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 *****

  • Carrot-Ginger Soup, Parsnip Crispies, Chives 9

  • Bear Cafe Ceasar Salad, Hearts of Romaine, Anchovies, Parmesan    12

  • French Onion Soup with Beef Consommé and Swiss Gruyere Gratin  12
  • Bear Café Organic Mesclun Salad with Shaved Parmesan and Lemon Vinaigrette 9
  • Endive and Watercress Salad with Pears, Gorgonzola, Polenta Croutons, Cranberry Vinaigrette  12
  • Warm Spinach Salad with Green Apples, Grilled Red Onion, Bacon Lardons and Egg 15
  • Crispy Fried Calamari with Green Onion, Chili-Lime BBQ Sauce 14 
  • PEI Mussels Shallots, Grain Mustard, Light Cream, Scallions  14
  • Seared Ahi Tuna  Sesame Seeds, Wasabi Soy Dipping Sauce, Wakame Sea Weed  16


Specials *****

  • Farrotto, Shaved Delicata Squash, Sauteed Oyster Mushrooms, Parmesan Crisp   21

    House Made Linguini, Italian Sasuage Fra Diavlo,Parmesan    23 

    Poached Black Sea Bass, Saffron Fumet, Braised Belgian Endive,Smashed Nliss Potatoes, Charred Scallions, Black Garlic Buerre Blank 29 

    Braised Short Ribs, Celeriac Purée, Bok Choy, Baby Carrots, Red Wine Reduction 28

     Grilled Pork Chop, Creamy Blue Corn Polenta, Roasted Ciopollini Onions, Broccoli Rabe, Red Wine Reduction  29

  • House Made Pumpkin Ravioli, Apple Cider, Buerre Blanc, Pearl Onions, Butternut Squash, Portobello Mushrooms   22

  • Oven Roasted Organic Chicken with Mashed Potatoes, Green Peppercorn Jus and Haricots Verts 27
  • Seared Salmon Wild Rice Pilaf, Caramelized Leeks, Asparagus Puree, Ancho Chili Oil   29
  • USDA Prime Grass Fed N.Y. Strip Steak served with House Cut French Fries, Green Peppercorn Butter  40
  • Grass Fed Filet Mignon served with Port Wine, Garlic Mash, Stilton Butter   40
  • Grilled Tofu with Organic Soba Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms, Napa Cabbage, and White Miso Broth (vegan) 20
  • The “Bear Café ”Grass Fed Burger served on a Toasted Challah Bun with Lettuce, Tomato, Dill Pickle and Fries   16
  • Grilled Organic Chicken Breast Sandwich with Pablano-Mango Sauce, Lettuce Tomato and Hand Cut Fries 16
  • Organic Vegie Burger with Roasted Red Peppers, Avocado and Choice or Fries or Green Salad (vegan, GF Patty)  16
  • Char - Grilled Grass Fed Sirloin Steak Sandwich with Garlic Crouton, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle and Hand Cut Fries 20

 * We do not offer sandwiches and burgers on Fridays, Saturdays and holiday Sundays except at Bar and for children*



  • Basket of Hand Cut Fries   7
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes   8
  • Haricots Verts  8
  • Grilled Chicken  Breast 8


  • Fresh Mixed Berries with Fresh Whipped Cream  8
  • Hot Fudge Sundae with Fresh Whipped Cream and Walnuts  8
  • Ice Cream 8
  • Warm Chocolate Melt Away Cake with Roasted Strawberries 8
  • Vanilla and Chocolate Ice Cream Cake, Sprinkles  8
  • Key Lime Pie-Graham cracker Crust, Sour Cream, Cherry Ice Cream  8 
  • Vanilla Cherry Cake-Sour Cream and Italian Cherry Ice Cream Cake 8

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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–New York Times November 2002

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