Downtown Ace Hardware

Downtown Ace Hardware - More Than Just Hardware...

Of course we have nuts and bolts and hammers and nails... But, did you know Downtown Ace Hardware also has kitchen gadgets, small appliances, pet supplies, bath accessories, home organization and much more? Come check us out, browse our aisles and feast on the variety of merchandise we have in stock.

As an independently owned store you’ll experience a level of service you thought no longer existed. We’re proud to deliver the kind of specialized attention and help that you simply won’t receive at the larger chain stores. Our store professionals are comprised of trained specialists whose knowledgeable experience and helpful advice will ensure the success of every project you have.

You’ll also find an array of superior quality products including premium Benjamin Moore® paints, for all of your projects, simplifying your shopping to one convenient stop – our store!

Downtown Ace Hardware is proud to be an independent Benjamin Moore paint seller, serving the entire San Diego community. We offer the complete line of Benjamin Moore interior paint products including:   
• Aura® 
• Natura™ 
• Regal Select® 
• Ben®

Whether an East Village loft or harbor view penthouse, in order to assist you in all your home decorating and home improvement needs, we are happy to offer: 
• A selection of over 4,000 Benjamin Moore colors 
• Computerized Color Matching 
• Color Consulting 
• Paint Samples of any Benjamin Moore colors

For your convenience, we are open:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm

If you have any questions, please stop by or call us at 619-544-9400.


Downtown Ace Hardware located at 675 Sixth Avenue, between G & Market is your neighborhood hardware store.  With an expansive product selection and exceptional customer service, we are dedicated to helping you with all your project needs.  Stop by today and let us help you find solutions for your home maintenance and improvement projects.  Or call us at 619-544-9400.

Color Capture® App

ben® Color Capture iPhone App

The Benjmain Moore Color Capture app for iPhone and Android lets you capture any color that catches your eye and instantly select its match from Benjamin Moore's thousands of paint colors - anytime, anywhere!  Just snap a picture of your color inspiration, tap on the image and instantly reveal the closest Benjamin Moore paint color.  Then come see us at Downtown Ace Hardware and within minutes you'll be ready to start painting!

New Colors

2011 Color Trends

Introducing Color Stories, a collection of stunning full spectrum paint colors like you've never seen. A whole new chapter in paint color technology is being written. With an unprecedented array of truly unique hues to choose from, creating your own color story has never been easier.

Colorful Chalkboard Paint

Colorful Chalkboard Paint

Turn any surface into a washable, erasable chalkboard―in any color! See fun and easy chalkboard paint ideas for your home.

Color Trends 2017

Color Trends 2017

Introducing Color of the Year 2017, Shadow (2117-30), and Color Trends 2017. Shadow is a master of ambiance. It ebbs and flows with its surroundings and light brings it to life.

Color Trends 2016

Introducing Color of the Year 2016, Simply White (OC-117), and Color Trends 2016. White is transcendent, timeless, its versatility unrivaled. Explore a colorful palette that celebrates the simplicity of white.