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“Sweet Fun!”

La King's Confectionery
Ranked #1 of 14 Dessert in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Description: Candy store, Coffee shop, Ice Cream Parlour, and Old Time Soda Fountain
Long Island, NY
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260 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
“Sweet Fun!”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

A combination ice-cream parlor and candy factory/store reminiscent of those old-fashioned shoppes from the 1920s. The atmosphere is sweet fun. You can even watch the homemade candy and fudge being made at various times in the rear of the building although I didn't look at the printed schedule they had posted. Definitely worth a visit!

  • Visited September 2013
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Schertz, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Best sweet treat in Galveston”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

You must take time to visit La King's if you have a sweet tooth. This is my idea of an old fashion candy store with a sode counter, ice cream, watch them making fudge and taffy. Fun for the whole family.

  • Visited June 2013
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Huntington, West Virginia, United States
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Nice place to stop for sweets!”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

On a VERY hot/ humid day in Galveston, my husband stopped in here for the cool air and something sweet. We certainly were not disappointed. We both had the coffee ice cream which was delicious. If chocolate is your thing, this is the place for you! They had at least 100 trays filled with chocolates & sweets of all kinds. The atmosphere is like an old time ice cream parlor and I would visit here again!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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89 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Average at best”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

The sweets are average at best. The employees are nothing special. I would not walk back down the street for such poor service.

  • Visited September 2013
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Houston, Texas
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Sweet Tooth Heaven”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Absolutely great place to visit. Everytime we are on the Strand we stop in and get enough to take home...Everything is good and the old school parlor atmosphere is great

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Elie B
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