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Bear Cafe

295 Tinker Street Woodstock, NY 12498, New Woodstock, NY 12498-1132
+1 845-679-5555
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
295 Tinker Street Woodstock, NY 12498, New Woodstock, NY 12498-1132
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bear Cafe
1. Romantic Creekside Dining
"If you want a romantic night out in the Woods this is the place"
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2. Great Fresh Food
"great, creative, upscale food very close to Woodstock, NY"
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3. Romantic
"We were greeted with smiles"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant. The food was incredible and the emplacement is perfect, really close to a nice water fall. I recommend it, Woodstock is a very pretty place.

Thank catelamarre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Woodstock watering hole and restaurant ! Staff very friendly, cuisine outstanding ! Totally recommend!

Thank raymondc0012
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We went here last weekend and had a lovely meal. My lunch companion had been here 15 years previously and many other times before that. He had pepper steak which he said was just as good as before. I had mango chicken which was delicious....More

Thank Shannon A
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We had visited Woodstock and were looking for somewhere to dine on a Saturday evening. The Bear Cafe had been recommended so we arrived around 6:00 pm. The place was reasonably busy but became progressively busier as the evening progressed. The mood is definitely “rustic”....More

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited this evening for dinner. Received a really warm welcome, and enjoyed the live music. Menu was simple, yet had a few choices for each course. The food was tasty and certainly plentiful. Think that the restaurant looks great and pictures here/on their website do...More

Thank RhiGri
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Went here with my daughter and what a great find! Service and food was perfect! The gentle at the door, the host I beleive was lovely and we chatted up and he gave us some history about the place but remained attentive to the guest...More

Thank mcdonaldkm
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Overlooking the stream the food is fresh and excellent. The plate is nicely dressed and the service is good and efficient.

Thank nine52
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We just got back from The Bear Cafe. We are so glad we came- it is the quintessential Woodstock/ Bearsville Restaurant We ordered an appetizer -croquettes and a spinach salad all shared by three - perfect. We tried the Salmon Entree, the Chicken Entree and...More

Thank yuspeh
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Every time I come to Woodstock I make sure to visit the One and Only, Bear Cafe! The evening started off with us being seated at a stream side table in the back room. We shared the arugula with grilled peach salad and ricotta cheese.Then...More

Thank SoMuchAloha
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We used to come to the Bear Cafe a lot, then a few years ago......things changed. We gave it a couple of tries and we were extremely disappointed. Apparently it had to do w perhaps new ownership or whatever but..... a different menu, the worst...More

3  Thank leah262
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Jay F
March 25, 2015|
Response from sigoLondon | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the proprietor, sorry I don't know as I didnt have interest in gluten free myself
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Tinker Street Woodstock, NY 12498, New Woodstock, NY 12498-1132
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 845-679-5555
  • E-mail
Located in historic Bearsville along the scenic Sawkill Creek, The Bear Cafe invites its guests to become part of its family. Originally created by music impresario Albert Grossman, The Bear Cafe combines the rustic atmosphere of the Catskill region with the Woodstock/Bearsville music experience. Here, our guest are invited into a casual fine dining experience with a commitment to fresh and local ingredients. Live music plays in the long each night.
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