Our Generation Diner

Posted on Oct 26 2014 – 1:42pm
by Rudy

Our Generation Diner

True confessions of a Dolloholic.  I have been eyeballing this Our Generation Diner for weeks.  In fact, the first day it came out I was strolling in Target with my fingers crossed.  I can literally walk to Target from my house so it wasn’t a long trip for me.  Unfortunately, even though my Target is so convenient, it’s not a Super Target.  From everything I had heard, these Our Generation Diner sets were only being found at Super Targets.  I looked online but it was sold out.  So, I kind of put this wish on the back burner and just watched others who could find it get excited.  And man were others getting excited over it.  After seeing x amount of posts on Facebook about this Our Generation Diner, I decided I HAD to find it.  Instead of driving all around the state, I got on Targets website and looked up my local stores.  One by one I made the phone calls.  I was sure to have them physically LOOK in the toy section because some were just saying, “Oh, it looks like it’s not sold in stores”.  Sure enough, the eighth Target I called had ONE in stock!  EEEK!  And it wasn’t even a Super Target! I begged them to hold it for me and sent my dear hubby on his way.  And, luckily, this Target was pretty close!  If you want to make the calls just be sure to give them the item number which is 086-09-0018.

Update***Right now the Our Generation Diner is available for purchase online!  Go HERE to order and it ships free!

And here is my unveiling.  Click on each picture for a bigger view.  There is extra storage behind the counter to put the food you are not playing with!

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My personal opinion, it is worth every penny.  I did a break down of why I think it’s worth the $109 Target is charging. For starters, the diner plays real music.  Very cool.  It also has a neon light under the counter that turns on.  The chalk board is real so you can right daily specials on it.  It has a few details that are neat like the blinds going up and down, the table folds, the dessert display spins around and the food that is included! Check out a few break downs below.

Amazon has these items that are comparable.  As you can tell from the individual prices, the food alone that comes in the Our Generation Diner is worth the $109!

Sophia’s Pretend Play Food Soda Fountain Set for Dolls $11.99

Sophia’s 18″ Doll Play Food Cupcakes, Petit Fours and Napkins $9.99

18 Inch American Doll Pretend Play Food Set of Banana Split 7 Pc. Set with 2 Spoons, 2 Napkins, 2 Doll Ice Cream Banana Splits & Table Runner, Perfect for American Girl Doll Food, Doll Furniture & More! Banana Split Set $9.99

Handmade Polymer Clay Cheeseburger for 18 Inch Dolls Like American Girl $9.99

Handmade Polymer Hot Dog for 18 Inch Dolls Like American Girl $9.99

The Queen’s Treasures Bakery Collection Lemon Meringue Pie for 18″ American Girl® Doll Furniture and Play Kitchen Food Accessories $9.99

Handmade Polymer Clay Original Pancakes and Eggs for 18 Inch Dolls Like American Girl $12.99

Bake Concession Shoppe & Changeable Signs for 18″ American Girl® Doll Table,Canopy,Register,Money $99

Our Generation Diner was last modified: March 21st, 2017 by Rudy

17 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. C.
    November 28, 2015 at 6:50 am –

    Thanks for the post! I think that if I do not find the OG ice cream truck by my birthday, I will get the diner.

  2. samia
    September 5, 2015 at 4:45 pm –

    I love this set I really want it but I gonna get it for my birthday in three day but it seems like a year! I cant wait anymore ive been saving and I finnaly got it I love it!

  3. Laura
    August 25, 2015 at 4:29 pm –

    I got the our generation retro diner set!! Its so cool!!

  4. Laura
    August 12, 2015 at 12:04 pm –

    Are you going to replicate the diner?

  5. Laura
    August 9, 2015 at 9:38 am –

    Does it really play music?

    • Rudy
      August 9, 2015 at 6:52 pm –

      Yes it does!

  6. Laura
    August 5, 2015 at 4:34 pm –

    Maybe its bread with meat


  7. Laura
    August 5, 2015 at 4:32 pm –

    Can you write on the chalkboard on the retro diner set? I really want to get that so much!!!!

  8. Laura
    August 3, 2015 at 7:17 am –

    I am in Florida right now and found it in target!!!!! I really want to buy it but it wont fit in my suitcase!!!!!!

  9. Taylor
    January 25, 2015 at 1:17 pm –

    so much food!

  10. Emma Walters
    January 2, 2015 at 7:53 am –

    thanks for the breakdown. very helpful ?

  11. Jessica
    December 31, 2014 at 5:40 am –

    Maybe fried bologna sandwich? That was a big seller at a diner I worked at!

  12. Terre
    December 26, 2014 at 8:37 am –

    I was able to purchase one of these diner’s for my granddaughter and we all just love it! I am trying to figure out, though, what a particular food is….we can’t seem to figure it out? It looks like a sandwich but has a round pinkish thing inside it? Would you happen to know what this is? It’s on a diner plate. We are stumped!

  13. Bernitta
    November 12, 2014 at 10:10 am –

    You are so lucky to find it, thank you for sharing your video.