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 *****

  • Portuguese-
    Style Kale and Potato Soup with Chorizo  7
  • Cooks Cove Oysters (GF) on the Half Shell   15
  • Cripy Fried Calamari with Chili Lime BBQ Sauce, Sweet Red Peppers & Sesame Seeds   12
  • Shrimp Scampi with Braised Gigante Beans   16
  • Spicy Thai P.E.I Mussels with Coconut Milk, Lime, Ginger, Chilis and Colorful Vegetable Ribbions   16
  • Gold and Red Beets with Crispy Fried Coach Farm Goat Cheese, Frisee and Balsamic Glaze   14
  • Lobster Quesadilla with Roasted Peppers, Manchego Cheese and Pico de Gallo   16 
  • Seared Beef Carpaccio with Ricotta Salata, Radicchio and EVOO   12
  • Black Truffle Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms   13/24
  • House-Made Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli with Aged Provolone and Crispy Sage   12
  • French Onion Soup au Gratin 9
  • Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (GF) with Cocktail Sauce and Lemon 15
  • 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


Specials *****

  • Rigatoni Pasta with Wild Boar Ragu, Grana Padano and Parsley   23
  • Pan-Seared Chilean Sea Bass with Soy and Sesame Seeds Served with Stir Fry Shiitake Mushrooms, Sugar Snap Peas, Scallions and Wasabi Mashed Potatoes   27
  • Sauteed Shrimp & Scallops on Roasted Cauliflower Puree with Purple Potatoes, Parsley and Citrus Zest   28
  • Beef Carbonnade - Flemish Beef and Beef Stew Served with French Fries or Buttered Noodles   24
  • Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, Yucca Fries & Chipotle Catchup   27
  • Grilled Organic King Salmon with Puree of Autumn Squash, Broccoli Rabe, Cipollini Onion, Fried Capers and Cranberry Agrodolce  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 Cobbler with House-Made Pecan-Cinnamon Ice Cream
  • Belgin Chocolate Melt-Away Cake with Oven-Roasted Strawberries & Vanilla Ice Cream
  • White Chocolate Ricotta Cheesecake with Cranberry Compote
  • Chocolate Espresso Baked Alaska with Hot Fudge Sauce
  • Cookie Plate with Brownie, Peanut Butter Cookie and Almond and Cranberry Biscotti
  • Classic Vanilla Bean Creme Brûlée (GF) 
  • Fresh Mixed Berries with Fresh Whipped Cream (GF)
  • Hot Fudge Sundae with Fresh Whipped Cream and Walnuts (GF) 
  • House Made Lemon 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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