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La King's Confectionery

2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1517
+1 409-762-6100
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (100 reviews)
“banana split” (30 reviews)
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2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1517
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261 - 270 of 1,037 reviews

Reviewed August 1, 2016

Great place to get some sweets. All kinds of candy available. They also serve Ice Cream. Place is often very busy but managed quite well.

Thank Eillirand
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

While in Galveston don't miss LaKings. It's part soda fountain, part ice cream shop and part candy store. Incredible selection of sweets and drinks.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This place has good ice cream. Not a fan of their salt water taffy. The service was friendly and knowledgeable. I recommend this if you are around the area.

Thank 261KenC
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Seemed a little pricey, $7 for a double dip. But it was delicious. Lots of flavors to choose from, it was hard to decide. Sundaes, shakes, and splits looked like you got more for your money. Of course there was a variety of candies to...More

Thank cc4
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We went twice during our trip. It's much less crowded during the week in the evening, and standing room only on the weekends. We watched ice cream making the first time. While the prices look high ($5.95 for a shake), it amounts to almost 3...More

Thank TexasWorker
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

What can I say. All types of homemade candies, ice cream and a taffy pull. Staff was wonderful. The gal that helped us had been working there since she was in high school. A+ for the divinity and New York cheesecake ice cream.

Thank karlatku
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Ice cream, root beer float and shakes made with home made ice cream. Very tasty. Old fashion fountain. Lots of flavor of candy, taffy pull, and popcorn.

Thank Betty P
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great stop in the strand check times for taffy pulling, still a tradition here in Galveston👍 different types of candy from fudge to salt water taffy; they also have an old fashion parlor for ice cream🍦

Thank Missypooh323
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome! They make taffy in front of an audience, have fun finding space to watch! The ice cream and candy is made daily, and is very delicious! The shakes are vey good as well. This is a must see spot when traveling...More

Thank David M
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Homemade floats, sundaes, sodas, and candy! Setting is in the beautiful and historic strand district. If you are in Galveston you must visit here.

Thank M D
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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
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 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
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Candy store, Coffee shop, Ice Cream Parlour, and Old Time Soda Fountain
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