11 Best Kids Kitchen Sets

Are you looking to buy one of the best kid's kitchen sets?

As adults, many still remember their own play kitchens. While they used their kitchens and imagination to cook up amazing meals with play food to serve their family members, friends, siblings, baby dolls and even friends who might be pretending to be babies. 

Over time, as modern kitchens have evolved, play kitchens have also evolved to include newer features like lights, sounds, microwaves, grills, laundry centers and phones. Kids...MORE want to imitate and pretend to be like their parents, and their toys have the same luxuries.

It is not necessary to spend a lot of money on kitchen set. While there are certainly elaborate kitchens, there are also many kitchens with great features that do not take up a lot of unnecessary space.

As toddlers, kids engage in basic play with their kitchen, by opening doors and drawers, putting food in and out of the microwave. In the preschool and elementary school ages, kids can cook up elaborate dinners from their favorite restaurant and play along with their friends.

Owning a play kitchen can be an investment, but it is an enjoyable experience and a great learning opportunity for children.

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    Step2 Grand Luxe Kitchen
    Step2

    The Step2 Grand Luxe Kitchen is a mega kitchen, at 4 1/2 feet tall and 6 feet wide. It's a great kitchen that can accommodate many children playing at the same time with its life like gadgets and appliances.

    There are many Step2 kitchens on Amazon. The Grand Luxe Kitchen is only available at Toys R Us.

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    Kidkraft Cook Together Kitchen
    Kidkraft

    This wooden play kitchen has a refrigerator with pretend water dispenser, washing machine, microwave, cook top, and oven. Additional accessories include a cordless phone, clock with moving hands and lots of additional storage space for food.

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    Minnie Mouse BowTiques Play Kitchen
    Just Play / Amazon

    The Minnie Mouse themed kitchen set has some adorable details. Open the door to the oven and watch a cake that "rises."  Listen to "dripping" water at the sink and see the "light-up" burners. No need to buy additional accessories with this kitchen, it includes 20 different play accessories.

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    Little Tikes Cook and Store Kitchen
    Amazon / Little Tikes

    No time to assemble? This play kitchen arrives fully assembled and includes 32 different accessories that include food, plates, cups and spatulas. 

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    Melissa and Doug Grocery Store and Lemonade Cart
    Melissa and Doug / Amazon

    This play center allows kids to either sell lemonade or run their own store. Using multiple plastic bins, play food items can stay organized. There is a reversible fabric awning, large open counter space and removable chalk signs. For kids who love to be the shopkeeper, don't forget to pick up a toy cash register.

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    Step 2 Cozy Ktichen
    Step 2 / Amazon

    Perfect for those with very little space in their homes or play areas, the Cozy Kitchen has all the amenities of a working kitchen in 1 compact location. With multiple cabinets, an oven, refrigerator, stove top and a sink with a moving faucet, there are many play and storage spaces. It arrives with a 21 piece accessory set with coffee maker, pots/pans, plates, spoons, forks and cups.

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    Kitchenette -Guidecraft
    Guidecraft

    This smaller, wooden toy kitchen, includes a sink, refrigerator with pretend water dispenser, oven with pull-out racks, a microwave, stove top, cordless telephone and write-on/wipe off boards. Accessories and play food are not included. 

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    Grill & Play Patio Cafe - Step 2
    Step2

    Kids can take turns grilling at the cafe and serving their friends, while the others sit at the table and wait for the meals. The toy includes a pretend charcoal grill with sink and 2 stove-top burners. It also includes a 60 inch adjustable umbrella. This set is perfect for outside play on the deck or in the backyard. Accessories include plates, cups, pots/pans, utensils, play food, and condiment holders.

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    Fisher Price Servin Surprise Kitchen
    Fisher-Price / Amazon

    This play kitchen is actually a large table with a built-in stovetop, oven and grill that recognizes certain foods placed on it and it reacts by singing songs and playing side effects. The set has 2 place settings along with a pizza and cookies. A storage area in the middle of the table is great to store pieces and the tabletop grill flips over to transform this kitchen into a circular table that is great for eating and arts and crafts.

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    Hello Kitty Kitchen Cafe
    Cartwheel Kids

    For over 40 years, Hello Kitty has been a fan favorite throughout the world. This is a  3 1/2 foot Hello Kitty Kitchen Cafe that includes a refrigerator and freezer that dispenses pretend ice cubes, as well as a sizzling stove, Hello Kitty accessories and a "smartphone."

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    Pottery Barn white retro toy kitchen set
    Pottery Barn Kids

    Each piece in the kitchen collection is purchased separately. There is a kitchen icebox with two doors, an adjustable shelf and faux thermometer. The oven includes a ticking timer, a sliding cooking gauge and salt and pepper shakers. The sink has a stainless steel sink and additional storage. The set also comes in red and pink.