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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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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (111 reviews)
“salt water taffy” (109 reviews)
“banana split” (31 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1517
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What can I say, i love candy, i love ice cream, i love this place. It can get packed on weekends. There's limited seating. Huge assortment of candy, some made there. Yummy ice cream. Can be expensive if you let your stomach do the shopping....More

Thank tandbi
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here primarily for ice cream after a Mexican dinner at a nearby restaurant. It was a Sunday afternoon and a cruise ship was in port, meaning that the place was packed and noisy. Even so, my wife and I enjoyed our visit. We both...More

Thank GatorDWV
Reviewed 1 week ago

After dinner nearby, it was time to stroll The Strand with a friend, then have some ice cream. This is THE PLACE for that, plus they have all kinds of house-made candies. YUM!! My friend said she comes here every time she visits Galveston which...More

Thank cmb2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here while shopping on The Strand. My kids immediately wanted candy and ice cream! The place stays busy, but they have quite a few workers. The candy is good (but not better than anywhere else), and the ice cream is good (but...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared to spend time here! Stand in line to get some ice cream! Get an excellent latte or cold brew coffee! We love picking out tons of candy and watching the taffy be made! Old time soda bar is super neat!!

Thank Mamabun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole feel of the place was amazing. With so many shelves amd displays og sweet treats. There is something for everyone. Dont forget to visit the soda fountain and ice cream counter. Prices are reasonable, portions are nice size. Even tables to sit amd...More

Thank msalcaraz2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can’t go wrong with ice cream, which was great but the place is so comfortable to just relax and enjoy your favorite ice cream or coffee or you can watch the Taffy King make this huge amount of taffy. He did an outstanding job...More

Thank weeksj2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun place but pricey. Get candy, ice cream, floats and watch the taffy pull and sample it afterwards. Also coffee and soft drinks available. Prepackaged gift items with their candy or pick your own by the pound. Crowded during taffy time which is 4 or...More

Thank Meme24qts
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are on the Strand you have to go to La Kings. It is an old fashioned candy store and soda fountain. They have every kind of candy you could ever want and ice cream sundaes and more. They also have taffy making that...More

Thank psycomama58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My granddaughters beg to go to La King’s with every visit to Galveston. The candy options make them super happy and super hyper! So, my strategy is to visit La King’s just before the parents come to pick them up from Grandma’s. It’s a win-win...More

Thank Carol H
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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.
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.
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 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
  • E-mail
Candy store, Coffee shop, Ice Cream Parlour, and Old Time Soda Fountain
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