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Historic GEM Theatre

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Address: 105 N Main Street, Panguitch, UT
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+1 435-676-8885

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Great building re-use

We stopped by for dessert and discovered a cool building re-use. The ice cream is made in-store, with unique flavors like Cilantro-Jalapeno-lime and Brown Sugar. Head upstairs to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We called in here for a meal, were not too hungry. Owner was very happy to cook us anything we wanted. The chilli was great. We spent quite a long time chatting with him. Lovely place, great atmosphere. Would recommend it to anyone.

Thank jacquiCambsUK
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We stopped by for dessert and discovered a cool building re-use. The ice cream is made in-store, with unique flavors like Cilantro-Jalapeno-lime and Brown Sugar. Head upstairs to see a funky lounge and a building history, including vintage movie gear. In the back is the original old theatre and modern projection. You need to rent the space and bring a... More 

Thank JFMJr15
Viadana, Italy
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

It was a pity to stay only one night in Panguitch because I had the best dinner in the USA from the beginning of the holiday! A perfect ribeye served with vegetables and potatoes, and to finish a good ice cream cup. The place is old fashioned style, clean and the people are very friendly. Finally, a great value for... More 

Thank Sergi183
Cave Creek,Arizona
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63 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This has to be by far the worse restaurant on our whole trip! The htel sent us here. We tried the pasta it was around $17.- each. I think it was way too much for pasta. The smell of the place first hit me as we entered the place but how can you walk out once out enter.It took quite... More 

Thank MickeyAZ
Brooklyn, Michigan
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went for some ice cream and found a wonderful young man who made us a great chocolate shake with coffee ice cream. Glad we went.....delicious! And fun to look at a little history in an old theater with a small museum. Good looking lunch and dinner menu. Would definitely go back to try a meal.

Thank Robert230
North Wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Ate here while on a 1 night stay. Liked the 50's style interior, and the little cinema museum upstairs. Chose what we wanted to eat, but the waitress then said that the fryer was out of action, so I had to choose again, then that choice was out of stock, so settled for my third choice, chicken, which was fine.... More 

Thank Tegfantrio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We were in town three days and the theater was never open. They said they were waiting to get some newer equipment.

Thank MWTropicalTravelers
Holden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A little confusing as we came in... There's a line for ice cream but if you want to eat, you just sit down. Service is a little slow but very friendly. We had lunch- meatball sandwich and pulled pork sandwich. Both were great. Nice retro decor.

Thank Jupielew
Santa Clara, Utah
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Happened on this 'Gem' while visiting the Panguitch Quilt Walk celebration. Outstanding burger and the first restaurant I've been to that has the iconic Utah 'funeral potatoes' on the menu as a side selection. Everybody has their own recipe and this one needed more sour cream and cheese, but still good and a nice alternative to fries. I did order... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Family stopped in for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. Excellent meatball sandwich. Everything is fresh. Wish the theater was open.

Thank skimaniac69

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