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 on WednesdayOpening at 10:00 AM tomorrowOpen today until 6:00 PMSorry, we're closed
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AARKE Carbonator II


Upgrade your Sodastream for the holiday! We just received the Stainless and Matte Black AARKE carbonators yesterday. There's no sexier way to make sparkling water!

San Francisco Police Toy Drive Donation Match Weekend

Dec 15, 2018 – Dec 16, 2018

This weekend for every toy donated at Cliff's to the San Francisco Police Department Toy Drive, we will match it with a toy or toys of equal value. Help us put smiles on faces this holiday!

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Posted on Dec 8, 2018

White Elephant Weekend..... We have a ton of gifts around $20. Not to mention Toys, Housewares and Christmas Trees, Lights and Decorations.
One stop shopping at its best!

Posted on Nov 29, 2018

This Saturday is Worlds AIDS Day!

Cliff's will be supporting the cause by donating 10% of our days profits to the AIDS LifeCycle.

If you can't make it in, you can support the cause online at https://www.worldaidsday.org/

Or you can support our own in house cyclist Rich on his ride to stop AIDS.

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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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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