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La King's Confectionery

2323 Strand Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-6100
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salt water taffy” (116 reviews)
“fudge” (115 reviews)
“banana split” (33 reviews)
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2323 Strand Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a great stop. We had a sunday. It was three scopps.of ice cream and delicious. We went back the next to get some some chocolate treats while we were walking around and they too were great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 106nicole
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

La kings is the best. It is an institution that has been in Galveston for years It is wonderful with a well deserved reputation. They have wonderful ice cream treats, vreat taffy and fantastic other candy in an old fashion atmosphere. We go each time...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank K9972DWmariem
Reviewed 4 days ago

Old-time sweet shop with four major attractions - 1. Taffy pulls - fascinating process and machinery. They often toss out samples during the pull, and warm fresh taffy is a new level of wonderful. Times are posted on the sidewalk chalk board. 2. Ice Cream...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Departure822666
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in November so the shop was virtually empty but it was still amazing - row after row of candy and chocolate, soda fountain, ice cream and hand pulled taffy. Had a blast there and loved everything about it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JulAl75
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in here and got a homemade milk shake and a pound of handmade taffy. The place makes all kinds of candies in house. A great place to get all those goodies. The staff was very nice and helpful.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KellyS915
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific place if you have a sweet tooth. Huge variety of candy, chocolate and otherwise, also an ice cream parlor and a soda fountain. Go and make your own assortment favorite assortment. I try to go every time I am in Galveston.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 183RobertR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great old fashioned soda fountain and candy shop. Had coffee and hot chocolate. Servings were large for the price.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many choices on ice cream and candy. Great atmosphere. Wish we could have gone back again. The cookie dough is my favorite

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 544kellis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While exploring the historic downtown area we visited this little candy store which makes their own hand-pulled Taffy as well as a wide variety of chocolate candy in bulk candy and an old time soda fountain and ice cream parlor. Business was brisk ice cream...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rvjoyce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place, old fashion look and feel....check out their candy live presentations and when they say 1 scoop of ice cream...well, is one scoop, their size...you don't need to ask for 2 :)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank justogabriel
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May 7, 2017|
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Response from friar77 | Reviewed this property |
although you can get some of their treats online, fudge does not seem to be one of them. you may wish to contact them to see if they will ship this item. You can contact them at 409-762-6100.
Nancy L
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Glenda K | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer. Sorry. Call them. They are very friendly and helpful.
Lena T
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Tom N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a decent selection of sugar free. Have fun and our best wishes and prayers for your family.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2323 Strand Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-6100
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We're an old-fashioned soda fountain, ice cream parlor​, candy store, and coffee shop. We make all of our own Purity ice cream, the first manufacturer of ice cream in Texas. You can watch salt water taffy being made, which is just one of the things we're known for.
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