Service Area Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Roadside Station Hitachi Osakana Center
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    4.0
    69 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Hitachi-shi Minatocho 5779-24
    Roadside Station Hitachi Osakana Center is located near Hitachi Port and offers inshore fish caught off the coast of Hitachi. It functions as a fish market as well as a restaurant, and is located along Route 245, accessible in about two hours by car from Tokyo. On the fourth Sunday of every month, gourmet food stalls gather and attract many customers. It also has a large restaurant that serves kaisen-don (fresh seafood rice bowl) and kaisen gozen (a set meal of seafood).

    Osakana Center is fish market in Kujigawa-cho in Hitachi. In this market, seafood can be purchased at a low price. There are many kinds of seafood, and there are many things that children like, such...

  • Roadside Station Itako
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    3.5
    90 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Itako-shi Maekawa 1326-1
    "Opened in 2002 (Heisei 14), the roadside station is a place where visitors can enjoy gourmet food, fun, and shopping, and is easily accessible by car from the Ushioji Interchange on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway. The ""Fresh Market Itaro"" offers a wide variety of local foods, and the ""Rice Flour Noodle Pho"", an original product using ""Yumejushoku"" grown in Ushioi City, is very popular."

    あと2-3年で東関東自動車道が全線開通しますが、現在は潮来ICが終点で、そのすぐ近くに道の駅いたこがあります。レストランおふくろ亭は朝7時から営業していて便利なのですが、農産物直売所の新鮮市場伊太郎と土産物店のうるおい館虹工房は9時からの営業で、早朝は利用できなかったのが残念でした。

  • Roadside Station Shimotsuma
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    4.0
    40 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Shimotsumashi Kazusu 140
    A roadside station with a distinctive, Japanese castle-like exterior situated along National Route 294. The station sells fresh produce picked that morning, natto made with local soybeans, fresh baked breads, and a variety of other local specialty products. The station is a great place to take a break while on a long drive through the area.

    何となく縁起が良さそうな「開運 運盛りうどん」を食べました。たっぷりの野菜天ぷらが乗ったうどんと混ぜごはんのセットメニュー。天ぷらとうどんは美味しかったです。混ぜごはんは、普段から薄味な食事を摂っている私でも、味が薄すぎるかなって思いました。もうちょっと出汁が効いた味がするとさらに美味しくなると思います。

  • Roadside Station Sakai
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    4.0
    34 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Sashimagunsakaimachi 1341-1
    A roadside station located in Sakai, a town which flourished as a center for water borne transportation in the Edo period. The station sells local specialty products and produce. A counter operated by the local sightseeing and specialty products association is located in the station's information corner, and here visitors can learn about area sightseeing destinations as well as Tone River flatboat (Takasebune) tours and other activities.

    蔵作りの道の駅さかいでランチしました。 この道の駅には沖縄国頭村のアンテナショップがあり、ショップ内のレストランで沖縄そばやブルーシールのアイスなどを食べることができます。 食券機でソーキそば、サータアンダギー付きブルーシールのチケットを購入。 カウンター席に座りソーキそばを食べましたが、出汁が優しく美味しいです^_^ 青ネギやかまぼこ、角煮も美味しく、沖縄を思い出させる味でした。 麺がもう少...

  • Goka Roadside Station
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    Ibaraki Pref. Sashimagungokamachi Koushu 18-1
    This roadside station is about one minute from the Goka Interchange of Sashima County, Ibaraki Prefecture. There is a farmer’s market with rice, tomatoes and other locally-produced goods. You can find croquettes made with yams, and a soba shochu called “Kawa Kasumi” —original local products. You’ll also find goods featuring the town mascot “Gokarin,” and products made by companies with factories in Goka.
  • Roadside Station Okukuji Daigo
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kujigundaigomachi Ikeda 2830-1
    A roadside station situated along National Route 118 and the bank of the Kuji River. A convenient place to take a break while enjoying driving through the scenic Okukuji region, the station's full array of facilities include a tourist information center, restaurant, and hot spring bathhouse.

    The hot, crispy panko outside with a creamy, potato filling around a melting, runny egg yolk is DELICIOUS! The local chicken, Shamo, known as the Fighting Cock, is transformed into Pure Foodie...

  • Roadside Station Makuraga no sato Koga
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kogashi Owada 2623
    This roadside station is one of the largest in Ibaraki Prefecture. The station sells a wide selection of produce picked that morning and local specialty products. There's also a food court and a bakery which sells fragrant, fresh-baked breads. Sashima, a renowned local tea, and the station's fresh cooked side dishes available for sale are also popular.
  • Roadside Station Miwa
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Hitachiomiya-shi Torinoko 272
    "This roadside station is located along Route 293 in Hitachi-Omiya City, Ibaraki Prefecture. The premises include ""Shop Hokutosei,"" which sells local specialties, ""Omoshiro Kobo,"" where visitors can try their hand at buckwheat noodle making, and ""Restaurant Hokuto-an,"" which serves freshly made buckwheat noodles using home-made Hitachi-Aki buckwheat flour."

    Absolutely wonderful source for locally grown vegetables and fruits in abundant variety at down to earth prices. The staff will happily explain what’s in season and especially delicious.

  • Roadside Station Hitachioomiya Kawa Plaza
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    Ibaraki Hitachiomiya-shi Iwazaki 717-1
    This roadside station is located along the Kuji River, a clear stream known as one of the best ayu fish habitats in Japan. The premises include a direct sales shop selling Ibaraki's specialties, a restaurant serving grilled ayu fish, Hitachi-Aki soba (buckwheat noodles), and a farm where visitors can experience harvesting vegetables.
  • Roadside Station Hitachiota
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiotashi Shimokawaichou 1016-1
    A roadside station which sells a wide array of local specialty products, including produce picked fresh that morning; rice; and Hitachi Seiryu grapes, a unique grape variety grown only in Hitachiota City. Visitors can also pick tomatoes year-round in the greenhouses on the station's grounds (advance reservation required).
  • Namegata City Tourist Product Center Koikoi
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    3.5
    8 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Namegatashi Tamatsukuri Kou 1963-5
    "A local specialty products facility whose exterior resembles the distinctive hobikibune sailboats which ply the waters of Lake Kasumigaura. The facility sells an abundance of vegetables picked that morning as well as local specialty products. The facility's ""Namegata Burgers,"" which contain catfish, carp, and other patties and which are only available here, are also popular."

    霞ヶ浦大橋を渡ってすぐのところにあります。道の駅的な施設です。新鮮な野菜や、カフェもあります。トイレ休憩にもぴったりです。霞ヶ浦もすぐそばです。

  • Roadside Station Katsura
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    Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunshirosatomachi Gozenyama 37
    A roadside station commanding a view of the Naka River and Gozenyama Prefectural Natural Park. The station sells a variety of local specialty products as well as fresh produce picked that morning. The station's handmade sweets are particularly popular. The station's shelves are filled with dorayaki pancake sandwiches, manju buns, and other tasty confections.
  • Roadside Station Satomi
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    2.5
    2 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachiotashi Kosugechou 694-3
    A roadside station situated in the area of former Satomi village surrounded by mountains along National Route 349. Also a popular place to take a break while en route to the Ryujin Big Suspension Bridge, the station is a perfect touring destination. The station sells local specialty products such as shimikonnyaku freeze-dried devil's tongue jelly and miso made in Ibaraki.

    ここの道の駅には、お土産も農産物も、全く魅力あるものがなく、本当にがっかりさせられた最近稀に見る場所です。近くの県道沿いに数件ある農産物販売所の方が全然新鮮で良いものが見られますよ。

  • Hitachi Minami Drive-in
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachishi Owadachou 2173
    This roadside rest area can be reached by taking the Hitachi-minami Ota Interchange on the Joban Expressway, heading towards Hitachi, taking a right at the Owada intersection on National Route 6, and traveling a further 500 meters. Owned and operated by local marine products company Tobikan Suisan, the facility carries an abundance of fresh seafood literally just brought in at Kuji Fishing Port and other fishing ports in Ibaraki Prefecture. The facility's restaurant serves vaunted, fresh seafood; a deep fried, breaded shrimp combo meal made with huge shrimp; and, from December to February, goosefish hotpot. A variety of events are also held here, such as a monthly tuna butchering show.
  • Roadside Station Joso
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    Ibaraki
  • Joban Automobile Do Moriya SA Outbound
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    Ibaraki Moriya-shi Nogisaki
  • Kasama
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    Ibaraki Kasama-shi Tegoshi 22-banchi 1
  • Roadside Station Tamatsukuri
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    Ibaraki Namegata-shi Tamatsukuri Ko 1963-5
  • Joban Automobile Do Moriya SA Inbound
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    Ibaraki Moriya-shi Ogashiwa
  • Gran Terrace Chikusei
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    Ibaraki Chikusei-shi Kawasumi 1850-banchi

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Just a stone’s throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuen - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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