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Plato's Closet San Mateo & Pacifica

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Feb 13 & 14 in San Mateo
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We Buy & Sell Gently Used Clothing Every Day

Welcome to Plato's Closet - a unique teen fashion store in Pacifica and downtown San Mateo. We are a locally owned retail store specializing in the hottest name brand casual wear. We buy your gently used casual clothing and accessories every day up until 1 hour before store closing time. You don't need an appointment and we pay cash on the spot (not consignment). Love to change your style? Our inventory changes every day!


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San Mateo: Follow us in Instagram: #platosclosetsanmateo   and  Facebook

Pacfica: Follow us in Instagram: #platosclosetpacifica   and   Facebook


The Goods

We're looking for an array of styles and brands to suit our wide variety of shoppers - from basic to fancy, casual to club wear, guys and girls, we carry it all. 

Wanted: Guys clothing and shoes, women's XL and XXL clothing, athletic wear (esp Lululemon and Nike), flats and gladiator sandals, distressed or bleached skinny jeans, joggers, boots, necklaces, cropped midriff tops, purses (especially half moon, drawstring bucket, saddle bag), fringe and other boho looks.

These items aren't selling well: We aren't seeking items such as colored pants, dressy heels, ribbed tanks, booty shorts, most Summer dresses, basic pullover sweaters, formal clothing, scarves, plain tanks or tees from F21 or H&M, unwashed clothing, clothing with snags or stains, clothing that is less recent than 12-18 months.

Visit our What's Hot page to see what's selling right now! 

San Mateo Parking Information

There are a variety of parking options in downtown San Mateo. If you can't find parking at the meters on 3rd Avenue, try the parking garage directly behind the store on El Camino or the garage across the street from the store above 3rd and 4th Avenue (by the Ben Franklin Hotel). The parking garage cost is 25 cents per hour.

Downtown San Mateo parking map

We're Accepting Applications

We're looking for great people for our San Mateo and Pacifica stores. Please visit the Jobs page for details.

Our Locations

Plato's Closet San Mateo

41 East 3rd Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401


Plato's Closet Pacifica

110 Eureka Square
Pacifica, CA 94044


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What we're buying:

What We're Buying

Athletic wear, dresses, shoes, boots and purses are a few of our top-sellers right now.

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