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Cliff's is a landmark variety store in San Francisco selling an eclectic mix of goods for the home & garden.
Open today until 8:00 PM
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Did you know every Wednesday is Senior Discount Day at Cliff's. Everybody over 65 enjoys a 15% discount on their transaction.

There are some exclusions on power tools, ladders and appliances but pretty much everything else is good to go!

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5 days ago
I'd say if your a local in need of plumbing, nails or power tools; or a tourist looking for a fun San Fransciscan store, this is the store for you. It has everything from a to z. If you bring your kids here, You will spend money. Plain and simple this store is love
- Dyawei C
a month ago
Great store, and as the name says, it's a variety store with a wife variety of items. I always find something interesting here, and it's quite interesting that it's adjoined to Cliffs hardware store. Housewares to cards to joke toys to gifts...... this place has it's all.... and it's well worth a visit!
- W B
a month ago
The people are extremely helpful and pleasant. They basically have everything. I looked all over San Francisco for a 2 steps stepping stools. None of the Lowe's, ace hardware and home Depot has it. Yet, cliff's variety has it! Awesome place!
- david l

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Since our founding in 1936, Cliff's Variety has been constantly growing and evolving in response to the needs of our customers. Our buyers strive to keep our selection fresh, on-trend and competitive. 

We carry the best of everything from hardware & tools to cookware, garden supplies, toys, crafts and gifts.

We also offer re-keying and lock repair, knife sharpening, glass, acrylic & wood cuttingLight fabrication, pipe threading and cable crimping are among the many other services we offer at Cliff's Variety.  If your project has gone a little beyond your abilities, we're here to help.  

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  • (415) 212-8400


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479 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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