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Ultimate Ice Cream

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1070 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2014
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12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This local little shop lives up to the bold name with great flavor blends and friendly staff. Maple Sriacha -- Who'd of thunk it would work, but it does. If you're looking for the basics, you'll find them here cranked up a notch, too. Fresh Strawberry, Sumatra Vanilla, crafted chocolate and fresh roasted bean mocha. Reasonably generous portions, too. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop place while in Asheville! All they're ice cream is home made and it definitely tastes that way. Every time I go the flavors are different and original. You cab get your standards, if you want, but I suggest trying something new. Their goat cheese ice creams are always a 10 out of 10. Really this... More 

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Thank Mel M
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went in hoping for a coconut flavor (none offered at the time) but was quickly love-struck by the unique cherry & goat cheese. Amazing! Highly recommend that delicious combination. My husband had the salted caramel brownie gelato which he also enjoyed.

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Thank Caitlin G
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We were a little confused with the GPS directions but found the place behind other stores that were closed. The ice cream was displayed in closed containers which make it hard to choose what we wanted. I like to see what I am ordering.

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Thank 412TinaS
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128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

almost as good as gelato. The ice cream is not filled with air like typical store bought ice cream. They have a flavor of the month and a portion? of the proceeds goes to a local non-profit. If you want to experience the best ice cream in Asheville and looking for more than your basic vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, visit Ultimate... More 

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Thank bagelsnob
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Great flavors, great staff, kind people. Friendly, well-lit atmosphere. Right behind Pommodoro's, which is convenient if you haven't already eaten too much! Do try the coffee ice cream, it's ridiculously good. In fact, try everything possible. You can get the "kid's scoop" and double it up if need be, or bring all your friends. When they pack a pint or... More 

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Thank krashtest d
Lumberton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Great and unique flavors here! Bacon and apple pie? Yes, please. Very friendly staff are here and they are happy to give out free tasters for the not-so-bold customer.

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Thank TheBogotano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I shared a brownie sundae. With a dark chocolate and a vanilla scoop, Carmel and marshmallow creme. The warm brownie took the experience from a 4 to a 5! Delish!

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Thank Kimberly B
Asheville, North Carolina
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had seen the signs for quite a while, but never stopped in for an ice cream, gelato or sorbet. Today, we decided for a quick, cold treat. I had the unique combo of brown sugar, bacon, and maple. It was delicious and had bacon bits in the cream. The wife tried the coffee/heath bar, milder than straight coffee ice... More 

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Thank housermagic
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

I love the Ultimate Ice Cream shop.My ultimate favorite is the delicious dark chocolate.It's decadent smooth rich taste is irresistible.The service is friendly and the shop quaint.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1070 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2014
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?