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Bear Cafe

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The Bearsville Theatre Complex, Route 212, Bearsville, NY 12498
845-679-5555
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit when in the Hudson Valley or the Catskills. The restaurant is on the Sawkill Creek just outside of Woodstock. It is next to the Bearsville Theater and located on a legendary music property in Woodstock.

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Thank jjmkir
Yorktown Heights, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week in Woodstock vacationing, and in that time went TWICE to this lovely restaurant. What can I say? Food was delicious, service great, atmosphere fantastic. Their specialty, Sugar Bear, drink was the BEST!!!!

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Thank cathyhalay
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate outside by the creek and it was a gorgeous setting. The location was definitely what made the dining experience so special. The food was very good. I had pesto pasta dish and my husband had the filet mignon which he loved. It is pricey but we would return for a special occasion.

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Thank Rachael T
Albany, New York
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We planned to meet family coming north from NYC while we were coming south from Albany on a holiday weekend. We got there early and our family got there 25 minutes late. The staff was able to accommodate us and the service was great. The homemade pasta items were great as was the mussels and the salmon. I am glad... More 

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Thank Katherine M
Waynesville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stopped into Bear Cafe for a late lunch. The menu was amazing in its selection. I ordered the calamari appetizer and it turned out to be more than enough for an entree. Even better, the calamari was the best I've had in at least 20 years. The perfect texture with the perfect mix of Asian flavors.... More 

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Thank Roadto13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Very good Chinese restaurant .....there were 4 of us....we ordered a few. Dishes and shared everything ......I would recommend checking it out.....

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Thank Robbie G
alexandria, va
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

The wife and I visited this cafe prior to a show at the theater next door. The wine list was solid with a few good selections as was the food overall. The two appetizers we had were average at best. The entries were much better with the wife going with pork chop and myself the burger. They both were very... More 

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Thank Brett B
Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner, the staff was fabulous, the food was delicious, the location was great, the ambience was perfect. Thank you!

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Thank jill4272015
Woodstock, New York
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The tables by the river are charming. I just wished the food lived up to the view. Fried rice is okay and hubby likes the dumplings. Everything else has been ordinary. But there aren't a lot of alternatives for Chinese in Woodstock, so we make do.

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Thank caillini
Jersey City, New Jersey
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161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

That was my first visit to this place. We were a group of 6 and most were happy with their dinner. The butter squash soup wad a hit, as well was the goat cheese ravioli. Pad thai was just ok, but the lamb chop were good. I personally had only a lobster quesadilla which was a good appetizer. But what... More 

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Thank Alain L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$27
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bearsville Theatre Complex, Route 212, Bearsville, NY 12498
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bearsville
  • Phone Number: 845-679-5555

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