Reporter Food: Corned Beef Swiss Burger at Royal Diner in Clarkston

Reporter Food: Corned Beef Swiss Burger at Royal Diner in Clarkston

(Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2017)

Clarkston, MI – Sometimes I can have a big mouth.  But I don’t know that anyone has a mouth – or a tummy – big enough to handle the Corned Beef Swiss Burger at Royal Diner in Clarkston.

I was told that this burger was a monster, which seemed at the time like a challenge.  It starts with a giant roll and a thick hamburger that is a tasty meal in it’s own right. But then it is topped with several inches of respectably good corned beef and a layer of melted Swiss.  It normally comes with Thousand Island but I got mine without.

I ate less than half and had enough left over for another meal.

I opted for Sweet Potato fries on the side, while my lunchtime companion got the traditional white variety and a more realistically sized Reuben.

This was my first time at the Royal Diner, though I pass it all the time.  It is open 24 hours and has a wide variety of food items.  The booths are comfy and I’m told there is wireless.  So it could end up being a nice writing spot.

Royal Diner is located at 6540 Dixie Highway, Clarkston, MI 48346 and their website ist

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