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The Dancing Cat Saloon

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2037 State Route 17b, Bethel, NY 12720-5510
+1 845-583-3141
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Clifton Park, New York
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215 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little confused when we walked in as the hostess was no where to be seen. She had gone to eat dinner in a spot where she couldn't see the door to notice if anyone had walked in. I get that it's slow and everyone needs to eat- she probably should have sat closer to the door. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we came in last week and they were out of everything!! Im not saying places don't run out of food but literally everything. I was able to get a burger was told I can only have it the way it was made. Not saying the customer is always right but come the hell on. I HATE bleu cheese but... More 

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Glenville, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Going to find a place to dine with dear friends in from SC and me and a friend in from Saratoga springs NY were thrilled to find this restaurant. Concerned because we were in town off season and knew nothing about Bethel we found great reviews for this place so we gave it a shot. We literal cheered when we... More 

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dancingcatsaloon, Owner at The Dancing Cat Saloon, responded to this review

The first thing we do each morning as a service team is check out and review our reviews. What a way for us to start the day....that is by reading what you wrote about what we offer the public and the manner in which we serve....our greatest asset....our clientele. Please revisit us time and time again and feel free to... More 

Kauneonga Lake, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Went here for a birthday lunch. The fish n chips was delicious. Service very good and attentive. Would certainly recommend to a friend

Thank susan h
Cochecton, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

I live nearby and often go here to both listen to the live music and food. Of course, the drinks a re good since they do make their own Vodka, Bourbon, etc.Also, this is located at the entrance to Bethel Woods and many of the Concert goers make this a "must thing" to do.

Thank fmlodge
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We enjoyed our dinner here. It was fun to tour the distillery before eating. Service was very friendly and attentive. Our table enjoyed the seafood specials and groovy ravioli dishes.

Thank Susan1414
Bedford, NY
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch/early dinner today with my husband. The place was almost empty which was puzzling as there were many cars in the lot. I'm sure most of the people were at the distillery which also part of business. They have a very inventive drink menu and most of liquor they use is from their distillery. My... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We went in on a Saturday night after spending the day hiking. The Dancing Cat was recommended by the front desk at our hotel as one of the better food options nearby. We each got burgers, which were very good (if you do go, I recommend the Hendrix). The chicken on a skewer appetizer was just average. What kills this... More 

Thank RedCharger99
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Stopped in late summer for dinner. We were seated in a crowded corner while most of the sales floor was empty, very hot due to their AC not working. Waited 10 mins just to be served ice water & stale bread. Ordered a summer salad for myself, husband ordered a fish sandwich. Ended up drinking the whole pitcher of ice... More 

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East Patchogue
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Limited menu, but easy to find something delicious you will enjoy! It was all delicious. Drink menu is fun and offers a taste of the distillery next door. Fun environment. Family friendly (no kids menu though). Courteous staff.

Thank Amy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2037 State Route 17b, Bethel, NY 12720-5510
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 845-583-3141
The Dancing Cat Saloon and Catskill Distilling Company in Bethel NY minutes from the site of the 1969 Woodstock concert and Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center. Dancing Cat Saloon offers up great food and live music and the Catskill Distilling Company produces NY State Spirits and offers tours, tastings and private and public events. The outside space between the restaurant and the Distillery offers a sculpture park with art from the Stray Cat Gallery across the street. Truly something for everyone. Dog Friendly and Kid Friendly, Free WiFi . Come as Strangers and leave as friends! Check the Site for events at on twitter and instagram.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?