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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  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Wi-Fi Access:
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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

APPETIZERS

MARYLAND CRAB SOUP

SHELLFISH BISQUE
lobster, shrimp and crab meat in a creamy bisque with sherry

EGGPLANT AND PINE NUT FRITTERS
with pomodoro sauce and olive butter

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

BABY SHRIMP COCKTAIL
with old bay and cocktail sauce

Second Course

ENTREES

JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKE
with boiled potatoes, coleslaw, remoulade sauce

PAN ROASTED SALMON
seaweed salad, pickled ginger, fried wonton crisps and wasabi vinaigrette

CHICKEN BREAST CHESAPEAKE
with crab meat, old bay, lemon butter, sauteed spinach, carrots and garlic mashed potatoes

LINGUINI AND SHRIMP
baby shrimp sauteed with white wine, olive oil, garlic, clam juice and broccoli tossed with pesto sauce

GRILLED "BISTRO" FILET
wild mushroom sauce, risotto croquette, carrots and green beans

CHICKEN PICCATA
white wine, capers and lemon butter sauce, broccoli, carrots. risotto croquette

Additional Information

Including Dessert Selection. $35.00 per person does not include beverages, taxes and gratuity.

Featured CRAFT BEVERAGES:

MANOR HILL PILSNER
HEAVY SEAS LOOSE CANNON IPA

Dinner Price

$35.00/per person

Credit Cards Accepted

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover