- 27 E. Fourteen Mile, Clawson, MI, 48017
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- 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Mon., 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Tue.-Sun.
Roots run deep at this Clawson hangout that provides patrons with authentic Filipino food, but Royal Kubo is probably best known for its karaoke.
“Kubo means Nipa Hut -- a house made of wood that you would see in the middle of a rice field, " says owner John Campos, giving details on this venue’s name. "This is where farmers take their siestas and eat lunch.”
Royal Kubo has made its mark for the last 15 years serving as a Filipino restaurant/bar. Owners and managers continue to please with their usual repertoire, but keeps things fresh with special guests and events.
This place is just about as casual as it gets. All hats, footwear and athletic wear are welcome. The norm is t-shirts and jeans.
Easy-to-rearrange wood tables and chairs bring on a hut feel and unique artwork gives a welcoming presence.
As the day turns, so does the music and crowd. Lunch demands are met with yummy food and low tunes to satisfy time cautious customers. The dinner crowd orders to stay, dominating the kitchen, dance floor and mic all night long. A disco ball, spotlights and wicked sound system with alternating 80s and top 40 with karaoke tunes.
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“They have great food here," said Sarah Parker before she belted out “So What” by Pink. "My favorite is the pork bbq dinner.”
Other dinner delights include pancit guisado, adobo, sisig, and halo halo.
Get more bang for your buck with food and drink specials Tuesday through Friday. Lunch specials are $6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., half-off appetizers and $2 pints and $3 well drinks from 4 to 9 p.m. Mondays, get half off the entire menu from 4 p.m. until close.
Get trapped in the '80s during the week with local DJs spinning your favorite beats.
Switching it up a bit Friday and Saturday, enjoy a blend of the chart-topping songs from the '80s to today along with 90,000+ karaoke songs -- so you can sing till you can’t sing no more.