The Bear Cafe, Streamside & Fireside Dining

295 Tinker Street (Route 212)
Woodstock, NY 12498
(845) 679-5555

Shiraz, filet mignon with port garlic sauce


Sit down to a world class dinner served streamside or fireside at the Bear Café, located at the edge of Woodstock, New York. Tour our dinner menu and a sampling of our nightly specials, or peruse our award-winning wine list. 


Open Easter Brunch 11:00 am -- 2:30  Easter Dinner from 5:00 pm

Brunch Entrees  

Greek Yogurt with Mixed Fresh Berries and Granola    9

Eggs Benedict ~ w/ Canadian Bacon, Locally Smoked Salmon or Sautéed Spinach  The classic and 2 variations on the theme, with Feather Ridge Farm Eggs   14

Feather Ridge Farms Omelet of the Day (gf) ~ Asparagus & Chèvre  12

Huevos a la Mexicana (gf) ~ Local, Organic Feather Ridge Farms Eggs scrambled with Pico de Gallo and Manchego Cheese   11

Bear Café Circa 1973 Eggs* and Onions (gf) -- Francis Bash’s Way, with Caramelized Spanish Onions   9

Buttermilk Waffles with Parker’s Organic New York Maple Syrup   9     

                                     ~ Topped with Blueberries   10

Bear Café French Toast with Fresh Berries and Parker’s Organic Maple Syrup   12

Borscht Belt Bagel Platter (Plain or Everything) with Catskill Artisan Smokehouse Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese, Tomato, Onion and Capers    13

*All eggs are local and organic, from Feather Ridge Farms, Elizaville, NY


Spring Asparagus Soup with Creme Fraiche   6              

French Onion Soup au Gratin   8

Beau Soleil Oysters (gf) on The Half Shell   14

Snow Crab Claws (gf) on Crushed Ice with Lemon & Thousand Island Dressing   14

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (4) (gf) served with Cocktail Sauce and Lemon   15

Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels (gf) ~ With Pinot Grigio, Toasted Garlic

and Tomato Concasse   14

Pâté de Champagne with Black Pepper served with Grain Mustard & Cornichons  10


Bear Café Green Salad (gf) -- Baby Arugula, Radicchio and Frisée dressed with Fine Herbs, Shallots, Lemon, Olive Oil and Shaved Parmesan   6

Sunfrost Farms Organic Raw Kale Salad (gf) with Red Seedless Grapes, Ricotta Salata, Grilled Red Onions, Pignoli Nuts and a White Balsamic-Honey Vinaigrette   9

Salad of Arugula, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Raspberries and Hazelnuts (gf), with Grape seed oil-Honey Vinaigrette  12

Endive and Watercress(gf) with Crispy Polenta Croutons, Gorgonzola, Shoestring Red Beets, Pears and Cranberry Vinaigrette   11

Bear Café Caesar Salad-Hearts of Romaine, Croutons, Anchovies and Classic Caesar Dressing   9              w/Grilled Chicken   15        w/ Shrimp   17

Lunch Entrées

House-Made Goat Cheese Ravioli with Sauteed Baby Arugula, Radicchio, Sundried Tomatoes and Shaved Parmesan   10/18

Sauteed Organic King Salmon with Maple Dijon and Tamari Glaze. Served with Fingerling Potatoes  22

Atlantic Halibut Pan-Seared with Meyer Lemons and Thyme with Sauteed Sweet Corn, Leeks and Toy box Tomatoes   26

Hudson Valley Duck Confit Balthezar (gf) with Honey, Thyme and Grand Marnier, Served on Wild Rice with Hazelnuts and Caramelized Onion   22

Beef Bourguignon (gf) ~ The Bistro Classic with Red Wine, Root Vegetables and Whipped Sweet Potato Rosettes  19


8 oz. Hamburger with Hand-Cut French Fries  14

8 oz. Cheeseburger with Hand-Cut French Fries and American, Gruyère or Gorgonzola Cheese  15

Grilled Natural Chicken Breast Sandwich with Mango Chutney and Hand-Cut French Fries   12

USDA Choice 8 oz Black Angus Steak Sandwich on Garlic Crouton with

Hand-cut French Fries  15


Plain or Onion Bagel   3.50         Breakfast Sausage Links (4)   4.50

Basket of Hand-Cut French Fries  5



What's New

April 20, 2014

Welcome to The Bear Cafe's website, created by Electric Prism, Inc. Explore our food and wine offerings, including Daily Specials and get a feel for the property – which also includes our Bearsville Theater. We hope to see you in person soon!


Outdoor Deck Open!  Happy Easter & Passover!!


Bear Cafe Catering

Bear Cafe Catering at the Bearsville Theater

Bear Cafe Catering is the exclusive on-site caterer for The Bear Cafe and the Bearsville Theater events for parties of 75 to 250 people.

Dining Menu

Bear cafe filet mignon with port garlic sauce and stilton blue cheese

Woodstock's acclaimed Bear Cafe restaurant offers eclectic New American cuisine, drawing upon the Hudson Valley's bounty.


Where the Powerful and Famous Nosh

–New York Times November 2002

Cafe Photo Gallery

Bear cafe, overlooking the millstream, bearsville, new york

Bearsville Theater

Bearsville theater, woodstock, new york

Already legendary among theatergoers and artists alike, the Bearsville Theater has undergone extensive renovation to become a one-of-a-kind showpiece venue for an array of musical, theatrical, catering and special events. More information

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