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“Wonderful old ice cream parlor!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La King's Confectionery

La King's Confectionery
2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1517
409-762-6100
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Ranked #3 of 258 Restaurants in Galveston
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful old ice cream parlor!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere was amazing at this old parlor! So adorable. Lots of families with kids. Great time! The ice cream was wonderful and so was the fudge! The ratings are obviously good here so there's not much to really say that hasn't already been said. I would absolutely come again!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Galveston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Homemade Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Their icecream is amazing. Everytime i go out for icecream i travel a little farther to the strand to go to La Kings. Im not one for candy but evrything else sure does look goood too!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Conroe, Texas, United States
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“They are the King of Confections”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

La King's is a reminder of days past. When you walk through the doors, it's like you're stepping back in time to an old timey soda shop. Their confections range from old fashioned hand mixed sodas, shakes, floats, and malts to homemade candies. Their candies are all kinds of chocolate dipped things from white to dark: pecans, potato chips, cherries, Oreos, etc., and they also have home made taffy that they will stretch and pull as you watch. They have all kinds of gummies, fudge, and old timey lollipops, and they even have a large assortment of Blue Bell ice cream flavors.

They have pretty much anything a sweet tooth can desire, and it's all in a lovely setting of hard wood floors and heart-backed chairs located right on the strand on Galveston Island. It's one of my family's favorite places to go in Galveston to kick back and just have a fun time together. I recommend everyone go here at least once and remember what America used to be like.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Amaretto Almond Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Handcrafted ice creams--divine! Never made it to buy anything from candy counter but everything looked amazing. Very fun! Very nostalgic!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sweetwater, Texas
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“Brought Back Memories”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

When my friend and I walked into this delight for the eyes I felt a wave of memories. I took my now grown children there many times when they were small. The building has been restored after Hurricane Ike and is even more fun. I bought a huge bag of salt water taffy but was disappointed to find that it was hard not chewy. Perhaps I just got an overcooked batch. Just being inside and looking at everything was worth the time spent there.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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