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La King's Confectionery

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2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1517
+1 409-762-6100
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When my husband and I first walked in there was a guy making taffy on the old taffy machine. He was throwing them out to the big crowd of people and as we walked up we caught a few pieces of warm vanilla taffy. We also purchased an assorted box of taffy and chocolates that tasted so good. We will... More 

Thank Cheryl B
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Come for the taffy pull, stay for the coffee and ice cream bar. It has 2 squished penny machines (I can't be the only person that loves these stupid things). Amazing selection of candies and chocolates. I'm dying to try the cordial cherries, but I think that's going to be my contribution to Christmas this year. Makes me feel like... More 

Thank Mercurysfire
Fort Worth, Texas
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful place on a hot, hot humid day in Galveston. We watched how they make Taffy. Our flavor was grape! The little ones (ages 5 and 7) were interested from beginning to end! The confectioner threw out free samples of the still warm delight!

Thank Travels257
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great candy made on site and really good ice cream. The taffy is a must have. It is definitely one of the most charming shops on the strand.

Thank Robert K
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whether you want coffee or ice cream, toffee or taffy, La King's has it. The kids appreciated the stop there and enjoyed a free piece of taffy made in view on the century plus old piece of taffy making equipment. Features old style early 1900's atmosphere complete with original hardwood floors. As for the confections, they are second to none... More 

Thank Jason W
Spring, Texas
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a fun day walking around The Strand, and the highlight was a visit to La King's! We had delicious homemade ice cream cones, bought a bag of wonderful salt water taffy, and enjoyed the fun atmosphere! They have taffy pulls twice a day, a fun activity to show the kids!

Thank Katehunni
The Woodlands, Texas
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here in time for a taffy pull which was interesting for everyone in our group, even dad. Kids enjoyed looking at & wishing for ALL the displayed candy. A 1/2 box of taffy is about $20 or you can just bag up the flavors you want for about $2.25 a lb (minimum purchase is 1/4 lb -about 15... More 

Thank Swins222
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very clean, busy (but not crowded), friendly staff, and great food. All the chocolate you could want, a real soda fountain, fresh ice cream treats (Bluebell products), and many candy options. Very fun visit, quite cheap in moderation.

Thank rlahp89
Ava B, Owner at La King's Confectionery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. However, we make our own Purity Ice Cream. Purity Ice Cream was the first manufactured ice cream in the state of Texas, and it started right here in Galveston. I'm glad you enjoyed it! More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You have heard the saying " kid in a candy store" well we were all like that. Recommend you visit during a "taffy pulling" session to watch the taffy being made. Every possible type of candy and ice cream selection to choose from

Thank Raewyn1708
Kyle, Texas
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Watching taffy being made by some old equipment was pretty interesting, not to mention tasty. Had alot of sweets to chose from as weel as drinks. We enjoyed our truffles and ice cream sodas.

Thank stf351

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1517
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-6100
Candy store, Coffee shop, Ice Cream Parlour, and Old Time Soda Fountain

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?