Dining Options at Shades of Green
Shades offers both quick service and full service options as well as a buffet. The quick service options are open throughout the day while the full service and buffet are closed for lunch.
Quick ServiceExpress Cafe – Is a counter service location which features breakfast sandwiches, pastries, snacks, fresh coffee, tea and more. For lunch various sandwiches are available. It is located next to the resort bus loading area, making it a great option for picking up something eat on the go.
Java Cafe – The Java Café is located in the lobby. They serve fresh Starbucks coffee and assorted pastry items, a variety of flavors of handmade ice cream cones and sundaes, and adult beverages (bee, wine, and spirits). Get your morning Joe and a pastry here before you head out to the parks!
The On the Green Grill is located near the Magnolia Pool. They serve quick and delicious grilled hot dogs, Italian sausage, hamburgers, sandwiches, quick snacks and cold drinks. On the Greens is located between the Magnolia Pool and the Magnolia golf course putting green and is available to all Shades guests. Beer and wine are available.
Full Service/BuffetShades full service option is Manginos Steakhouse. Manginos serves a variety of steaks, seafood, and chicken plus they have nightly specials and a very large wine list. Mangino’s Info
For daily breakfast and dinner buffets, head to the Garden Gallery. The Garden Galley buffets include a great selection of American and international cuisine and a fresh fruit, soup and salad bar. Lines can be long in the morning.
The breakfast buffet includes: Pastries, breads, eggs, omelets, waffles, quesadilla, biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, and fresh fruit.
Kids 2 and under are free at the Garden Gallery
An Ala Carte menu is also available.
Evergreens Sports Bar & Grill is located next to the Mill Pond Pool Serves sandwiches, wraps and burgers, salads, pizza, wings, and nachos. There is an extensive game room for the kids (young and old) which is attached to Evergreens.
Disney Dining Plan and Shades Discount Packages
Shades of Green is not a Disney owned resort (it is owned by the DoD) and so does not participate in the Disney Dining Plan (DDP). Those who desire to participate in the paid (or sometimes free) DDP will need to stay at a Disney resort.