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Mitarashi dango (dumpling)

Mitarashi dango is popular throughout the entire prefecture. Usually it is covered with a sweet sauce glaze made of soy sauce and sugar mixed in delicate balance. It is enjoyed by people of all ages from child to adult. In the Hida region, soy sauce is mainly used for the glaze. The flavor of scorched soy sauce whets the appetite of tourists visiting the region.
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Road Station Sakura no Sato, Shokawa
Shokawa-cho, Takayama City

Address88-1 Shokawacho-Sarumaru, Takayama City[Map
Phone Number05769-2-1030
Opening Hour8:00~17:00
HolidayNo holidays
Parking Capacity163 cars
Access A short drive from Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway "Gujo-Hachiman IC" exit
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A skillful use of soy sauce and baking to bring out fine flavor
This is a popular item ever since the shop opened in 2002. We use selected soy sauce only and prepare it with a special grilling method. We also offer "Sakura soft ice cream" as the only ice cream using the taste of cherry-blossom leaves in Japan. Other food items using cherry blossoms are available in variety throughout the year.
Service periodAll year round
Please call us to confirm.
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<Messages from the Staff> Our goal is to bring back our customers with original products unique to our locality.

Nihon Showa-mura Dango Chaya Café
Yamanoue-cho, Minokamo City

Address2292-1 Yamanoue-cho, Minokamo City[Map
Phone Number0574-23-0066
Opening Hour9:00~17:00 (March~November) / 10:00~17:00 (December~February)
HolidayNo holidays (Closed on Wednesdays during December to February)
Parking Capacity3000 cars (free of charge)
Access A short drive from Tokai-Kanjo Expressway "Minokamo IC" exit
Approx. 10 minutes by car from JR Takayama Main Line/ Nagara Railway "Mino-Ota Station"
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Visit Nihon Showa-mura to enjoy Mitarashi dango with rich sweet sauce
Our fluffy, sticky dumpling is prepared with sweet sauce generously applied and at the finest degree of grilling. We pay a great attention to the harmonious flavor of slight burn and sweet-spicy sauce. You can enjoy meals also on outdoor seats while enjoying the rustic landscape that reflects the changing seasons.
Service periodAll year round
Please call us to confirm.
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<Messages from the Staff> We also serve dishes of various seasonal ingredients. Please drop by freely.