Service Area Spots in Mie Area

  • Roadside Station Iitaka-eki
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    4.0
    40 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Itakachoumiyamae 177
    A roadside station located in Iitaka-cho, Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture opened as a local specialty products market in 1990. Facilities include a tourist information center, shop selling local farm-fresh produce and specialty products, cafe only open in the morning, and a restaurant which serves Matsusaka beef. Visitors can also ease away the fatigue of their journey using the station's massage service or the Iitaka no Yu natural hot spring bath house, which has 11 bath varieties, including an outdoor bath and steam bath. Also offering short soba noodle making classes, the station is a destination where families can relax and have fun.

    温泉も併設している道の駅。野菜などの地元の方々用のお買い物仕様になっていますが、伊勢うどんなど三重県の名産品も多く取り揃えてて観光にも対応しています。横に長い割と大きな道の駅という印象。ゴートゥートラベルにも対応していました。

  • Roadside Station Iga
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    3.5
    37 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Tsugemachi 6187-1
    A roadside station located close to the Iga Interchange on the Meihan Expressway in Iga City, Mie Prefecture. The station's distinctive octagonal building is modeled after a famous haiku by the great Matsuo Basho. The station's specialty products market sells locally grown vegetables and Iga specialty products, while the station's restaurant serves Iga beef croquettes, Matsusaka beef yakiniku barbecue set meals, and other dishes made with local ingredients. The station also has a free dog park and a convenience store open 24 hours a day.

    The roadside station in Iga is old, somewhat outdated, and not very interesting, but I dont know of anywhere else where you can get as much food, good food, for such a low price. I would especially...

  • Roadside Station Ayama
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    3.5
    32 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Igashi Kawai Yakuo 3370-29
    A roadside station located in Oaza Kawai Yakeo, Iga City. The station's restaurant, Sasayuri, serves Iga beef udon noodles and set meals which include sides made with seasonal local vegetables. The Tortarosso bread shop offers a variety of seasonal breads. The farm fresh shop sells local specialty vegetables and fish, while the Glass Bin Shop sells glass products by NSK. The station offers soba noodle making workshops on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, and during the two hour classes attendees will make their own soba noodles from scratch.

    On our way to Kyoto our tour bus stopped here for our special lunch. There is a restaurant at the top, they had a special typical lunch for us waiting this was a great and different experience...

  • Roadside Station Komono
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    3.0
    50 Reviews
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    Mie Mie-gun Komonocho Komono 2256
    This roadside station is located about five minutes on foot from Kintetsu Naka-Komono Station in Komono Town, Mie County. At the information desk, in addition to Komono sightseeing information, they offer only a Komono tea service on weekdays. Their specialty shop is popular for its Japanese sweets like kusa mochi rice cakes (not available in summer) and ohagi (coated rice balls). Their eatery Makomo-no-Sato serves cuisine featuring makomo, or Manchurian wild rice, a local specialty. These dishes include set meals, croquettes, and noodles, all featuring makomo.

    ふるさと館に併設された「道の駅菰野」。地元の野菜やお菓子、陶器など幅広く商品を取り揃えています。立ち寄ってみる価値があります。

  • Roadside Station Kii-Nagashima Manbo
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    3.5
    19 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Kitamurogunkihokuchou Kinagashima-ku Higashinagashima 2410-73
    This roadside station is in Kumanonadarinkai Park in Kihoku Town, Kitamuro County, Mie Prefecture. It has a variety of shops including food stands selling flame-broiled fare like skewered ocean sunfish and Kii-Nagashima's famous Pacific saury sushi. The sashimi (sliced raw fish) shop makes its specialty on the spot from locally caught fish. Their specialty store offers fresh fish, eggs, koji rice malt, dried goods like mirin-boshi ocean sunfish, and special products like Owase hinoki cypress cutting boards.

    道の駅としては、物販はさほど充実しているとは感じませんでした。もともと「マンボウのフライ」が目的で立ち寄っていますから一向に構わないのですがね。ちょっとみすぼらしい風体の食堂で供されるそれは、イカフライの出来損ない、という形容が相応しいかもしれません。市販のとんかつソースをかけて食しましたが、当然次はありません。

  • Roadside Station Okuise O-dai
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    3.5
    33 Reviews
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    Mie Taki-gun Odaicho Sawara 663-1
    Located approximately a three-minute drive from the Ise Expressway Omiyaodai Interchange, this roadside station sells specialty products unique to Oku Ise centered on seasonal vegetables. The cafeteria has many kinds of noodles and set meal items, and the daily lunch item filled with handmade side dishes using seasonal vegetables is especially popular. There are many recommended items, four kinds of local burger using plenty of specialty products, such as venison, sweetfish, green tea, wasabi and shiitake mushrooms harvested in Odai-cho, Uchiyama Ranch soft-serve ice cream, and old-fashioned handmade mochi rice cakes including naisho-mochi and pocchari-mochi.

    For those who dont know what a michi no eki (道の駅) is, its just a place that sells local produce and products and well as attempts to give information about the area. They run the gamut from tiny...

  • Roadside Station Okuise Kitsutsukikan
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    3.5
    33 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Wataraiguntaikichou Takihara 870-37
    This roadside station is located approximately a five-minute drive from the Kisei Expressway Omiyaodai Interchange. It holds exhibition sales of woodcrafts and creative classes. In the woodworking corner filled with many products, there are wooden toys and household items people of all ages can enjoy, and among them are unusual carved wooden owls with small owls inside, and other old-fashioned goods and novelties. You can eat Matsusakaju (Matsusaka beef rice bowl) and Momijidon (rice bowl topped with venison hunted locally) at the eatery Kitsutsuki Chaya, and local vegetables such as takihara-imo (mountain yams), Ouchiyama dairy products and low-calorie lavender ice cream are popular with women.

    松阪から尾鷲方面に抜ける道を通過中にトイレ休憩利用。 結構山の道を走っていて、トイレどうしようと思っても、割といいタイミングで道の駅が現れていつも助かっている。 綺麗で紙のあるトイレが利用できることは、とてもありがたい。

  • Roadside Station Ise Shima
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    3.0
    5 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Shimashi Isobechouanagawa 511-5
    A roadside station located a 30 minute drive from the Isenishi Interchange on the Ise Expressway. The station provides tourism information using Internet-connected facilities, provides information on traffic conditions, and distributes area tourism pamphlets. The station's local specialty products shop sells aosa nori sea lettuce, Ise spiny lobster, and other Iseshima regional seafood products. The station's restaurant serves soft serve ice cream made with shinju shio pearl salt; seafood rice bowls and sashimi set meals made with fresh, seasonal fish; and grilled shellfish.

    賢島へ向けて伊勢道路から国道167号に入り、トンネルを抜けた先の右側にあります。丘の上にあって国道からは見えないのでわかりづらいです。 道の駅はトイレと観光案内だけのシンプルなものですが、隣の物産館ささゆりの郷があり、アオサが4袋1000円で美味しかったです。

  • Roadside Station Kumano / Hana no Iwaya
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    3.5
    28 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Kumanoshi Arimachou 137
    This roadside station along National Route 42 is in front of the gate of Japan's oldest shrine, Hana no Iwaya Shrine. You can heal your fatigue in this relaxing space filled with warmth, and that has the atmosphere of the Edo period (1603-1868). This roadside station that stands as a tea house conveys the wonders of Kumano and has shops and a material exhibition corner that surround a rest space. Besides local specialty products, they also sell udon noodles and mitarashi dango (rice dough dumplings with sweet-salty sauce) that use ancient rice varieties. In addition, they rent out bicycles and the facility is convenient as a sightseeing information base for world heritage sites such as Kumano Kodo (ancient pilgrimage routes) and Hana no Iwaya.

    日本最古の神社といわれる花の窟神社の隣にある道の駅で、道の駅の敷地内にも那智黒石で伊弉冊尊の像や口有馬道標や口有馬竜宮塔がありました。道の駅のメインの施設は「お綱茶屋」で、地域特産品の販売や、古代米(イザナミ米)を使用したうどんやおにぎりを食べることもできます。

  • Roadside Station Sekijuku
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Kameyamashi Sekichoushinjo 674-8
    A roadside station identifiable by its wooden, tiled roof building located a one minute walk from JR Seki Station and a five minute drive from the Seki Interchange on the Meihan Expressway in Kameyama City. The station's shop sells souvenirs such as popular sweets from the Kameyama-Seki area, Ise tea, and folk crafts; as well as farm-fresh vegetables. The station's restaurant serves miso yaki udon noodles, a popular local cheap eat; Kameyama ramen; and sweet Kameyama tea lattes. The station also has a tatami mat rest area and a walkway covered with sharp bumps designed to provide walkers with a painful albeit blood flow-promoting ashitsubo massage effect.

    東海道五十三次の47番目、関宿にある道の駅の食堂です。名物をと亀山ラーメンとトンテキ定食をいただきました。亀山ラーメンは牛骨スープに地の味噌、小麦、ヒラタケ等キノコを使用したラーメンとのこと、あっさりとヘルシーな感じですが味噌の香りが良かったです。トンテキは柔らかで脂が甘く美味しかったです。

  • Meihan Seki Drive-In
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    Mie Pref. Kameyamashi Sekichouhagiwara 39
    Meihan Seki Drive-In is a huge drivers' oasis located at the Seki Interchange on the Meihan Expressway, the trunk highway that links the sightseeing areas of Mie Prefecture with the Chubu and Kansai regions. On the first floor are Restaurant Sekitei, which serves meals featuring seasonal flavors and local cuisine; Seki Honjin, where diners can enjoy Japanese cuisine while looking out over a central garden, and an open kitchen-type food court, which travelers can eat not only standard dishes such as curry and ramen but also local specialties. The souvenir plaza sells famous local sweets from Kameyama, Matsusaka Beef Curry, and famous products of the Ise-Shima area. On the second floor is a dining area for tour groups, where group members can enjoy their meals in an atmosphere reminiscent of the 53 stations on the old Tokaido Road.
  • Roadside Station Chakuraeki
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    3.0
    3 Reviews
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    Mie Pref. Matsusakashi Inanchoukayumi 452-1
    This roadside station is located in Iinan-cho, Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture. You can feel the warmth of the wood from the log cabin-style walls inside, and it is packed with fresh vegetables, select locally produced green tea, and Ise-cha Iri Udon Chakura Monogatari kneaded with the Iinan-cho specialty, deep-steamed green tea. In addition to stores, there is also a meal space on the first floor where you can have the highly recommended Chakura set and ocha udon (noodles kneaded with green tea). In the cafe space on the second floor, you can relax with a cup of coffee while enjoying the Kushida River below.

    地元のとりたて野菜の品ぞろえっが充実していました。鮮度もよく価格も安い。とくにおいしかったのが「とまと」みずみずしくて味も濃厚。

  • Roadside Station Tsu Kawage
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    Mie Pref. Tsushi Kawagechoumiyuki 255-4
    Roadside Station Tsu Kawage opened in 2016 in the town of Kawage, which is considered the gateway to the city of Tsu in Mie Prefecture. It sells a wide variety of carefully selected items, including a section that sells freshly caught fish from Kawage Harbor, Shiratsuka Harbor and Karasu Harbor, and vegetables grown by local farmers, and a section that sells souvenirs of Tsu and locally produced sake. The onsite restaurant, Tsu-no-mono Kitchen serves such specialties such as shirasu (whitefish) Toast, hampen (fish sausage loaf)set meal, and the Tsu-no-mono prix fixe meal, which gives customers a chance to enjoy the day's catch from Ise Bay. On weekdays, customers are offered all the freshly baked bread they can eat.
  • Roadside Station Miyama
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    Mie Prefecture Kitamuro gun, Kii Kita-cho Aega 1439-3
    This roadside station is in Aiga, Miyama Ward, Kihoku Town, Kitamuro County, Mie Prefecture. You can walk to the Magose Pass from there, part of the World Heritage Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route. They provide information on sightseeing in Higashi-Kishu and sell local specialties. Their original aosanori sea lettuce harvested in Kihoku Town's Yaguchiura goes great with the strands untangled and set on rice as is or as an ingredient in miso soup. Their pure, locally produced Kishu Mountain Honey is a highly popular souvenir.
  • Roadside Station Park Shichirimihama
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    Mie Pref. Minamimurogunmihamachou Atawa 4926-1
    This roadside station located a one-minute walk from JR Atawa Station has a large shopping center and juice factory. The restaurant Gochiso Dining offers fresh seafood and produce, and you can enjoy them with the beautiful scenery of Shichirimi Beach in the Kumano Sea, chosen as one of Japan's top 100 beaches. In addition, in Hamakaido, you can buy many kinds of souvenirs such as 100% squeezed mikan juice that was produced in the juice factory on the third floor and other Kishu Kumano souvenirs. The factory tours are also available. There is Kumano Kodo PR hall that exhibits materials related to the history of the Kumano Kodo Road.
  • Drive-in Aratake
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    Mie Pref. Wataraiguntaikichou Takihara 121
    Located right outside the Kisei Expressway Omiyaodai Interchange, this is the direct sales store of Ekiben no Aratake, which opened in 1895. You can enjoy select Matsusaka beef delivered from the main Matsusaka store or Kuroge-wagyu with the long-enjoyed taste of Aratake. They have various menu items, including Ekiben no Aratake's signature Ekiben Nigiwaiju using the meat from the Ganso Tokusen Gyuniku Bento (founder's select beef lunch box), and their Ekiben Gozen arranging their Tokusen Gyuniku Bento (select beef lunch box), widely famous throughout Japan with its secret sauce and soft beef, in a Shokado-style. Their braised Matsusaka-raised Kuroge-wagyu with ginger, seasoned and simmered ground meat, and soft-serve ice cream on sale in the shop are also popular.

    駅弁を買いたくて訪問しました。建物は、廃墟、店員態度最悪、金になるものは何でも売る、駅弁もぼったくり内容。早く閉店したほうがいいと思います。松阪牛にしがみついた内容の、同じような種類のみ、創意工夫なし、女社長だけでの売りはもはや、ダメ。廃墟マニア向けの現役?店舗。二度とあら竹の弁当は買いません。

  • Kihoku Parking Area Hajikami Terrace
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    Miura 600 in Kihoku-cho, Kitamuro gun, Mie Prefecture
    This Kihoku Parking Area is located on the Kisei Expressway in Kihoku-cho, Mie Prefecture. Because it is in the World Heritage Kumano Kodo's Hajikami-toge Pass, it received the nickname Hajikami Terrace. The antenna shop Kihokuniya offers dried and fresh fish and collaboration products, and you can taste unique cuisine from Kihoku-cho using local food ingredients and specialty products at Tanemaki Gonbei Cafe & Restaurant. Sunfish is the special local fish in Kihoku Town, and the okonomi taiyaki, a sunfish-shaped sweets, is popular in the take-out corner.
  • Roadside Station Kihocho Sea turtles Park
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    4.0
    63 Reviews
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    Mie Minamimuro-gun Kihocho Ida 568-7

    Good pit stop between Ise and Nachii Falls. We love sea turtles. The place is small but free. They obviously accept donations. They also have a gift shop. Everything is in Japanese but the...

  • Higashi Meihan Automobile Do Gozaisho SA Outbound
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    Mie Yokkaichi-shi Yamanoisshikicho
  • Shin-Meishin Expressway Suzuka PA Outbound
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    Mie Suzuka-shi Yamamotocho

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Spread across the eastern side of the Kii Peninsula, Mie prefecture boasts hundreds of kilometers of pretty coastline comprising the oyster-rich Toba city and Shima National Park all the way down to Kumano, a city that marks the beginning of part of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage, which runs into neighboring Wakayama prefecture. However, Mie is best known for the Ise Jingu Shinto shrine inland, one of the oldest and largest shrines in the country.

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