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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.
Great variety of everything. Every kind of candy imaginable for everyone. Every kind of nonalcoholic drink and ice cream just like when I was a kid. Some items are a little pricey but you only... Read more
I stopped by La King's Confectionery on a warm Saturday afternoon. As expected they were pretty busy, and street parking was a little difficult to find. I ordered a root beer float, and was... Read more
A bustling location for sweet treats in the heart of The Strand! My friends and I stopped here briefly to get ice cream, and all of the flavors we tried were delicious! The coffee bean flake was... Read more
La King's Confectionery
- Sun - Thu: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
- Fri: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Sat: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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