The Garden Gallery is Shades of Green’s Buffet Style restaurant, which is open for breakfast and dinner.
The Garden Gallery features, a la carte items plus all you can eat buffets, which include a great selection of international cuisine plus a fresh fruit, soup and salad bar.
(Updated April 2022) – Note the Garden Gallery has just re-opened after being closed for 2 years! Breakfast is served, but dinner is currently take-out only! (still in 2024!)
The breakfast buffet includes: Pastries, breads, eggs, omelets, waffles, quesadilla, biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, and fresh fruit.
Dinner includes International Fare such as Pizza, Fried Rice, Pasta, Steaks, burgers, schnitzel, and more.
The Garden Gallery is located on the lower lobby level.
When facing the front desk exit the lobby to your left and go down the stairway straight in front of you at the bottom make a U-turn to your left and you’ll see the Garden Gallery podium.
The Garden Gallery serves a traditional American style buffet breakfast every morning.
You’ll be sure to find something that everyone in your party will like.
There are hot and cold service lines as well as pastries and the big crowd pleasers, fresh made omelets, waffles and Mickey Pancakes!
Ala Carte items are also available if you don’t want to be too full!
Military Disney Tips recommends the Garden Gallery Buffet if you’ve got the time for a sit down meal and want to fill up for your Walt Disney World day.
The Breakfast buffet prices are: $17.50 for adults (12+), $10.00 for kids 5-11, kids 2-4 are $3.50, and kids under 2 are free. (Prices increased 3 May 2022)
Breakfast Hours: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
The Garden Gallery
Breakfast Buffet Information
Served Daily 7 am – 11 am
13 Hot Items Each Day
- On the Buffet – Eggs / Bacon / Sausage / Corned Beef Hash / Breakfast Potatoes / Breakfast Pastries
- Made to Order – Waffles / Pancakes / Omelettes
Adults – $17.50 / Children 5-11 – $10.00 / Kids 2-4 – $3.50
Take-out is also available for dinner 5 – 10 p.m. daily. You must go to the restaurant to order, not available via room service.
Tis service is being called the Garden Gallery Marketplace Takeout and is currently offered in place of the nightly dinner buffet of year’s past.
The Garden Gallery’s Ratings
Here’s how MDT Readers rate the Garden Gallery on a 1 to 5 scale in our Shades of Green Surveys.
You will also see the following symbols after the numerical rating to indicate the most recent trend:
- Rating Increased is +
- Rating Decreased is –
- No Change is =
This symbol is then followed by how much the rating changed.
Garden Gallery Overall Dining Experience – 4.31, -0.03
Garden Gallery Value – 4.26, -0.03
Garden Gallery Food Quality – 4.20, -0.05
The #1 draw for SoG dining is lower price. In exchange for lower price you get lower quality, especially at Mangino’s and Garden Gallery. The convenience of the Java and Express Cafe’s is wonderful and you get great value. The friendliness and attentiveness of all dining staff is also great.
The wait staff at the Garden Gallery was great. Food was very good too, although while we were there, they were offering the stir fry buffet. NOT worth the $29.00!!
The buffet breakfast was worth every penny! Very good.
“We love doing the breakfast buffet in the mornings, good service, quick, inexpensive. Evergreens is very limited menu and frozen food over priced.”
“Some of the staff seemed less than thrilled to be working. One waitress did not bring our drinks until we were just about finished eating. She had forgotten! And it’s a buffet.”
“Garden Galley Buffet was great value. Our family was glad to have fresh fruit and salads for a reasonable price (as opposed to greasy burgers at Disney prices). The food was “entirely adequate” — nothing special, but it met our needs. Service was almost always great. ”
“Garden Gallery overwhelmed by shear numbers, but always do a great job.”
See the Full Survey Post for all ratings plus guest comments in each category!
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