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“ice cream = deliciousness” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La King's Confectionery

La King's Confectionery
Ranked #1 of 12 Dessert 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
McKinney, Texas
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“ice cream = deliciousness”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

it's crowded and noisy inside, but that just means it's really good. I got a frozen yogurt ice cream and it tasted so rich, I thought I was eating a full fat ice cream. the pralines and other candies were very good too (so much for those calories I saved by eating the yogurt ice cream, right?) ENJOY!!

Visited June 2013
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Oklahoma City
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152 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Great old fashioned candy store”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Store is located in The Strand area of Galveston. They are a very large candy store and old fashioned soda fountain. Great selection. Great candy. Lots of candy is made right there on site.

  • Visited February 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Highly recommend! Awesomeness”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Pros: Delicious, beautiful, labeled. The specialty area had structure. Malts, shakes, sodas, and floats made the old-fashioned way. It is neat to watch the toffee being made at the candy shop. I appreciate how the confectionery has the items labeled with names and also prices. It is a beautiful shop.
Con: The ice cream counter was disorganized. We were the first there but were invisible to staff as others continued to be served immediately as they approached. My friend walked away in disgust... almost comical. What's up with that? It wasn't that crowded, but the ice cream counter staff looked half-asleep. This place rocks otherwise, and I plan to be back!

Visited June 2013
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Van Buren, Arkansas
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Awesome trip back to the old Soda Shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Our trip was amazing to this shop, we all had ice cream or root beer floats and then of course was able to watch the taffy pull. My kids thought that was the best thing ever. If you are ever in Galveston please make sure and stop by here your trip will not be complete without going.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews
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“No trip to Galveston would be complete without a stop at La Kings!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

It's super-crowded, and super-noisy, but an awesome place to visit. Just be prepared to make some tough decisions -- should you have some of their famous fudge? Or saltwater taffey make fresh on-site? Or ice cream? Or a milkshake? Or any one of the dozens and dozens of chocolates? Decisions, decisions ...

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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