with Vegetables and Jasmine Rice

BLACKENED PORT TENDERLOIN
Fried Green Tomatoes, Cabbage Salad and Mango Salsa

KINGS CONTRIVANCE CLASSIC BURGER
with Lettuce, Tomato and Red Onion served with French Fries and Dill Pickle Spear

Additional Information

Lunch menu available 11:30 am - 3:00 pm.

The price includes Appetizer & Entree.
It does not include beverages, tax and gratuity.

Lunch Price

$20.19 per person

Restaurant Week Dinner Menu
First Course

APPETIZERS

MARYLAND CRAB SOUP

SHELLFISH BISQUE
Lobster, Shrimp and Crab Meat in a Creamy Bisque with Sherry

ARUGULA AND RADICCHIO SALAD
Red Onions, Tomatoes, Roquefort Cheese, Bacon and Lemon-Olive Oil Vinaigrette

MESCLUN SALAD
Mixed Field Greens, Dried Cranberries, Goat cheese and Walnut-Raspberry Vinaigrette

EGGPLANT AND PINE NUT FRITTERS
with Pomodoro Sauce and Olive Butter

BABY SHRIMP COCKTAIL
with Old Bay and Cocktail Sauce

Second Course

ENTREES

JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKE
with Boiled Potato, Coleslaw and Remoulade Sauce

PAN-ROASTED SALMON
Seaweed Salad, Pickled Ginger, Fried Wonton Crisps and Wasabi Vinaigrette

GRILLED 'BISTRO' FILET
Wild Mushroom Sauce, Risotto Croquette, Carrots and Green Beans

CHICKEN BREAST CHESAPEAKE
with Crab Meat, Old Bay, Lemon Butter, Sauteed Spinach, Carrots and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

LINGUINI & SHRIMP
Baby Shrimp Sauteed with White Wine, Olive Oil, Garlic, Clam Juice and Broccoli tossed with Pesto Sauce

CHICKEN PICCATA
with White Wine, Capers and Lemon Butter Sauce, Broccoli, Carrots, Risotto Croquette

Third Course

DESSERTS

Dessert Selection Available

Additional Information

Dinner Menu available 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Price includes Appetizer, Entree and Dessert Selection
Price does NOT include beverages, tax and gratuity.

Dinner Price

$35.00 Per Person

Credit Cards Accepted

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover