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 *****

  • Grilled Fresh Sardines, Baby Arugula, Pignoli-Nut Vinaigrette  14
  • House Smoked Brook Trout, Fromage Blanc, Watercress  14            
  • Line Caught Yellowfin Tuna Tartare with Avocado, Radishes & Soy-Ginger Vinagrette   16
  • Spicy Thai P.E.I Mussels with Coconut Milk, Lime, Ginger, Chilis and Colorful Vegetable Ribbions  16
  • Crispy Fried Calamari with Chili-Lime BBQ Sauce, Red Peppers and Sesame Seeds   12
  • Poached Farm Duck Egg with Asparagus, Fava Beans, English Peas and Coppa  12
  • Maple Brook Farms Burrata with Heirloom Tomatoes, Thai Basil and Saba  14
  • Pate de Campagne with Cornichons & Grain Mustard  12
  • Cheese Board with Petite Basque, Pierre Robert, Parmigiano-Reggiano and English Stilton, with Accoutrements  18
  • French Onion Soup with Beef Consommé and Swiss Gruyere Gratin  12
  • Butternut Squash Soup with Sage and Crème Fraiche   7
  • East Coast Oyster from “Beau Soleil” New Brunswick, Canada   15/30 
  • Thick Double Cut, Smoked Berkshire Bacon with Chimichurri Sauce 10
  • Crimson and Gold Beet Carpaccio with Crispy Honey Goat Cheese, Oranges and Saba   14
  • Bear Café Seasonal Green Salad with Shaved Parmesan and Lemon Vinaigrette  7
  • Warm Spinach Salad with Green Apples, Bacon Lardons and Egg 12
  • Crispy Fried Calamari with Chili-Lime BBQ Sauce, Red Peppers and Sesame Seeds  12 
  • Hearts of Romaine Caesar with Croutons, Anchovies, Parmesan, Dressing  9
  • PEI Mussels made with Coconut Milk, Lime, Ginger and Red Chili  14
  • Chilled Jumbo Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Lemon 18 
  • Grilled Baby Octopus with Fennel, Indian River Grapefruit and Black Olive Tapenade   12
  • House Smoked Trout with Fromage Blanc, Watercress and Avocado  13


Specials *****

House-made Goat Cheese Raviolis with Chives, Brown Butter, Bread Crumbs and Crispy Sage  12/19

Atlantic Halibut with Tomato Confit, Sugar Snaps, Tomato Consomme  26

New Zealand Lamb Chops, Roasted Peppers, Broccoli Rabe, Basil Pesto  36

Pan-Roasted Berkshire Pork Chop for Two with Granny Smith Apple Chutney and Roasted Hen of the Woods 38

Bone-In Black Angus Export Rib Eye   (market price)

Slow-Cooked Thumbelina Carrots, Soy-Braised Hijiki, Ginger Vinaigrette, Greek Yogurt  13

Hay Baked Beets, Stracchino, Pine Nuts and Cabernet Sauvignon  12


  •  House Made Fusilli with Smoked Paprika Lamb Sugo and English Peas  19 
  • House Made Goats Cheese Ravioli with Brown Butter, Hazelnuts and Sage  12/19
  • Oven Roasted Amish Chicken with Scallion Mashed Potatoes, Green Peppercorn Jus and Haricots Verts 26
  • Atlantic Halibut with Baby Artichokes, Herbed Breadcrumbs, Coriander, Citrus Zest   28
  • Hudson Valley Duck Confit with Grand Marnier, Thyme, Orange Blossom Honey, Wild Rice, Hazelnuts  24
  • Pan-Seared Scottish Salmon with Shiitake Mushrooms, Sugar Snap Peas, Wasabi Soy Glaze   27
  • 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
  • Exotic Mushroom Risotto made with Shiitake, Cremini, Porcini, Aged Provolone, English Peas   19
  • 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
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Caramelized Onions, Hazelnuts   7
  • Sautéed Spinach, Toasted Garlic   7
  • Beer Battered Onion Rings   7
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes   6
  • Haricots Verts  6


  • Apple & Pear Cobbler withVanilla Ice Cream
  • Belgin Chocolate Melt-Away Cake with Oven-Roasted Strawberries & Vanilla Ice Cream
  • White Chocolate Ricotta Cheesecake with Cranberry Compote
  • German Chocolate Cake with Hot Fudge Sauce
  • Poached Pear W/Ginger & Cinnamon Served with Chocolate Mousse
  • Fresh Mixed Berries with Fresh Whipped Cream (GF)
  • Hot Fudge Sundae with Fresh Whipped Cream and Walnuts (GF) 
  • House Made Champagne-Strawberry Sorbet
  • Haagen-Daz Ice Cream with Fresh Whipped Cream (GF)
  • All 7.50

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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Fresh, imaginative, new-American Fare, as well as a lively,,, glamorous?... bar scene

–N.Y. Magazine

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