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Highway rest area “Michi no Eki Awakurando” for food and rest
Just off Nishiawakura IC

Sits at the halfway point on Tottori-do highway connecting the Kansai and San’in Sea of Japan areas. Surrounded by lush mountains, “Awakurando” houses a few establishments offering meals and space by the river for a refreshing respite.
The restaurant’s staff recommend special lunch menus which change every season featuring the local produce.
A souvenir section has a variety of food items which best represent “local taste” including handmade products and traditional sweets from the Sea of Japan coast and the local Okayama area.

Open all year round
Car park for 8 coaches and 100 cars
Restaurant capacity 100
Toilet capacity male 20/female 18
Event space capacity one large and one medium sized tatami rooms with maximum capacity of 200
Available for New Year parties and large tourist groups

Outside food shop
Shop hours

The outside food shop offers ice cream with rare muscat green grape flavour, which is very popular!  Locally created fish burger “Awakura De Ai”  has been a best selling item.

Also udon and soba noodles are available.

The indoor souvenir shop has traditional confectionery representing a wide range of regions from Okayama, Tottori to Northern Hyogo.

Open 9:00


May-September 19:00
November-January, April 18:00
February-March 17:00
※Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 20:00
※Outside shops are 9:00 to 17:00(Regular holiday every Tuesday)

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Restaurant staff highly recommend the special seasonal menus!  In addition, there are a variety of set lunches, noodle dishes, donburi, a bowl of rice topped with various ingredients, and dessert.

Open 10:30

August 19:00
May-July, September-October 18:00
November-April 17:00
※Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 20:00
※The final order is 30 minutes before closing.

Vegetable market(January 1-3 will be closed)
Shop hours

The farmers market offers fresh seasonal local produce, rice cakes and a variety of pickles at reasonable prices.  Many of the vegetables are grown using spring water from the village.  You can also find a wide range of produce from other areas.

Open 9:00

17:00 (year-round)
※Golden Week New Year's opening hours are
We will present it in advance.


Highway rest area “Michi no Eki Awakurando” 
418, Kageishi, Nishiawakura-son Aida-gun, Okayama, 707-0503, Japan 

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