The Bear Cafe, Streamside & Fireside Dining

295 Tinker Street (Route 212)
Woodstock, NY 12498
(845) 679-5555

Shiraz, filet mignon with port garlic sauce


Sit down to a world class dinner served streamside or fireside at the Bear Café, located at the edge of Woodstock, New York. Tour our dinner menu and a sampling of our nightly specials, or peruse our award-winning wine list.  

We will be OPEN Christmas Eve, New Years Eve & New Years Day; CLOSED Christmas; HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

2014   NEW YEAR’S EVE   2015
Prix Fixe Dining and Dancing Extravaganza!

Multi-course Dining at The Bear Café &

Dave Leonard Dance Party at the Bearsville Theater!

$75 Per Person, Plus Beverage, Tax & 20% Gratuity


Choice of Appetizer...

Oysters Millionaire ~ Beau Soleil Oysters on the Half Shell with North American Paddlefish Caviar and Sauce Mignonette

Snow Crab Claws on Crushed Ice with Lemon and Thousand Island Dressing 

Hamachi Tartare with Mango and Wakame Seaweed on Thinly Sliced Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Happy Family ~ Shrimp Tempura, Beef Negamaki and Lobster Wonton with Dashi Broth and Daikon

Maine Lobster Salad with Baby Arugula, Frisée, Hearts of Palm, Asparagus, Avocado, Toy box Tomatoes and Truffled White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Flat Grilled Quail with Grand Marnier, Honey and Thyme Served on Soft Polenta

Duck and Lingonberry Tamale with Five Roasted Chili Sauce

Local Chevre Phyllo Beggar’s Purse with Gold and Red Baby Beets and Balsamic Glaze

House-Made Brie and Cambozola Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Concasse and Fresh Basil

Salad of Arugula (gf) with Raspberries, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Hazelnuts and Grape Seed Oil-Honey Vinaigrette

(Menu items subject to change based on cost and availility)

Please call 845 679-5555 for reservations!





What's New

December 18, 2014

Welcome to The Bear Cafe's website, created by Electric Prism, Inc. Explore our food and wine offerings, including Daily Specials and get a feel for the property – which also includes our Bearsville Theater. We hope to see you in person soon!


Choice of Entree...

Art Culinaire’s Ahi Tuna ‘Club Sandwich’ ~ Sashimi Grade Tuna Sandwiched Between Two Potato Cakes with Wasabi Mashed Potatoes served with Dijon-Soy and Pea Sprouts

White Miso-Glazed Black Cod with Shiitake Mushroom Wontons, Baby Bok Choy, Asian Pear, in a Japanese Dashi Broth

Lobster Castlebay ~ Lobster, Chives and Sweet Red Peppers in a Pernod-Scented Lobster Sauce, with Ginger, Shallot and Garlic Crispies and Shoestring Potatoes

Campanelli’s Local Naturally Grown Chicken ~ Pan-Roasted with Baby Vegetables and Dark Chicken Jus

Classic Beef Wellington ~ Filet of Beef with Cremini Mushroom Duxelles, in Puff Pastry and Truffled Armagnac Demiglace

Rack of Lamb with Pomegranate Glaze and A Pistachio Crust Served with Garlicky Mashed Potatoes and A Sweet Vermouth Demi-Glace

Tenderloin of Venison Chop with Calvados Demiglace, Lady Apples, Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Chestnut Gremolata

Winter Vegetable Cassoulet with Corona Beans, Tomatoes, Baby Vegetables, Garlic, White Wine and Bread Crumbs

Choice of Dessert...

Chocolate Cake with Marshmallow Candy Cane Frosting, Hot Fudge & Vanilla Ice Cream

Baklava Cake with Cardamon Creme Anglaise

Peanut Brittle Ice Cream Cake with Sea Salt Carmel

Pavlova with Fruit Compote, Fresh Whipped Cream & Raspberry Coulis

Lemongrass Crème-Brûlée

Merlot and Raspberry Sorbet with a Shortbread Cookie


Bear Cafe Catering

Bear Cafe Catering at the Bearsville Theater

Bear Cafe Catering is the exclusive on-site caterer for The Bear Cafe and the Bearsville Theater events for parties of 75 to 250 people.

Dining Menu

Bear cafe filet mignon with port garlic sauce and stilton blue cheese

Woodstock's acclaimed Bear Cafe restaurant offers eclectic New American cuisine, drawing upon the Hudson Valley's bounty.


Where the Powerful and Famous Nosh

–New York Times November 2002

Cafe Photo Gallery

Bear cafe, overlooking the millstream, bearsville, new york

Bearsville Theater

Bearsville theater, woodstock, new york

Already legendary among theatergoers and artists alike, the Bearsville Theater has undergone extensive renovation to become a one-of-a-kind showpiece venue for an array of musical, theatrical, catering and special events. More information

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