Highway Spots in Japan

  • Tohoku Expressway Adatara Service Area Outbound Line Restaurant
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    3.5
    18 Reviews
    Transportation
    Fukushima Pref. Motomiyashi Motomiya Hirai 228
    A rest area located in Motomiya City, Fukushima Prefecture. The area offers a sweeping view of Mt. Adatara and is a perfect place to take a break while on a long drive. There's also a Japanese restaurant, bakery shop, and food court, giving visitors plenty of food options and seats to sit down in. In addition, visitors can buy souvenirs and other goods in the rest area's shop.

    福島県のサービスエリアです。広く大きいですが、最近はどこもきれいになっているので普通に感じてしまいました。お土産売り場ではやはり福島のものが多いですが、仙台の牛タンやかまぼこもありました。ままどおるがあったので、思わず購入してしまいました。

  • Shio Parking Area (Away from Tokyo)
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
    Transportation
    Ishikawa Hakui-gun Hodatsushimizucho Yanase Ne 1-1
    This parking area is on the highway linking Kanazawa and the Noto Peninsula, the Noto-SatoyamaKaido. The parking lot has 25 spots, including some for large vehicles and physically challenged drivers, and has toilets, EV charging stands, a snack shop, and other facilities. One of the real charms of Shio Parking Area is that you can walk right down to the seaside. Once you come down the stairs, you'll find yourself right in front of Japan's only drivable beach, the Chirihama Nagisa Driveway. The parking area is also accessible from the Chirihama Nagisa Drive Yanase entrance, and regular roads.

    電子マネー、クレジットカードは 対応していません。 うどんは関西ダシで美味しいです 売店でマス寿司を購入して 一緒に食べることができます。 眺望は良いですが 冬の悪天候は浜に降りて行く事は出来ません。

  • Beppu Bay Service Area (In-Bound Line)
    Transportation
    Oita Pref. Beppushi Uchikamado City Sansosan 367-43
    A service area situated along the Higashikyushu Expressway in Uchikamado, Beppu City. The Genrinkan building is equipped with a food court and shop selling sweets from Oita Prefecture and other gifts and souvenirs. There’s also a shop specializing in soba noodles and rice bowls; a restaurant which serves “yoshoku” Japanese-style Western food prepared with a brick oven; and B-speak, a café and shop offering roll cakes and cheese cakes. The in-bound and out-bound sides of the expressway are linked together by a pedestrian walkway and visitors can get a sweeping view of Beppu Bay from the grounds. The area is also a popular night view destination selected for inclusion in a list of Japan’s “Night View Heritages.”
  • Shio Parking Area (Toward Tokyo)
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    Ishikawa Hakui-gun Hodatsushimizucho Yanase Ne 1-1
    This parking area is on the Noto-SatoyamaKaido, a scenic highway chosen as one of 100 Best Roads in Japan. Located between Chirihama Interchange and Imahama Interchange, it's equipped with Ostomate-friendly toilets, a snack shop, a local specialty shop, and more. Both sides offer walking access to the Chirihama Nagisa Drive Way, so it's perfect for a relaxing stop when you're on your way through. The sand on the Chirihama Nagisa Drive Way is incredibly fine and highly compacted, and it's a popular spot to drive all year round. As the only road in Japan running right at the water's edge, it offers a truly captivating sight as the scenery is covered in pre-dawn mist just before sunrise.
  • Kariya Highway Oasis
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Aichi Pref. Kariyashi Higashizakaichou Yoshino 55
    This parking area is located between the Toyoake and Toyota Minami interchanges of the Isewangan Expressway. It has many facilities such as a natural hot spring, park, Ferris wheel, shops and food court. In the fresh produce market, there is an extensive lineup of specialty products from the Tokai region and local fresh ingredients. Kariya Highway Oasis exhibits items related to celebrities born there, and warrior dolls from the local Mando Festival, an Intangible Folk Cultural Property of Aichi Prefecture. It can be accessed from both the highway and regular roads.
  • Azusagawa Service Area
    Transportation
    Nagano Pref. Aduminoshi Toyoshinatakibe 972-5
    A rest area situated along the Nagano Expressway in Azumino City, Nagano Prefecture. In the facility's food court, you can enjoy a variety of foods with a focus on local dishes like Azumino ramen and wasabi croquettes. The facility also has a gas station and 24-hour convenience store, and is a handy destination for people driving in the area. In addition to tourists, the facility is also frequented by locals looking to enjoy the food here.
  • Suwako Service Area (Inbound)
    Transportation
    Nagano Pref. Suwashi Toyoda Kubo 3118
    "A rest area standing along the Chuo Expressway in Suwa City, Nagano Prefecture. The rest area's renowned ""Shinshu Miso Ramen"" is made with miso from Marutakagura, a long-standing local miso maker. From the rest area's food court, you can get a sweeping view of Lake Suwa. There's also the Highway Onsen hot spring bath facility, and the rest area is frequently used by tourists and long-distance drivers."
  • Starbucks Coffee Fujikawa Service Area (Outbound line)
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    4.0
    49 Reviews
    Transportation
    Shizuoka Fuji-shi

    The Fujigawa Service Area is actually a famous place because it has some amazing views. At the top end if the area is a Starbucks where we bought some coffee as this was a coffee break during our...

  • Ishimatsu Shintona
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    3.5
    42 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Shizuoka Hamamatsu-shi Hamakita-ku Oidaira 36

    浜松の餃子は有名ということで、帰省中の新東名高速のNEOPASA浜松にある こちらのお店で食べて見ました。お店はフードコート内に出店しています。 名物の『石松餃子』はもちろん『餃子満喫セット』など何種類か頼んでみましたが、味は、標準といった感じ。 具に玉ねぎが入っているのが特徴のようですが、あまり印象に残りませんでした。

  • Starbucks Coffee EXPASA Ashigara Service Area (Outbound line)
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    3.5
    27 Reviews
    Transportation
    Shizuoka Sunto-gun Oyamacho

    Great area and place to take a load off!!! Great coffee and nice ambiance Take a moment to reflect Sit down and plan where you would like to explore Tokyo surroundings

  • Starbucks Coffee Kamisato Service Area (Inbound Line)
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
    Transportation
    Saitama Kodama-gun Kamisatomachi

    関越自動車道上里SA上り線にあるスターバックス。SAのレストランで食事した後、コーヒーのテイクアウトで寄りました。

  • Starbucks Coffee Miki Service Area (Outbound line)
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    3.5
    23 Reviews
    Transportation
    Hyogo Miki-shi

    On the way heading Hiroshima we just stoped by this service area and we found with pleasure this Starbucks, Ive tried to get a coffee here hoping to get something like home, difficult to...

  • Starbucks Coffee Kamisato Service Area (Outbound line)
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    3.5
    22 Reviews
    Transportation
    Saitama Kodama-gun Kamisatomachi

    Stopped nearby for lunch and then had a lovely caffe latte at this small Starbucks with excellent service. We were able to sit outside and bask in the nice weather.

  • Starbucks Coffee Hamanako Service Area
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
    Transportation
    Shizuoka Hamamatsu-shi Kita-ku Mikkabicho

    ひと休みに立ち寄りました。割と落ち着ける、スタバでした。ゆったりとコーヒーとサンドイッチをいただきました。

  • Starbucks Coffee EXPASA Taga Service Area (Outbound line)
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
    Transportation
    Shiga Inukami-gun Tagacho

    施設内にあり便利な店舗でした。たまたま先客がおらずスムーズに対応してもらえました。SA内店舗では、慣れない利用者でオーダーに時間がかかり気味なので幸いでした。猶、一角にはイートインスペースがありましたが、狭く利用し辛い感じでした。

  • Starbucks Coffee Yokokawa Service Area (Inbound Line)
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
    Transportation
    Gunma Annaka-shi Matsuidamachi

    まさかここ横川にスタバがあるとは思いもしませんでした。 長野から横川手前までぐるぐる廻る道路なので、運転の疲れをいやしに行かれてみては?

  • Suruga Maru Shizuoka Service Area
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
    Transportation
    Shizuoka Shizuoka-shi Aoi-ku

    最高でした。 新東名は開通の歳、サービスエリアを強化しましたが、ここを負かす店はないのではと思いました。

  • Starbucks Coffee EXPASA Gozaisho Service Area (Inbound Line)
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
    Transportation
    Mie Yokkaichi-shi Yamanoisshikicho

    This highway stop is NOT memorable however it has a Starbucks. It is exactly the same as all the others. Nice to get something you are familiar with.

  • Oita Expressway Yamada Service Area Inbound Line
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    4.0
    21 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Fukuoka Asakura-shi Yamada 952-5

    This is one of the most beautiful and well equipped rest stop I have ever seen in my life! Food is great!! Onsite bakery - fresh croissants which were really really good!!!, pastries, supermarket...

  • Starbucks Coffee Kinryu Service Area (Outbound line)
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    3.5
    16 Reviews
    Transportation
    Saga Saga-shi Kinryumachi

    サービスエリアに立ち寄り利用しました。テラス席がたくさんありますが、寒かったせいか誰も利用してませんでした。普通のスタバでした。

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