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Bear Cafe

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The Bearsville Theatre Complex, Route 212, Bearsville, NY 12498
+1 845-679-5555
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2012

In a 6 night trip on both sides of the mid Hudson, this was our best meal. They were offering a fixed price duck confit mid week at $20 for 3 courses. Nice atmosphere next to the stream.

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Thank Roger W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

The Bear Cafe, in oh-so-laid-back Woodstock New York is well appointed, sitting next a 'literal' babbling brook. great bar, decent food and outside deck where you literally hover over the water. right next door is the Little Bear Cafe that serves asian food. didn't try that.

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Thank Jdrpro
New York City
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

Food was slightly on the heavier side, but great ambiance and location

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Thank yogabr482
Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

My favorite restaurant by far, in and around Woodstock, NY is The Bear Cafe. The food is always excellent, and the staff is very professional, personable and polite. It can tend to be busy on the weekends, as Woodstock is a tourist town, and only a couple hours from NYC, so I try to go on weeknights for a quieter,... More 

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Thank lakehillgardens
Woodstock NY
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

Great food, great ambiance, beautiful country stream-side setting, great service. I love this place!

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1 Thank littlesacredstreams
Brooklyn,
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

Amazing food, I dont usually eat salmon, but it was exception. Super friendly staff!

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1 Thank RosieB1117
Woodstock New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

Great food, service and scene. All of Woodstock eats here. Love to eat at the bar and start a conversation. Only bar I enjoy going to. We eat here at least oncer a week. Always Wednesday evening with the poker group.

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1 Thank 621lefferts
Boca Raton, Florida
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

We have been at the Bear Cafe for over 25 Years. Again an again we had been delightfull surprised. Chef Eric has a really innovative cuisine, and still keep classics on the menu like Duck confit, Filet Mignon and their fantastic Chicken with green peppercorn sauce. Their products are of the highest quality and it feels through the meal. The... More 

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2 Thank RobertS2296
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

Amazing Ambience - check Amazing seasonal every changing menu - check Impecable service - Check Great Bar - Check Outdoor seating on the water - Check Fabulous Desserts - Check Fantastic Wine List - Check Hard to find better

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1 Thank nyctvlr75
Secaucus, New Jersey
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

We had been to this restaurant few years back with friends and food was just great! So this time when we went to Woodstock - we were looking forward to go to Bear Cafe. Food is delicious - although menu has changed since we went last time, food is as delicious as last time. Service at the bar was ok... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bearsville Theatre Complex, Route 212, Bearsville, NY 12498
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bearsville
  • Phone Number: +1 845-679-5555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?