Dave's Hobby Central

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Customer Reviews

21 Ratings

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All reviews are from people who have redeemed deals with this merchant.


Missy D. ·
Reviewed August 28, 2012
they were very nice and the guy was very patient when instructing my first ime there grandkids. i will definetly be going again now that i had the intro thru groupon.


Katie A. · 9 reviews TOP REVIEWER
Reviewed August 26, 2012
Our 4 year old loved racing the slot cars. The staff was very friendly. We hope this place makes it because Santa Barbara needs more things for kids! Thank you :)


Sian H. ·
Reviewed August 2, 2012
First visit; loved it!

What You'll Get

Racing dates back to ancient Greece, where chariot races around city walls settled disputes over farming rights and which philosopher had the best beard. Witness the fairest system of justice with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $8 for one hour of slot-car racing for one (a $17 value)
  • $15 for one hour of slot-car racing for two (a $34 value)
  • $99 for a two-hour birthday party for up to ten with pizza and soda for all attendees (a $200 value)

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 13, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person for birthday party option. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts for other options. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required for birthday parties. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Dave’s Hobby Central

Dave’s Hobby Central proliferates the 65-year legacy of Atkins Hobby's with a stock of model airplanes, helicopters, rockets, and cars in both analog and radio-controlled styles. Armed with remote controls, racers pit vehicles against one other in bi-weekly open bouts, hoping to place in the top three to earn a coveted Dave's Hobby Central plaque. During and after races, an onsite repair team stands ready to revitalize damaged models. For more hardcore racing fanatics, the shop stocks a variety of detail paint, allowing owners to intimidate competitors with racing stripes or spot-on depictions of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.