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La King's Confectionery

2323 Strand Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-6100
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fudge” (111 reviews)
“salt water taffy” (110 reviews)
“banana split” (31 reviews)
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2323 Strand Street, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We tried both the candy side and the ice cream side of La King's. Both were delicious. It's a fun stop in the middle of the action. On a hot day, it was nice to grab a shake to walk down the street with.

Thank Kelsey P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family stopped in here for ice cream on Saturday during a trip to Galveston for the mac and cheese festival. My boys had ice cream and it was plenty for them with just one scoop. My wife had a root beer float which she...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 5 days ago

My children love the ice cream. My husband and I shared the hand made vanilla shake. Plenty to share. Kids loved the horse in the back, and also watching the taffy maker!

Thank 814ginal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

LA King’s is a fun stop for all ages if you’re visiting the Strand. It’s step back in time, from the old building they are housed in to the soda-fountain vibe inside. They do scheduled taffy-making demonstrations where you can watch how they make it,...More

Thank DeeBTX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived just in time to watch the taffy pull. Freshly made ice cream and delicious malts. Any kind of candy you want they make it. Clean atmosphere and phenomenal service.

Thank PeggWindham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picked up some old fashion fruit slices and salt water taffy. They have a wide variety of flavors and the quality of both was excellent. I asked one of the employees if they have variety boxes on the fruit slices. She said they did not...More

Thank Grfy86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From fudge to fresh pulled Taffy always the best flavors, prices and atmosphere always a stop when I'm on the strand

Thank lswansey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on the recommendation of a local bbq pit master on a Sunday and boy, we were not disappointed. My son had a chocolate milkshake and couldn’t stop raving about it. We then watched the Taffy Man make salt water taffy the old fashioned...More

Thank Darthharvey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Galveston land mark. If you go to Galveston you must visit LA Kings. The ice cream, banana splits and Sunday are fantastic. There is lots of candy to choose from and fresh home made lemonade. It’s right out of history

Thank Lauravillanueva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were casually strolling the strand and decided to go into La Kings for a sweet treat. We stumbled into the fun filled candy loving palace and ended up watching live the making of salt water taffy. It was brilliant! There is...More

Thank Shirley F
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tomholloway359
8 May 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.
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Nancy L
12 September 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.
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Lena T
13 June 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

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
2:00 PM - 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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Description
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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