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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” (97 reviews)
“banana split” (29 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
2323 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1517
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been going here since I was a kid. It's such a great atmosphere. The candy and ice cream are overpriced, but who cares! It's such a unique place it's worth the price. I hope they never go out of business like Colonel Bubbies.

Thank James L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a gem of a candy/ice cream/soda shop. If you visit The Strand, make sure you stop at La King's. My personal favorite is their vanilla malt. Part of the shop has an old-fashioned soda fountain counter where they serve real sodas, floats, shakes,...More

Thank amims1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been coming to LaKings for decades. We went last night for Ice cream after dinner. The treats to be discovered here are still as good as my childhood memories!! Definitely worth stopping by any time you're on the strand.

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop every time we visit Galveston. Whether for ice cream, old fashion candies, or to watch (and sample) the staff making Salk water taffy- this is one of our favorite places. Lots of yummy sweets to please!

Thank HunBabe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, we missed the demonstration but it sounded awesome! Only on certain days and times so check ahead of time and plan your schedule accordingly if you want to go. Good ice cream but slightly overpriced. Cones were $3.50, root beer float $5, and sodas...More

Thank michael c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh made ice cream daily, amazing flavors my favorite is the coffee. Hummmmm! Great candy selection chocolate cover potato chips. A must stop on a trip to the Strand.

Thank rjetbe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove to the strand specifically for this place. Was a hot July day and a packed house. I'm sure the ice cream is delicious but we went specifically for the taffy. Always good, little pricey but a nice gift to take home for someone.

Thank JRLove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the feeling of stepping back in history. The shop has been here a long time, but still seems current. There are multiple areas, coffe/smoothie bar, ice cream (scoops only), soda fountain, self serve taffy bulk purchase, candy counter (1/4 pound minimum ) and specialty...More

Thank txmomofjandr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this place everything is so delicious the peanut butter ice cream with chocolate chips was to die for DELICIOUS I could have eaten 10 gallons of it and the fudge FANTASTIC know matter how old you are Ice Cream Taffy Fudge it's pure...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start??? They have ice cream, candy & you can watch salt water taffy be made right there!!! Its like a step back in time! Anything sweet they will have it for you! We go here and stop by every time we are...More

Thank Amy H
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7 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
11 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
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
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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