Monday, April 30, 2018

味 もり多 (Morita in Tottori Prefecture)

味 もり多


I had a 3:00pm flight back to Tokyo. Just enough time to grab a quick bowl and return my rental motocycle.

Morita was recommended by Hash Royal, a friend of mine who crushes around 600 bowls a year. Actually, all of my Tottori and Shimane picks came directly from him.

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Just made it in time before the lunch service ended. It might not be the fastest rental bike out there, but it did the trick.


Quaint spot, there are only four or five counter seats, and some tables in the adjacent tatami room. There may be some seats upstairs, or that might just be the owner's house. I didn't check.


Morita is a full restaurant in the evening, serving Japanese izakaya fare to locals.


The menu has quite a few non-ramen choices for lunch as well, like gyoza, yakisoba, and even om-rice.


Morita-san was so friendly and welcoming. If I lived nearby, I would be popping in for dinner on a regular basis. It honestly felt like a home-cooked meal here.


Nice, deep shoyu ramen. The soup, like many shops in Tottori, is made with beef bones. Tottori beef is quite well known, and it is always a good thing when shops can use what would probably go to waste; the bones. Topped with a thick cut piece of pork chashu.

Quality ramen for those who can manage the journey.


This is part of a motorcycle trip I took in 2017. Check it out here:


740-13 Ekita, Hokuei-chō, Tōhaku-gun, Tottori-ken 689-2101
10 minute walk from Shimo-Hojo Station

Open 11:30-13:00, 17:00-21:00
Closed Tuesdays