The Hop Ice Cream Cafe
Asheville Ice Cream, Events and Parties

Welcome!

About

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.

Press

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.

Asheville Grown and Unchained

Ashley and Greg Garrison

Owners Ashley and Greg Garrison.
Photos by Micah Mackenzie.

Events

To learn more about Special Events one may subscribe to our Newsletter

Parties

The Hop provides a wide variety of special event and birthday party solutions!
For additional information call 828.254.2224 or email hopicecreamcafe@yahoo.com.

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Birthday Parties

Two of The Hop locations host Parties with activity options for varying budgets. To see all packages and prices, click here.

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Ice Cream Cakes

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.

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Catering

Custom Ice Cream Cakes, Sundae Bars and Scoops for Weddings, Group Celebrations, Employee Appreciation Events, Outdoor Gatherings and more.

Our Locations

The Hop Ice Cream Cafe

Open Monday-Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 12-10pm.
640 Merrimon Ave. 828.254.2224.
Dairy & Vegan Ice Cream and Sorbet, Specialty Desserts, Birthday Parties, Weekly Free Family Friendly Events, Bean Werks Coffee and Espresso, Free WiFi.

The Hop West

Open Daily 12-11pm.
721 Haywood Rd. 828.252.5155.
Dairy & Vegan Ice Cream and Sorbet, Specialty Desserts, Free Family Friendly Events, Bean Werks Espresso, Free WiFi.

The Hop Ice Creamery

Tasting Room Open Fridays 6-9pm.
167 Haywood Rd. 828.254.2224.
Birthday Parties, Private Parties, Weekly “Tasting Days” featuring small batch Dairy & Vegan Ice Cream and Sorbet, educational Field Trips for after school programs, Monthly Tours.