The Bear Cafe, Streamside & Fireside Dining

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

Salad, jumbo shrimp, cous cous

Dining Menu

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

Appetizers & Salads

Specials *****


  • Crispy Fried "Lollypop" Kale Whipped Chèvre, Hazelnuts, Balsamic Glaze 10
  • Burrata from Lioni Farms, NY, Blood Oranges, Coriander Seeds, Lavender Oil 13
  • Maryland Crab Cakes Roasted Corn, Sweet Peppers, Cilantro, Cajun Aioli 15
  • French Onion Soup with Beef Consommé and Swiss Gruyere Gratin  12
  • Hot House Tomato Soup Basil, Creme Fraiche 7
  • East Coast Oyster from “Beau Soleil” New Brunswick, Canada   15/30
  • Bear Café Seasonal Green Salad with Shaved Parmesan and Lemon Vinaigrette  7
  • Endive and Watercress Salad with Pears, Gorgonzola, Polenta Croutons, Cranberry Vinaigrette  11
  • Warm Spinach Salad with Green Apples, Bacon Lardons and Egg 12
  • Crispy Fried Calamari Eggplant, Spicy Hunan Garlic Sauce 12 
  • Hearts of Romaine Caesar with Croutons, Anchovies, Parmesan, Dressing  9
  • PEI Mussels made with Light Cream, White Wine, Grain Mustard, Shallots 14
  • Chilled Jumbo Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Lemon 18 
  • House Made Goats Cheese Ravioli Brown Butter, Hazelnuts, Sage 12


Specials *****


  • San Fransisco Cioppino Lump Crab, Shrimp, Mussels, Snapper, Tomato, White Wine, Oregano 32
  • Whole Dover Sole Provencale Tomatoes, Olives, Capers, Garlic 27
  • House Made Fusilli Greek Yogurt, Feta, Basil, English Peas, Pine Nuts, Hot Pepper Flakes 19


  • House Made Goats Cheese Ravioli with Brown Butter, Hazelnuts and Sage  19
  • Oven Roasted Amish Chicken with Scallion Mashed Potatoes, Green Peppercorn Jus and Haricots Verts 26
  • Grilled Scottish Salmon Chili-Lime BBQ Glaze, Sugar Snap Peas, Shiitakes, Scallions, Ginger Crispies 26
  • Cedar River Sirloin served with House Cut French Fries, Green Peppercorn Butter   35
  • Grass Fed Filet Mignon served with Port Wine, Garlic Mash, Stilton Butter   40
  • Grilled Tofu with Soba Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms, Napa Cabbage, and White Miso Broth 19
  • The “Bear Café ” Burger served on a Toasted Challah Bun with Lettuce, Tomato, Dill Pickle and Fries   16
  • Grilled Natural Chicken Breast Sandwich with Mango Chutney, Lettuce Tomato and Hand Cut Fries 16
  • Char - Grilled Cedar River Sirloin Steak Sandwich with Garlic Crouton, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle and Hand Cut Fries 18.50


  • Basket of Hand Cut Fries   7
  • Sautéed Spinach, Toasted Garlic   7
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Carmalized Onions, Hazelnuts  7
  • Beer Battered Onion Rings   7
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes   6
  • Haricots Verts  6


  • Granny Smith Apple Cobbler withVanilla Ice Cream  8
  • Classic Creme Brulee  8
  • NY Cheesecake Fresh Blueberry Compote 8
  • Fresh Mixed Berries with Fresh Whipped Cream  8
  • Hot Fudge Sundae with Fresh Whipped Cream and Walnuts  8
  • Adirondack Creamery Ice Cream  7

Please note: Prices and items subject to change without notice.

Our Ingredients

Chef-owner Eric Mann has arrived as a New American chef by a natural process. Having cooked under (maniacal) French chefs in Manhattan for eleven years, Chef Mann now draws upon fresh local ingredients and international cuisines to employ his classical French technique. The proof is in the pudding! And whatever else finds its way to your table at The Bear Cafe.


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Bear cafe award winning wine selection


Arguably the best restaurant in the region

–Gourmet Magazine

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