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“Would not go back” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Hop Ice Cream Cafe

The Hop Ice Cream Cafe
Ranked #12 of 46 Dessert in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$6
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Homemade Ice Cream and Vegan Ice Cream. Organic Coffee & Espresso. Birthday Cakes and Parties. Locally owned.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Would not go back”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

I love tripadvisor and checked out what it said about the Hop before I went. Looked go so we drove around trying to find it... not so much. The location was not downtown and the ice cream wasn't that great and pricey. The decor was odd and not warm or inviting. Not worth the effort and have no idea why it is rated so high.... maybe if you have kids but even then....

Visited December 2011
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“adventurous ice cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2012

Don't get sucked into all the chain ice cream/yogurt places in downtown...just a short drive away there is an amazing place to get one of a kind ice cream.

They let you taste to your hearts content-and if you are scared of the flavors-you will never, ever go wrong with salted caramel. But if you are willing-branch out and try something different-I love their sweet beet among others. You won't be disappointed!

Visited January 2012
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asheville, nc
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277 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“unusual flavors, creative environment”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

They always have new and interesting flavors of ice cream. Creative, local, use local ingredients. Pleasant environment. Contributes to the community.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delicious local Asheville ice cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2012

Really enjoy going to the Hop and having an ice cream "experience" due to their work in the community, delicious scoops of course, and helpful staff.

Visited December 2011
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Thank GaryGSocial
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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Just ok, would not go back”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2011

We thought this place would be good based on the other reviews but it is just ok. Not many flavor selections. The inside is run down and needs repair. It seems like a hang out and a place to work for a lot of hippies. The staff was average. The ice cream was nothing specail.

Visited December 2011
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