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“Great place to bring small children!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La King's Confectionery

La King's Confectionery
2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-6100
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Ranked #1 of 7 Ice Cream in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Candy store, Coffee shop, Ice Cream Parlour, and Old Time Soda Fountain
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14 reviews
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“Great place to bring small children!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We have 2 small boys and this is a great place to bring them. Yummy candies and malt shop experience. A must do!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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Galveston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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