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Scoops From the Past

105 N. Main Street, Panguitch, UT 84759
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Ranked #1 of 19 Restaurants in Panguitch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Scoops from the Past and the Historic GEM Theatre offers a multi-sensory experience for customers that consists of high quality ice cream and entertaining theater events in an interactive atmosphere offering an Internet lounge and museum. All ice cream is made fresh on site, as well as waffle cones, fresh nut assortment and movie popcorn. The Historic Gem Theatre is also equipped to host a variety of special events upon request.CASH OR CHECKS ONLY PLEASE
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Everything was delicious: The ice cream to the scrambled eggs and waffles. We ate here several times.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was about the only place in town open on a Sunday. However the food was just what we wanted and excelent. There was even a free scoop of ice cream to finish off. They were a bit rushed off their feet so service was a bit slow. The staff were very pleasant and apologetic but we are on holiday... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, Usa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We love Scoops From the Past -- aka the GEM Diner. The soups are delicious, as are the sandwiches, which are served on homemade bread. My favorites are the meatloaf sandwich, the French dip, and the Gem Burger -- all are great. And I can't say enough good things about the soup -- I haven't had one that I didn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Scoops from the Past inside the Gem Theatre in downtown Panguitch is now also known as the Gem Diner. Calling the food diner food is not fair to the food or the skilled chef preparing the offerings. I had the most amazing pasta dish that could have been served in a fine dinning establishment. For a price that was cheap... More

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Aalst, Belgium
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90 reviews 90 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had a very good ice cream here but it was not the best ever. We did not try the rest of the menue since this is a tipical ice cream shop. Nice 50's decoration. There are a lot of different flavours and the price is not expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We arrived late and everything else in Panguitch was closed but this cute ice cream place. We had a milkshake and a tour upstairs where there's a little museum and a cinema. Both great! If you are visiting town, don't miss it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I only had a single.scoop sugar cone..rhe lady was very nice and the ice cream is Thrifty..very good and super economical i think i paid $ 1.50

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

There's not a lot to eat in Panguitch, but our hotel owner kept recommending the Historic GEM Theater. How perplexing - a theater where you eat? Apparently so. The concept is charming - dinner and a movie in the same building - which is a historic building built in 1909. You order a meal, take it into the theater, and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We had tried almost every restaurant in Panguitch so for lunch we decided on Scoops from the Past at the GEM Theater. The proprietor at the hotel said they had just started serving sandwiches, wraps, etc. but he hadn’t tried it. How bad can a sandwich be? It was great. I have no idea what you do to make a... More

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Oak Park
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Really cute place located in an old movie theater building. The ice cream was very good and it was a pleasant place to come after dinner.

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