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 *****

  • Watercress Potage with Fresh Herbs  7
  • Beau Soleil Oysters (GF) on the Half Shell   15
  • Colossal Shrimp Cocktail (3 x U10)  18
  • 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
  • Flat-grilled Day Boat Scallops with Roasted Cauliflower, Capers and Raisins  16
  • Crispy Fried Calamari with Chili-Lime BBQ Sauce, Red Peppers and Sesame Seeds   12
  • Open Ravioli of Maine Lobster & Oyster Mushrooms, Ginger Veloute and Raisins  17
  • Gold and Red Beets with Crispy Fried Coach Farm Goat Cheese, Frisee and Balsamic Glaze   14 
  • Wild Mushroom Risotto with White Truffle Oil  13/24
  • House-Made Short Rib Ravioli with Tomato Concasse, Ricotta Salata  12/22
  • French Onion Soup au Gratin 9
  • Tempura Five Spice Bean Curd with Asian Greens, Grilled Pineapple, Mint, Peanuts and Spicy Thai Dressing   13
  • Bear Cafe Green Salad with Baby Arugula, Radicchio and Friseé with Shaved Parmesan, Fine Herbs, Shallots, Lemon and Olive Oil 6
  • Warm Baby Spinach Salad (GF) with Red Onion, Green Apples, Bacon Lardons, Hard-Cooked Egg and Red Beets, with Granny Smith Balsamic Vinaigrette   12
  • Sunfrost Farms Raw Kale Salad with Black Grapes, Ricotta Salata, Grilled Red Onions and Pignoli Nuts and White Balsamic-Honey Vinaigrette 9
  • Endive and Watercress with Crispy Polenta Croutons, Gorgonzola, Pears and Cranberry Vinaigrette 11
  • Bear Café Caesar Salad - Hearts of Romaine, Croutons, Anchovies and Ceasar Dressing   9     with Grilled Chicken 15   with Grilled Organic King Salmon  26


Specials *****

  • Today's Sunday Supper Specials $19.95

    Filet of Red Snapper, Herbs de Provence

    Whole Bronzio, Roasted "Marble" Potatoes

    Roasted Moulard Duck Brest, Pomegranate-Braised Salsify

    Beef Stew, Buttered Noodles

    Petit Filet Mignon, Port Garlic Sauce

    --All Sunday Supper Specials include House Salad--

  • House-Made Short Rib Ravioli with Tomato Concasse, Ricotta Salata  12/22
  • Grilled Organic King Salmon with Crispy Skin, Crushed Potato Trio and Shiraz Sauce  26
  • Campanelli's Local Naturally Grown Chicken - Pan Roasted with Green Peppercorn Sauce and Garlic Mashed Potatoes   26
  • Grass Fed Cedar River Farms Filet Mignon (GF) with Port Garlic Sauce, Garlic Mash Potatoes and Stilton Cheese 40
  • Cedar River Sirloin (GF) with Cabernet Sauvignon-Black Peppercorn Butter, served with Crispy Parmesan Cheese Fries   35
  • Grilled Tofu (V) served on Soba Noodles with Napa Cabbage, Shiitake Mushrooms and Scallions served in a White Miso Broth with Lemongrass and Ginger 19


  • Bear Cafe Burger 1/2 LB Hamburger with Hand Cut French Fries    16
  • Bear Cafe Cheeseburger with Hand Cut French Fries and American, Gruyere or Gorgonzola Cheese  16.50
  • Substitute Beer Battered Onion Rings, Garlic Mashed Potatoes or Haricot Verts   2   Add Chopped Avocado 3


  • Basket of Hand-Cut Fries 7
  • Beer Battered Onion Rings 7
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes 7


  • 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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Bear cafe award winning wine selection


Arguably the best restaurant in the region

–Gourmet Magazine

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