The Hop Ice Cream Cafe has been proudly serving Asheville, NC since 1978 with premium quality homemade Dairy & Vegan Ice Cream and Sorbet, Fair trade Coffee and Espresso, unique specialty desserts and more. In addition we host a variety of Birthday Parties, Free Family Friendly Entertainment, and special events at each of our three Asheville locations.
Named by Huffington Post and Domino Magazine as one of the 12 Best Ice Cream Shops in America. Featured on the Cooking Channel show Unique Sweets about Awesome Asheville Sweets (video coming soon). Blueberry Kale Ice Cream made Saveur Magazine’s 5 Great American Ice Creams and was North Carolina’s featured flavor in “Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States”, by Lindsay Clendaniel.
Owners Ashley and Greg Garrison.
Photos by Micah Mackenzie.
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Two of The Hop locations host Parties with activity options for varying budgets. To see all packages and prices, click here.
Dairy and Vegan Ice Cream Cakes made with your choice of Ice Cream and custom decorated. Details can be found on the Specialty Deserts Menu.
Custom Ice Cream Cakes, Sundae Bars and Scoops for Weddings, Group Celebrations, Employee Appreciation Events, Outdoor Gatherings and more.