Ashigara Highway RestaurantThe Highway and Restaurants

EXPASA Ashigara SA on the Tomei Expressway (outbound lane)
Shopping Plaza, Banri Chinese Food Court, Fujimi Chaya Snack Corner, Sugar Mt. Sweet Shop Sugar Mt.
Commands panoramic views of the magnificent Mt. Fuji and Mt. Kintoki ? a peak known for its connection to Japanese folklore hero Kintaro. The service area has a number of special features found only here at one of the Tomei Expressway’s largest service stations; in addition to eateries and shops, it also has public bathing facilities, a dog run (suitable for all sizes of dogs) and an observation deck.

Ashigara Highway Restaurant: overview

Basics

Address 599, Kuwagi, Oyama-cho, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka  MAP
Phone +81-550-82-3566
Fax +81-550-82-3564
Access East building of Ashigara SA on the Tomei Expressway (outbound lane)
Shopping Plaza, Banri Chinese Food Court, Fujimi Chaya Snack Corner, Sugar Mt. Sweet Shop Sugar Mt.

Shopping Plaza

photo:Shopping Plaza

Selling a variety of items including gifts and souvenirs from Tokyo, Yokohama, Shizuoka, Odawara and Fuji. Fancy sundries and motor sports goods including items from the Fuji Speedway racetrack are also stocked.

Banri Chinese Food Court

photo:Banri Chinese Food Court

An authentic Chinese restaurant with the flagship dish of Mapo Tanmen noodles topped with Japanese pepper-flavored Sichuan-style mapo tofu (braised bean curd with spicy Chinese meat sauce). This around-the-clock eatery also serves other kinds of noodles as well as Chinese rice porridge (congee), rice bowls topped with stir-fried vegetables, meat and seafood, and more.

photo:Banri Chinese Food Court

Fujimi Chaya Snack Corner

photo:Fujimi Chaya Snack Corner

This establishment serves freshly cooked Fujinomiya yakisoba stir-fried noodles ? a classic dish of the B-grade gourmet genre (a term used in Japan to describe cheap and tasty food). The noodles are cooked with a prized sauce made in line with the restaurant’s policy of using fruit as a base. Various kinds of kushiyaki grilled skewers are also available.

photo:Fujimi Chaya Snack Corner

Sugar Mt. Sweet Shop

photo:Sugar Mt. Sweet Shop

Sugar Mt. provides sponge cakes with a delicate sweetness baked in the shape of the fabled bear fought in a sumo bout by Kintaro ? a Japanese folklore hero from the Ashigara Mountains. The shop also offers its own in-house soft ice cream ? ideal for relieving the fatigue of driving!

photo:Sugar Mt. Sweet Shop

Recommended Spots

Recommended Spot 1: Observation Deck 2F

photo:Recommended Spots

This deck commands a breathtaking vista of Mt. Fuji on fine days, and is the best spot in the vicinity for viewing it. Fuji ? the highest mountain in the country ? is also visible from the parking lot.

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Recommended Spot 2: Dog Run

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For large dogs

The Dog Run allows those traveling with dogs to exercise their pets and shake off the fatigue of driving. (Free of charge)

photo:Recommended Spots
For small and medium-size dogs

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