Cliff's is a landmark variety store in San Francisco selling an eclectic mix of goods for the home & garden.
479 Castro St, San Francisco, CAOpening at 10:00 AMOpen today until 8:00 PMOpening at 10:00 AM tomorrowOpen today until 6:00 PMOpening at 10:00 AM on FridaySorry, we're closed
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Posted on Oct 25, 2018

We're in full on Halloween mode. Costumes, Wigs, Decor, Makeup, Stockings & Lashes, Pet Costumes, Accessories and all the Craft Supplies to make it all your own.

Posted on Sep 13, 2018

Grrrrrrr! Halloween at Cliff's is #pantoneismydog favorite time of year. The stock just hit the floor and now is the time to get those important items before their gone.

Posted on Aug 23, 2018

Just landed on my desk. Cliff's wins the Hardware category in the 2018 addition of Best of San Francisco Magazine. Thanks people!

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Posted on Aug 5, 2018

Hey Outside Lands! My bag is packed.... Is this cool with you? Clear Bag - Empty Water Bottle - Binoculars - Blanket. Got it all at Cliff's : -)

Posted on Jul 30, 2018

We're at the Market this week in beautiful Las Vegas☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️ Follow our Instagram and see what cool new things we find.

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Posted on Jul 25, 2018

Attention Burners! You have 4 weeks left to pull it all together. Check the Burning Man website for updated events calendar and the all important Burning Man Survival Guide.

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Posted on Jul 22, 2018

Where else but Cliff's can you get some molly bolts and a new pair of jewel tone pumps size14 for your next drag show! #mensdragshoes #plussizeshoes

Posted on Jul 16, 2018

Did you know Cliff's offers many services like Glass & Acrylic Cutting, Pipe Threading, Key Making and Lock Repair, plus we have a complete Wood and Metal Shop where we can do light fabrication.

If you need a little help on your project contact us and see how we can help.

About Us

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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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