Salt-grilled ayu (grilled sweetfish)

Salt-grilled ayu is regarded as the king of ayu dishes. The grill fully draws out the flavor and rich taste of ayu. The deliciousness of the dish depends not only on the freshness of the ayu but also on the skill and experience of the chef. Skillfully grilled ayu captivates those who eat it with its soft meat and savory aroma.
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Road Station Kokondenjuno Sato Yamato Lunch eatery Kanihasakura
Yamato-cho, Gujo City

Address164 Yamatocho-Tsurugi, Gujo City[Map
Phone Number0575-88-2525
Opening Hour9:00~18:00
HolidayTuesdays (or following day if a national holiday falls on Tuesday)
Parking Capacity273 cars
Access Approx. 7 minutes by car from Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway "Gifu-Yamato IC"
Approx. 10 minutes walk from Nagaragawa Railway "Gujo-Yamato Station"
Ayu of Gujo baked with special "distant, strong fire"
Salt-grilled sweetfish offered at "Kanihasakura" located in the Kutsurogi Hiroba of Road Station is made from strictly selected local ayu caught in fishing weir, hand-net or those with roe, depending on seasons. Its taste is unique due to its freshness and traditional grilling methods.
Service periodFrom early May to late November
Please call us to confirm.
<Messages from the Staff> Thanks for growing popularity! We are planning to install more grills for less waiting time during peak seasons.

Satoyama Restaurant, Mizube
Maze, Gero City

Address1508-1 Maze-Nishimura, Gero City[Map
Phone Number0576-47-2002
Opening Hour11:00~14:30
HolidayIrregular holidays
Parking Capacity20 cars
Access Approx. 15 minutes by car from JR Takayama Main Line "Hida-Hagiwara Station"
Approx. 30 minutes by car from JR Takayama Main Line "Gero Station"
Using national competition winning natural ayu from upstream Maze River
Sweetfish feeding on moss in upstream Maze River has meaty body and aroma like watermelon. We use only natural sweetfish caught in fishing weir. Enjoy our freshly grilled, flavorful, scorching-hot sweetfish to savor its special taste.
Service periodFrom late July to early November
Please call us to confirm.
<Messages from the Staff> Eat the best ayu in Japan while enjoying the view of Maze River.