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Ultimate Ice Cream

1070 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2014
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“gelato” (5 reviews)
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1070 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried the ice cream at Luella's and had to get another serving. The banana pudding, strawberry and Belgian chocolate were excellent. The price and service made this a worthwhile visit. Be sure to try a scoop if you get a chance.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I am very, very picky about ice cream. And this place really rocked when it first opened. Now it seems to be catering to too many tastes, creating a lot of odd combos and shoving some of their delightful and always popular old standbys off...More

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Kevin has created a wide variety of unusual and exciting ice creams and sorbets. The flavors are constantly changing though there are traditional favorites such as Madagascar Vanilla bean, mint with chocolate flake, Belgian chocolate, salted caramel. Small store but great for families. An Asheville...More

Thank Pausanius2016
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Always interesting new flavors made with fresh ingredients. Pleasant service. Can eat outside in good weather.

Thank contradancer
Reviewed 19 September 2016

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...More

Thank CPwanders
Reviewed 16 September 2016 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...More

Thank Mel M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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.

Thank Caitlin G
Reviewed 18 August 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.

Thank 412TinaS
Reviewed 9 August 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...More

Thank bagelsnob
Reviewed 7 August 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...More

Thank krashtest d
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
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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