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Melissa & Doug Chef's Kitchen - Charcoal

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Budding young chefs can hone their craft in this beautifully designed, charcoal-colored modern play kitchen! The easy to assemble chef's kitchen includes a refrigerator/freezer with innovative working ice maker that dispenses two included "ice cubes," an oven and stovetop with dials that turn, microwave with turning plate, sink with moving faucet and handle, grocery check list, movable hooks, and ample shelving and storage for easy cleanup. Detailed, illustrated instructions make this kitchen simple to put together. Assembled, it stands approximately 3.5 feet (1 meter) long and more than three feet (0.9 meters) high, roomy enough for multiple kids to play at once. Sturdy, top-quality wooden construction means it will stand up to years of creative make-believe meal-making! Accessories sold separately.
  • Easy to assemble charcoal-colored wooden modern play kitchen--roomy enough for multiple kids to play at once
  • Includes oven, stove, microwave, sink, refrigerator with working ice dispenser, freezer, ample storage space for easy cleanup
  • Innovative ice maker dispenses two included "ice cubes," dials turn, microwave plate spins, grocery check list, movable hooks, doors open and close
  • Perfect for kitchen accessory play sets, pretend food collections, and play pantry products
  • 3+ years
  • 39"H x 43.25"L x 15.5"W Assembled
  • 64.75 lbs

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Ratings Snapshot
5 Star
61% (30)
4 Star
10% (5)
3 Star
12% (6)
2 Star
8% (4)
1 Star
8% (4)
12%
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Recommend
Good play kitchen
By Vivsmom
from Forney, TX
on January 14, 2021
Verified Buyer
We ordered this for our daughter for Christmas and in less than a month it's damaged. She tripped and her elbow hit the oven door and it cracked. Didn't think hhh that the materials would be so fragile. She loves playing with it, but I hate that it already looks worn in. It's right where the door handle is and with further use the handle will fall off.
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Pieces with improper dimensions/ fit.
By Connie R.
from Washington DC
on January 1, 2021
I purchased this kitchen for my 4 year old daughter and we are long time Mellisa and Doug fans. Still are. Only problem.. assembly. Piece D was missing some of the holes the screws go through . So we have been unable to assemble. I'm praying that once we get that remedied , there are no more problem or potentially missing pieces .
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Yes I would definitely recommend
By Elaine
from Undisclosed
on December 29, 2020
Verified Buyer
Our granddaughter loves it!
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Disappointing construction.
By B
from Wilton,Ct
on December 29, 2020
My daughter loves the kitchen however we have had it for less than a year and every time she opens any of the doors they fall off. I have contacted about replacing parts and have received no response. We have given up putting the doors back on especially for the fridge. Also the wood is very soft and the smallest knock adds a dent or chip. Love Melissa and Doug products and this kitchen is very disappointing.
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i would not buy again
By sharree
from Undisclosed
on December 27, 2020
Verified Buyer
it's cute but not worth the money
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I would buy again!
By Brittney
from Undisclosed
on December 26, 2020
Verified Buyer
Got this for my 3 year old daughter. She loves it! Shipped pretty quick. I was worried about the assembly. But I am a single mom and put it together all on my own in 2.5 hours. Seems super sturdy. She loves the ice cubes and already has her own art hung up on it!
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Not that great of quality
By Robin
from Undisclosed
on December 26, 2020
Verified Buyer
I LOVE Melissa and Doug toys! However, when I purchased the playset kitchen for my granddaughters, I was somewhat disappointed by the quality. I assembled it and the directions were moderately simple enough to follow. There were some minor chips in the edges and we chipped out a small piece when assembling it. I expected it to be the best quality since I paid considerably more money for this toy. I was looking for a toy that would be an heirloom piece and I don't feel like this one will last for years of play. I will still buy this brand but will be more careful about what pieces I select. I will see how it holds up over time but I won't hold my breath!
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I would buy this again
By Leslie
from Undisclosed
on December 25, 2020
Verified Buyer
I ordered a kitchen for my grand daughter and she loved it! The product was very well made and not to hard to put together. Great quality!!!
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Neat Toy
By Chance
from Kansas
on December 25, 2020
Grandparents bought this for our daughter for Christmas...she hasn't seen or played with it yet but seems like a good product...I didn't read all of the reviews so if this is a repeat I apologize, but after you lay all your pieces out, I highly recommend skipping to step 24 and installing your 6 metal hinge brackets for the doors before doing anything else...why this step is so far into the installation is behind me...can barely see the holes let alone get a good angle/grip for your screwdriver with it all put together...other than that I'm sure my daughter will enjoy it greatly...
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I would buy this product again.
By Jeff
from Undisclosed
on December 17, 2020
Verified Buyer
This is a Christmas present for our daughter. We love Melissa and Doug products and I am sure this will be just as wonderful.
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The construction is very cheap
By UncleOfAToddler
from Colorado
on December 6, 2020
The door hinges are connected by screw to very soft faux wood that practically tears like paper when four year olds invariably run into it/trip over it when open.
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Better check it before you assemble!!!! Missing key part!!
By NickV
from Brandon, FL
on December 4, 2020
Very disappointed!!!! Went through the whole assembly and discovered it was missing the top piece!!!! Cant attach the microwave or freezer door!! Very unhappy!!!!!!! Not a great Christmas present idea. Better open and check the box before disappointment hits on Christmas day!!!
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Not yet
By Raymond
from Undisclosed
on November 19, 2020
Verified Buyer
Have not used this item yet as it is a Christmas present.
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Love it 3000
By Tyler
from Undisclosed
on November 3, 2020
Verified Buyer
Daughter loves everything about it, coupled with the stainless kitchen set, it's perfect.
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Fun and sturdy
By Deb
from Undisclosed
on October 28, 2020
Verified Buyer
Bought for my granddaughter for Christmas. Well made. Love the ice maker!
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I would buy it again.
By Kathleen
from Undisclosed
on August 17, 2020
Verified Buyer
She loves it.
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Beautiful Kitchen!
By Natalia
from Austin, Texas
on July 3, 2020
I was a bit worried about this kitchen, when I was assembling it the material felt fragile. I afraid one small bump and it would crack or snap. My toddler did bump it and was really worried, but it held up. It took about two hours to assemble, which includes having to screw and unscrew the bottom twice to get the slide in shelf in correctly.

I have two complaints
1. The baseboard came damaged, I am waiting to hear from Melissa & Doug about a replacement.
2. The microwave does not latch, it seems like the holes for the latch are off. The other doors moderately latch.
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Unfortunately I would not buy again
By Dawn
from New Jersey
on January 19, 2020
I will start off by saying that I am a huuuuuge Melissa and Doug fan! We have a bunch of their products so I was super excited when my daughter received this kitchen as a gift for Christmas. She loves it and hasn't stopped playing with it since. However, it is not even a month later and the oven door Is now hanging. The wood is actually split underneath. When looking back at some of the reviews I do see there are others who have had the same thing happen. Just very disappointed that it did not even last a full month. It's not like it's a cheap product.
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It's a hit with our grandson
By Claudia
from Undisclosed
on January 4, 2020
Grandson loved his new kitchen. The ice dispenser is a hit and the noise clicking knobs are a fun addition
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Great product and a safe one!
By Barbara
from Undisclosed
on January 4, 2020
My 16 month old granddaughter loves it! Enjoys discovering all its many features. It is well made and will last a long time.
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Fun for Parents, too!
By MamaBats
from Peoria, AZ
on December 27, 2019
Assembly instructions were clear and super cute. Parts were well-organized and labeled. Assembly was a breeze! I didn't even need adult beverages!

My three boys are having a great time cooking and playing restaurant. Unit seems sturdy, and has plenty of room for accessories.

Thanks for a phenomenal product!
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Best play kitchen ever!
By Milissa
from Undisclosed
on December 25, 2019
Exactly what the kids wanted for Christmas! Great quality and is big enough for both of them to play together.
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Yes
By Samantha
from Undisclosed
on July 24, 2019
My kids LOVE their new kitchen. They love the oven, microwave and the ice machine in the refrigerator. Great buy!
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Yes, I would recommend it.
By Patricia
from Undisclosed
on July 7, 2019
Great for 3 year olds!
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Well Received
By Alice
from Undisclosed
on June 29, 2019
My kids love this kitchen and enjoy cooking stuff for their toys.
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Have a question about the product
By Brittany n.
from Easton pa
on June 24, 2019
I purchased this used, the fridge door is missing along with the grocery list. Can I Purchase these parts?
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Excellent product
By Bu
from Florida
on May 26, 2019
This kitchen set is really nice for the price. Bought it for my 2 year old and she absolutely loves it. We had it for a year now and still is strong. I don't understand why there are negative reviews of it fallen apart. We have no problem with it. Love it
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Slowly Falling Apart
By Minnesota F.
from Minnesota
on February 7, 2019
I am HIGHLY disappointed with what we got. All was well at first, and my child loved it. The kitchen has been slowly falling apart since. The door to the oven fell off because the top wood piece chipped off, and it won't hold the door anymore. The faucet on the sink came off when my child bumped it with a toy. The knob for the faucet also keeps coming off. I've tried super glue and gorilla glue to keep the faucet and knob on, but it falls off after it gets done drying from a gentle touch. My kid is 17 months and doesn't play rough with it, but it's just falling apart after only having it for 2 months.
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Bye, bye, kitchen.
By Anne
from Undisclosed
on December 31, 2018
Verified Buyer
My two year old grandson loves his kitchen. Thank you for this wonderful product.
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Average Build
By Iowa F.
from Iowa
on December 29, 2018
Assembly
- Pretty easy to assemble. Nice instructions that help with the process. Kudos on the titles for the steps by the way.
- One improvement would have been to put the metal protectors for the hinges on before assembling the boards to make it easier to attach. Not a big deal, but just an improvement for what was all in all a pretty easy process.

Build
- For the price, I was hoping that this would be built a little heavier and stiffer. It's rocks back and forth a little bit for example, and I've verified everything is tight. We've only had it for a few days and out girl isn't too hard on things, however, I can only imagine what an older children would be like, especially rambunctious ones.
- The splashing in the back for the stove and sink doesn't properly fit as it's not quite tall enough. When you try to adjust the hooks, you could end up pushing the backing out because the backing is too short to fit into the grove at the top.
- There are small brackets that are there to stiffen up each of the hinge points. For whatever reason, they didn't include holes/instructions/bracket for the bottom hinge of the freezer. Seems like that would be a weak point since there is one for every other hinge point that will give after it gets more use.

Tore on how to rate this. Probably a 2.5 overall. Mainly worried about how it will hold up long term.
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She "cooks" breakfast every morning!
By Ellisa
from Undisclosed
on November 12, 2018
Verified Buyer
We bought this for our daughter's 3rd birthday. She said it was her favorite part of the day! Other family members got her the accessories to go with it. It was easy to understand the assembly directions and took my husband and I about 2 hours after the kids went to bed.
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Fell Apart after One Month
By A P.
from Virginia
on October 28, 2018
I read TONS of reviews before settling on this kitchen. It was easy to assemble, and the ice machine keeps my 14-month-old daughter entertained forever.

However, the oven door broke off after only one month of play. I've attached pictures. I can't say I'd buy it again because it was so expensive only to break after a month of play.
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ART K-12
By Gaumishang
from Buffalo, NY
on October 26, 2018
Love the look of this product & so HAPPY to see a boy along with a girl in the "cheesecake" photo! Excellent!
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I would definitely buy this kitchen set.
By Diane
from undisclosed
on June 28, 2018
Verified Buyer
I bought this for my 4year old grand daughter. She loves it and so do I. Assembly took around two hours and the directions were great. Looking forward to many hours of imaginative play!
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It is a decent product
By Olivia
from undisclosed
on June 25, 2018
Verified Buyer
Doors don't shut great. And it needs a longer counter space at the end of it for prep work
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Disappointed
By Danielle
from Detroit Michigan.
on April 28, 2018
Back in December i was on a hunt for a new kitchen for my kiddos to play with. I was between this one and a kidkraft kitchen. I chose this one due to the good reviews, however, I am HIGHLY disappointed with what we got.
All was well at first, and the kiddos loved it and played with it, but after only 3 months of having it, the handle ripped off of the oven, (By an 18 month old, who could only do this if it was poorly made), the kitchen has been slowly falling apart since. The door to the oven is pushing inwards now and cracked, the handle to the sink is breaking off. My kids are young, and do not play roughly with it, this is poorly made and I wouldn't want anyone else to waste their money.
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Highly recommend
By Kris
from undisclosed
on January 6, 2018
Verified Buyer
My granddaughter was thrilled!!! Hours of enjoyment!
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Great toy for realistic roleplay
By Jessica
from undisclosed
on December 28, 2017
Verified Buyer
We bought this for our kids ages 3-12 for Christmas, and they adore it. Set up was easy and only took about half an hour (even with the three year old "helping" lol). We're looking forward to many fun years with this.
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Yes definitely
By Tammara
from undisclosed
on December 25, 2017
Verified Buyer
Love it and my granddaughter plays with it constantly. Great quality too!!
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How to teach a budding chef!
By Kelly
from undisclosed
on December 17, 2017
Verified Buyer
This is for grandson's 2nd birthday
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Disappointed
By NOBLE
from undisclosed
on June 13, 2017
Verified Buyer
Not as well made as I was expecting
Parts were missing and had to order them
Not up to standards
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Love my kitchen!
By Michael
from undisclosed
on March 23, 2017
Verified Buyer
My granddaughter is over the moon about her kitchen! Not even 2 years old and she plays with it constantly. Excellent quality and relatively easy to assemble. This will be a part of our family for years to come,
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5 star
By Chris
from undisclosed
on January 23, 2017
Verified Buyer
Bought this for my grandkids they love it. It was very easy to put together.They love the pretend ice that comes out. I am very satisfied with this product.
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Love it!
By Delta
from undisclosed
on January 6, 2017
Verified Buyer
My little girl loves her new kitchen like mommy's! They really paid attention to the smallest detail.
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Great kitchen, few minor issues.
By Sabrina
from undisclosed
on January 6, 2017
Verified Buyer
I absolutely LOVE this kitchen but the way it was packaged, the doors moved around which put scratches all over the oven door and the microwave door. Also when I put the freezer door on (the pieces just pop in) it didn't fit correctly so it ripped a part of the back when I snapped in it place. For the cost of the kitchen, I had higher expectations. Other than that, the instructions are super easy to follow (and funny) and it has a ton of storage space for food. Most importantly my baby loves it and other kids love to play with it! I ordered it late for Christmas and I was impressed with how quickly I got it even with free shipping.
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Happy Customer
By Lauralee
from undisclosed
on January 5, 2017
Verified Buyer
I thinks as a mom I love it just as much as my 3 kids. Blends right in with a modern day kitchen rather than a toy! All the cute additions like pots and pans, etc are so real looking but equally as adorable too.
For the first time I can cook with no interruption and keep an eye while they play.
Thank you Melissa and Doug and their staff! Oh and Santa!
Happy Customer
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Melissa & Doug products last and are very well made!
By Reba
from undisclosed
on December 31, 2016
Verified Buyer
Our 3 year old granddaughter enjoys her kitchen play and this kitchen was perfect for her! It is well made and this grandmother put it together herself in about 2 hours. Our granddaughter's parents like it so well they are buying one for their home also. This kitchen doesn't stand out like a toy and it blends in well with our kitchen setting. We get a "meal" prepared for us every time our granddaughter comes to visit!
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Great product
By Elizabeth
from undisclosed
on December 18, 2016
Verified Buyer
Bought this as a gift and the instructions were easy to follow. I enjoyed the "names" for each step!
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Love it
By Kelly
from undisclosed
on December 13, 2016
Verified Buyer
I got this for my 14mo to grow into. I know, I know. She can't reach the microwave or freezer yet but I pull up a chair and she sits on my lap and we play - her putting things into the microwave & closing the door, me making noises pushing the button stickers and we both make a microwave hum as I spin the object in the microwave around. The ice machine is a super cool feature. She can load the ice machine but hasn't figured out how to push the lever in the door to get the ice out but thinks it's a pretty neat trick how I do it. She then runs around the house with the ice advertising 'ice' to everyone. She's not strong enough to turn the oven knobs on her own.

Drawbacks:
The backsplash is just printed sturdy cardboard, as expected, but it's the only child-sensitive piece on this. The smallest bit of liquid on it and the print goes away where it got wet. Which gets to my next point...

Intentional Montessori misuse:
I completely misuse this for Montessori setup. After my daughter eats, I pop this kitchen sink out and put about an inch of water in it and pop it back in. I then take my messy daughter to this sink for her to wash up. And she loves it. She's too young for a stool at the real kitchen sink and is awkward to hold her over the real kitchen sink, but she's perfect for this play sink. I just need to make sure she doesn't get too wild with the water. When she's finished, I pop this sink out and clean it in the real sink, dry it, and pop it back in this play kitchen. Bravo!

Assembly:
Assembly was easier than expected. Seriously. The instructions were very good except 1 unclear step that was easy to redo. Mommy brain makes me forget which step that was, I'm sorry. Time: It took me 2 episodes of Daniel Tiger to assemble.
During assembly, my husband was applying the door stopper thingies and was pressing down too hard on the freezer one and completely broke the shelf. So, this is strong enough for a kid but not for a husband hulking his way through assembly.
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