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“Meet Me At La King's”
In 1927, Jimmy King began making candy in Houston while learning the trade from 'Old World' candy makers. In 1976, Jimmy's oldest son, Jack, moved his family to the historic Strand, in Galveston, to recreate an old fashioned confectionery. He used the 19th century formulas and methods, handed down to him, using traditional equipment and procedures to make confections. La King's features a working 1920's soda fountain serving malts, shakes, ice cream sodas, sundaes, splits, floats and your favorite fountain treats. We proudly make and serve "Purity" ice cream which is Texas' first ice cream manufacturer, founded in 1889 on Galveston Island.
Upon entering, you are immediately greeted to a rush of nostalgic stimuli that sweeps you in a different world. You see penny press machines, vintage Coca Cola signs, and about every candy you... Read more
Top notch! I've been hearing great things about LA kings so we stopped in and gave them a shot and I am glad we did. They have an assort of hard candy, chocolate, taffy, ice cream, etc. you... Read more
La King's Confectionery
- Sun - Thu: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
- Fri: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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