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 au Gratin 9
  • East Coast Naked Cowboy Long Island Oysters on the Half Shell  15
  • West Coast Totem Oysers on the Half Shell   15
  • Colossal Shrimp Cocktail (3 x U10)  18
  • Bear Cafe Green Salad with Baby Arugula, Radicchio and Friseé with Shaved Parmesan, Fine Herbs, Shallots, Lemon and Olive Oil 6
  • Salad of Radicchio, Butter Lettuce and Malabar Spinach, Tarragon-Buttermilk Dressing 12
  • Bear Café Caesar Salad - Hearts of Romaine, Croutons, Anchovies and Ceasar Dressing   9  


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




  • White Amish Pennsylvania Naturally Grown Chicken with Brioche, Apple and Fennel Stuffing, Glazed Carrots and Lingonberries  26
  • Grilled Organic King Salmon with Crispy Skin, Crushed Potato Trio and Shiraz Sauce  26
  • Grass Fed Cedar River Farms Filet Mignon (GF) with Port Garlic Sauce, Garlic Mash Potatoes and Stilton Cheese 40
  • Cedar River Sirloin (GF) served with Crispy Parmesan Cheese Fries   35


  • 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.


Specials RSS Feed

What is RSS? Download a free RSS reader for your computer.

Wine List

Bear cafe award winning wine selection


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

–N.Y. Magazine

The Bear Cafe, Streamside & Fireside Dining

Copyright © 2015 The Bear Cafe
A Word on Accessibility

Site photography by Dion Ogust
A Prism Production